As the year draws to a close, please consider a Tax Credit contribution. $200/individual; $400/couple maximum. These donations are critical to our ability to continue our Intersession, Expedition and Elective Programs. Thank to all who have already generously supported our schools! You may make your contribution on line at: Your Tax Credit Contribution.
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The semester is coming to a close. It has been an amazing semester full of great learning, amazing projects, and tremendous student growth. The last day for students at Paulo Freire Freedom Schools is Thursday, December 20th. We return on Monday, January 7th. We wish you all a healthy, joyful, and restorative holiday season. We… Read more »
Our newly envision Pennington Street Showcase is coming. This season’s focus is Arts & Culture. There will be visual arts, jazz, fashion, and theater. Join us from 5-7 p.m at 37 Pennington to celebrate the work that our young people have been doing. A perfect holiday celebration. For more information Showcase
PFFSU will be hosting a plant sale during this weekend’s 4th Ave. Street Fair. A wide variety of cuttings, starts, and pups will be available at very affordable prices, and all proceeds will benefit the PFFSU coding and programming club. Please come by and check us out if you are attending the street fair. We… Read more »
There is no school on Thursday or Friday of this week. Wednesday will be a regular 1:45 dismissal. There is no Film Club on Wednesday for PFFSU students. We wish everyone a restful holiday.
Election Day! Our enthusiastic reminder to vote if you haven’t already. If you need some guidance: To Find Your Polling Site: Text “Vote” to 69866. To Learn About The Candidates and Propositions: Azballotguide.com If you experience any voter irregularity call: 1-833-298-6837; ask for a provisional ballot If you have transportation needs – Suntrans is free and Lyft… Read more »
We are looking for a few parents from both Paulo Freire campuses to help us develop further our service learning program. As you know, service learning is a requirement for our 8th graders and some of our students struggle finding organizations/people/causes to support. We imagine this group meeting only a few times to help create… Read more »
The Chili Cook-Off is one of City High’s most fun and successful events and it’s COMING UP NOVEMBER 1st at 5:30 pm. For more information Chili
Halloween is a fun day at PFFS. Both campuses will have a Halloween celebration at the end of the day. In order for the rest of the day to be safe and engaging, we have the following guidelines in place for Halloween: -Students may choose to wear a costume to school, may choose to change… Read more »
A big thank you to all of our students for their hard work and perseverance creating and presenting their student-led conferences. The conferences were terrific as always, with students using the Habits of Heart and Mind as a framework for thinking about their strengths and stretches and their personal, social, and academic growth. Our students… Read more »