Posts Categorized: Downtown News

Great First Week

In addition to making new friends, being reminded of important classroom procedures and getting used to some awesome physical changes, our students spent the first week thinking about social justice through the habits of action and care.  They engaged in inquiry and discourse, questioning and debating issues that will lay the foundation for a school… Read more »

Back to School Night

Come meet Paulo Freire Freedom School’s fabulous teachers, learn more about your student’s classes, and get information about upcoming events and programs at Back to School Night. Paulo Freire Freedom School -University is having their Back to School Night on Thursday, Aug. 16th from 5:30 – 7:00. Paulo Freire Freedom School -Downtown is having their… Read more »

First Day of School

Excitement is growing as we prepare to welcome students to a great year of teaching and learning together at Paulo Freire Freedom Schools.  The first day back is Tuesday, Aug. 7th, and we will have our regular 8:30 – 3:30 schedule.  The following day, Wednesday, Aug. 8th, will be the normal Wednesday early release schedule. … Read more »

8th Grade Graduation

Our beautiful new 37 building will be hosting both middle school graduations this year. PFFS-University’s graduation will be Wednesday, May 23 and PFFS-Downtown will be Thursday, May 24th.  Both ceremonies will start promptly at 6:00 p.m.  Detailed information about the events will be emailed home separately.  If you haven’t been to a PFFS 8th-grade graduation yet, be… Read more »

Summer Activities and Resources

Free Meals Available for Children 18 and Under This Summer.   For information:  Summer Food Service Program Public Libraries Have Terrific Summer Programming for Teens For Information on Summer Camps: STEM  Sports Arts Crafts Performing and Visual

City High Theatre Presents: Star Wars

A short time from now, in a newly renovated building not too far from here…The City High School Theatre, under the direction of Tom Moore, will present an original adaptation the George Lucas classic STAR WARS with three shows May 18-19. The shows will take place at City Center for Collaborative Learning/ CHS Theater, 37 E. Pennington… Read more »

Appreciation Reception

Dear Parents & Families, We are so grateful for your support, patience, and sacrifice during recent days. Please join us tomorrow afternoon for a reception from 4-5pm for all of our families, hosted by the staffs and school boards of our 3 schools, as well as the members of our CITY nonprofit board. Date: Friday, May 4, 4-5pm Location: Downtown… Read more »