Posts Categorized: Downtown News

Evening Film Screening at Las Milpitas

Take advantage of these cool evenings by attending a free film screening at the beautiful Las Milpitas community garden.  CITY Center for Collaborative Learning, The Community Food Bank, The Loft Cinema, and more community partners are hosting a screening of “The Hand That Feeds,” an award-winning documentary about food and social justice.  The screening is… Read more »

Summer Arts Camp at PFFSU

At the Studio, in collaboration with Funhouse Movement Theater, is hosting an art camp for kids this summer at Paulo Freire Freedom School – University.  Open to students between 6 and 14 years old, kids will have the chance to explore dance, art, creative writing, and more.  Two two-week sessions are offered, each with a… Read more »

Special Student Schedule Friday, 4/13

Due to students publicly sharing their learning at the Pennington Street Showcase, both Paulo Freire Freedom School campuses will have a special schedule on Friday, April 13th. The school day will be from 12-7 pm that day.  Students are to arrive at their usual campus by noon.  All students will be participating in the showcase… Read more »

Pennington Street Showcase

The Pennington Street Showcase is a fun event open to the public where the students of City High School and both Paulo Freire Freedom Schools showcase their project-based learning.  At the showcase, students demonstrate their learning in authentic and meaningful ways.  This year’s Pennington Street Showcase will be held on Friday, April 13th, from 4-7… Read more »

Pennington St. Showcase 4/13

Coming up in April – students at City High School, Paulo Freire Freedom School – Downtown​, and Paulo Freire Freedom School – University​ share their learning with the public. The ‘Pennington Street Showcase’ on April 13th at 37/47 E. Pennington St. from 4-7 pm is the #ShareYourLearning event of the year. 

No School Friday, March 9th

There is no school for students on Friday, March 9th.  This is a scheduled Teacher Planning/Inservice day.  Intersession begins on Monday, March 12th.  Please check with your student’s Intersession teacher to see if there are any special hours for attendance during Intersession week.

Intersession Week Coming! March 12-16

By now everyone knows what Intersession group they will be participating in.  Letters have gone posting learning outcomes, a description of activities, and permission slips and request for drivers where appropriate.  These will also be posted on the website by the end of the day today. A few other things to be aware of: Next… Read more »