Posts Categorized: Downtown News

Fall Intersession

Both Paulo Freire Schools are having their fall Intersession from Monday, September 30 – Friday, October 4th. During this week, students will be participating in an immersive learning experience of their choice. Most Intersessions will follow a regular school day schedule; however, there are some Intersession groups that will have overnight events or special schedules…. Read more »

Student-Led Conferences

Hello PFFS-D Families! Paulo students and advisors have been preparing for their Student-Led Conferences, happening October 24, 2019 (12:00 noon release) and October 25, 2019 (12:00 noon release).  Please check your email for a link to the online scheduling system.  You will only schedule ONE conference with your student’s Advisor. Please do not schedule more than one conference,… Read more »

Arizona Youth Climate Strike

Paulo Freire will be participating in a variety of ways on Friday, September 20th for the Arizona Youth Climate Strike. Eighth-grade students from PFFSU will be present on the U of A mall discussing climate issues with U of A students and faculty,. Other PFFSU students will be heading out onto 4th Ave. to protest… Read more »

Upcoming Noon Dismissals

Both Paulo Freire Freedom School campuses will have noon dismissals on both Friday September 27th and Friday October 4th. These half days are for staff planning and grading. There will not be any AfterSchool offered on days with a noon dismissal.

PFFS-Downtown School Board Openings

PFFS-D is looking for a new parent representative and a new community partner representative for the 2019-2020 School Year. We are dedicated to finding board members to support our mission to promote powerful, transformative teaching and learning within appropriately structured learning environments dedicated to the integral development of individuals and communities for a more just… Read more »

PFFS-Downtown Back to School Night!

September 5, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. On September 5, 2019, we are creating an immersive student experience for you. Each family is invited to  follow your student’s daily schedule. Our journey begins at 5:00 p.m. with community meeting in the 37 Common space next door to Paulo. Our night will end at 6:30. We look… Read more »