Posts Categorized: Downtown News

Tuesday Evening (Jan. 13) 5:30-6:30 – Parent Discussion on Grades

Please join us from 5:30-6:30 on Tuesday, January 13th for a discussion about grades, assessments and report cards at the Paulo Freire middle schools.  This important informational meeting for parents of students at both PFFS-D and PFFS-U will take place at the Downtown location (48 E Pennington St).  We will be sharing current research on best practices around assessments… Read more »

Jan 15-17 PFFS and CHS To Host National Conference

Paulo Freire Freedom School and City High School are hosting the national ‘Winter Meeting‘ of the School Reform Initiative (SRI) on January 15-17, 2015.  SRI is “the premier source for materials, resources, and professional development related to Critical Friendship, Facilitative Leadership, and Collaborative Learning. (They) support educators to address issues of educational equity and excellence for all students through building and sustaining… Read more »

Open Enrollment for 2015-2016 Officially Opens

The formal ‘Open Enrollment’ period for Paulo Freire Freedom School – Downtown and Paulo Freire Freedom School – University has officially begun (January 1st through March 15th).  We are accepting enrollment applications for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade in 2015-2016 at both schools.  There are 25 6th grade openings at each school, however, openings in 7th and 8th grade will… Read more »

Five Days Left – PFFS Tax Credit Campaigns End at Midnight 12/31/14

The 2014 AZ Tax Credit Campaigns for PFFS-Downtown and PFFS-University are coming to a close in just 5 days on December 31st at midnight. These Tax Credit Campaigns are the only school-wide fundraisers conducted in the 2014-2015 school year at PFFS-D and PFFS-U.  But this one fundraising event at each school is critical to the operation of the schools.  Without… Read more »

ZUZI! Open House Jan 5th-8th (Free Dance Classes)

From our friends at ZUZI! “Join us for FREE DANCE classes for youth & adults in modern, aerial, ballet, releasing, improvisation and hooping. Taught by professional dancers and educators. If you’ve ever been curious, now’s the time to try! January 5th – 8th, 2015 MONDAY – January 5th 3:00 – 3:30 – Creative Movement Aerial 3:30… Read more »

Make Your Tax Credit Contribution Today

There are only nineteen days left in our 2014 Tax Credit Campaigns at PFFS-D and PFFS-U.  Thank you to everyone who has already made their Tax Credit contribution to PFFS.  We appreciate so much your support. These Tax Credit Campaigns are the only school-wide fundraisers conducted in the 2014-2015 school year at the two schools and this one… Read more »