Posts Categorized: Downtown News

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 »

Student “Speak” Out for Action on Climate Change

On Wednesday some of our students joined the ‪#‎ClimateSilenceNow‬ Day and were silent for an hour or day in an effort to encourage policy makers to encourage action on climate change. We followed up on Thursday by starting the day in Morning Meeting with a video of President Obama advocating for international action in front of the… Read more »

PFFS – Downtown Dragons!

It’s official.  The student body and staff voted and we are now the Dragons.  We are  happy to join our Platypus and Narwhal cousins!  We are having fun appreciating the diversity of Dragons that exist in literature, film and lore.  Here is one student’s rendition, a striking resemblance to our PFFS logo!

PFFS-D Parent Volunteers Needed For Tax Credit Campaign

We are looking for parents to host our  Tax Credit Table for one hour during the Dec. 15-18 week.  Time slots are  from 8:15-9:15 a.m.  or in the afternoon from 3:15-4:15 p.m.  Hand out treats and encourage donations. Help us pay for our Intersessions and Field Experiences! Email Steph at to volunteer!

Prospective PFFS Parents/Students: School Tours

The Open Enrollment period for the 2015-2016 school year will officially begin on January 1, however, we are currently accepting enrollment applications for both schools (go to Enroll PFFS-Downtown  and/or Enroll PFFS-University to enroll).  Prospective PFFS parents/students, if you are thinking about enrolling for next year, we offer monthly, school tours/presentations.  Here are the dates/times for upcoming… Read more »

Tax Credit Contributions Also Support Expedition Programming

On November 21st we shared how your AZ Tax Credit contributions are used to support the PFFS ‘Fall and Spring Intersession’ programming at both the Downtown and University locations.  This week (as we begin the last month of our Tax Credit campaigns at each of our schools) – we would like to share about our regular out-of-building, field experiences… Read more »