Posts Categorized: News

Walkout Continues: PFFS Closed on Wednesday, May 2nd

Dear Students and Parents, Based on the responses from our teachers on the continuation of the walkout, we need to extend the school closure to Wednesday, 5/2. We appreciate your patience during this time. We are hopeful we will have some resolution to the situation shortly. We will send out an update tomorrow midday regarding school on Thursday. In response… Read more »

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 »