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 »
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SCHOOL WILL BE CLOSED on Tuesday, May 1st. Information about the walkout and further possible closures will be posted as soon as developments occur.
Hello PFFS Community: So as you know the situation is dynamic and ever-changing. We are working to set up a system that will provide you with timely, up-to-date information. In addition to updating the website, we will send out an email daily to keep the community updated. Today’s update is that SCHOOL WILL BE CLOSED on… Read more »
Families, The teacher walkout for increased school funding is continuing today, Friday. As a result, both Paulo Freire Freedom Schools will be closed. We will keep the downtown campus located at 47 E. Pennington St. open today from 8:30 – 3:30 for students from all three schools who have no other care options available to them…. Read more »
Graduation is quickly coming upon on. For PFFS-University it will be on Wednesday, May 23 at The Historic Y and for PFFS-Downtown it will be on Thursday, May 24 at 37 Pennington Street. We are looking some parents who will help us make each of these nights truly special for our 8th graders. If you… Read more »
In celebration of Earth Day, there is no school on Monday, April 23rd for the middle schools. Enjoy the long weekend and hug a tree!
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »