Hello families and community partners. PFFSU is off to a great start this year. So far we’ve engineered and built spaghetti towers, gotten to know our advisories, started Spanish classes, begun discussing social justice and student activism, celebrated the life of Toni Morrison, and kicked off our project-based learning in our core classes with essential… Read more »
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There is so much going on as we come to the completion of another successful year. Please watch for emails detailing information about different events, programming and celebrations!
The Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation is hosting a discussion for adults to learn about youth substance misuse in our community, the factors which contribute to it, and what adults can do to help prevent it. The event is on May 17th from 10:00 – 11:30 am at 375 S. Euclid Ave. A second discussion has… Read more »
There is no school for students this Friday, April 19th. This is a grading/planning day for the staff. We wish all of our students a wonderful three-day weekend.
Sunrise Tucson Hub, part of the national movement that inspired the Green New Deal, is hosting a Town Hall on April 24 at 6:30 pm at the Pima County Housing Center at 801 W. Congress. The mission of the Sunrise Movement is to fight the climate crisis and the corrupting influence of fossil fuel companies… Read more »
The school lunch program at PFFSU continues to go really well. Students are enjoying the delicious food offerings very much. Please continue to fill out the weekly order form and remind your student to ask for exactly what they ordered. This will help us make sure everyone is receiving the food they ordered. Today, the… Read more »
There are a lot of options this summer. Here is a list of many of them. Summer Camps And stay tuned for more information about the second annual “At the Studio” arts and culture camp happening at PFFSU during June.
You are invited to attend the Pennington Street Showcase tomorrow, April 4th, from 5-7 pm downtown at 37. E. Pennington. The theme for this showcase is STEM. Students from City High School and both Paulo Freire Freedom Schools will be presenting their learning, and projects will include World War 2 Periodic Tables, Climate Resilient Coastal… Read more »
April is the month when public schools across Arizona are required to complete a variety of standardized tests. These tests do not impact student grades or a student’s ability to graduate; however, they do provide data on each student’s academic strengths and stretches. By trying their best of these tests, students provide a more accurate… Read more »
Both Paulo Freire Freedom Schools will participate in AZMerit standardized testing during the month of April. There is a writing test, two reading tests, two math tests, and an eighth-grade only science test. On testing days, please do your best to help your student arrive at school well rested. At PFFS, we recognize these standardized… Read more »