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PFFS-University Intersession Groups Meet

Students at PFFS-University learned of their Fall 2014 Intersession assignments this morning (9/12/14) and met for the first time with their Intersession groups to hear/discuss the exciting things they would be doing during Fall Intersession (9/29 – 10/3).  They were also given a parent/student letter to take home and, in some groups, waivers, agreements, permission forms.  There are… Read more »

Exhibition Open House – Space & Scale

There will be an Exhibition Open House for parents and families of PFFS-Downtown next Thursday morning, September 18th, from 9:30 to 11:00.  On display will be students’ scaled space models and explanatory brochures.  They will be available to explain their learning and answer questions. Feel free to drop in and check us out!

Fall Intersession – Announcements on Monday

On Monday, September 15th, PFFS-Downtown students will learn what Intersession they will be attending and will be given information about their week.  Look for parent letters that will be sent home and will be posted on the website.

Fall 2014 Intersession Update

On Thursday and Friday 9/4-5, during Morning Meeting, students at PFFS-University saw/heard presentations about each of the six Fall Intersession experiences that will be taking place during the week of 9/29 – 10/3.  They were then given an Intersession Choice Sheet to take home and discuss with their parent/guardian to be returned completed/signed no later than Tuesday… Read more »

Fall 2014 Intersession Update

On Friday 9/5, during Morning Meeting, students at PFFS-Downtown saw/heard presentations about each of the four Fall Intersession experiences that will be taking place during the week of 9/29 – 10/3.  They were then given an Intersession Choice Sheet to take home and discuss with their parent/guardian to be returned completed/signed no later than Tuesday 9/9.  To view the… Read more »

Spirit Week at PFFS-U 9/8-12

The PFFS-University ‘Student Advisory Council’ has designated the week of September 8-12 as SPIRIT WEEK.  Participation in SPIRIT WEEK (dressing up) is optional but if you are new to the school please note that lots of students do participate.  There is a different dress-up theme each day and for this week the Advisory Council chose the following themes:… Read more »

Vacancies on PFFS Governing Board

There are three vacancies on the 2014-2015 PFFS ‘Governing Board’ – a parent representative, a community representative, and a teacher representative.  The new teacher representative will be nominated by the PFFS-University teachers themselves and their name submitted to the SGB for approval at their 9/16/14 meeting.  The new parent and new community representatives, however, will be… Read more »

PFFS D&U Expedition 8/29/14

At 10:00 am on Friday 8/29, students from both the University and Downtown locations of Paulo Freire Freedom School will be joining together with City High School students at the Armory Park Center to see and hear a presentation of the ‘Tucson Folksingers Remembrance Project 1955-1962’.  This project, sponsored by the Arizona Humanities Council, has attempted to document a fascinating chapter in local history… Read more »

3-Day Novel Event 8/30-9/1

This year PFFS students are invited to join City High students to participate in the national 3 Day Novel Writing Contest.  On August 30-September 1, students are invited to work from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at PFFS-D/City High School (47 E. Pennington Street) to write an original a novel.  The winning novel from the… Read more »