Posts Categorized: News

First Day of School

Excitement is growing as we prepare to welcome students to a great year of teaching and learning together at Paulo Freire Freedom Schools.  The first day back is Tuesday, Aug. 7th, and we will have our regular 8:30 – 3:30 schedule.  The following day, Wednesday, Aug. 8th, will be the normal Wednesday early release schedule. … Read more »

8th Grade Graduation

Our beautiful new 37 building will be hosting both middle school graduations this year. PFFS-University’s graduation will be Wednesday, May 23 and PFFS-Downtown will be Thursday, May 24th.  Both ceremonies will start promptly at 6:00 p.m.  Detailed information about the events will be emailed home separately.  If you haven’t been to a PFFS 8th-grade graduation yet, be… Read more »

Summer Activities and Resources

Free Meals Available for Children 18 and Under This Summer.   For information:  Summer Food Service Program Public Libraries Have Terrific Summer Programming for Teens For Information on Summer Camps: STEM  Sports Arts Crafts Performing and Visual

City High Theatre Presents: Star Wars

A short time from now, in a newly renovated building not too far from here…The City High School Theatre, under the direction of Tom Moore, will present an original adaptation the George Lucas classic STAR WARS with three shows May 18-19. The shows will take place at City Center for Collaborative Learning/ CHS Theater, 37 E. Pennington… Read more »

Appreciation Reception

Dear Parents & Families, We are so grateful for your support, patience, and sacrifice during recent days. Please join us tomorrow afternoon for a reception from 4-5pm for all of our families, hosted by the staffs and school boards of our 3 schools, as well as the members of our CITY nonprofit board. Date: Friday, May 4, 4-5pm Location: Downtown… Read more »

School re-opening Friday, May 4th.

Both Paulo Freire Freedom Schools will be re-opening on Friday, May 4th.  We will be able to finish the final three weeks of the school year on time without any additional days added on.  Eighth-grade portfolio and graduation will continue on their scheduled days. Schools will be closed on Thursday, May 3rd for the teacher-led… Read more »