Posts Categorized: University News

PFFSU Celebration of Student Work

PFFSU 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students will be presenting their work this Thursday, Nov. 21st from 5:30 – 7:00 at the Paulo Freire Freedom School -University campus. The evening will begin with a short preview of the documentary film Sea of Shadows. This film explores the many reasons the vaquita porpoise is now critically… Read more »

Free Thanksgiving Meals at the Historic Y

The Colby Olsen Foundation Presents the 3rd Annual FREE Thanksgiving Community Dinner at The Historic Y. We welcome everyone to share this special holiday with us. Colby loves the togetherness and love that surrounds this holiday. Sadly, many people in the community do not have a place to go where they can celebrate and simply… Read more »

Fall Intersession

Both Paulo Freire Schools are having their fall Intersession from Monday, September 30 – Friday, October 4th. During this week, students will be participating in an immersive learning experience of their choice. Most Intersessions will follow a regular school day schedule; however, there are some Intersession groups that will have overnight events or special schedules…. Read more »

Arizona Youth Climate Strike

Paulo Freire will be participating in a variety of ways on Friday, September 20th for the Arizona Youth Climate Strike. Eighth-grade students from PFFSU will be present on the U of A mall discussing climate issues with U of A students and faculty,. Other PFFSU students will be heading out onto 4th Ave. to protest… Read more »

Upcoming Noon Dismissals

Both Paulo Freire Freedom School campuses will have noon dismissals on both Friday September 27th and Friday October 4th. These half days are for staff planning and grading. There will not be any AfterSchool offered on days with a noon dismissal.

Back to School Night

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 »