Posts Categorized: University News

Still Openings for 6th Graders At PFFS-Downtown

We still have a few openings in our 6th grade at Paulo Freire Freedom School – Downtown.  If you know families who might be interested in enrolling, please let them know that it is very difficult to find an opening in the PFFS public middle schools after the 6th grade.  We currently have waiting lists in our… Read more »

Interested in Cycling! Join El Grupo!

El Grupo is local organization run by a growing group of passionate, engaged individuals who care about youth, being active (i.e. riding bikes!) and  the community.  Several of our former PFFS students have loved being part of this organization.  For more information read the article in the Arizona Daily Star or go to their website El… Read more »

5-Day CFG ‘New Coaches’ Training 6/16-20

During the week of June 16-20 CITY Professional Development Center is conducting a 5-day CFG ‘New Coaches’ training for educators throughout the US who are wanting to understand deeply the Critical Friends Group model and create small powerful, professional learning communities in their own schools.  Learn more about Critical Friendship.  Register here and plan to join us in Tucson in the third… Read more »

Summer Food Programs

The Sunnyside Unified School District is offering free breakfast and lunch over the summer to all children 18 years old and younger. The Summer Food Service Program for Children will run weekdays from May 27 through July 25. The program will be closed July 3 and 4. Breakfast will be served from 7:30 to 8:30… Read more »

ZUZI! Performances

Students taking ZUZI! dance classes this semester will be performing from 2:45-3:30 on Monday, May 19th.  Parents are invited.

6th Grade Openings

There still are a few openings for 6th grade at both the University and Downtown campuses, but spaces are filling up!  To enroll at the University school go to and to enroll at the new Downtown school go to — don’t wait!

Water Day 5/16 During PE Rotation

Next Friday, May 16th, will be water day at P.E. Students will finally be allowed in the water works part of Catalina Park north of the school and there will be athletic games involving water.  Please have your children consider this when dressing.  They can also bring a change of clothing and/or a towel.  Should be fun!

Student Fees for 2014-15 are due!

Please pay your $75.00 for next year’s student fees by Friday, May 16th.  These fees includes costs of supplies and pays for events, special occasion treats and the yearbook.  If you need financial aid, you can get a form from the front office.  Thank you!