Posts Categorized: University News

Zuzi! Dance Youth and Adult Classes

Zuzi! Dance is offering a variety of great youth and adult classes starting in September.  Zuzi! Dance is a long-term PFFS community partner, and they do a tremendous job of teaching and empowering youth through their various classes.  Check out the Zuzi! Dance schedule for more information.


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Great First Week

In addition to making new friends, being reminded of important classroom procedures and getting used to some awesome physical changes, our students spent the first week thinking about social justice through the habits of action and care.  They engaged in inquiry and discourse, questioning and debating issues that will lay the foundation for a school… Read more »

PFFSU Expeditions

Paulo Freire Freedom School -University will begin our Friday Expeditions on Aug. 10th with the sixth grade class walking over to the University of Arizona to visit the Flandrau Planetarium and learn more about the cosmic and geological forces that have shaped our universe and our planet. The seventh grade class will visit Flandrau on… Read more »

Back to School Night

Come meet Paulo Freire Freedom School’s fabulous teachers, learn more about your student’s classes, and get information about upcoming events and programs at Back to School Night. Paulo Freire Freedom School -University is having their Back to School Night on Thursday, Aug. 16th from 5:30 – 7:00. Paulo Freire Freedom School -Downtown is having their… Read more »

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 »