Posts Categorized: University News

PFFS-D Intersession Presentations

Intersession Presentations:  Each morning we will highlight a different Intersession.  Family and friends are encouraged to join us to celebrate their unique experiences. Monday, Oct. 16 – Seth (Nature and Art Heal the Heart) Tuesday, Oct. 17 – Debbie (Then and Now Through Re-photography) Wednesday, Oct. 18 – Joe (Original Tucsonans) Thursday, Oct. 19 – Patrick (Baking and Breaking Bread) Friday,… Read more »

PFFS-U Intersession Presentations

Intersession was a huge success.  Students engaged in fun, thematically-designed units which focused on exploration, inquiry, and community connections.  We invite our families and community partners to come to school and see each Intersession group present their Intersession learning.  Presentations are during Morning Meeting, from 8:30 – 8:45. The Intersession presentation schedule is: Monday, 10/16–… Read more »

Dream BIG – Film & Panel: Oct 24th

CITY Center for Collaborative Learning is bringing DREAM BIG back to Tucson for a free screening at The Loft Cinema on Tuesday, October 24th because the film is too important to miss.  DREAM BIG was designed to be both visually engaging and inspiring to young people.  It is a ‘must see’ for everyone in the family!

8th Grade Service Learning Opportunity

Starting on Friday, October 13th of Fall Break, Downtown Tucson will be happening with it annual Tucson Meet Yourself Festival.    Volunteers are needed and they are interested in enlisting the help of teams of 8th graders from PFFS.  Work sessions are four hours long and are available throughout the three days. If interested 8th… Read more »

Intersession Week and Fall Break

Next week is Intersession.  Check with your child’s teacher to learn about special learning opportunities, the need for parent drivers and potential change in school hours. Fall Break is the following week:  October 9-13.  And of course, no class today, September 29, so teachers can plan and grade.

Intersession Groups Announced Today – Drivers Needed!

Students will find out their Intersession groups today during Morning Meeting.  Each student will be given a parent letter with an overview of their group’s activities and schedules.  Some groups will require additional waivers to be signed.  These items will be posted on the website if you need to access the information. As always, Intersessions… Read more »

Wellness Family Night – How to Talk to Your Child About . . .

The first Wellness Family Night will be at City High on Thursday, September 21st from 5:30-7pm. The first in the series is “How to Talk to Your Child About alcohol.”  Part 2 on 9/21 will discuss marijuana and Part 3 on 11/16 will focus on prescription drugs.   Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) will facilitate this important discussion, geared toward both… Read more »

Intersession Oct. 2 – Oct. 6

It’s almost Intersession time! Intersession is one of most interesting and engaging weeks of the year, and it is happening again in just a couple of weeks. Intersession is from Monday, Oct. 2nd to Friday, Oct. 6th. Read the list of PFFS-U Intersession choices here. Read the list of PFFS-D Intersession choices here. During this… Read more »