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Updates for Paulo Freire Freedom School for the week of 11/13/2015

Paulo Freire Weekly Update


Nov 13, 2015 02:02 pm | Santo Nicotera

“We dreamed of a school where powerful and transformative teaching and learning were the norm and not the exception; a school where the whole person (body, heart, mind and soul) and the whole community were supported and challenged.  We dreamed of a school that would be dedicated to social justice and environmental sustainability; a school... Read more »


Nov 13, 2015 01:26 pm | Santo Nicotera

Today, Friday 11/13/15 is Advisory Service Day at PFFS-University with each of our six Advisory groups participating in six different service projects around Tucson (Ariane’s Advisory – St. Lukes Home, Carman’s Advisory – Children’s Museum,  Gaby’s Advisory – Therapeutic Ranch for Animals & Kids (TRAK), Mallory’s Advisory – Casa Maria Soup Kitchen, Mariah’s Advisory – Derechos Humanos, and Steves’s Advisory –... Read more »


Nov 13, 2015 01:21 pm | JoAnn Groh

Often our best thinking happens in dialogue and sometimes it’s amplified in stunning outdoor settings. This summer, as I hiked the Cascades sharing successes, challenges, research, ideas and student driven inquiry with a friend, I realized that figuring out how to help students become independent, self directed learners had in fact become my own Passion... Read more »


Nov 12, 2015 03:35 pm | Santo Nicotera

The comings… At both PFFS-Downtown and PFFS-University the ‘instructional day’ begins at 8:30 am every day school is in session (follow links to both schools’ Weekly Schedules).   Students may be dropped off at school earlier (the buildings are open with light supervision by 7:45 am each day) but the instructional day officially begins at 8:30... Read more »


Nov 11, 2015 03:57 pm | Santo Nicotera

Information tours for prospective 2016-2017 parents/students will continue tomorrow at City High School and on next week at Paulo Freire Freedom School – University and Paulo Freire Freedom School – Downtown. Tomorrow evening, Thursday (11/12) at CHS there will be a tour rom 5:30-6:30pm and a morning tour on Friday (11/13) from 8:30-9:30am.  We encourage our eighth grade parents at both PFFS-D... Read more »


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