Posts Categorized: Downtown Highlights

Open Enrollment for 2022 – 2023 Ends Feb. 1st.

Open enrollment for the 2022-2023 school year is open and ongoing. The deadline for open enrollment for all CITY Center Schools- Paulo Freire Freedom School – University, Paulo Freire Freedom School – Downtown, and City High School is February 1st. All enrollment forms submitted by Feb. 1st will be entered into a lottery to determine… Read more »

Intentional Childhood Four Week Summer Parenting Series

Are you a parent or caregiver wondering how to strengthen your relationships and foster better communication and cooperation with your children?  Parenting is hard!  Let’s work together to shift the paradigm of what effective parenting looks like and create healthier and stronger relationships with your children.  Cathexis is partnering with Emily McCrea, Rebel Shift Childhood… Read more »

Transform Childhood Series

Rebel Shift Childhood is offering another powerful class and discussion on transforming parenting practices to empower children without control or passivity. Register online for the Zoom link. Emily McCrea will lead parents through strategies to grow healthy relationships, communicate compassionately, and support children to make safe and thoughtful choices. Parents who have attended these conversations… Read more »

Enrollment Tours

Both Paulo Freire campuses are hosting a series of enrollment tours for interested parents, students, and community members. Enrollment tours are a great way to see our schools, talk to the principal, and learn more about our engaging and rigorous curriculum. Please check our enrollment tour page for dates and times of upcoming tours. You… Read more »

Enrollment Available at City High School

City High School is accepting enrollment for available spots this fall. You may complete an enrollment form for City High School here. City High School is an award-winning small high school that focuses on engaging, authentic, personalized learning with a focus on relationships and an understanding of place. Learn more about City High School’s programs,… Read more »

PFFS Still Accepting Enrollment for Fall

Both Paulo Freire Freedom School Downtown and Paulo Freire Freedom School University have open spots for students for fall enrollment. Our schools support the whole student through personalized, engaging, hands-on, rigorous, creative, joyful, and just community building and learning opportunities. Through small class sizes and powerful relationships, our teachers know all students and their families… Read more »

Intersession Redux

Our Intersession program is a favorite of all and something that sets us apart from everyone else. Like everything else, we have had to model creative problem-solving this year as we planned to make the week special, but safe. In the end, in addition to a variety of virtual experiences, we managed to offer a… Read more »

Spots are still available for School year 2021-2022

We have a few spots available for the coming school year. If you are interested please submit a registration form. Enroll You are also welcome to contact Carman Ryken at for more information about the PFFSU campus or Joann Groh at for more information about the PFFSD campus.