Gateways are May 22-25, 2018. Schedule your student’s Gateway today!

Gateways are coming! At the end of every school year, City High School students create a Gateway presentation to demonstrate their progress on the academic standards and their personal development as it pertains to the school’s mission and our Habits of Heart and Mind. Each grade level has a different critical question that guides their performance, […]

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Book Launch Party for Poetry Workshop participants – Sat. May 12th

The Book Launch Party for this semester’s Poetry Workshop with TC Tolbert will be at 1 pm this Saturday, May 12, at the UA Poetry Center, 1508 East Helen Street. “Celebrate the publication of youth writing in a new anthology featuring the poems and stories from students in grades 6-12 who participated in the Poetry Center’s 2017-18 Writing in […]

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City High to Reopen Fri. May 4; Gratitude Reception for Parents 4-5 p.m.

City High School will reopen for classes tomorrow, Fri. May 4. We are excited to see everyone! To our families: We are so grateful for your support, patience, and sacrifice during recent days. Please join us tomorrow afternoon, Fri. May 4,  for a reception from 4-5 p.m. for all of our families, hosted by the staffs and school boards […]

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Senior YPAR Symposium Thurs. Apr. 26

This Thursday evening, Apr. 26, seniors will be sharing their yearlong action research work with families and members of the Tucson community. Come and hear about the following issues, how they impact youth, and what can be done to make improvements: extracurricular activities and academic achievement solar energy and low-income neighborhoods arts integration in the classroom physical fitness […]

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Cultural Community Day Weds. Apr. 25

We are preparing for a Cultural Community Day this Weds. Apr. 25! Students will get to visit one of the following arts or cultural organizations: Museum of Contemporary Art University of Arizona Museum of Art Tucson Museum of Art DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun The University of Arizona Poetry Center The Islamic Center of Tucson […]

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Parent & Teen Night at City High Thurs. April 19

City High School is excited to host a Parent & Teen Night facilitated by Child and Family Resources Thurs., April 19 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.! This bilingual family workshop is free and open to the public as well as all CITY Center for Collaborative Learning students ages 13-19 and their parents. You’ll learn how to create open […]

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Pennington Street Showcase, April 13

Join us on Friday, April 13 for the Pennington Street Showcase! This Spring semester showcase event will feature student projects and performances from classes and after school programs from the current year and is hosted by City High School and Paulo Freire Freedom Schools. Join us for this important recognition of what young people can do to […]

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AzMERIT Testing Begins This Week

Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors will all be taking the AzMERIT Writing test this week. Freshmen will take the test this Tues., April 3 & Weds., April 4 during their English classes. Sophomores will test Tues., April 3 during Humanities. Juniors will be testing Fri., April 5 during their Culture  & Comp and Democracy classes. Sophomores will take AIMS […]

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College Info Night for Freshmen and Families

Join Eve Rifkin, Director of College Access, this Thursday night, 3/29, from 5:30-6:30 for a discussion about initiating the college-thinking process. While it may feel early to think about college with freshmen, most research suggests that college planning cannot start too early. This event will provide a brief overview for parents and freshmen of basic things to […]

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Last Chance to Make Your 2017 Tax Credit Donation!

Every year City High School raises significant dollars through our tax credit campaign to support the most hands-on and intensive learning that our students experience: overnight field trips, arts residencies, after school workshops, and the Advisory program are just a few examples. This year, City High School aims to raise $55,000 in tax credit donations, but we can’t reach […]

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