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2101 E. River Road | Tucson, AZ 85718
Phone: 520-209-7551 | Fax: 520-209-7575
Office Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm
CARE: 520-209-7549


Travis Kolter
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Catalina Foothills School District’s commitment to 21st Century Learning continues after school with Community Schools’ elementary programs.

Afterschool enrichment opportunities include special activities and classes for students on early release days. Afterschool classes and camps extend into the later afternoon hours to broaden lifelong learning options for students in kindergarten through fifth grade.

Special programs through Community Schools serve as avenues for learning new skills and experiencing meaningful activities during school vacations and weekends.

Registration opens Tuesday, December 12 at 8:00am

Third Quarter: January 8 - March 9 PDF of Brochure

Program Coordinator: Zoe Callamanis 209-7812

Early Release ---1:30-3:00pm

1/10, 1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/28, 3/7

CAPOEIRA -- Grades: K-2 --Fee: $105

Capoeira, a Brazilian martial art/dance form, improves physical and mental strength, encourages creativity while increasing agility and confidence, and teaches musicality and the importance of community spirit through percussion rhythms and songs sung in Portuguese. Instructor Anne Pollack has trained in Capoeira for over 22 years.

CRAZY CRITTERS --- Grades: K-5 --- Fee: $120

Get up close with and learn all about a new group of critters this quarter with Tucson Petting Zoo! They will bring tortoises, reptiles, rodents, and more! Take part in crafts and activities related to learning about these fascinating creatures!

Play-Well: JEDI ENGINEERING -- Grades: K-2 --- Fee: $130
span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">NEW CURRICULUM! The Force Awakens in this introductory engineering course for young Jedi! Explore engineering principles by designing and building projects using LEGO® materials such as X-Wings, R2 Units, Energy Catapults, Defense Turrets, and Settlements from a galaxy far, far away. Create motorized and architectural projects with imagination and engineering to defeat the Empire!

Play-Well: JEDI MASTER ENGINEERING-- Grades: 3-5 ---Fee: $130
NEW CURRICULUM! The Force Awakens in this advanced engineering course for young Jedi! Discover key engineering concepts such as gear trains, worm drives, pneumatics, and eccentric motion. Build projects from LEGO® Materials such as X-Wings, AT-AT walkers, Pod Racers, Star Destroyers, Cloud Cities, Settlements, Fortresses, and other complex machines and structures from a galaxy far, far away.

PALATE 2 PALETTE --Grades: 1-5 --Fee: $150
Join Palate 2 Palette Tucson with their mobile painting programs.We will be painting all NEW pieces, so join us again even if you have already taken the class! Follow the step by step instructions with their gifted artists. Each week you will create a new masterpiece.

YOYOS --Grades: 2-5 --Fee: $93
Come learn hand eye coordination with Build a Skill Yoyo! Students will build their own yoyo, learn tricks and more. Instructor, Jess Gracia, has been teaching yoyo skills to large groups of students for over 15+ years. Students will be taking home two different yoyo’s in this class. No experience required.

BASKETBALL --Grades: 3-5 --Fee: $100
Play like a pro! Develop and practice your skills through systematic learning while getting exercise, experiencing teamwork, and building confidence. Coach Jeremy Daniels has almost ten years of experience and conducts camps and clinics across the country.

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After School

Third Quarter: January 8 - March 9, No Classes 1/15, 2/22, 2/23, unless noted

KIDSTAGE: WONKA!
Grades: 2-5 -Tuesdays, 3:00-4:30pm -Fee: $165 --Performance on February 27th

If you enjoy singing, acting or dancing, come be a part of the cast as KidStage presents WONKA! Mr. Willy Wonka is the greatest chocolate maker the world has ever seen and he has invited 5 kids to come and tour his factory! Among them is the gluttonous Augustus Gloop, the gum chewing Violet Beauregard, the severely nasty Veruca Salt and a brain-dead boy named Mike Teavee. The final child to find a golden ticket and win a tour of the factory is the kind-hearted Charlie Bucket who is anxious to share the news with his dear mother and his Grandpa Joe! Last, but certainly not least, we meet the colorful and amusing Oompa Loompas that Mr. Willy Wonka brought back from Loompaland to live and work in his factory. The Oompa Loompas have a knack for rhythm and help us learn from the events that unfold.

CHESS ---Grades: K-5 --Mondays, 3:00-4:00pm, January 8 - May 14 -- Fee: $110
Open to all ability levels, no prior experience necessary. Students build strategy and play games. Opportunities for optional weekend tournaments. Ken Larsen, an instructor for over 30 years and a competitive chess player, has led CFSD students to victories at local, state and national tournaments.

TOURNAMENT CHESS --Grades: K-5---Mondays, 4:00-5:00pm, January 8 - May 14 -- Fee: $110
For the chess player who is interested in building skills in tournament play. Students build strategy and play games. Opportunities for optional weekend tournaments. Taught by instructor Ken Larsen

BASKETBALL SKILLS for GIRLS ---Grades: 2-5 --Tuesdays, 3:00-4:00pm -- Fee: $85

Coach Jeremy Daniels will help you develop your basketball skills for ball handling, dribbling, shooting, footwork, passing, catching, and layups geared to build confidence in girls on the courts.

INTRAMURAL TRACK and FIELD ---Grades: 3-5 --Thursdays, 3:00-4:00pm -- Fee: $68

Learn the skills and techniques to master this schoolyard favorite and fulfill your enthusiasm for physical fitness and sportsmanship.Build team spirit and camaraderie with your teammates. Compete against other CFSD elementary school teams in a District-wide event on March 10th. Participants will also receive a team shirt.

GOSHINJITSU ---Grades: K-2 --Tuesdays, 4:00-5:00pm, January 9 - May 15 -- Fee: $110 Goshinjitsu is a practical self-defense art that combines elements of Karate, Judo and Jujitsu into a simple and effective form of martial arts. Classes emphasize traditional martial arts values and principles. Instructor, John McGraugh, has been teaching for Community Schools for many years and studied in Japan for five years.

GOSHINJITSU ---Grades: 3-5--Tuesdays, 5:00-6:00pm, January 9 - May 15 -- Fee: $110 Goshinjitsu is a practical self-defense art that combines elements of Karate, Judo and Jujitsu into a simple and effective form of martial arts. Classes emphasize traditional martial arts values and principles. Instructor, John McGraugh, has been teaching for Community Schools for many years and studied in Japan for five years.

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Special Programs

WINTER BREAK

Field Trips are Grades K-5 --- 9:00am-4:00pm --- All trips depart from and return to Sunrise Drive Elementary --- Please pack a lunch and water bottle.

January 2 - Reid Park Zoo
Lions, tigers, and bears oh my! Come with us as we venture to Reid Park Zoo to see animals from all over the world. We will meet with zoo staff as they take us behind the scenes and up close with some of their favorite critters. Explore the interactive elephant park, conservation learning center, and even feed a giraffe! Fee: $50

January 3 - Bowling and Palate 2 Palette
We will head to our favorite bowling alley for strikes, spares, arcade games, a pizza lunch. Following we will be visited by the gifted artists from Palate 2 Palette as we paint a canvas masterpiece. Don’t forget your socks! Fee: $55

January 4 - Winter Fun/Movie
Get cozy at Sunrise Drive for a day of winter fun! Create winter-themed crafts and play indoor games, we’ll enjoy our winter weather and run around outside. Then, hop over to the movies to see the latest kid friendly flick, “Ferdinand”. Please remember to bring a sack lunch and water. If you would like to purchase a kid’s snack pack from the theater, please bring $8,cash only. Fee: $50

January 5 - Winter Fun/Tucson Petting Zoo
Get cozy for another day at Sunrise for a day of winter fun! Create winter-themed crafts and play inside games as well as outside activities. We’ll enjoy a visit from Tucson Petting Zoo and get to meet some furry friends. Fee: $50

WINTER BREAK - CS OUTDOORS

Grades: 4-5 -- 9:00am-4:00pm --Depart from and return to Catalina Foothills HS

January 4 - Picacho Peak Hike

Winter is a great time to conquer the 1,500 foot peak of Picacho Peak State Park! Come enjoy the gorgeous views, learn about this area's unique geological significance and varied desert growth.We will grill hot dogs and make S'mores over the fire after our hike! Pack list provided after registration! Guides: Mary Grodman & Polly Tanner

January 5 - Madera Canyon Hike

Did you know Madera means wood in Spanish? Come see this amazing wooded canyon that is one of the hottest spots for migrating birds in Southeastern Arizona, and the United States! We will identify as many trees and birds as we can on this day hike in the shade. We will grill hot dogs and make S'mores over the fire after our hike! Pack list provided after registration. Guides: Mary Grodman & Polly Tanner

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