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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
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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 Monday, March 5 at 8:00am

FOURTH Quarter: March 19 - May 18

Program Coordinator: Jessica McGlothlin 209-7812

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

3/21, 3/28, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/16

CAPOEIRA -- Grades: K-5 --Fee: $106
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: $138

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: STEM CHALLENGE -- Grades: 3-5 --- Fee: $130
NEW CURRICULUM! Master your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as: Catapults, Pneumatic Cranes, Arch Bridges, and Battletracks! Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment.

Play-Well: INTRO TO STEM-- Grades: K-2 ---Fee: $130
NEW CURRICULUM! Tap into your imagination with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projects such as: Boats, Snowmobiles, Catapults, and Merry-Go-Rounds. Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment.

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 BASH --Grades: 3-5 --Fee: $100

Get exercise, learn teamwork, build confidence and have fun! Instructor, Jeremy Daniels, is a skill development trainer and coach for Triple Threat Basketball. New this quarter: Basketball Bash! We will celebrate the end of the session with an evening of basketball at our CFSD High School Gym. Compete against other CFSD elementary school teams in a District-wide event on May 17th from 6-8pm. Bring your family and friends to cheer you on and check out your basketball skills.

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After School

FOURTH Quarter: March 19-May 18

Grades: K-5 -Tuesdays, 3:00-4:00pm -Fee: $79 ---6 week class, ends 5/1 --

Our fast-moving and fun workshop will have your kids exploring the many facets of theater through fun, thought-provoking and stimulating theater games and activities! The participants will meet with our Instructor for 6 weeks of an hour long jam-packed after-school fun. No acting or theater experience is necessary and first-time students are encouraged to attendTheater stuff and more!

FIRST Lego League LITE
Grades: 3-5 -Mondays, 3:00-5:00pm -Fee: $80 ---3/19, 3/26, 4/9, 4/16

This four-week class will introduce students to the skills needed and real world challenges involved in the annual FIRST LEGO LEAGUE (FLL) international robotics competition. Participants will work individually and collaboratively to explore EV3 programming, build arms and attachments to accomplish missions, and problem-solve. The class is an opportunity for students to extend their learning in robotics, try new programming and engineering strategies, and consider the issues that students around the world will address in the 2018 FLL "Into Orbit" season. CFSD's two Teacher Leaders for Science and Engineering Practices, Charlotte Ackerman and Jennifer DeBenedetti, will lead the classes at their schools.Theater stuff and more!

BASKETBALL SKILLS for GIRLS ---Grades: 2-5 --Tuesdays, 3:00-4:00pm -- Fee: $75

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 KICKBALL ---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 May 19th. Participants will also receive a team shirt.

KIDZART ----Grades: K-2 ---Thursdays, 3:00-4:00 ---Fee: $149
NEW CURRICULUM! Join KidzArt for after school drawing classes. Each class will be guided by a KidzArt certified instructor who will help students break each week’s project into simple steps that allows them to succeed. Students will leave each day with their own unique masterpiece. We'll explore different artist-grade mediums like chalk, oil pastels, watercolor pastels, and more. No art experience necessary.

Grades: K-12 Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:45-5:45 --Fee: $150

Folkstyle wrestling is coming to an end, and Freestyle season has begun! Join Coach Davis as we learn the rules, basics, and fundamentals of Freestyle wrestling. Individual Freestyle tournaments are held at different high schools almost every weekend during the 4th quarter. This program, will help prepare our wrestlers, if they decide to participate in any of these individual tournaments. Wrestling Freestyle is very beneficial for the athletes that wrestle in Middle School and High School. Meet in the CFHS Wrestling Room.

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Special Programs

Adventures in Red Rock Country ---$195
Join us on your spring break to discover natural wonders as we hike, camp and explore Coconino National Forest! Students will enjoy hiking along the amazing calcium laden waters of Fossil Creek discovering its unique ecosystem. Spend a day in the most beautiful place on earth - Sedona! On our way home stop at the park that has been in the making for 1000 years, Tonto Natural Bridge, the largest natural travertine bridge in the world. Enjoy 3 days filled with fun, adventure and many opportunities to learn new skills, work as a team and make new friends! A detailed trip itinerary & equipment list will be provided prior to departure. Trip size limited to 10 students. ---
Grades: 4 - 8 ---April 2 - 4 --- Meet at Catalina Foothills High School at 8:00am Guides: Mary Grodman and Polly Tanner

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