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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

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Orange Grove

Extended Day


  • Game Schedule
  • Special Programs


    PDF of 4th quarter with registration form


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    Looking for after-school activities? Over one-half of Catalina Foothills School District middle school students participate in after-school enrichment activities and athletics offered through Community Schools. Students can choose to join a school team, improve athletic skills, make new friends while learning something new or explore the outdoors. No matter what the interest, Community Schools offers fun and well-supervised after-school activities at Orange Grove Middle School.

    Extended Day

    Do you play an instrument? Want an excellent experience playing a variety of music from movie themes to popular classics? Come and join the Foothills Phil, Community School’s Intergenerational orchestra! We meet on Thursday evenings from 6:45 - 9:00 p.m. Contact Community Schools for further information at 209-7551 or email

    Extended Day

    Fourth Quarter: March 20 - May 19, 2017
    Classes are held 2:45 - 4:15pm
    (no classes 4/3-4/7
    Registration: March 19
    Activity Bus Schedule

    Acting Academy 2:45-3:45pm

    Bold and outspoken, or quiet and shy, enjoy Drama Kids International’s unique acting and drama activities that help students develop their social, public speaking, and leadership skills while nurturing self-confidence, and self-esteem. Class fee includes a half hour of study hall on Tuesday from 3:45-4:15pm. Tuesdays--- Room: 115--- Fee: $85--- REGISTER NOW!

    African Drum and Dance Ensemble
    Students will learn the basics of West African rhythms and tribal dances. During the course of the class learn to both play drums collectively and dance to the music of the drums. Discuss the significance of these activities in African culture and how the music has influenced American Jazz and Rock and Roll. The students will not only be musically active but physically active as well!
    Thursdays --- Instructor: Mr. Bess --- Room: 115--- Fee: $65


    Open to all ability levels. Students meet weekly to build strategy and play games. There will be opportunities for tournament play.
    Fridays, 2:45 - 3:45pm--- Mr. Larsen--- Room 606--- Fee: $46


    Is there anything more fun than eating your art project? Cooking creates a sense of ownership while learning science, language, counting, fractions, budgeting, weighing, sequencing, measuring, problem-solving and sharing! Come satisfy your after-school hunger with us!
    Ms. Sanders--- Thursdays--- Room: Panther Den---Fee: $72--- REGISTER NOW!

    Golf Lessons

    Join us on the tee this fall for golf lessons! Community Schools is pleased to partner with Skyline Country Club & their Pro Golfers to get instruction in full swing, chipping, putting, rules and etiquette.
    Tuesdays or Thursdays or both---3:00-4:00pm --Fee: $114 for 1 day a week--REGISTER NOW!
    Location: Skyline Country Club, 5200 E. St. Andrews Dr.---Transportation not provided.

    Skills for Success
    Is missing work getting you or your child down? Feeling like you’ve reached your breaking point? Then this is the class for your child. Help your child manage his/her time, be organized, and get those missing assignments turned in! This course is for students who just want a little support, a caring staff member to guide the way, and peace of mind when schoolwork gets completed.
    Fee: $46---Ms. Schaedler---Wednesdays---Room: 203

    Yearbook Planning
    Want to help create the OGMS 2018 yearbook? Help design and plan the yearbook for next year. We need creative and innovative students who want to have their voice heard. Students will get to help decided the overall theme for the OGMS 2018 yearbook and begin the initial planning for the cover and pages.
    Ms. Olson---Wednesdays---Room: 207---Fee: $46---REGISTER NOW!

    Study Hall
    on homework assignments or independent reading in a quiet setting. Textbooks and computers available for homework only. Please select the days (Monday-Friday) when you register.
    *AM Study Hall counts as one day. *Activity buses do not run on Fridays.
    1 day per week - $48
    2 days per week - $68
    3 days per week - $88
    4 days per week - $108
    5 days per week - $128
    6 days per week - $148
    Room: Library----REGISTER NOW!

    Morning Study Hall 7:30-9:00am Wednesdays
    Join us before school to catch up on homework assignments or read a good book in a quiet setting.
    Ms. Rowan---Room: Commons---Fee: $46-- REGISTER NOW!



    Activity Bus Schedule

    Athletic Packets must be completed for ALL students participating in sports. The Athletic packet MUST be completed and turned in BEFORE you can participate in practices.
    Teams are filled on a first-come, first served basis, often fill quickly & are subject to cancellation due to low enrollment.OGMS Athletic Packet
    Game Schedule

    Registration: March 6 - March 19
    Boys' 7th & 8th grade Baseball

    Come out and play ball! 7th and 8th grade boys will practice catching, throwing, and batting skills. Teamwork and participation will be emphasized. Competition will take place against other schools in the Northwest League.

    Coach Flynn---Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday---Field---Fee: $163 REGISTER NOW!
    Girls' 7th & 8th grade Volleyball
    Come with your Panther Pride and join the OGMS’s Girls’ Volleyball team. Emphasis will be on sportsmanship, team and individual skills, strategies, and participation. 7th and 8th grade girls will compete against other schools in the Northwest League.
    Coach Catano ---Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday--- MPR ---Fee: $153--- REGISTER NOW!

    6, 7, 8th grade Track & Field
    Do you enjoy running, field events and sprinting? All 6th, 7th and 8th grade students are invited to join the Orange Grove Track team. Students will learn and practice the different events in track and field, ranging from long distance running to high jump. Students will compete against other schools in the Northwest League.
    Coach Souza, Brandhuber, Ortega and William---Monday through Thursday-- Fee: $163


    Don't forget to order you team photo! REGISTER NOW!

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    Special Programs

    SPRING BREAK-------Register Now!

    Lake Havasu Campout

    Looking for an adventure over your spring break? Join CS Outdoors as we head west to visit the Colorado River! We will camp, hike & explore this unique riparian area of Arizona near Lake Havasu. We will learn new knots, Leave No Trace techniques, observe wildlife, try our hand at fishing and more! Our hope is to inspire you, to teach you to protect the environment and connect you to a whole new outdoor world!

    We will hike 3-6 miles, 1500ft elevation change. Moderate physical exertion sustained for longer periods of time. Supportive soled shoes required. No flat soled shoes permitted. Suitable for those with moderate outdoor experiences. Students should have prior camping experience.

    A detailed equipment list will be sent prior to departure. Trip will leave at 8:00am on April 3rd from Catalina Foothills High School. Return on Wednesday, April 5th at 4:00pm.

    Guides: Mary Grodman & Polly Tanner

    April 3 - 5, 2017

    9:00am - 4:00pm

    Fee: $185


    ONLINE ONLY REGISTRATION - We are accepting registrations online only starting 3rd quarter. Please make sure to log into our system and create an account before registration day! No paper copies will be accepted. Registration cannot be taken over the phone.

    Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis, often fill quickly and are subject to cancellation due to low enrollment.

    ATTENDANCE: Attendance is taken for all Extended Day Activities & absences must be phoned in by parents to the school office by 2:00 p.m. the day of the class.
    Note: Students must be picked up on time. A $1 per minute supervision fee will be charged for those who remain on campus after 4:30.

    CELL PHONES and Other Communication Devices: Community Schools adheres to the same cell phone/communication device policy in effect during school hours. Students must follow and abide by the technology user agreement and discipline code. For a detailed description of the exact policy, please refer to your student planner.


    Class cancelled by Community Schools (No fees charged, 100% refund)

    Refund or cancellation requested before the start of class ($10 change fee for any class changes or cancellations).

  • 50% Refund after the first class.
  • No refunds will be given after the 2nd day of class.
  • No refunds if we remove your student from a class.
  • Need Help? Contact Site Coordinators, Toni Carson, 209-8219 for classes or Lee Tompkins at 209-8262 for athletics. Between 3:30 and 5:00 p.m., you may call Community Schools at 209-7551.

    **If your student walks home from school on a regular basis and would like to do so after Extended Day Activities, please print and sign this attached document giving your student permission to walk home and turn in to Toni Carson. We will keep it on file for the school year. If we do not have a this statement on file we will not allow students to walk home after Extended Day Activities.

    NOTE: Fees paid for an extra-curricular activity qualify for a tax credit with the State of Arizona. Please call 209-7551 to obtain a tax credit receipt.

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