|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.
January 10 - March 7, 1:35 - 3:00pm No Early Release the week of 1/16 or 2/20.
|CHESS 1:35-2:35pm (NOTE ending time) Grades: K-5 Fee: $58
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. REGISTER NOW!
|Play-Well: Lego Jedi Engineering Grades:K-2 Fee:$122
Let your creative mind take hold with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGOs®! Apply real-world concepts of physics, engineering, and architecture through the building of engineer-designed projects such as belt-drive cars, truss bridges, rail racers, and pneumatic forklifts! REGISTER NOW!
|Animal Friends Grades: K-5 Fee: $122
Join TRAK Farms for hands-on activities that teach interesting facts about the different animal friends they bring to school each week, such as rabbits, goats and ponies! REGISTER NOW!
|Let's Dance! Grades: K-3 Fee: $79
Feel the rhythm, twirl and strut your stuff with Music and Dance Academy’s introductions to jazz and ballet in a fun atmosphere. Learn proper stretching, a variety of jazz styles and the fundamentals of classical ballet. Dancers and non-dancers welcome! Class will culminate with a performance for families. REGISTER NOW!
|Sign Language Grades: 3-5 Fee: $50
During this introduction to American Sign Language, students will learn basic vocabulary, grammar, receptive and expressive finger-spelling, and conversational behaviors through games, art, and other fun modes of learning. REGISTER NOW!
|Crossfit Grades: 3-5 Fee: $72
Join GTX Crossfit and learn the importance of physical activity and following a healthy lifestyle while developing respiratory endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, coordination, agility, balance, and accuracy in a fun format, through physical games. All levels of athleticism welcome! REGISTER NOW!
|PE Games Grades: 3-5 Thursday, 3:05-4:05pm Fee:$50
Join you PE teacher Eva Lankes, for a variety of PE games such as Capture the Flag, Kickball and more. REGISTER NOW!
Drama Kids Grade K-2 Fee: $85
Bold and outspoken, or quiet and shy, Drama Kids International’s fast paced, progressive, developmental curriculum consisting of over 450 lessons with unique drama activities, helps all children to develop their social, acting, public speaking, and leadership skills while nurturing self -confidence, and self-esteem. REGISTER NOW!
Broadway Dessert Concert
Broadway is calling all third through fifth graders who enjoy singing and dancing! Under the direction of Ventana Vista’s music teacher Colleen Zandbergen, who brings her 30+ years of directing and performing expertise, perfect your singing skills, and participate in musical numbers performed by the whole cast, and audition for a solo, or to be part of a duo or trio! Class culminates in performances for parents who will delight in being served dessert by the performers while being serenaded with Broadway tunes.
* Auditions for solos, duos, trios held two weeks prior to winter break during lunch recess
* Singers must choose a Broadway song with which to audition
* A CD/MP3 of the audition song preferable
* Mandatory late practices (until about 5:30 pm), March 13, 14, 15
* Mandatory performances, March 16, 6:00 pm, March 17, 9:45 am (no dessert), and 6:00pm
* Costumes to be supplied by parents
* Detailed letter to parents to follow registration
|Goshinjitsu Fee: $100
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 McGraug has been teaching for Community Schools for many years and studied in Japan for five years.
AT Manzanita Elementary Tuesday, January 10 - May 16
Grades: K-2 4:00-5:00pm Grades: 3-5 5:00-6:00pm
AT Sunrise Drive Thursday, January 12 - May 18
Grades: K-2 4:00-5:00pm Grades: 3-5 5:00-6:00pmREGISTER NOW!
CS Hoops for Boys
Develop your basketball skills for ball handling, dribbling, shooting, footwork, passing, catching, and layups through drills and techniques taught by Jaamal Rhodes who has spent over fifteen years developing basketball players to reach their full potential on and off the court.
Boys Grades: 2-6 6:00-7:30pm Fee: $60
Fridays: 1/27, 2/3, 2/10, 2/17, 3/3, 3/10 Orange Grove Middle School MPR
Register by: January 13
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