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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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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.

Program Coordinator: Jessica McGlothlin 209-7812

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

8/15, 8/22, 8/29, 9/12, 9/19, 9/26, 10/3

CAPOEIRA -- Grades: K-5 --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!

TGA GOLF --- Grades: K-5 --- Fee: $120
Tee it up this fall with Teach, Grow, Achieve (TGA), a national after-school sports enrichment program. TGA’s five-level program brings the golf course to school with specially-designed equipment for indoor or outdoor golf. Great for beginners as well as experienced golfers. All equipment is provided.

Play-Well: INTRO TO STEM-- Grades: K-2 ---Fee: $130
Ratchet up your imagination with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. There are no prerequisites for this course.

Play-Well: STEM CHALLENGE -- Grades: 3-5 --- Fee: $130
Power up 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. There are no prerequisites for this course.YOYOS --Grades: 2-5 --Fee: $93

MAKERS NEXT GEN --Grades: 2-5 --Fee: $187 --- 8/29, 9/12, 9/19, 9/26, 10/3
Students will learn how to work with and modify natives in 3D space and how to design for 3D printing. They will learn the controls of a 3D printer and will print their own 3D creation to keep. They will learn about work plane/surface, how to mate, align, manipulate, use control points, extrude, Boolean operations (related to 3D modeling), point of reference and create. This is a 4 week course.

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

INSTRUCTIONAL CHESS
Grades: K-5
--Mondays, 3:00-4:00pm --Fee: $110 ---Semester Class, ends 12/17 --
Open to all ability levels, no prior experience necessary. Students build strategy and play games. Opportunities for optional weekend tournaments. KenLarsen, 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 -Fee: $110 ---Semester Class, ends 12/17 --
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: $100
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.

INTRAMURALULTIMATE FRISBEE ---Grades: 3-5 --Tuesdays, 3:00-4:00pm -- Fee: $63
Learn the skills and techniques to master this field 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 October 6th. Participants will also receive a team shirt.

KIDSTAGE WORKSHOP ----Grades: K-5 ---Tuesdays, 3:00-4:00 (6-weeks) ---Fee: $79
KidStage Drama Workshop 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!. No acting or theater experience is necessary and first-time students are encouraged to attend. This is a 6 week workshop. Last class will be on September 18th.

FIRST LEGO LEAGUE PREVIEW
Grades: 4-5 Thursday, August 16, 23
---3:00-5:45pm --- Fee: $27
The Preview Class is a “test flight” for the full 14-week team mission. This year’s teams will design and program a LEGO Mindstorms robot to the accomplish tasks like mining an asteroid, building and supplying a space colony, and cleaning up space trash. The Preview Class is an opportunity for students to see if they have the focus, persistence, self-direction, and ability to work with others to enjoy working towards the goal of competing in a regional tournament in December. Team members must commit to weekly meetings on their scheduled days and may choose to attend additional sessions. Teams for the full competition season are selected from the FLL PREVIEW CLASS participants.

FLAG FOOTBALL ---Grades: 3-5 --Thursdays, 3:00-4:00pm -- Fee: $205
Kick it off with this modified version of America’s game that makes it fun and exciting to play with TGA! Coaches lead students through station-based drills and games that develop the fundamental skills of passing, catching, running, and defending.

KIDZART--- Thursdays ---Grades: K-2 ---Fee: $172
With the perfect mix of instruction and creative freedom, each KidzArt class results in wonderfully unique art masterpieces where our KidzArtists’ inspiration brings works of art to life. All quality artist materials are provided.

GOSHINJITSU ---Grades: 1-5---Thursdays, 4:30-6pm
AT SUNRISE DRIVE ELEMENTARY 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. *Class is a full semester and only based out of Sunrise Drive Elementary. Parents are responsible for transportation

HIKING CLUB---Thursdays -- Grades: 2-5 -- 3-4pm --- Fee: $45
9/13, 9/20, 9/27,10/4 ---

Come explore the beauty of our unique and curious Arizona environment. Learn skills that you can utilize at any level of hike by learning about hiking essentials, geocaching, and more. We will finish the session with a hike on a local trail to search and experience the outdoors with our new knowledge. Transportation to and from trailhead will be provided.

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THE 2018 FLL Challenge

Get ready for the launch of the 2018 international FIRST LEGO LEAGUE (FLL) robotics competition season! Students between the ages of 9 and 15 (if 14 years-old on January 1, 2018) in Grades 4 through 10 are eligible for team membership.

Students who are interested in participating on an FLL team must attend a 2-session FLL PREVIEW CLASS. The Preview Class is a “test flight” for the full 14-week team mission. This year’s teams will design and program a LEGO Mindstorms robot to the accomplish tasks like mining an asteroid, building and supplying a space colony, and cleaning up space trash. They will also propose an innovative solution to a research question that will advance the human ability to live or work beyond Earth.

The Preview Class is an opportunity for students to see if they have the focus, persistence, self-direction, and ability to work with others to enjoy working towards the goal of competing in a regional tournament in December. Team members must commit to weekly meetings on their scheduled days and may choose to attend additional sessions. Some teams advance from regional to state competition in January. First and second place winners at the state tournament are invited to international events in April and May.

Teams for the full competition season are selected from the FLL PREVIEW CLASS participants. Students not on teams for the Fall FLL season are encouraged to participate in FLL-LITE classes later in the year. The FLL-LITE sessions allow students to do robotics missions without having to meet the requirements for competition.

The FLL Robotics program is supervised by Charlotte Ackerman, CFSD Teacher Leader for Science and Engineering Practices in partnership with teachers, high school mentors, parents and community members.

The days and times for the PREVIEW CLASSES and FLL SEASON are:

Ventana Vista and Canyon View – at Ventana Vista on Mondays 3:00-5:45 (The combined school Preview Class is on August 13 and 20)

Sunrise Drive – Tuesdays 3:00-5:45 (Preview Class on August 14 and 21)

Manzanita – Thursdays 3:00-5:45 (Preview Class on August 16 and 23)

Esperero, Orange Grove and CFHS - Fridays at 3:00-5:45 (Preview Class on August 17 and August 24). ECMS and OGMS students can arrange to ride a school bus to Sunrise Drive School by requesting a bus pass when registering.

The full INTO ORBIT FLL season team meetings will begin the week of August 27, 2018 and will continue through the second week in December.

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