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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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Sunrise Drive

Winter Break and 3rd Quarter Registration Opens Thursday, December 5 at 8am.

Site Coordinator: Erin Usie-Cooper 209-7910

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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.  

Third Quarter - January 6 - March 12
 

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

 

CRAZY CRITTERS ---Grades: K-5 -- Fee: $130
Get up close with, and learn all about exotic animals this quarter when Tucson Petting Zoo brings tortoises, goats, snakes, bugs, porcupines, and more. Take part in crafts and activities related to learning about these fascinating creatures!

KIDZART -- Grades: 1-5 ---Fee: $150
A KidzArt certified instructor will guide students through a different project each week. Students will learn how to break projects into simple steps, art terms and vocabulary, as well as experience and learn techniques for varying drawing mediums. Our curriculum never repeats! No art experience necessary.

TGA CHEER -- Grades: K-5 ---Fee: $205
Discover how fun and exciting cheerleading can be! Coaches will lead students through drills and activities to build their skills in tumbling, stunting, choreography, motions, jumps, and performance. Students will also partake in labs to explore concepts like gravity, balance, and aerodynamics in cheerleading! 

AIRPLANE ---Grades: 3-5 -- Fee: $63 
We will begin to understand the forces of lift, drag, thrust, and gravity while learning about the history of flight to come up with a high-flying design of our own! Challenge your friends to see whose plane will fly the farthest.

PLAYWELL ---Grades: K-3 -- Fee: $130
Let your imagination run wild as we design and build leaping dolphins, buzzing beehives, and towering giraffes. Play, create, and learn in a world inspired by the animal kingdom. Design and build as never before and explore your craziest ideas. 

 

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After School -

SEMESTER CLASSSES (ends May 14)

TUESDAYS

INSTRUCTIONAL CHESS      Grades: K-5    3:00-4:00pm     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.

TOURAMENT CHESS     Grades: K-5    4:00-5:00pm     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.

THURSDAYS

GOSHINJITSU      Grades: 1-5    4:30-6:00pm     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. Transportation is NOT provided. This is a semester-long class that will end on 05/15.

 

QUARTER CLASSSES (ends March 12)

MONDAYS

YO-YOS      --Grades:  2-5 ---Fee: $93 
Come learn hand eye coordination with Build a Skill Yoyo! Students will build their own yo-yos, 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 yo-yos in this class. 

MONDAYS and TUESDAYS - January 20 - April 25    3:00-4:30pm

GIRLS ON THE RUN      --Grades:  3-5 ---Fee: $100 
Come learn hand eye coordination with Build a Skill Yoyo! Students will build their own yo-yos, 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 yo-yos in this class. 

TUESDAYS

THE MAGIC OF READING     Grades: 2-4    3:00-4:00pm ---Fee: $72
Welcome to this project-based after school reading program for students who may want more exposure to reading. Reading is the gateway skill to all learning and it is important that children love to read. The "magic" in this program gives the children the opportunity to learn strategies in reading like decoding, comprehension, literary elements, fluency, key details, author's purpose and much more. Students will be taught a strategy and then have to produce something that shows understanding. This is a hands-on learning experience full of learning that is fun.  

Dr. Mary S. Florek is a Gifted Specialist in the Catalina Foothills School District. She has her master's in reading and her doctorate in curriculum and instruction. She is currently teaching grades 3-4-5 at Sunrise Drive and Canyon View Elementary. She loves both children and reading!

WEDNESDAYS

INTRAMURAL TRACK    3:00-4:00pm - Grades: 3-5 -- 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. Participants will receive a team shirt. 

WEDNESDAYS

HOGWARTS WIZARDY CRAFTS    3:00-4:00pm - Grades: K-3 -- Fee: $120
Come join us as we create a variety of arts and crafts from the Wizard world of Harry Potter and Hogwarts.  There will be much fun to have as we use our imagination to bring out our inner Wizards.

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WINTER BREAK

Drop off and pick-up at Sunrise Drive Elementary      9:00am - 4:00pm     Grades K-5th

Monday, December 30 - Movies and Bowling at Bowlero      $60
We will start our day by heading to watch the latest flick! We will then head to our favorite bowling alley, Bowlero, for strikes, spares, arcade games, and a pizza lunch.  Please remember to bring socks. 

Thursday January 2 - Zoo and Crazy Critters      $55
Lions, tigers, and bears oh my! Come with 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 ride the train! Please make sure to pack a lunch and water bottle. We will then get up close with and learn all about a group of animals brought to us by Tucson Petting Zoo. Students will be able to take part in crafts and activities related to learning about these fascinating creatures! Please bring a packed lunch. 

Friday January 3 - Color Me Mine and Arts and Crafts       $55
Come have an artistic day! We will start our creative day at Color Me Mine where students will have the opportunity to paint a bowl or a plate. We will then head back to Sunrise to have more arts & crafts fun! Please bring a packed lunch. 

 

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