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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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Community Schools has a new registration program, please create your new account:, once you have created your account, login to your parent portal, to register for classes.

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.

FOURTH Quarter - March 19- May 18

Online Registration Opens March 5 at 8am

Program Coordinator: Foster Bunce (520) 209-7910,

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

3/22, 3/29, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17

RECYCLED STEM -- Grades: 2-5 ---Fee: $65
Gather up your resources! In Recycled STEM students will work with everyday recyclable items to craft their various projects from scratch. Students will get the opportunity to develop their basic STEM skills while going green simultaneously in Recycled STEM.

PLAYWELL: INTRO TO STEM ---Grades: K-2 -- Fee: $130
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 like never before, while exploring your craziest ideas in a supportive environment.

KIDZART---Grades: K-5 --- Fee: $150
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.

AIRPLANE DESIGN ---Grades: 2-5 -- Fee: $65
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.

BASKETBALL BASH ---Grades: 2-5 -- 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 while they check out your basketball skills.

TGA GOLF ---Grades: K-5 --- Fee: $205

Tee up with Teach, Grow, Achieve (TGA), a national after-school golf enrichment program. TGA’s five-level program brings the golf course to the school. All equipment will be provided, including clubs. Beginners welcome!

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After School

3/19/2018 - 5/18/2018 ---3:00-4:00pm *unless noted

MOVE and GROOVE ---Mondays -- Grades: K-3 - Fee: $136
Get ready to SHINE in our after-school dance classes with Music and Dance Academy! If you like to shimmy and shake like Sammy the Snake, you’ll love our energetic lessons. Learn elements from jazz, hip-hop, and modern dance and groove to the sounds of the popular music kids love.

Mondays, 3:00-4:00 PM ------ Grades: 2-5 -- Fee: $79
Our fast-moving and fun drama 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. (6 weeks)

FIRST Lego League LITE----
Mondays -- Grades: 3-5 -- Fee: $80
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.

- Grades: 2-5 -- Fee: $150
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 like never before, while exploring your craziest ideas in a supportive environment.


Wednesdays ---Grades: 3-5 -- Fee: $68
Learn the rules of the game and practice one day per week after school for the spring season. Build team spirit and camaraderie with your teammates. Compete against other CFSD elementary school teams in a District-Wide event on Saturday, May 19th.

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Special Programs
Freestyle Wrestling Camp

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 ---Grades K-12 ---Tuesday and Thursday, 3:45-5:45 $150

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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