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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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5801 N. Sabino Canyon Rd.  Tucson, AZ. 85750

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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 great outdoors!

No matter what the interest, Community Schools offers fun and well-supervised after-school activities
at Esperero Canyon Middle School!

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We will be offering both online and in person classes for Quarter 2. 

Classes and Athletics begin October 18.

Registration Opens Monday, October 4th at 8:30am.

Site Lead: Pam Kline 209-7752



Quarter 2 Game Schedule TBA

Co-Ed Wrestling Club



Basketball - Boy’s 6th grade Intramural 2:45-4:15 pm

Monday and Wednesday OR Tuesday and Thursday Fee: $120

6th grade boys will have the opportunity to develop individual and team skills including dribbling and shooting, offensive and defensive techniques. Emphasis will be on teamwork, sportsmanship and participation. Coaches will have game information at a later date.


Basketball - Boy’s 7th - 8th grade Interscholastic 2:45-4:15 pm

Monday-Thursday Fee: $ 176

Join the Esperero basketball team and build individual and team skills. Sportsmanship, teamwork, and participation will be emphasized. Teams will compete against all of the teams in the Northwest League. These teams are for 7th and 8th grade students only. Coaches will have game information at a later date. 8th grade team will practice Wednesdays AM 7:30-9:00 instead of Wednesday PM. Overflow teams may be formed pending registration numbers.


Soccer - Girl’s 6th Grade Intramural 2:45-4:15 pm

Monday and Wednesday Fee: $169

Girls in the 6th grade are invited to join the intramural Soccer team! Emphasis will be on team and individual skills, game strategies, participation and sportsmanship.


Soccer - Girl’s 7th-8th grade Interscholastic 2:45-4:15 pm

Monday - Thursday Fee: $169

Join the Esperero Soccer team and practice dribbling, passing, shooting, team skills, and strategies. Teamwork, sportsmanship, and participation will be emphasized. Teams will compete against all of the teams in the Northwest League. This teams are open to all 7th and 8th grade girls.


Kickball - Co-ed 6th-8th grade Intramural 2:45-4:15 pm

Monday and Wednesday Fee: $113

All 6th, 7th and 8th grade students, male or female, are invited to register. Students will learn sportsmanship, team unity and work on skill improvement through game play.


Running Club - 6th-8th grade Coed 2:45-4:15 pm

Monday and Wednesday Fee: $79

Join Coach Anne on the trails in our fun non-competitive Running Club where we forget the timing clock! The focus will be on endurance and trail running techniques. We will explore nearby Sabino Canyon on our daily runs of 3-4 miles. Running experience required, students have to be able to run two miles without a break. Sportsmanship and participation will be emphasized. Proper running shoes and a water bottle are required.


Tennis Camp - 6th-8th grade Coed 

Wednesday 7:30-9 AM Fee: $49

Learn skills, strategies, and drills to the team. Students are required to provide their own racquets.



You must turn in a completed Athletic Packet found here, before you will be allowed to participate in athletic activities.



Acting Academy with Drama Kids - Tuesdays, 2:45-4:15 Grades 6-8 

Develop your acting skills as you collaborate with others student on a short play. Each class begins with fun theater games to build skills that will benefit you both on and off stage. After that, rehearsals take place in preparation for a performance at the end of the quarter.(Depending on the circumstances this might be shared virtually instead of our usual in person showcase.) There are no auditions and all students have speaking parts in the play!

Cheer - Thursdays, 2:45-4:15  Grades 6-8 

Sunset Cheer will teach students the fundamentals of performing cheer, dances, jumps, motions, basic tumbling & stunting. Their experienced staff will also lead students through strengthening and agility exercises all while emphasizing teamwork and school spirit. This is a non-competitive squad that will bring kids together. Price includes a cheer shirt and bow. Please email: to email shirt size. 

Chess - Thursdays, 2:45-3:45 Grades 6-8 

Students build strategy and play chess, and various chess games. Opportunities for optional weekend tournaments. Ken Larsen has been coaching chess teams for over 30 years, leading CFSD students to local, state and national tournaments. Students may go to study hall after chess until 4:15.

KidzArt - Wednesday AM 7:30-9:00  Grades 6-8 

Join us for a drawing-based art class that incorporates structured learning with individual expression. We seek to introduce students to a variety of art mediums through a "it doesn't have to be perfect" format that helps cultivate a life long love of art. Instructors guide students through a different project each day that includes explanation of artist terms and techniques related to the project and medium of the day. New projects every quarter and no art experience necessary!

Photography - Fridays  Grades 6-8 

Students taking the course will learn beginner to advanced techniques in the world of photography. Skills in photography will include lighting techniques, composition, learning to shoot in manual mode, and much more! The instructor, Mr Jess, is a professional commercial photographer who has been photographing for nearly 35 years. Students can continue on in subsequent quarters to further gain more experience and learn more advanced techniques. Cameras for the students to use will be provided or bring your own to class!

Yearbook Q2 - Wednesdays, 2:45-4:15 Grades 6-8 

Come join the ECMS Yearbook so you can help design and create a fantastic yearbook. The design, development, layout and picture taking are all done by the students in our Yearbook class. Pictures are taken not only during club, but also during the school day Monday through Friday. Students are encouraged to check cameras out during a free period and take pictures in their classroom or around campus of students, teachers and special events. There are three deadlines for pages to be submitted for our book. The first is in January, the second in February and the last is a hard deadline, usually the middle of March. Due to these deadlines, we cannot have new students join the club in the third quarter! Student commitment is necessary, but not mandatory, for all three quarters. Note: There will be no class on December 1st.


Study Hall - Monday - Friday, 2:45-4:15 and Wednesday morning 7:30-9:00am

Fee: $7.88 per day (1.5 hrs)

Sign up by Sunday evening for the upcoming week. All months open to schedule.


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