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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
Director


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WELCOME TO ESPERERO CANYON

COMMUNITY SCHOOLS!

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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ENROLL IN THESE COURSES AT:

CS.CFSD16.ORG

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Yearbook Ad:  buy early. $39 each from now until Oct 9th.  Regular price of $49 will be charged Oct. 10 - Dec. 18.  After Dec. 18. availability will be limited.  Purchases can be made through your InTouch account.

When our Outdoor Adventures program resumes,

you will find our trips

 HERE!

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QUARTER 2 ACTIVITIES

SCHOOL YEAR 20/21

 

 

WELCOME NEW AND RETURNING

EAGLES!!

 

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

Classes begin October 26.

Registration Opens Thursday, October 15.

Site Lead: Daryl Brodziski 209-8163



 

 

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KidzArt

$183

By the KidzArt Staff

In Person   2:45 - 4:15pm

KidzArt is joining us with ART-Rageous after school fun.  With the perfect mix of instruction and creative freedom, each KidzArt class will result in wonderfullyunique art masterpieces where our KidzArtists' inspiration brings works of art to life.  Students will be able to check out quality artist materials. 

 

 

 

 

Tennis

$96

By David Fink

In Person   2:45 - 4:15pm

Serve it up! Practice your skills of grip, forehand, backhand, and volley while having fun with your team.

 

 

Acting Academy

$137

By Drama Kids

In Person   2:45 - 4:15pm

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!

 

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Intermediate Coding

$183

By Learn2Code

ONLINE ONLY - 3:15PM - 4:45PM

In this class, we will build on the introductory level Python programming concepts taught in Q1. The course engages students in creative problem solving and further develops computational thinking via games and animations. Prior understanding of the basic programming concepts of variables, taking user inputs, random, conditionals, and turtle basics is required to participate in this course. A computer or Chromebook with internet connectivity is required to join the course. 

 

Personal Finance

$89

By Karen Pennock

ONLINE ONLY - 2:45PM - 4:15PM

Textbooks and handouts can be picked up prior to club starting.

Students will learn the importance of saving and budgeting and the difference between a debit card and a credit card. They will understand the importance of their choices for college and career and how debt can dramatically impact their financial future. The students will be taught the difference between a checking
account, savings account and an investment account and how they all play a role
in their future financial success and wealth building. We will cover how to avoid
identity theft and much much more.

 

 

 

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Intro to Coding

$137

By Learn2Code Live

ONLINE ONLY - 3:15PM - 4:45PM

Students will learn the fundamentals of syntax-based programming and develop stories, games and animations using Python programming. The course engages students in creative problem solving and further develops computational thinking, and lays a strong foundation of programming fundamentals including variables, random, conditionals, loops, events and more. No prior coding experience is required to participate in this course. A computer or Chromebook with internet connectivity is required to join the course.

Yearbook

$76

By Karen Pennock

ONLINE ONLY - 3:00PM - 4:30PM

Come join the ​ECMS Yearbook ​so you can help design and create​ a fantastic yearbook for Esperero Canyon. The design, development, layout and picture taking are all done by the students in our ​Yearbook ​class. 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.


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Personal Finance

$89

By Karen Pennock

ONLINE ONLY- 2:45PM - 4:15PM

Students will learn the importance of saving and budgeting and the difference between a debit card and a credit card. They will understand the importance of their choices for college and career and how debt can dramatically impact their
financial future. The students will be taught the difference between a checking account, savings account and an investment account and how they all play a role in their future financial success and wealth building. We will cover how to avoid
identity theft and much much more.

Textbooks and handouts can be picked up prior to club starting at the school office.

Friday

Capoeira

$90

By Capoeira Mandinga

In Person - 2:45PM - 4:15PM

Cool, flowing Capoeira, an Afro-Brazilian martial art/dance form, improves physical and mental strength and flexibility, encourages creativity, while increasing agility and confidence. Anne Pollack is the only master-level teacher of Afro-Brazilian arts & Capoeira in the state of Arizona. Instructor Aidan Miller-Wells has trained capoeira for over 12 years. In 2019, Anne and Aidan were honored with a Master-Apprentice Award from the Southwest Folklife Alliance. Great for beginners. New moves and music for experienced capoeira students.

Advanced Chess

$120

By Chess Kids

ONLINE ONLY - 3:30PM - 4:30PM

Safely have fun playing chess games against friends remotely! Students continue to build strategy and play chess games online through an amazing program, ChessKid. A coach will assist students in matches against fellow friends and teach them different chess techniques. Some prior experience necessary.

Creative Writing

$87

By April Rubasch

ONLINE ONLY - 3:00PM - 4:15PM

Students will have the opportunity to share their writing and get feedback from peers and their teacher. All styles of writing are encouraged--poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, essay writing, and journalism will be covered and a school newsletter will be produced by the students.

 

Improv

$120

By Drama Kids

In Person - 2:45PM - 4:15PM

Improvisation is an unscripted form of theater where the participants come up with everything on the spot. Scenes go from funny to funnier, all spurred by the creativity of the performers. Join us as we go over the basic principles of improv, and learn how to think quickly and creatively for any situation! Students will participate in classic improv games played by professionals around the world.

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STUDY HALL

MONDAY

2:45pm - 4:15pm

TUESDAY

2:45pm - 4:15pm

WEDNESDAY

7:30am-9:00am

2:45pm - 4:15pm

THURSDAY

2:45pm - 4:15pm

FRIDAY

2:45pm - 4:15pm

 

Study hall is a fee based option to work on homework or quiet reading

 

COST:  $7.50 per 1.5 hours

 

Sign Up:  Sign up on the Study hall calendar for the days needed. The calendar will remain open each day until noon the day of, but same day registrations will result in a late/drop-in fee of $15 plus the class fee of $5/hour. 

 

LATE PICK-UP:  Please pick your student up by 4:15pm.  Students not picked up by 4:30pm will be charged a $2 per minute late pick-up fee. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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