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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

Enrichment card

Don't forget to purchase your yearbook!

$39 through December in the In-Touch system.

When our Outdoor Adventures program resumes,

you will find our trips

 HERE!

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QUARTER 3 ACTIVITIES

SCHOOL YEAR 20/21

 

 

WELCOME NEW AND RETURNING EAGLES!!

We will be offering both online and in person classes for Quarter 3. 

Classes begin January 4th unless noted.

Please note: Most classes will run 9-11 weeks this quarter.

Registration Opens Thursday,December 10 at 8:30am.

Site Lead: Daryl Brodziski 209-8163

 

 

JUST ADDED FOR QUARTER 3 - Bring Your Own Lego Club!

In-person at Orange Grove MS or remote: Tuesday OR Thursday $80  

Begins Tuesday, 1/19 or Thursday 1/14

Click this link for details.


 

 

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Running Club - Mon & Tues

$180

By Coach Anne

In Person   2:45 - 4:15pm

Come enjoy the trails and and have fun in our 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. A neck gator or Buff are highly recommended but not provided. A realease waiver must be signed to participate. Down load, sign and email to cs@cfsd16.org. Click here for the waiver.

 

E Sports for Beginners

$136

By Mr. Bregel

ONLINE Mondays and Tuesdays 2:45 - 4:15pm

Do you love to game? Do you have a passion for challenging yourself to ” Be the Best?” Do you like Rocket League, HearthStone, FiFa, Madden, 2K? Want to learn insider secrets for League of Legend and Dota2? Join us at E-Sports Beginners we will learn about, analyze, and execute strategies used by professionals, as we hone our skills using specially developed software to help develop reaction time, memory, and control; as well as playing the video games that make us smile while enjoying the company of our friends. This class is for beginners and will help to teach you how to play some of these games in a safe and fun environment.

 

 

 

Tennis

$108

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.

 

 

Building Wealth-Your Future-Your Choice

$69

By Karen Pennock

ONLINE ONLY - 3:15PM - 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.

 

 

Acting Academy

$172

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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Running Club - Mon & Tues

$180

By Coach Anne

In Person   2:45 - 4:15pm

Come enjoy the trails and and have fun in our 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. A neck gator or Buff are highly recommended but not provided. Must sign a release waiver when signing up

 

Hiking Club - starts 1/14

$108

By Mr. Hook

In Person   2:45 - 4:15pm

Join Mr. Hook and discover the scenic Sabino Canyon and all that it has to offer. You will need to be able to hike challenging trails. Please wear proper hiking shoes and attire and have a water bottle. Class will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays. If we should have inclement weather students will attend study hall.

 

E Sports for Beginners

$136

By Mr. Bregel

ONLINE Mondays and Tuesdays 2:45 - 4:15pm

Do you love to game? Do you have a passion for challenging yourself to ” Be the Best?” Do you like Rocket League, HearthStone, FiFa, Madden, 2K? Want to learn insider secrets for League of Legend and Dota2? Join us at E-Sports Beginners we will learn about, analyze, and execute strategies used by professionals, as we hone our skills using specially developed software to help develop reaction time, memory, and control; as well as playing the video games that make us smile while enjoying the company of our friends. This class is for beginners and will help to teach you how to play some of these games in a safe and fun environment.

 

Acting Academy

$189

By Drama Kids

ONLINE  3:00-4:30pm

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!

Intro to Javascript

$252

By Learn2Code

ONLINE 2:45 - 4:15pm

This course introduces students to the fundamentals of browser-based application development via a fun, graphics and animation and game-based engaging curriculum. Students learn the fundamental programming concepts including variables, conditionals, loops, functions, user inputs, events and lists, and develop a range of applications and a course-end project to showcase their learnings. The programming concepts learned in this course are transferable to any other programming language. No prior coding experience is required to participate in this course. A laptop or Chromebook with internet connectivity is required to participate in this course.

 

 

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Exploring Artificial Intelligence

$252

By Learn2Code Live

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

AI is a part of our lives today and is increasingly becoming more pervasive. This course unravels the mystery behind AI. Students engage in hands-on learning, training models for speech recognition, machine learning and computer vision and develop interactive programs using these models.Prerequisites: Prior experience with Scratch programming is required to participate in this course. A laptop or Chromebook with internet connectivity is required to participate in this course.

Yearbook

$132

By Karen Pennock

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

For returning students only. Please register for quarter 3.

 

KidStage presents:

The Lion King

for 6th graders

$120

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

When the King of the Pride Lands goes missing, his son must find himself and learn how to protect his land and his people. Follow Simba, Nala, Timon, Pumba, and a colorful cast of animals as they confront the evil Scar and his mangy pack of hyenas in a battle to get their kingdom back.  The participants will have a blast in this coming-of-age tale about what it means to believe in yourself, work together and trust in your friends.

Vocal Lessons for Grade 6

$88

By Ms. Koeppen

ONLINE - 3:00PM - 4:30PM

Learn techniques for singing modern, popular styles of music. Discover how to sing with more power by learning to let go and work less! Gain a better understanding of your voice type, how it works and your range and how to extend that range. You will focus on exercises and apply them to short excerpts. All to choose your own song, work on it with what you learn and present your song at the end!


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Building Wealth-Your Future-Your Choice

$69

By Karen Pennock

ONLINE ONLY - 3:15PM - 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.

 

E Sports Advanced

$144

By Mr. Bregel

ONLINE Thursdays and Fridays 2:45 - 4:15pm

Do you love to game? Do you have a passion for challenging yourself to ”Be the Best?” Do you like Rocket League, HearthStone, FiFa, Madden, 2K? Want to learn insider secrets for League of Legend and Dota2? Join us at E-Sports Advanced, analyze and execute strategies used by professionals, as we hone our skills using specially developed software to help develop reaction time, memory, and control; as well as playing the video games that make us smile while enjoying the company of our friends. This class is for students who have knowledge on how these games work. We will be working more on understanding how these games were designed and how to use the strategies to improve the skills we already have.

Friday

KidStage presents:

The Lion King

$120

for 6th graders

ONLINE - 3:30PM - 4:30PM

When the King of the Pride Lands goes missing, his son must find himself and learn how to protect his land and his people. Follow Simba, Nala, Timon, Pumba, and a colorful cast of animals as they confront the evil Scar and his mangy pack of hyenas in a battle to get their kingdom back.  The participants will have a blast in this coming-of-age tale about what it means to believe in yourself, work together and trust in your friends.

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

$120

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.

 

Vocal Lessons

$108

By Ms. Koeppen

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

Learn techniques for singing modern, popular styles of music. Discover how to sing with more power by learning to let go and work less! Gain a better understanding of your voice type, how it works and your range and how to extend that range. You will focus on exercises and apply them to short excerpts. All to choose your own song, work on it with what you learn and present your song at the end!

 

Hiking Club - starts 1/16

$108

By Mr. Hook

In Person   2:45 - 4:15pm

Join Mr. Hook and discover the scenic Sabino Canyon and all that it has to offer. You will need to be able to hike challenging trails. Please wear proper hiking shoes and attire and have a water bottle. Class will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays. If we should have inclement weather students will attend study hall.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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