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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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When our Outdoor Adventures program resumes,

you will find our trips

 HERE!

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QUARTER 4 ACTIVITIES

SCHOOL YEAR 20/21

 

WELCOME NEW AND RETURNING EAGLES!!

We will be offering both online and in person classes for Quarter 4. 

Classes begin March 29.

Registration Opens Tuesday, March 9 at 8:30am.

Site Lead: Daryl Brodziski 209-8163


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Running Club - Mon & Tues

$131

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, a water bottle and a mask are required. Must sign a release waiver when signing up to participate. Down load, sign and email to cs@cfsd16.org. Click here for the waiver.


 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

Blob Tag Game Development using Javascript

$190

By Learn2Code

ONLINE 2:45 - 4:15pm

In this hands-on class, students will learn the fundamentals of Javascript programming and browser-based 2D games and Javascript graphics. 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. By the end of the course, students will use everything they have learned to create the blob tag game. No prior coding experience is required to participate in this course. A computer or Chromebook with internet connectivity is required to join the course.

 

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Running Club - Mon & Tues

$131

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

 

Building Wealth-Your Future-Your Choice

$69

By Karen Pennock

ONLINE ONLY - 3:00PM - 4:15PM OR 4:30-5:45PM

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 for Beginners

$128

By Mr. Bregel

ONLINE  Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:15-5:15pm

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. 

 

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Mobile App Development using MIT App Inventor

$190

By Learn2Code Live

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

Students will learn the fundamentals of programming and mobile app development using MIT App Inventor's visual drag and drop coding interface. Students will design, develop, package and share a series of multimedia mobile apps and interactive games. No prior experience with coding is required to participate in this course. Device prerequisite: The supported devices can be found here: 

https://appinventor.mit.edu/explore/ai2/setup. Students are encouraged to follow the link on this page and install the App Inventor Companion App on their device ahead of the first class.

Building Wealth-Your Future-Your Choice

$69

By Karen Pennock

ONLINE ONLY - 3:00PM - 4:15PM OR 4:30-5:45PM 

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.

KidzArt

$183

By KidzArt Artisits

In Person - 2:45PM - 4:15PM 

Join KidzArt for our drawing-based art classes. Each week the instructor will guide students through a project while introducing artistic vocabulary and techniques. Students are encouraged to explore their own creativity in a safe and stress-free environment where the focus is having fun and branching out. We will go through an assortment of different mediums which the instructor will provide. No prior art experience necessary. 


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Acting Academy

$138

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!

 

Friday

Vocal Lessons 

$96

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!

Advanced Chess

$128

By Chess Kids

ONLINE ONLY - 3:30PM - 5:00PM

Class Ends on 4/22

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

$85

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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