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2101 E. River Road | Tucson, AZ 85718
Phone: 520-209-7550 | Fax: 520-209-7575

Office Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm
CARE: 520-209-7550

 

 

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:

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QUARTER 3 ACTIVITIES

SCHOOL YEAR 21/22

 

WELCOME EAGLES!!

Dates for Q3:  Jan. 3 - Mar. 11

Registration:  Athletics - Monday, Dec. 13 @ 8:30am

Enrichment - Tuesday, Dec. 14 @ 8:30am

Site Lead: Pam Kline 209-7752

 



Esperero Sports Schedule

ATHLETICS

Basketball - Girl's  6th grade Intramural 2:45-4:15 pm

Monday and Wednesday                           Fee: $120

6th grade girls 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.  Athletes will compete against other area rivals.
*Registration fee includes a quick dry uniform jersey that you will keep at the end of the season.

 

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

Monday-Thursday                            Fee: $ 176

Join the Esperero Canyon Eagles basketball team and build individual and team skills.  Sportsmanship, teamwork and participation will be emphasized.  Teams will compete against teams in the Northeast League.  Tournament dates and game dates will be posted online as soon as they become available.  Overflow teams may be added pending registration numbers and coach availability.
*Registration fee includes a quick dry uniform jersey that you will keep at the end of the season.

 

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

Tuesday & Thursday                           Fee: $120

Boys 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.  Athletes will compete against other area rivals.
*Registration fee includes a quick dry uniform jersey that you will keep at the end of the season.

 

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

Monday - Thursday                            Fee: $176

Join the Esperero Canyon Eagles soccer team and practice dribbling, passing, shooting, team skills and strategies.  Teamwork, sportsmanship, and participation will be emphasized.  Teams will compete against teams in the Northeast League.  Tournament dates and game dates will be posted online as soon as they become available.
*Registration fee includes a quick dry uniform jersey that you will keep at the end of the season.

 

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

Monday and Wednesday                             Fee: $120

Learn skills and techniques to master this field favorite and fulfill your enthusiasm for physical fitness and sportsmanship.  Build team spirit and camaraderie with your teammates in this fun playground sport.

 

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

Monday and Wednesday                             Fee: $176

All 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students, male or female, are invited to register.  To be a good wrestler, you don’t need outstanding athletic ability, but you must possess a good attitude for learning.  Students will have the opportunity to compete against other schools in the Northwest League.
*Registration fee includes a quick dry uniform jersey that you will keep at the end of the season.

 

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

Monday and Wednesday                             Fee: $113

Come enjoy the trails 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 IS REQUIRED.  Students should be able to run 2 miles without a break.  Sportsmanship and participation will be emphasized.  Proper running shoes and water bottle are required.

 

AM Tennis Camp - 6th-8th grade Coed 

Wednesday 7:30-9 AM                             Fee: $46

All 6th, 7th and 8th grade students are invited to register for this camp, where you will practice proper grips, footwork, strokes, volleys and serves by doing drills that are taught in a fun and dynamic way. Athletes will also learn the rules and etiquette that make tennis such an exciting game to play.
*Students are required to provide their own racquets.

 

ATHLETIC PACKET 

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

Q3 ENRICHMENT OFFERINGS

 

Improv - Mondays, 2:45-4:15         Fee:  $171

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.

 

Acting Academy with Drama Kids - Tuesdays, 2:45-4:15          Fee:  $171

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 - Wednesdays, 2:45-4:15            Fee:  $158

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: sunsetcheer@sunsetcheer.com to email shirt size. 
 

KidzArt - Wednesday AM 7:30-9:00              Fee:  $180

Join us for drawing-based art class that incorporates structured learning with individual expression.  Students will be introduced 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,  NO ART EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY! 

 

Chess - Thursdays, 2:45-3:45              Fee:  $88  

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.

 

ONLINE Unity Game Design - Thursdays, 3:30 - 4:30              Fee:  $200

Whizara’s Unity video game development course is for students who dream of video game development. The course introduces students to the fundamentals of programming using C# and game design principles. Students let their imagination loose and get creative to design and develop their very own personalized video games by designing and programming their own characters, scenes, rules of the game and more. Students develop a course-end project to showcase their creativity and learnings from the course. A laptop/PC with internet connectivity is required to participate in this course. Chromebooks won’t work.  NOTE: This is an online instructor-led course to be done at home.

 

Manga Drawing - Thursdays          Fee:  $171  

 

Manga 漫画 are comics or graphic novels originating from Japan.  Most manga conform to a style developed in Japan in the late 19th century.  The term Manga is used in Japan to refer to both comics and cartooning.  Come join us as we explore the popular art style and learn the basics of manga art.  This is a ONE hour class. (2:45 - 3:45pm) Students may go to study hall after this class until 4:15pm.

 

 

Photography - Fridays              Fee:  $129

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!

 

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. (May sign up for more than one week at a time!)


Special Offerings

CFHS DRUMLINE WORKSHOP    Grades: 8-11 

January 4, 11, 18, & 25 4pm - 6pm, Auditions - March 16 & 17

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN JOINING THE CFHS DRUMLINE AND BANDS?  ENROLL IN THIS WORKSHOP TO PRACTICE YOUR SKILLS & PREPARE FOR AUDITIONS!   Meet in the CFHS band room

Football Speed & Agility Camp    Grades: 6-8 

February 7 -February 11

DO YOU WANT YOUR ATHLETE TO WORK TOWARD IMPROVING & INCREASING THEIR BODY MECHANICS, MUSCLE RESPONSE TIME, CONDITIONING, & OVERALL SPEED AND AGILITY? COME OUT AND JOIN COACH DANIEL SAINZ & HIS FALCON STAFF IN THIS COMMUNITY SCHOOLS CAMP! ATHLETES WILL BE TESTED AND TIMED ON VARIOUS DRILLS & EXERCISES THROUGHOUT THIS CAMP, WHILE IMPROVING THEIR OVERALL ATHLETIC CONDITIONING THROUGH GOAL SETTING, DETERMINATION, & HARD WORK! CFHS (MINI) SOUTH GYM FIELD


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