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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 ORANGE GROVE

COMMUNITY SCHOOLS!

1911 E Orange Grove Rd, Tucson, AZ 85718

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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 Orange Grove Middle School!


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ENROLL IN THESE COURSES AT:

CS.CFSD16.ORG

Enrichment Card from CS registration program

 

 

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

PANTHERS!!

 

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

Registration opens Thursday, December 10

Classes begin the week of January 4 unless noted.

Site Lead: Myranda Christian 209-8237

 

 

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

In-person or remote: Tuesday OR Thursday $80  

Begins Tuesday, 1/19 or Thursday 1/14

Click this link for details.

 



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E Sports for Beginners

$136

By Mr. Bregel

ONLINE ONLY - Mondays and Tuesdays 3:15-4:15

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.

 

 

 

Building Wealth-Your Future-Your Choices

$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.

 

 

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E Sports for Beginners

2 day class, Mondays and Tuesdays - ONLINE

 

Acting Academy

$189

By Drama Kids

ONLINE - 3:00PM - 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!

 

Cheer

$170

By Sunset Cheer

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

Become a member of the first-ever Sunset Spirit Squad! Sunset Cheer will teach students the fundamentals of performing cheer, dances, jumps, and basic motions. Their experienced staff will also lead students through strengthening and agility exercises all while emphasizing teamwork and school spirit.

 

Intro to Java Script

$252

By Lear2Code

ONLINE - 2:45PM - 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.

 

 

 

Vocal Lessons

$132

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!

 

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Yearbook

$132

By Miriam Oviedo

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

Returning students only.

Please enroll for quarter 3.

 

Vocal Lessons for 6th graders

$88

By Ms. Koeppen

ONLINE ONLY - 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!

 

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.

 

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.


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Building Wealth-Your Future-Your Choices

$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 - 3:15PM - 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

Acting Academy

$154

By Drama Kids

In Person - 2:45PM - 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!

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.

 

KidzArt

$229

By KidzArt Staff

In Person - 2:45PM - 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 

$108

By David Fink

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

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

Advanced Chess

THURSDAY

$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 friends, and teach them different chess techniques. Some prior experience necessary.

Creative Writing

$120

By April Rubasch

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

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 - 9:00PM

2:45pm - 4:15pm

THURSDAY

2:45pm - 4:15pm

FRIDAY

2:45pm - 4:15pm

STUDY HALL is a fee based option offered to students to do homework or quiet reading.

COST:  $7.50 per 1.5 hours per day

 

Signing up:  Sign up on the study hall calendar per day needed. The week will remain open 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. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW:

Completed Athletic Packets MUST be turned in to the Athletic Director prior to first day of practice. Students will not be allowed to practice without this paperwork turned in. Packets are available for download HERE, at the OG front office, or at our district office.

The first week of practice is MANDATORY. During this time, we are placing students on teams, doing concussion training and other safety information is being shared, and we encourage your attendance.

Grade checks will be performed mid-quarter. Students must have a passing grade in all classes to be eligible to play. Please see the Interscholastic/Intramural Sports Agreement in your Athletic Packet.


 

 

 

 

 

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