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Louis "Bruno" Gonzales, Coordinator

520-545-4521
520-545-4516 Fax

265 W. Nebraska St.
Tucson, AZ 85706
United States
32° 9' 16.6536" N, 110° 58' 17.8392" W

Apollo Community School offers extended hours and services designed to meet the needs of students and families. The community school includes a new nutrition wellness center funded by a grant to the UA Arizona Nutrition Network.

Contact coordinator Louis "Bruno" Gonzales at  545-4521 for information. 

Visit the Apollo Community School website.

The establishment of a community school is the result of almost a year of research and planning, which included a survey of 400 local families. La Frontera Center provided a staff member dedicated to this project for the past year to conduct research and planning. The community school will offer services such as fitness classes, homework help, technology training and a computer lab, all free of charge. Services and facilities will be available Monday through Thursday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Program coordinators are currently seeking grant funding to support the program.

Community school program information
Location:    Apollo Middle School
Days:    Mon. – Thurs.
Hours:    5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Facilities:    Fitness room, computer lab, library
Services:    Fitness classes, homework help, technology training, financial literacy, family support, youth mentoring, nutrition education

Partner organizations

  • Amateur Astronomy Club
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • City Council Ward 5
  • El Rio Health Center
  • Goodwill Industries
  • KARE Family Center
  • La Frontera Center
  • Literacy for Life Coalition
  • Luz Social Services
  • New York Life Insurance
  • Pima Federal Credit Union
  • Raytheon
  • Sunnyside Neighborhood Association
  • Trinity Lutheran Church
  • Tucson Police Department
  • UA Cooperative Extension
  • Valencia Library
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