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From the Principal

Welcome Back to School! - posted by Mrs Livingood on July 28, 2014 and has No Comments

Dear Carden Families, It is with great pleasure that I welcome all of you to the 2014-2015 school year! I know I say this every year, but I am always in such awe with what a wonderful school year we have planned. As many of you know, this is our 35th year as a school. …Continue Reading


Kindergarten

Kindergarten Weekly Schedule - posted by Mrs. Binkley on August 3, 2014 and has No Comments

Kindergarten Schedule 2014-2015 Monday: Music 10:45-11:15 am Tuesday: PE 10:15-10:45 am, Health 12:55-1:25 pm Wednesday: Computer 2-2:45 pm Thursday: Music 10:45-11:15 am Friday: PE 10:15-10:45 am  


First Grade

Da Drops - posted by Mrs. Cowen on September 1, 2015 and has No Comments

Last Thursday, Tucson Water was kind enough to send one of their best to teach us about the water cycle, water conservation, and the history of Tucson’s water. Dr. Faucet was highly impressed by our knowledge and listening skills, and was happy to introduce us to Slick (her water droplet sidekick). Here are a few …Continue Reading

Apples and Oceans - posted by Mrs. Cowen on August 21, 2015 and has Comment (1)

This next week is one of my favorites. Apple week is full of fun, experiments, poems, and -you guessed it- APPLES!!! During our apple feast, we will go back in time to learn about Johnny Appleseed himself! It will be a week to remember. We had so much fun learning about the water cycle and …Continue Reading

First Quarter Spelling - posted by Mrs. Cowen on August 3, 2015 and has No Comments

Attached are the spelling lists for the entire first quarter. If you misplace your home copy, you can print off a new one from here.  New spelling words are given every Monday and Wednesday. Spelling tests are every Tuesday and Thursday (memorized). If a student did not receive 100% on their spelling, the re-tests are every Wednesday …Continue Reading


Second Grade

Our Grade 2 update 3rd week of School - posted by Ms. Nichols on August 17, 2015 and has No Comments

Through all our subject areas we managed to complete our individual earth pop up books, build a volcano, study Edgar Degas, and develop social skills. I would like to say Thank You to all the parents that were able to join us for Back to School Night. For all those who were unable to attend, …Continue Reading

Week 2 ~ 1st Quarter :) - posted by Ms. Nichols on August 7, 2015 and has No Comments

We have had a successful journey into the Earth, from Crust to Core! Your child has become an author and illustrator of their own Earth book. They have accomplished Writing, Reading, and Math Assessments this week. They have been tapping into previous knowledge and expanding their universe with Language skills: Capitalization, Punctuation, Sentence Structure and …Continue Reading

Welcome Grade 2 Families - posted by Ms. Nichols on July 31, 2015 and has No Comments

July, 2015 Dear Parents, Welcome to the Grade 2 Class of 2015 -2016. Your child has had a successful first week of school! We will be on many adventures the 1st Quarter, learning Reading, Writing, Language, Math, Science, Social Studies, Penmanship/Cursive, Art, and many other activities. Come to our Back to School Night August 10, …Continue Reading


Third Grade

SPELLING LESSON 10 AUG 31-SEPT 2 - posted by Rosemary Gardner on August 31, 2015 and has No Comments

LESSON 10 Mabel April October Friday Edith lonely Hazel Peter polite Tony lazy November Susan skill

Lesson 11 Sept 2-4 - posted by Rosemary Gardner on and has No Comments

LESSON 11 empty left stem exit entrance melting popcorn tremble test splendid selfish pest sentence absent

Welcome - posted by Rosemary Gardner on July 22, 2015 and has No Comments

Welcome back to school.  I am looking forward to a wonderful year.  I will be posting the spelling words for each week on this site ( when I don’t have a senior moment and forget).  Your child should bring the words home each day but in an emergency check here.  Remember Third Grade is the …Continue Reading


Fourth Grade

Week of Aug. 31 – Sept. 4 - posted by Amber Curtis on August 31, 2015 and has No Comments

Hello Fourth Grade Families!  A couple of reminders:  1.  We will take our first field trip on Sept. 17th  to Apple Annie’s orchard in Willcox where we will learn about agriculture and get to pick some delicious apples.  Please turn in your field trip permission form by Sept. 8th.  We need 4 drivers if you …Continue Reading

Week of August 24-28 - posted by Amber Curtis on August 24, 2015 and has No Comments

Hello there!  We are cruising right along – can you believe the quarter is half over?  If you haven’t had a chance to sign up for parent-teacher conferences please do so.  I’d love to meet with you. In Social Studies we are finishing up a Bill of Rights project and continuing with our government unit. …Continue Reading

Week of Aug. 10 – 14 - posted by Amber Curtis on August 10, 2015 and has No Comments

Last week was a great week!  We took our first spelling test on Friday and the students scored well!  They are bringing the test home tonight (Monday) for you to look at and sign.  If they score below an 86 I would like them to correct their tests to receive half credit for the answers …Continue Reading


Fifth Grade

Beethoven - posted by Ms. Stoner on August 19, 2014 and has No Comments

This week the fifth grade class will be learning about Ludvig Van Beethoven during our “Fine Arts Fridays.”  If you have some of his music at home, play a little bit.  It is a great start for them. We will be listening to his music in class, but the more they hear it, the more …Continue Reading

Fifth Grade Opening - posted by Ms. Stoner on August 11, 2014 and has No Comments

On Friday, August 15 the fifth grade class will be leading the school in the morning opening. Please be at the school at 8:10 if you plan on coming. the program begins at 8:15. Hope to see you all there.

Class Messenger - posted by Ms. Stoner on and has No Comments

This year, I am trying a new, faster approach in getting in touch with you, the parents. We will be using a Scholastic sponsored Class Messenger. in the next few days you should be receiving an email from them. please follow the directions to sign up. if you did not leave your email with me …Continue Reading


Sixth Grade

Rolling along….. - posted by sbennon on August 31, 2015 and has No Comments

Today, 6th grade had its first microscope lab. I wish I had recorded what it sounded like! Sounds of, “WOW!” “That is so cool!” “Crazy!” “Oh man!” and “This is awesome!” filled the room. Since we were simply looking a newspaper letter “e” I can’t wait to see their reaction to looking a their own …Continue Reading

Things To Look Forward To…… - posted by sbennon on August 9, 2015 and has No Comments

Click on the following to view a slideshow showing some of the things we will be doing this year: Slideshow Enjoy!

What to Expect: First Quarter - posted by sbennon on July 31, 2015 and has No Comments

6th Grade Introduction to the lab Measuring/Graphing Cells Environment Earth Structure Grit (Students will do a cell project.) 7th Grade Introduction to the lab Measuring/Graphing Organisms in Ecosystems Changes in Environments (Students will do an organism project.) 8th Grade Introduction to lab Measuring/Graphing Cell Review Genetics/Genetic Engineering Reproduction/Heredity (Students will do a genetic engineering project.)


Seventh Grade

Week 4: 2015-2016 - posted by Ms. Davidson on August 17, 2015 and has No Comments

Hello Everyone! So far, this year has been marvelous! I’m so happy to have all of your students in my classroom throughout the day- they really bring a smile to my face! Here is the news around these parts: Parent/Teacher conferences are coming! If you have not yet signed up, please do so! I would …Continue Reading

Week 1 - posted by Ms. Davidson on July 29, 2015 and has No Comments

Hello Everyone! Welcome to a new school year! I hope your student has enjoyed the last 3 days here and that the rest will be just as wonderful. My goal is to update this blog weekly, but I am sorry in advance if it does not happen every week. I hope you’ve all had a …Continue Reading

Week 27! - posted by Ms. Davidson on February 23, 2015 and has No Comments

Hello families- First, here are our weekly outlines for each grade: Week 27 *There is no spelling this week due to the upcoming long weekend* UPCOMING EVENTS: This Wednesday is our Rodeo Program @ 1:30pm – Come join the fun! The Book Fair is on campus until Wednesday, Feb. 25th! Our final DC trip meeting …Continue Reading


Eighth Grade

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