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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

Welcome to First Grade! - posted by Mrs. Cowen on July 27, 2015 and has No Comments

Dear Parents and students, What a wonderful first day! We started by reading Swimmy, a fun story about working together and being your own fish. Then we read The Kissing Hand. This book was extra special, because it reassured us that even though going to school is sometimes scary, our moms love us and that will …Continue Reading

Happy Thanksgiving! - posted by Mrs. Cowen on November 26, 2014 and has No Comments

Happy Thanksgiving! It’s Thanksgiving week! What a fun time to learn about the pilgrims and being thankful On Monday, the students made finger puppets and reenacted the first Thanksgiving for their classmates It was great to see the students working and collaborating together. Tuesday we had a fun writing activity about who (or what) is best to …Continue Reading

Apple Week - posted by Mrs. Cowen on August 22, 2014 and has No Comments

This past week has been such a fun week full of apples activities! From math to art, who knew we could have so much fun with apples! MATH: In math we learned how to divide a solid in half as well as count, add, and graph the apple seeds. SCIENCE: Learning about different types of apples …Continue Reading


Second Grade

Chain and “O” ring Science experiment - posted by Ms. Nichols on February 11, 2015 and has No Comments

Our Grade 2 class are learning the Scientific Method by following a series of steps. It involves learning through observation and experimentation. Our question: Does the length of the chain make a difference in connecting to the “O” ring? Hypothesis: Some student say “Yes”, and some students say “No”. After testing 3 different chain lengths, …Continue Reading

Bird Report Assignment - posted by Ms. Nichols on February 4, 2015 and has No Comments

February 3, 2015 Dear Parents, Our Grade 2 class have been studying a variety of birds, and specific characteristics of birds. Each child has chosen a different bird. The requirements are: A rough draft or first copy of factual bird sentences is due the week of February 23rd (about 3weeks or before; just the 20 …Continue Reading

January 2015 update - posted by Ms. Nichols on January 26, 2015 and has No Comments

January 12, 2015 Happy New Year Grade 2 Parents, We are all eager to do our best in the New Year! This is the 3rd Quarter and we will be studying many new concepts in reading, language, spelling, vocabulary, social studies, science, math, and penmanship (cursive). Some of our special events: Studying birds for 8 …Continue Reading


Third Grade

Lesson 1 July 29-31 - posted by Rosemary Gardner on July 29, 2015 and has No Comments

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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

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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

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.)

Welcome Back Carden Middle School!!!! - posted by sbennon on July 26, 2015 and has No Comments

It was wonderful seeing all of the middle school parents at Friday’s meeting; what a turn out!! I am really looking forward to a great year! Here’s a bad joke to get the year rolling:  

no math homework - posted by sbennon on March 27, 2015 and has No Comments

Hi everybody! Please don’t stress about the math homework I assigned. I wasn’t able to post the link so decided to give everybody a break from homework.


Seventh Grade

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

Week 25 - posted by Ms. Davidson on February 9, 2015 and has No Comments

Hello Families! Welcome to another new week! Theres a lot going on around here, so lets get started! First off, here are the weekly outlines for this week: 6th Grade- Weekly Outline 7th Grade- Weekly Outline 8th Grade- Weekly Outline 6th grade is moving into learning about the life of Jesus, as well as some …Continue Reading


Eighth Grade

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Parent Information

3rd Annual National School Choice Event 2015 - posted by Ms. Nichols on January 27, 2015 and has No Comments

3rd Annual National School Choice Week 2015 A Gem in the Desert 4:00 p.m. First Forty receive a yellow scarf National School Choice Dance 4:10 p.m. Ms. Nichols Welcomes all Carden Family and Friends Mrs. Jeppson leads Pledge of Allegiance Mia Montoya sings the Star Spangled Banner Mrs. Livingood National School Choice ~Carden of Tucson …Continue Reading


PTO

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