AIMS testing starts Monday, April 14th at 8:30AM for fourth through eighth grade. Second grade will be taking the Stanford 10 starting Tuesday along with third grade starting AIMS on Tuesday.  

Kindergarden and first grade are not tested.

All grades are scheduled to finish testing on Thursday!

Please make sure your students get a good night's rest and eat a great breakfast every morning!

The Carden faculty and staff are proud of all the hard work every student has done this year!

Go Cougars!  

Spring Community Meeting!

Many thanks to all who were able to attend our Spring Community meeting.  If you did not get a handout please contact the office.  

Washington, D.C. 2015

Get ready, Carden is going back to Washington, D.C for Spring Break 2015!


Questions? Contact Mrs. Livingood

Kite Day!

Friends and family are encouraged to join their student on Friday, April 18th at 11:15 for Kite Day! 

Lunch orders must be in by Wednesday morning 4/16.

Contact your student's teacher for more details of classroom activities! 

Kindergarden Tuition and Supply Donation! 

Thank you to all of our families who have contacted the office regarding Kindergarden Tuition and Supply Donation!

If you have any questions, please contact the office.  All donations need to be completed before May 23rd. 

Go Cougars!

Easy ways to help support Carden!

Don't forget to bring in your BoxTops and other easy ways to help Carden!

Tax Credits are being accepted in the office, see Miss Gardner or Mrs. Livingood with any questions!

Carden Flag Football Team

Our Flag Football Team went undefeated this year.  It was our first season and the team members worked together and had a terrific time.  Many thanks to Coach Moseley who led them to victory. Team members were: James and Jessica Roudebush, Eric and Dyani Stoddard, Macky Moore, Deuce Mosely, Caleb Harris, Will Joyce and Andrew Rockel.

Way to go Cougars!

Mae Carden thought of the week:

"Stop the complaining! Counter it with, "Tell me two good things."

-Mae Carden

Let's Bring Them Up Sensibly, pg. 50

The Carden PTO

Don't forget the next PTO meeting is Tuesday, April 29th at 4:30 PM! 

 Upcoming Events  

April 2014

  • Saturday, April 12th -- Middle School Dance @ 6:00--to 9:00 PM

  • Monday thru Friday, April 14-18 -- AIMS TESTING

  • Friday, April 18th -- 1st Grade Opening @ 8:15 AM 

  • Friday, April 18th -- Kite Day @ 11:30 AM

  • Thursday, April 24th -- Early Out, Noon Dismissal

  • Saturday, April 26th -- 9th Annual Golf Tournament @ 7:30 AM


May 2014

  • Thursday, May 1st -- Kindergarten Round-up @ 9:00-10:30 AM

  • Thursday, May 1st -- 4th and 7th grade to Tombstone

  • Friday, May 2nd -- 3rd Grade Pow-wow @ 6:30-10:00 PM

  • Monday, May 5th- 9th -- Teacher Appreciation Week

  • Friday, May 9th -- Teacher Appreciation Breakfast @ 7:45 AM

  • Friday, May 9th -- Early out @ Noon   Teacher In-Service

  • Monday, May 12th-- Spaghetti Dinner and Talent Show & Book Fair @ 5:00PM 

  • Wednesday, May 14th -- 7th and 8th grade to JA Finance Park in Phoenix

  • Saturday, May 17th -- Dance Festival @ 5:30 PM @ Flowing Wells Jr. High School

  • Thursday, May 22nd -- Water Day!

  • Thursday, May 22nd- 8th Grade Graduation   Dinner @ 6:30 PM (By Invitation only)  Ceremony @ 7:15 Everyone Welcome

  • Friday, May 23rd -- Awards Ceremony @ 8:15 AM---Yearbook passed out---Early dismissal

Keepin' up with Carden!

Start following Carden on Facebook! Click here to "like" our page and show your support! We are communicating more and more using facebook! We want to make sure everyone is connected! 

 Also, please take a minute to review Carden of Tucson on!

Just a Few Friendly Reminders:

Every child must be registered in the After School Program (even if you never use it) so that if an emergency should arise and you are not able to arrive by 3:30 PM or if you have to drop your children off before 8 AM they will have a place to go. 

If you need forms please contact Mrs. O'Leary or the office.

Please use the car pool line when picking up or dropping off students.  If you need to go to office, park in the parking lot. 


If your student is absent, please call the office by 9:30AM. 

Children are asked to wear white or red tops and blue bottoms on Fridays.  Socks are to worn by all students


Visitors on Campus!

Parents, friends, family, and visitors, if you are coming on campus, please make sure you sign in at the office! Do not go to the classroom without checking in at the office.

This will help keep classroom disruptions to a minimum and insure campus safety!

Thank you for your cooperation! 


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