• Student Lunches are provided by different vendors each week, Monday-Wednesday. Lunch orders are ALWAYS placed a week in advance. There is never same day/week ordering.

• If you have ordered lunches for your students for the quarter, please remember the Monday and Wednesday order forms MUST be returned to the office every week. Without the forms, lunches will not be ordered for your student.

Any questions, contact the Office at 520.293.6661.

Thank you!


Save Around Coupon Books have been handed out to ALL families! This is a great opportunity to fundraise for the new building. We are getting closer to meeting our goal and couldn't be more excited!

Sell as many as possible and keep up the incredible work!



Books/Orders/Money are due Monday, August 29.


Contact the Carden PTO with any questions at cardenpto@cardenoftucson.org



Help Carden of Tucson Raise Funds for Our much needed Library

Tickets: $5.00 each

• The Shaub family is a requesting that each family sell 5 tickets

• Unsold tickets must be returned to the Office in an envelope by November 1, 2016

• Must return raffle stub to the Office to be entered in the drawing

• Drawing will be held on November 10, 2016 - need not be present to win

• More tickets available in the Office

Any questions or concerns, contact Mrs. Shaub at 520.449.3875 or gokatieshaub@gmail.com


Please click HERE to sign-up for a time to meet with your child's teacher for the 1st Quarter (August 29th - September 1st). Each Family needs to sign-up with each teacher. Meetings are set for 15 minutes in length.

Please e-mail Mrs. Martinez at kmartinez@cardenoftucson.org if you have any questions.


Enrichment Program Hours: 

Monday - Friday

Morning: 7:00 am to 8:00 am

Afternoon: 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Any Half Days, The Enrichment Program will NOT be available. Students MUST be picked up by 12:15 pm.

Billing Statements will be sent home weekly. Statements are to be paid in a timely manner. If you would like to pay through the Enrichment Program PayPal account, please click on the following link. 

Thank you,

Ms. Chilton 


Dr. Seuss thought of the week:

"Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope."


Friday Morning All School Openings


Please make sure to join the students and faculty for Friday morning Openings. Next week's Opening will be led by Fourth Grade (8/26)


 Contact the members at cardenpto@cardenoftucson.org


 Please join the PTO for their next meeting on Thursday, September 15, 2016 @ 6:15 pm in the MPR. 

A great way to support Carden of Tucson is linking your Amazon account to an Amazon Smiles Account. Follow this LINK to start using Amazon Smiles. You have the option to choose the charitable organization which would be Carden of Tucson. Thank you for your continued support!


Classroom Parent Volunteers are needed! Please fill out this FORM if you would be interested! Thank you for all of your help and support!


August 2016

• Thursday August 25th -- Noon Dismissal - Teacher Grading Period

• Friday, August 26th -- 4th Grade Opening

• Monday, August 29th -- Parent/Teacher Conferences

• Tuesday, August 30th -- Parent/Teacher Conferences

• Wednesday, August 31st -- Parent/Teacher Conferences 

September 2016 

• Thursday, September 1st -- Parent/Teacher Conferences

• Friday, September 2nd -- 3rd Grade Opening

• Monday, September 5th -- Labor Day (No School)

• Friday, September 9th -- 2nd Grade Opening

• Thursday, September 15th -- PTO Meeting @ 6:15 pm

• Thursday, September 15th -- 7th Grade Parent Community Service @ 4:30 pm

• Friday, September 16th -- 1st Grade Opening

• Friday September 23rd -- Kindergarten Opening

• Saturday, September 24th -- Constitution Rehearsal from 9:00 - 12:00 @ ASDB

• Saturday, September 24th -- Constitution Program @ 6:30 pm at ASDB

• Friday, September 30th -- Noon Dimissal (Teacher Grading Period)


2016-2017 School Calendar


Click on the link above to check the School Calendar regularly for upcoming events! 


Squad Points are located here! Please click on this Link to enter your Family Name.


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 GreatSchools.com!


Just a Few Friendly Reminders:


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 and use the north entrance to back parking lot. 


If your student is absent, please call the office by 9:00AM. 


Visitors on Campus!

Parents, friends, family, and visitors, if you are coming on campus meaning the parking lot too, please make sure you sign in at the office! Do not go to talk with students  without checking into the office. This will help keep classroom disruptions to a minimum and insure campus safety!

Thank you for your cooperation! 


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