We would like to THANK all of our volunteers who helped with Santa's Workshop this year and for all of the donations that came in. It was a wonderful time for all involved!


Shorts/Skirts/Skorts/Jumpers must be middle finger-tip length (not any shorter). Leggings or shorts worn under outfits DO NOT count as part of the length of the 


If you have further questions or clarification, contact the Office or Mrs. Jeppson at bjeppson@cardenoftucson.org.


Quarter 3 Forms are now available. In order to be included for the first week of Quarter 3 lunches, the online forms must be submitted along with payment to the Office. Checks are made payable to Carden PTO. 


Below is a link for each of the lunch days: 


Monday - Chick-Fil-A Lunch (click HERE)

Tuesday - Domino's Pizza (click HERE)

Wednesday - Subway (click HERE)


Click the link above to print out a copy of the Tax Credit paperwork. Tax Credit for the 2016 year is due to the Office by December 31, 2016.


Friday, December 23rd is our School Christmas Program at 10:00 am. Students may wear Holiday clothes. After the conclusion of the program, students are dismissed for Christmas Break.


Santa will be here at Carden on Friday, December 23rd in the morning from 8:00 am to 9:30 am. This is an opportunity for students to have their picture taken with Santa! Order forms will be sent home every Friday.


The deadline to sign-up and pay is by Friday, December 23rd. 

Any questions, contact Ms. Nichols at hnichols@cardenoftucson.org


Check the Friday Packet for information for the upcoming Elementary Soccer and Basketball Seasons. Cost is $50 with check being made to Carden PTO.

 Click HERE for the form to print at home to fill out.


Any questions, contact Coach Hendricks at phendricks@cardenoftucson.org


Click above to check out the School Calendar for next year!


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 


To reach the Enrichment Program after 4:00 pm, please dial extension 21 when calling the school number of 520.293.6661.


"The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other."      

 - Burton Hills



 Please join the PTO for their next meeting on Thursday, January 19th @ 3:15 pm in the MPR.

Next month, the 3rd Grade Parents & Students have their Community Service Project. The Date of cleaning is Thursday, January 19th at 3:15 pm. Cleaning supplies will be in buckets in the Office with a check list. This is an opportunity for families to become a little more involved! Thank you for your continued support!

The Uniform Store is no longer available. Any donation you may have, please pass them on to other places that might use the clothes (salvation army, goodwill, twice as nice, etc.).

Thank you for all of your help and support.


We want to say THANK YOU to Mrs. Grossi, Mrs. Anderson, Ms. Goudy and Ms. Torres for their spectacular help with the 4th Grade Community Service! We greatly appreciate you!


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!


  December 2016 

• Friday, December 23rd -- Christmas Breakfast @ 8:10 am

• Friday, December 23rd -- Christmas Program @ 10:00 am

• Friday, December 23rd -- Noon Dismissal

January 2017 

• Tuesday, January 3rd -- Report Cards Mailed

• Monday, January 9th -- School Resumes (3rd Quarter Start Date)

• Thursday, January 12th -- 100th Day of School

• Monday, January 16th -- No School (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)

• Thursday, January 19th -- Costa Vida Fundraiser (ALL DAY)

• Thursday, January 19th -- PTO Meeting at 3:15 pm

• Thursday, January 19th -- 3rd Grade Parent/Student Community Service @ 3:15 pm

• Wednesday, January 25th -- National School Choice Event


The Squad Point Link is located HERE. 

Enter your family name with the provided link.


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