In the Friday packet that students will take home today, there is an Intended Enrollment Form for the 2017-2018 school year.

The form must be completed and turned in by Monday, January 30th. 


Week 3 of Quarter 3 forms are now available. 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)


5th Annual Gem in the Desert

National School Choice Celebration


Date: Wednesday, January 25

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Location: Carden of Tucson (Stage Area)

5260 N. Royal Palm Dr.

Tucson, AZ 85705


Join the Carden Families to Celebrate Your School Choice




All will be Dancing ~ Singing ~ Eating Delicious Chili with Treats ~ STEM Hands-On Booths ~ Listen to Special Guests


Invite Friends, Family, Coworkers, etc.


This is a FREE event for everyone to enjoy!


Click the link above to print out a copy of the Tax Credit paperwork. Tax Credit for the 2016 year is available until April 15, 2017. Please designate on the memo line the Tax year.


Tax credits rates have NOT changed. It is still $200 if filing single and $400 if filing married.


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.


Paperwork and Payment is DUE Tuesday, January 17th.


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.


"There is no elevator to SUCCESS. You have to take the STAIRS."



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

This 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.


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!


  January 2017 

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

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

• Thursday, January 19th -- Geo Bee @ 1:30 pm

• 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 @ 4:00 pm

• Thursday, January 26th -- Carden Demonstrations for Teachers

• Friday, January 27th -- Carden Demonstrations for Teachers

• Friday, January 27th -- Spelling Bee @ 1:30 pm

 February 2017 

• Wednesday, February 8th -- Board Meeting @ 4:00 pm

• Thursday, February 9th -- Spring Pictures

• Thursday, February 9th -- Noon Dismissal

• Thursday, February 16th -- PTO Meeting @ 3:30 pm at Peter Piper Pizza

• Thursday, February 16th -- 2nd Grade Parent/Student Community Service @ 3:15 pm

• Thursday, February 16th -- Peter Piper Pizza Fundraiser @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

• Tuesday, February 21st -- Mandatory Washington DC Meeting @ 5:30 pm

• Wednesday, February 22nd -- Rodeo Program @ 1:30 pm

• Thursday, February 23rd -- Rodeo Break (no school)

• Friday, February 24th -- Rodeo Break (no school)


REMINDER: Friday dress code is navy blue bottoms with a red or white polo.

The Squad Point Link is located HERE. 

Enter your family name with the provided link.


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!

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