French Class Crepe Party and Parents are invited!

The 4th - 8th grade French classes are celebrating "La Fete de la Chandeleur" on February 7th & 8th. The students and parents will be making and assembling their own crepes under the supervision of Madame Milchak. Below is list of times for each specific grade:

• 4th Grade: Tuesday, February 7th @ 12:30 pm

• 6th Grade: Tuesday, February 7th @ 1:30 pm

• 5th Grade: Wednesday, February 8th @ 12:30 pm

• 7th Grade: Wednesday, February 8th @ 1:30 pm

• 8th Grade: Wednesday, February 8th @ 2:00 pm

If any parents are planning to attend, please click on CREPES to enter your information so Madame Milchak can plan accordingly.

Madame Milchak will provide all of the materials needed, but anything you can donate for the event would be greatly appreciated. Donations need to be sent in by Monday, February 6th. Items needed:

• Canned Whipped Cream

• Fresh strawberries or other berries

• Eggs

• Evaporated milk

• All purpose gluten free flour

• Apple cider or apple juice

• Paper plates (full size)

• Plastic utensils


Week 6 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. 

Exact amount MUST be sent into the Office. We do NOT have change to refund individuals. Thank you.



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 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.


Location: Peter Piper Pizza on Oracle & Limberlost

Date: Thursday, February 16th

Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm


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.


“With your head full of brains and your shoes full of feet, you’re too smart to go down any not-so-good street.”

~Dr. Suess




Saturday, April 8, 2017


Place: The Pines in Marana

Start time: 7:30 a.m.

Cost: $400 for a team of 4 or $100 for an individual (includes golf cart, prizes and a light lunch at the clubhouse)


Reservations need to be made by March 31, 2017 to receive 3 free raffle tickets.





This year’s proceeds go toward the cost of a new multi-purpose / library building.

If unable to attend, please consider donating a prize or sponsoring a hole for $100.


For any questions, please contact the school at:  Carden of Tucson

                                                                              5260 N. Royal Palm Dr.

                                                                              Tucson, AZ  85705       

                                                                              (520) 293-6661                                                                                     kmartinez@cardenoftucson.org



 Please join the PTO for their next meeting on Thursday, February 16th @ 3:30 pm at Peter Piper Pizza on Oracle.

Next month, the 2nd Grade Parents & Students have their Community Service Project. The Date of cleaning is Thursday, February 16 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!


We would like to extend a HUGE Thank You to Mrs. Doucet, the Coleman Family, Mr. Nisbet & Mrs. Whitehurst for cleaning the classrooms for our monthly cleaning service project. We greatly appreciate your help!



It’s almost the LOVE OF READING WEEK and we need your help! Love of Reading Week is February 13th – 17th and we need volunteers to read to our students. You can read to any grade level you feel comfortable. We ask that you come prepared to have a short discussion with the class on why reading is important in your life. Then you will have the opportunity to read poetry, a picture book or a chapter book from your favorite children’s book (we can provide one for you, if you’d like). Our goal is to build our students’ LOVE for reading and their understanding for the importance of reading. We would love to have parents & grandparents as well as community members come and read. We need adults from ALL careers. If you have any connections with news, radio, uniformed personnel (military, law enforcement, fire fighters, EMT, etc.), athletes, or coaches that might be willing to come read to the kids let us know. They would be great additions to our list. We look forward to a great week of guest readers!

 ***Please contact Mrs. Harris at cardenpto@cardenoftucson.org for further details or to SIGN-UP to be a volunteer reader!

Lunch Schedule for Reading Times:

• K – 11:40 to 12:00

• 1st – 11:40 to 12:00

• 2nd – 12:05 to 12:30

• 3rd – 11:40 to 12:00

• 4th – 12:05 – 12:30

• 5th – 11:40 to 12:00

• Middle School – 12:10 to 12:35


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!


  February 2017 

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

• Thursday, February 9th -- Spring Pictures

• Thursday, February 9th -- Noon Dismissal

• Monday, February 13th - 17th -- Love of Reading Week

• 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.


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