Love of Reading Dr. Seuss Spirit Week

February 13th – February 17th

Each day is themed after a different Dr. Seuss Book

*Students who do not want to participate are to come dressed in their school uniform*


WEAR STRIPES! (red and white theme)

-Cat in the Hat-



-Fox in Socks-



-Wacky Wednesday-



-My Many Colored Days-



WEAR PAJAMAS! (must be appropriate)

-The Sleep Book-


Our Carden Third Grade is involved in a Final Four reading competition sponsored by the department of education. The class has reached the level of the elite eight! The students have been working hard and are in hopes of making the Final Four which will be announced on February 22nd. They are able to reach this goal by utilizing the reading program myOn on the internet. Make sure your students are reading a lot!


Congratulations to our Third Grade class and Good Luck! 


Week 7 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


The class with the most participation at Peter Piper Pizza will win a pizza party! A sign-in sheet will be available to write your name.


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.


“Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the things you can think up if only you try!”

~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.

This 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!


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 

• 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)

March 2017 

• Monday, March 6th -- Spirit Week - Pajama Day

• Tuesday, March 7th -- Spirit Week - Battleship Day (Color Theme)

• Wednesday, March 8th -- Spirit Week - Scrabble Day

• Wednesday, March 8th -- DC Trip for 7th & 8th Grade

• Thursday, March 9th -- Spirit Week - Nerd Day

• Thursday, March 9th -- PTO Meeting @ 6:15 pm

• Thursday, March 9th -- 1st Grade Parent/Student Community Service @ 3:15 pm

• Friday, March 10th -- Spirit Week - Career Day

• Friday, March 10th -- Noon Dismissal

• Saturday, March 11th & 12th -- Festival of Books at U of A

• Monday, March 13th thru March 24th -- Spring Break

• Monday, March 27th -- School Resumes


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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