Students have received their spring picture packets. Packets with payment are due to the Office by 

Monday, March 6th.

Below is a list of amount options:

• All 5 Sheets: $42 x 8.1% ($3.40) = $45.40

• Any 4 Sheets: $40 x 8.1% ($3.24) = $43.24

• Any 3 Sheets: $32 x 8.1% ($2.59) = $34.59

• Any 2 Sheets: $22 x 8.1% ($1.78) = $23.78

• Any 1 Sheet: $12 x 8.1% ($.97) = $12.97

 Payment Options:

• Cash (exact amount)

• Check (made payable to Lifetouch)

• Order Online at mylifetouch.com


Please remember these packets are not for you to keep unless you are purchasing the sheets. The payment envelope plus any unpurchased sheets are due to the Office. We need to keep track of each individual packet.

 Thank you!


Congratulations to Bryan Lowe for making it to the State Level of the Geography Bee! He will be competing on March 31st in Phoenix, AZ. Good Luck!


Our Third Grade advanced to the top 4 in the Southern District for the Phoenix Suns Reading competition which means the Sweet Sixteen in the state of Arizona.  Congratulations to the readers in Third Grade.  They are the BEST!


Week 1 of Quarter 4 forms are now available. Forms will be sent home with students THIS Friday. Forms and payment must be returned to the Office by Friday, March 10. Checks are made payable to Carden PTO. Week 2 order forms will be available online in the next newsletter. The amount for Wednesday lunches went up to $5 from $4 (Effective for 4th quarter).


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


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.


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.


“It is better to know how to learn than to know.”

~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, March 9th @ 6:15 pm.

This month, the 1st Grade Parents & Students have their Community Service Project. The Date of cleaning is Thursday, March 9th 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!

THANK YOU to Mr. Dickens, Mr. Baer, Mrs. Shaub, Mrs. Hill, Mrs. Snell and Mrs. Spargur for their dedication of time to clean the classrooms on campus. 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!


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.


Keepin' up with Carden!

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