We wanted to wish all of our Mothers a very Happy Mother's Day! Have a wonderful weekend!


At the Board Meeting on May 11, 2017, the following teacher and staff were hired for the 2017-2018 school year:


Mrs. Harris - Kindergarten Teacher

Mrs. Cowen - 1st Grade Teacher

Ms. Nichols - 2nd Grade Teacher

Mrs. Gardner - 3rd Grade Teacher

Ms. Davidson - 4th Grade Teacher

Miss Stoner - 5th Grade Teacher

Mrs. Bennon - 6th Grade & Middle School Science Teacher

Mrs. Curits - 7th Grade & Middles School Language Arts Teacher

Ms. Chilton - 8th Grade & Middle School Social Studies Teacher

Ms. Jones - Special Education

Mrs. Milchak and Ms. Janton - Aides

Mr. Leyva - Playground Monitor

Mr. Claridge - Music Teacher

Mr. Hendricks - PE/Health Teacher

We are looking forward to an exciting year with the changes to our staff.

Mrs. Binkley is retiring at the end of this year from being the Kindergarten teacher. Thank you for your years of service!


The PTO is looking for more individuals to help fill positions on the PTO Board for the next school year. Currently, we do not have a PTO Board in line for next year. If you have any suggestions or would like to join the PTO, please let Mrs. Harris or Mrs. Martinez know! 


Without a PTO Board, school activities (Fall Carnival, Santa's Workshop, Teacher Appreciation Week, Fundraisers) will not take place. We would lose out on water coolers in the classrooms, vendor lunches, classroom improvement funds, extra money for teacher supplies, all of the fun activities throughout the school year.


Click on the link above to fill out the Parent Survey. It is completely anonymous. We greatly appreciate your input and opinion.


We have a lot of different events coming up over the next month. Please make sure to read through the newsletter, read the Friday packet information and be aware of the texts/e-mails that are sent out on a weekly basis. If you are not receiving any of the items listed above, contact the Office or Mrs. Martinez.

Thank you!


Follow the link to endorse our school. We would like to have this reach as many families as possible along with friends and other family members.


Click HERE and it will take you to a new window. Thank you for your help and support!


Inspire your child’s love of art with Young Rembrandts.

Our innovative step-by-step teaching method, combined with a bountiful selection of drawings, introduces our students to the foundation of art. We believe all children can & should learn to draw,

just as they also learn to read, do math & learn science & technology!

All supplies are provided. All NEW lessons every session.


Visit http://www.youngrembrandts.com/tucson-az/default/ to register your child(ren). All information is in the link.


Week 9 of Quarter 4 forms are now available. Forms will be submitted electronically. Payment must be returned 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. 


Monday - Chick-Fil-A Order FORM

Tuesday - Domino's Pizza FORM

Wednesday - Subway FORM


Click the link above to print out a copy of the Tax Credit paperwork. Please designate on the memo line the Tax year.


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 and wonder, wonder and think.”

~Dr. Suess



 Please join the PTO for their next meeting on Thursday, May 18th @ 6:15 pm.

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!

Thank you to Mrs. Vigil for helping with the Kindergarten Cleaning Service Project. We greatly appreciate your support and willingness to help!


May 2017 

• Monday, May 15th -- Spaghetti Dinner @ 5:30 pm

• Monday, May 15th -- Book Fair @ 5:30 pm

• Monday, May 15th -- Talent Show @ 6:30 pm

• Wednesday, May 17th -- Kindergarten Field Trip to Brandi Fenton

• Thursday, May 18th -- PTO Meeting @ 6:15 pm

• Friday, May 19th -- 6th Grade Opening

• Saturday, May 21st -- Dance Festival @ 6:00 pm @ FWJH

• Monday, May 22nd -- 5th Grade Tea Party @ 1:00 pm

• Tuesday, May 23rd -- 2nd Grade Field trip to STEM lab

• Wednesday, May 24th -- 8th Grade Graduation Ceremony

• Thursday, May 25th -- Water Day

• Friday, May 26th -- Awards Assembly

• Friday, May 26th -- Last Day of 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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