Items are needed for the Raffle Baskets for the Fall Carnival on Friday, November 3rd. Below is a list of which class has which themed basket. Please have donations to the classrooms by Tuesday, October 31st.


• Kindergarten -- Arts & Crafts Basket (coloring books, crayons, glue, tape, etc.)

• 1st Grade -- Coffee & Tea Basket (mugs, coffee, tea, hot cocoa, etc.)

• 2nd Grade -- Silver/Gold Color Themed Basket (candy, jewelry, get creative!)

• 3rd Grade -- Lights, Camera, Movie Night Basket (DVDs, popcorn, candy, etc.)

• 4th Grade -- Fast Food Basket (gift cards, coupons, etc.)

• 5th Grade -- Spa Day Basket (bath salts, lotion, sugar scrub, etc.)

• 6th Grade -- Tailgate/BBQ Basket (grill utensils, games, serving trays, etc.)

• 7th Grade -- U of A Basket (cooler, cups, hats, t-shirts, etc.)

• 8th Grade -- Snacker's Delight Basket (nuts, cookies, chips, soda, juice, etc.)

• Office/Specials -- Parent's Night Out (monetary donations, gift certificates)


Our Fall Carnival is Friday, November 3rd! Time is flying by and it will be here before we know it. A ticket/wristband order form has been sent home. Please fill it out and send it to the Office with payment as soon as possible if you plan to order in advance. If you have yet to receive or see the order form, stop by the Office for an extra form.

We are looking forward to a spectacular evening!


Pennies for Pasta has come to a close for this school year. We want to thank ALL students who helped with this awesome event with bringing in their money. The grand total that was raised by all classrooms was $1,671.16! Congratulations to our 3rd Grade class for going above their classroom goal and raising the most funds of $319.81. Below is a total for EACH classroom:

1st place: $319.81 (3rd Grade)

2nd place: $289.04 (4th Grade)

3rd place: $235.66 (1st Grade)

4th place: $215.62 (7th Grade)

5th place: $139.84 (2nd Grade)

6th place: $133.12 (6th Grade)

7th place: $137.43 (8th Grade)

8th place: $117.99 (5th Grade)

9th place: $82.65 (Kindergarten)


Thank you so very much for all of the support!


Mrs. Jeppson is in need of volunteers to help with the Book Fair on Thursday, November 9th from 8:30 am to till 12:00 pm. The Book Fair will be closed during the Veteran's Day Program but will be open before and after. If you are interested in helping, contact Mrs. Jeppson at bjeppson@cardenoftucson.org

Thank you!


Join us for our Annual Veteran's Day Program to be held Thursday, November 9th at 10:30 am.

Anyone and everyone is invited to attend the program!




Student Attire for the Program:

K - 2nd: White Polo and Navy Blue Bottoms

3rd - 5th: Royal Blue Polo (not baby blue or navy blue) and Navy Blue Bottoms

6th - 8th: Red Polo (not maroon) and Navy Blue Bottoms

If you have any questions about colors, please contact the Office.


We are looking forward to having everyone in attendance for this special occasion!


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 from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm



$5.00 per individual or $8.00 per family billable in 15 minute increments.


The Enrichment Program will NOT be available on half days. 

Billing Statements will be sent home weekly. Statements are to be paid in a timely manner. Payment methods include cash, check (made payable to Shawn Chilton) or through the PayPal account. If you would like to pay through the Enrichment Program PayPal account, please click on the following LINK. 

Thank you,

Ms. Chilton 


“Explain your anger instead of expressing it, and you will find solutions instead of arguments.”



 Please join the PTO for their next meeting on Thursday, November 16th at 6:00 pm in the MPR.

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!


November 2017 

• Wednesday, November 1st -- 3rd Field Trip - Bats at Brandi Fenton from 9:30-11:30

• Thursday, November 2nd -- Fall Carnival Basket Assembling at 5:30 pm

• Friday, November 3rd -- 7th & 8th Field Trip to Pioneer History Museum

• Friday, November 3rd -- Fall Carnival from 4:00-7:00

• Saturday, November 4th -- Cross Country - State Meet

• Tuesday, November 7th -- Dollar for Duds Day

• Wednesday, November 8th -- 1st & 2nd Field Trip - Bats at Brandi Fenton from 9:30-11:30

• Wednesday, November 8th -- Board Meeting at 4:00 pm

• Thursday, November 9th -- Veteran's Day Program at 10:00 am

• Thursday, November 9th -- Book Fair

• Thursday, November 9th -- Noon Dismissal

• Friday, November 10th -- No School - Veteran's Day Observance

• Thursday, November 16th -- Kindergarten to Farm from 9:30-12:30

• Thursday, November 16th -- PTO Meeting at 6:00 pm

• Friday, November 17th -- 6th Field Trip - STEM from 9:00-1:30

• Wednesday, November 22nd -- 2nd Grade Play at 10:30

• Wednesday, November 22nd -- Noon Dismissal

• Thursday, November 23rd -- Thanksgiving Break (No School)

• Friday, November 24th -- Thanksgiving Break (No School)

• Thursday, November 30th -- Picture Retakes


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

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