Reminders from the Student Handbooks:


• Tennis shoes must be worn during PE for ALL grades. Converse/Boots/Vans/Crocs do NOT count as tennis shoes.

• Students who do not bring a uniform to change into after P.E. are required to call their parents for the proper attire. Students will be required to wait in the office for their change of clothes and will not be allowed to go back to class until they have changed into their uniform.

• Homework: Parents may email their child’s teacher by 8:00 in the morning in order to give the teacher(s) time to collect the work. Homework will be available in the office for parents to collect after students have been released by 3:30 pm. If teachers receive emails later in the day (i.e. after lunch), or if parents are unable to pick homework up in the office after 3:30, students may request their homework the following day or upon return to school. Students have the number of days absent plus an extra day to complete the assignments missed for full credit.


Picture Retakes are Thursday, November 30th.


Here are some reminders for retakes:

• Retakes are for students who were absent or who are new from the original picture day

• Students MUST bring their original picture packet if they would like them redone. Without the packet, the parent will need call customer service to reorder their packet.

If you have any questions, contact Mrs. Jeppson at bjeppson@cardenoftucson.org


6th Annual Schoolgivingmas


Date: Friday, December 22nd

Time: 8:10 am - 9:00 am

Location: Carden MPR



Family and friends are invited to join in our annual holiday breakfast on December 22nd. Carden is hosting this year and are asking EACH student to bring an item that corresponds with their class assignment.

Please bring items Friday, December 22, 2017 by 7:45 am.

• Carden PTO Will Provide Paper Products and Utensils

• Cold Drinks (Milk Boxes, Juice Boxes) – 8th Grade

• Bagels and Cream Cheese (pre-cut) – Kindergarten

• Fruit (pre-cut) or fruit cups –1st Grade

• Hot Dishes (casseroles, burritos, eggs, bacon, sausage, hash-browns, etc.) – 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Grades

• Pastries (doughnuts, Danishes) – 6th Grade

• Gogurts or individual yogurts 7th Grade

Please make sure food items are pre-cut and ready to serve upon arrival. Label your dishware if you would like it returned. Thank you!


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.

*Any students not picked up by 5:00 pm, will be charged $10 per every 5 minutes passed 5 o'clock.


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 


"As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them."

-- John Fitzgerald Kennedy



 Please join the PTO for their next meeting on Thursday, December 14th 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 

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

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

• Thursday, November 30th -- Picture Retakes

• Thursday, November 30th -- After School STEM for 5th - 8th Grades

December 2017 

• Tuesday, December 5th -- Dollar For Duds

• Tuesday, December 5th -- 2nd Grade to Green Things (8:30 am 0 11:00 am)

• Friday, December 8th -- Science Fair - Research and Hypothesis Due

• Saturday. December 9th -- Cinderella at 2:00 pm at Centennial Hall

• Wednesday, December 13th -- Board Meeting at 4:00 pm

• Thursday, December 14th -- PTO Meeting at 6:00 pm

• Friday, December 15th -- Polar Express Night/Santa Pictures at 6:00 pm

• Wednesday, December 20th -- Science Fair - Materials/Procedures/Variables Due

• Friday, December 22nd -- Schoolgivingmas Breakfast

• Friday, December 22nd -- Christmas Program at 10:30 am

• Friday, December 22nd -- Noon Dismissal

• Monday, December 25th thru Friday, January 5th -- Winter Break


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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