Third Quarter lunch order forms will be sent home today in the Friday packet. Please review the information before turning in lunch slips with payment.


Our fundraising night will be Tuesday, December 19th from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Chick-Fil-A on Ina. There will be cow appearances, great food and fun!


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!


The Christmas Program will begin at 10:30 am on Friday, December 22nd. Students may come dressed in their best Holiday attire for the day. At the conclusion of the Program, students are free to leave with family to begin their Winter Break.

Students have been working hard for this performance! Don't miss the FUN! Bring family and friends to watch this spectacular event.


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 this 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 


"Christmas will always be as long as we stand heart to heart and hand in hand." 

– Dr. Seuss



 Please join the PTO for their next meeting on Thursday, January 18th 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!


December 2017 

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

• Tuesday, December 19th -- Chick-Fil-A Fundraiser Dinner from 4:00 pm to 8:00 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

January 2018 

• Wednesday, January 3rd -- Report Cards Mailed

• Monday, January 8th -- School resumes - 3rd Quarter

• Tuesday, January 9th -- Dollar for Duds

• Thursday, January 11th -- 100th Day of School

• Thursday, January 11th -- Board Meeting at 4:00 pm

• Monday, January 15th -- Civil Rights Day - No School

• Wednesday, January 17th -- 4th, 5th & 8th Grade Field Trip

• Thursday, January 18th -- PTO Meeting at 6:00 pm

• Wednesday, January 24th -- School Choice Event from 4-6


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!

Start following Carden on Facebook! Click here to "like" our page and show your support! We are communicating more and more using facebook! We want to make sure everyone is connected! 

 Also, please take a minute to review Carden of Tucson on GreatSchools.com!

Please DO NOT reply to this newsletter. Your reply will go nowhere. If you need to contact us, please use our Contact Form.