Love of Reading Week


February 26th - March 2nd


A reading path will be sent home Monday, February 19th with EACH student. After their reading path has been completed, students will have an opportunity to pick out a book from the Office during Love of Reading Week as their prize.

Each day is a different theme from Dr. Seuss. Students may come dressed as described below. A Dr. Seuss book matching the day will be read to the school at the end of the day.

• Monday, February 26th: Stripes Day (Book: Cat in the Hat)

• Tuesday, February 27th: Silly Socks (Book: Fox in Socks)

• Wednesday, February 28th: Mismatched Clothes (Book: Wacky Wednesday)

• Thursday, March 1st: Sports Day (Book: Oh, the Things You Can Do That are Good For You)

• Friday, March 2nd: Star Wars/Space Clothes (Book: There's No Place Like Space)


 It’s almost the LOVE OF READING WEEK and we need your help! Love of Reading Week is February 26th – March 2nd and we need volunteers to read to our students. You can read to any grade level you feel comfortable. We ask that you come prepared to have a short discussion with the class on why reading is important in your life. Then you will have the opportunity to read poetry, a picture book or a chapter from your favorite children’s book (we can provide one for you, if you’d like). Our goal is to build our student’s LOVE for reading and their understanding for the importance of reading. We would love to have parents & grandparents as well as community members come and read. We need adults from ALL careers. If you have any connections with news, radio, uniformed personnel (military, law enforcement, fire fighters, EMT, etc.), athletes, or coaches that might be willing to come read to the kids let us know. They would be great additions to our list. We look forward to a great week of guest readers

***Please contact Mrs. Martinez at kmartinez@cardenoftucson.org for further details or to sign-up to be a volunteer reader!

Lunch Schedule for Reading Times:

• K – 11:40 to 12:00

• 1st – 11:40 to 12:00

• 2nd – 12:05 to 12:30

• 3rd – 11:40 to 12:00

• 4th – 12:05 to 12:30

• 5th – 11:40 to 12:00

• Middle School - 12:10 to 12:35


March 5th - March 9th is Spirit Week!

The dress days are as follows:

• Monday, March 5th -- Candyland Monday - Come dressed in your favorite pajamas! (must be appropriate)

• Tuesday, March 6th -- Game of Life Tuesday - What do you want to be when you grow up? Dress in your career outfit

• Wednesday, March 7th -- Guess Who Wednesday - Can we guess which character you are? You can be anything from a character in a book to a character from a movie. Get creative!

• Thursday, March 8th -- Cranium Thursday - It's a Steve Urkel kind of day! Wear your best nerd outfit.

• Friday, March 9th -- Battleship Friday - Which class has the MOST spirit?!?! Come decked out in your classrooms color from head to toe! K - Green, 1st - Yellow, 2nd - Orange, 3rd - Red, 4th - Pink, 5th - Purple, 6th - White, 7th - Blue, 8th - Black, Staff - Rainbow


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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 


"You can't buy happiness BUT you can buy books and that's kind of the same thing."



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• Thursday, February 22nd -- Rodeo Break (No School)

• Friday, February 23rd -- Rodeo Break (No School)

• Monday, February 26th -- Science Fair - Whole Project Due

• Monday, February 26th -- Love of Reading Week - Dr. Suess (Wear Stripes)

• Tuesday, February 27th -- 2nd Grade Field Trip to Desert Museum (8:30-12:00)

• Tuesday, February 27th -- Love of Reading Week - Dr. Suess (Wear Silly Socks)

• Wednesday, February 28th -- 1st Grade Field Trip to Desert Museum (8:30)

• Wednesday, February 28th -- Love of Reading Week - Dr. Suess (Mismatched Clothes)

MARCH 2018 

• Thursday, March 1st -- Love of Reading Week - Dr. Suess (Sports Day)

• Friday, March 2nd -- Movie Night on the Grass (The Sandlot) at 6:30 pm

• Friday, March 2nd -- Love of Reading Week - Dr. Suess (Star Wars/Space Clothes)

• Monday, March 5th -- Spirit Week (Candyland - PJ's)

• Tuesday, March 6th -- Science Fair Presentations (Elementary)

• Tuesday, March 6th -- Spirit Week (Game of Life - Career)

• Wednesday, March 7th -- Science Fair Presentations (Middle School)

• Wednesday, March 7th -- Spirit Week (Guess Who - Random)

• Thursday, March 8th -- Board Meeting at 4:00 pm

• Thursday, March 8th -- Spirit Week (Cranium - Nerd)

• Friday, March 9th -- Noon Dismissal/Middle School Community Service Project at 12:30 pm

• Friday, March 9th -- Spirit Week (Battleship - Color Day)


MARCH 2018 

• Saturday, March 3rd -- Soccer Game (1st-3rd) @ Ann Day Field 1 @ 10:00 am

• Saturday, March 3rd -- Soccer Game (4th-6th) @ Ann Day Full Field @ 1:00 pm

• Saturday, March 10th -- Track Meet (CAA Kick Off Classic) @ Valley Christian @ 8 am

• Saturday, March 10th -- Soccer Game (1st-3rd) @ Ann Day Field 2 @ 10:00 am

• Saturday, March 10th -- Soccer Game (4th-6th) @ Ann Day Full Field @ 2:00 pm

• Saturday, March 17th -- Soccer Game (1st-3rd) @ Ann Day Field 1 @ 9:00 am

• Saturday, March 17th -- Soccer Game (4th-6th) @ Ann Day Full Field @ 2:00 pm

• Saturday, March 24th -- Track Meet (Going the Distance) @ ALA Ironwood @ 8 am

• Saturday, March 24th -- Soccer Game (1st-3rd) @ Ann Day Field 2 @ 9:00 am

• Saturday, March 24th -- Soccer Game (4th-6th) @ Ann Day Full Field @ 1:00 pm

• Saturday, March 31st -- Track Meet (Tucson Classic) @ Palo Verde HS Tucson @ 8 am

• Saturday, April 7th -- Track Meet (Go For The Gold)  @ Ben Franklin @ 8 am

• Saturday, April 14th -- Track Meet (Southwest Classic) @ Palo Verde HS Tucson @ 8 am

• Saturday, April 21st -- Track Meet (CAA Soaring Classic) @ ALA Gilbert @ 8 am

• Saturday, April 28th -- Track Meet (Last Chance Qualifier) @ Valley Christian @ 8 am

• Friday, May 11th -- Track Meet (CAA State Prelims) @ Valley Christian @ 5 pm

• Saturday, May 12th -- Track Meet (CAA State Finals) @ TBA @ 8:30 am


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

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