Any parents/visitors that enter campus after 8:10 am must check into the Office. Please DO NOT go to the classrooms. This can cause interruptions to the students and teachers.

If plans have changed in regards to enrollment, please contact the Office as soon as possible as we need to have the enrollment as accurate as possible.


Thank you for your help and support!


11th Annual Kite Day and 4th Annual Fun Run


When:      Thursday, April 26, 2018

Where:     Out on the Grass Fields

Time:     Kite Day After the Fun Run


PLEASE provide your OWN kite!

• Kites must be assembled before coming to school.

• Fun Run to start the morning at 8:45 a.m.

• Students may wear running clothes for the day

• Kite Day to follow with a Noon Dismissal*

• The Enrichment Program is unavailable after school

Information for the Fun Run will be sent home by Coach Hendricks. If you have any questions about the Fun Run, contact Coach at phendricks@cardenoftucson.org or 520.222.4477


AzMerit Testing Schedule


Please feel free to contact Mrs. Ram at kathyram@cardenoftucson.org or at 520.293.6661 if you have any questions.


8th grade:
April 2 - Writing
April 10 and 11 - Reading and Math

7th grade:
April 5 - Writing
April 18 and 19 - Reading and Math

6th grade:
April 3 - Writing
April 12 and 13 - Reading and Math

5th grade:
April 9 - Writing
April 24 and 25 - Reading and Math

4th grade:
April 6 - Writing
April 20 and 23 - Reading and Math

3rd grade:
April 4 - Writing
April 16 and 17 - Reading and Math


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 


"A book is a dream that you hold in your hands."



 Please join the PTO for their next meeting on Thursday, April 5th 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!


APRIL 2018 

• Tuesday, April 3rd -- Dollar For Duds

• Wednesday, April 4th -- Kinder field trip to Zoo (8:30-12:30)

• Thursday, April 5th -- PTO Meeting at 6:00 pm

• Friday, April 6th -- 1st Grade Opening

• Thursday, April 12th -- 8th Grade Graduation Pictures

• Thursday, April 12th -- Board Meeting @ 4 pm

• Thursday, April 12th -- Fundraiser Dinner at Peter Piper Pizza (Ina/Thornydale) from 5-8 pm

• Friday, April 13th - 2nd Grade Opening

• Wednesday, April 18th -- 1st Grade Field Trip to Botanical Gardens

• Friday, April 20th -- 4th Grade Opening

• Saturday, April 21st -- Golf Tournament at the Pines at 7:30 am

• Thursday, April 26th -- Fun Run

• Thursday, April 26th -- Kite Day and Noon Dismissal

• Friday, April 27th -- 3rd Grade Opening

• Friday, April 27th -- Pow Wow


• 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.

The Squad Point Link is located HERE. 

Enter your family name with the provided link.


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