As you pass by these students give them an overwhelming congratulations for winning at least 1 award at SARSEF. We don't know how many awards or what they are until the awards ceremony.


Mrs. Cowen's 1st grade class

Anna Coleman

Deuce Moseley

Parker Harris

Keigan McReynolds

Maeona Moseley


Bryan Lowe finished 11th out of 100 students in the  State Geography Bee. Way to go Bryan!


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



During the transition between the Fun Run and Kite Day, snow cones will be available for purchase from the vendor, Snowie Snow Cones.

• Price: $2.00 per cup (CASH ONLY)

• Flavors: Tiger’s Blood, Banana, Pink Lemon Sour, Lemon Loves Lime, Blueberry, Grape, Zombie Virus, Zombie Anti-Virus

• Sugar Free Flavors: Peach Fuzz & Strawberry Lite


Washington DC Bound Students will be selling raffle tickets for a chance to win a Birthday Party (valued at $150) at Peter Piper Pizza. Please contact Mariza C., Alejandra C., Caleb H., Parker H., Ariana L., Luke L., Abigail M., Reagan M., Lucas P., Andrew R., Chloe R., Dyani S., Diego T. or Jacob T. to purchase a ticket. Each ticket costs $5.00 and the drawing for the Peter Piper Gift Certificates will be held Monday, May 11th. Get your tickets while you can!


AzMerit Testing Schedule


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


7th grade:

April 18 and 19 - Reading and Math

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

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

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


Click the link above to print out a copy of the 2017 Tax Credit paperwork. Please designate on the memo line the Tax year.


Click the link above to print out a copy of the 2018 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 


"Books aren't just WORDS...they're also filled with PLACES to visit and PEOPLE to meet."



 Please join the PTO for their next meeting on Thursday, May 3rd 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 

• 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

May 2018 

• Tuesday, May 1st -- Dollar For Duds

• Thursday, May 3rd -- PTO Meeting at 6:00 PM

• Friday, May 4th -- 5th Grade Opening

• Monday - Friday, May 7th-11th -- Teacher Appreciation Week

• Thursday, May 10th -- Board Meeting at 4:00 PM

• Friday, May 11th -- 6th Grade Opening

• Monday, May 14th -- Spaghetti Dinner and Talent Show

• Wednesday, May 16th -- Kindergarten Round-Up from 9-10:30 AM

• Friday, May 18th -- Staff & Volunteer Breakfast

• Friday, May 18th -- 7th Grade Opening

• Saturday, May 19th -- Dance Festival

• Monday. May 21st -- 5th Grade Tea Party

• Thursday, May 24th -- Kickball and Water Day

• Thursday, May 24th -- 8th Grade Graduation

• Friday, May 25th -- 8th Grade Opening

• Friday, May 25th -- Awards Assembly and Last Day of School


• 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. 

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