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PTO News

  • Next PTO Meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 28th at 3:15 PM in MPR room. Come and give us your input . 

  • "Trivia Night" will be held TONIGHT, August 17th  at 6:30 PM.  This is scheduled to be lots fun with games, food and prizes.  Everyone invited.  Watch for more information coming soon. 

  • Lunch orders for the week of August 27th, 28th & 29th must be turned inon Monday, August 20th.   Please remember that the order you turned in on Monday is for the next week.

Schedule of Events



  • Wednesday, August 22nd---7th & 8th Grades to Phoenix 

  • Thursday, August 23rd--Early Out--Noon Dismissmal

  • Friday, August 24th--5th Grade Opening at 8:15 AM

  • Monday, August 27th--3rd Grade to the Library @ 8:45 AM

  • Tuesday, August 28th--PTO Meeting at 3:15 PM

  • Friday, August 31st--4th Grade Opening at 8:15 AM 



  • Monday, September 3rd--Labor Day Vacation  No school

  • Thursday, September 6th--"Water Conservation" for 1st and 3rd Grades 12:15-2:20 in MPR

  • Friday, September 7th--3rd Grade Opening at 8:15 AM

  • Friday, September 7th--"Bingo Night" at 6:30 PM 

  • Tuesday, September 11th--S.T.E.P Students to Water Treatment Plant from 8:20--11;30 AM

  • Thursday, September 13th--Rehearsal for Constitution Program at Carden from 8:30--10:00 AM 

  • Friday, September 14th--2nd Grade Opening at 8:15 AM

  • Saturday, September 15th--CONSTITUTION PROGRAM AT THE BERGER THEATER, rehearsal at 9 AM to Noon, program at 6:30 PM

  • Tuesday, September 18th--1st Grade to the Children's Museum

  • Friday, September 21st--1st Grade Opening at 8:15 AM

  • Thursday, September 27th--Kindergarten to the Zoo

  • Thursday, September 27th--Early Out Noon Dismissmal Teacher In-Service

  • Friday, September 28th--Kindergarten Opening at 8:15 AM



  • Monday-Friday, October 1st-12th--Fall Break

  • Monday-Wednesday, October 1st-3rd--Carden Training for Teachers & Staff and any parents who are interested.  Contact Mrs. Jeppson for cost and registration.

  • Wednesday, October 3rd---Report Cards for first quarter mailed to parents

  • Monday, October 15th--2nd Quarter Begins

  • Thursday, October 18th--School Pictures

  • Friday, October 19th--Trivia Night at 6:30 PM

  • Wednesday, October 3rd--1st Quarter Report Cards Mailed Out 


Please mark Saturday. September 15th on your calendar as this will be our annual Constitution Program which will be at the Berger Theater on the ASDB Campus.  Rehearsal will be from 9 AM to noon on the 15th and the program will start at 6:30 PM.  We want all children to participate so please let us know ASAP if your children will not be able to attend.  

We are asking that every child be registered in the After School Program (even if you never use it) so that if an emergency should arise and you are not able to arrive by 3:30 PM or if you have to drop your children off before 8 AM they will have a place to go.  If you need forms please contact Mrs. O'Leary or the office.

Please use the car pool line when picking up or dropping off students.  If you need to go to office, park in the parking lot. 

Please call the office if your child is absent.

Children are to wear white or red tops and blue bottoms on Fridays.


Our STEP program is in need of the following items to build a water conservation unit for our Fall Project.  Any donations or information as to where to obtain the following items would be greatly appreciated.  If you still have any items to donate or any questions, please contact Ms. Palmateer at mpalameer@cardenoftucson.org

  • (3) 45-55 gallon trash can (plastic) with tight fitting lids (also plastic) preferably round.

  • (3) pieces of 12"x12" screen

  • PVC glue (1 container)

  • Gutter pieces (elbows and such) for 3 gutters

  • (3) Metal faucets

  • (3) Rubber washers

  • (3) Lock nuts

  • (30) Cinder Blocks    




Thank You!

Many thanks to all who sent in items for the S.T.E.P. Project and items for the 7th & 8th graders to sell on Thursdays in the carpool line.  Ice Cream Sundaes are being sold on Fridays.  Thank you Mr. & Mrs. Cioca and Mrs. Gin.