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We are excited to have new and returning students back on campus for the 2019-2020 school year. Every Friday, a newsletter will be emailed with important information and any forms needing signatures will be sent home as a hard copy with the oldest sibling from EACH family.


Please click on the picture to the left to read the Parent-Student handbook. The forms for your signatures will be included in the Friday packets being sent home with the oldest family member on campus. If you have any questions, please contact the office. Thank you.


Any student wanting to participate in the new Peace Builder shirt design must have their designs into the office by Monday, July 29th. Designs will be voted on and the winner will be announced Friday, August 2nd during the opening.


Join us for our Back to School Night on Monday, August 5th with a BBQ before meeting your child's teacher. Festivities begin at 5:30 pm with entering classrooms at 6:00 pm.



We are asking for our families to help with the BBQ by bringing the items listed below according to the first letter of your last name:

• A - C = Chips

• D- P = Salads (pasta, potato, fruit, coleslaw, etc.)

• Q - Z - Desserts

Please have items ready to serve and label your dishes if you would like them returned.


Please click on the picture to the left if you would like to be added to the school directory. The information gathered will be shared ONLY with the families that have participated. Entry must be completed by Friday, August 2nd. If you have any questions, contact the office. 


Tax Credit 2019 Form

Click the link above to print out a copy of the 2019 Tax Credit paperwork. Please designate on the memo line the Tax year.


Chess Club Information:

Begin Date: Wednesday, August 7th (meet every Wednesday after)

Time: 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Location: Science Lab

Grades: 3rd - 8th

Cost: $40 per student

Methods of Payment: Cash or Check (made payable to Paula Stoner)


Order form has been sent home in the Friday packets. Please send in form with payment by Monday, August 5th to Miss Stoner. Any questions, please contact Miss Stoner at


Drama Kids will be joining us this year for a drama club after school. Please review the information provided in the flyer.


This is a FREE Parent Education Night in regards to the harmful effects of social media and smartphone overuse. It will be held Monday, August 12th at 7:00 pm at Mt. View High School.


Click on the image above for Next Year's School Calendar!


Enrichment Program Hours:

Monday - Friday from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm

 Before Care Locations:

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday - Enrichment Program in 5th Grade

Tuesday - Enrichment Program in MPR

After Care Locations:

Monday and Wednesday - Enrichment Program in 7th Grade

Tuesday and Thursday - Enrichment Program in K or 8th Grade

Friday - Enrichment Program in 8th Grade



$6.00 per individual or $9.00 per family billable in 15 minute increments.

Billing statements will be sent home every Monday. Payment is due upon receipt.

*Any students not picked up by 5:00 pm, will be charged $10 per every 5 minutes after 5 o'clock.

 The Enrichment Program will NOT be available on half days.

Billing Statements will be sent home every Monday and due upon receipt. Payment methods include cash, check (made payable to Katelyn Martinez) 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,

Mrs. Jeppson, Mrs. Martinez, Miss Stoner, Mrs. Gardner and Mrs. Harris


"Happiness is not a pursuit; it's a perspective."



 Please join the PTO for their next meeting to plan ALL meetings for the current school year

Tuesday, July 30th in the 7th Grade Room at 3:30 pm.

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!


JULY 2019

• Tuesday, July 30th -- Vision Screenings

• Tuesday, July 30th -- PTO Meeting at 3:30 pm

• Wednesday, July 31st -- First Squad Meeting


• Friday, August 2nd -- 7th Grade Opening

• Monday, August 5th -- Back to School Night BBQ @ 5:30 pm

• Tuesday, August 6th -- Dollar For Duds

• Thursday, August 8th -- Board Meeting @ 4:00 pm

• Friday, August 9th -- 6th Grade Opening

• Monday, August 12th -- Save the Kids Event at 7:00 pm at Mt. View High School

• Tuesday, August 13th -- Peter Piper Fundraiser from 5 pm - 8 pm

• Friday, August 16th -- 4th & 5th Grade Opening

• Friday, August 16th -- Drama Kids Trial Day from 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

• Wednesday, August 21st -- Drama Kids Start Date

• Thursday, August 22nd -- Noon Dismissal

• Friday, August 23rd -- 2nd & 3rd Grade Opening

• Monday, August 26th -- Progress Reports Sent Home

• Friday, August 30th -- Kinder & 1st Grade Opening


Please click on the Link below to enter your students name for Squad Point Submission.


If you continue to have problems, please reach out to Mrs. Martinez at

Thank you!

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