Keepin' up with Carden!

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We hope everyone has a lovely Fall Break for the next 2 weeks. School resumes Monday, October 21st for our 2nd quarter. 


The Constitution Program was AMAZING! Thank you to all of our students, faculty and families who made this event spectacular. We look forward to what next year will bring for our 40th Constitution Program!


Our Annual Fall Carnival will take place Friday, November 1st from 4 pm to 7 pm. Check the Friday packet for more information about tickets, wristbands, games, food and volunteer opportunities.


Each year, classrooms are assigned a theme for their baskets. Please bring items specific to your classes theme to help create an awesome basket for the Fall Carnival to be raffled. Below is a list of the themes:

• Kinder/1st -- All That Glitters

• 2nd/3rd -- Stress Reliever

• 4th/5th -- Family Night

• 6th -- Chef and Baker

• 7th -- Tailgating/BBQ/U of A

• 8th -- Coffee/Tea/Chocolate Lovers

• Office -- Parent's Night Out



For every student who has perfect attendance from the 41st day of school to the 100th day of school (January 9th) will be invited to an ICE CREAM PARTY. We would love to have EVERY student be there for this fun activity!


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.


Click on the image above for This 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


“Shorter days and setting sun, set the stage for AUTUMN fun.”



 Please join the PTO for their next meeting to discuss upcoming events on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 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!



• Fall Break -- October 7th thru October 18th

• Monday, October 21st -- 2nd Quarter Begins

• Tuesday, October 22nd -- Hearing Screenings

• Tuesday, October 22nd -- Chick-Fil-A Dinner Fundraiser 4-8

• Wednesday, October 23rd -- Picture Day

• Friday, October 25th -- Hoop Shoot

• Wednesday, October 30th -- PTO Meeting at 3:30 pm

• Thursday, October 31st -- School Field Trip to the ZOO (more information to come)


• Friday, November 1st -- Pennies For Pasta Campaign kicks off!

• Friday, November 1st -- Fall Carnival 4 pm - 7 pm

• Tuesday, November 5th -- Dollar for Duds

• Friday, November 8th -- Veteran's Day Program 10:30 am

• Friday, November 8th -- Noon Dismissal


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!


Cross Country Schedule:

• October 5th -- Stingers Invitational (TBA) -- TBA

• October 12th -- TBA

• October 19th -- Coyote Classic (TBA) -- TBA

• October 19th -- Devil's Inferno (Red Mountain Park) -- 8 am

• November 2nd -- CAA State Championships (Tres Rios Golf Course) -- TBA

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