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EVERY Friday, students are to wear navy blue bottoms with a red or white polo for the entire school year. Please make sure students stay in dress code.


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

We will be going on a school wide field trip Thursday, October 31st to the Reid Park Zoo at 10:00 am. Students and teachers are very excited for this event! A permission slip was sent home Thursday, October 24th with a return date of on or before Monday, October 28th. There are a few ground rules for the trip. Please read over the information carefully.
1. We will leave promptly at 9:15 am to arrive at our 10:00 am appointed time slot and return around 1:00 pm.
2. Each student is to bring a sack lunch (nothing that needs to be refrigerated or heated up) and a water bottle.
3. Any sunblock must be applied prior to arriving to school that morning.
4. Dress code will be jeans with their peace builder shirt and closed-toed tennis shoes. If they do NOT have a peace builder shirt, then a polo must be worn.
5. Upon arrival, students will be split into their squad groups.
6. Any student who needs a booster seat or car seat, MUST provide the chair. In the event of the booster/car seat not being present, the student will be ineligible to attend the field trip due to safety. If a student (K-3rd) no longer uses a booster/car seat, written notification must be put on the permission slip.

We have hit our max number of participants for the field trip including parents, teachers and students.


In the Friday packet today, a form was sent for families to write family members names who have served or are serving to be added to the Carden Veteran's List for Veteran's Day Program. Please return the form by Wednesday, November 6th.



 Veteran's Day Program:

When: Friday, November 8th

Time: 10:30 am

Location: Carden of Tucson

Invite friends and family for this spectacular event!



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


“There is magic in the night when the pumpkins glow by midnight.”



 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!



• 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

• Thursday, November 7th -- Board Meeting at 4 pm

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

• Friday, November 8th -- Noon Dismissal

• Monday, November 11th - No School (Veteran's Day)

• Tuesday, November 12th -- Progress Reports sent home

• Friday, November 15th -- Pennies for Pasta ends

• Wednesday, November 20th -- PTO Meeting at 3:30 pm

• Wednesday, November 20th -- Chipotle Fundraiser 5 pm - 9 pm

• Wednesday, November 27th -- 2nd/3rd Grade Play at 10:30 am

• Wednesday, November 27th -- Noon Dismissal

• Thursday & Friday, November 28th & 29th -- Thanksgiving Break


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:

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

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