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EVERY Friday, students are to wear navy blue bottoms with a red or white polo for the entire school year.


• It has come to our attention that a number of students are bringing coffee/tea/soda/energy drinks to school in the mornings and for lunch. Any beverage except water must be consumed before entering the school campus and are not allowed on the playground or in the classroom. Students are to have ONE reusable water bottle their classroom as there is limited space.

• Any individual (parent/guardian/family member) entering the school grounds MUST check into the office. Do not go to the classrooms as the teachers are busy teaching, preparing for the day or having a meeting. 


What to Bring: (Items MUST be ready to serve upon arrival.) Label dishware if need returned.)

• Kinder: Go-Gurts or Individual Yogurts

• 1st Grade:Egg Dishes (ex. scrambled eggs, egg sandwiches, etc.)

• 2nd Grade: Egg Dishes (ex. scrambled eggs, egg sandwiches, etc.)

• 3rd Grade: Fruits (ex. sliced fruit, apples)

• 4th Grade: Meats (ex. bacon, ham, sausage, etc.)

• 5th Grade: Potato Dishes (ex. hash browns, potato squares, etc.)

• 6th Grade: Breakfast Casseroles/Burritos or Meats

• 7th Grade: Juice Boxes (ex. apple, berry, grape, milk)

• 8th Grade: Breakfast Casseroles/Burritos (ex. breakfast burritos, breakfast casserole, etc.) 


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.



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!


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


“Let our hearts be full of both THANKS and GIVING.”



 Please join the PTO for their next meeting to discuss upcoming events on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at Peter Piper Pizza at 5:00 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, November 27th -- 2nd/3rd Grade Play at 10:30 am

• Wednesday, November 27th -- Noon Dismissal

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


• Tuesday, December 3rd -- Dollar For Duds

• Wednesday, December 4th -- Picture Retakes

• Tuesday, December 10th -- Peter Piper Pizza Fundraiser 5 pm - 8 pm

• Tuesday, December 10th -- PTO Meeting at 5 pm at Peter Piper Pizza

• Friday, December 13th -- Santa Pictures and Free Movie Night

• Friday, December 20th -- Schoolgivingmas/Christmas Program/Noon Dismissal

• Monday, December 23rd thru Friday, January 3rd -- Winter Break

January 2020

• Monday, January 6th -- School Resumes (3rd Quarter)

• Tuesday, January 7th -- Dollar for Duds

• Thursday, January 9th -- 100th Day of School

• Thursday, January 9th -- Board Meeting at 4 pm

• Friday, January 17th -- Noon Dismissal/Parent-Teacher Conferences

• Monday, January 20th -- No School (MLK Observance Day)

• Wednesday, January 29th -- School Choice Event


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

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