Keepin' up with Carden!

Start following Carden on Facebook! Click here to "like" our page and show your support! We are communicating more and more using facebook! We want to make sure everyone is connected! 

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Carden is currently enrolling for the 2020-2021 school year! Invite friends and family to join the Carden community. We are excited for the adventures next year holds!

Below is the link for the 2020-2021 school calendar. Click on the image below to check it out!


Don't forget to send in your tax credits for 2019 by April 15th! It is $200 for an individual or $400 for a married couple. Please put in the memo line the tax credit year.

Thank you for your continued support and donations.


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.


The Ruthrauff exit at I-10 will be closed starting Monday, January 13th. Please plan accordingly for the remainder of the school year to be to school on time. Your best options would be the Prince exit or Orange Grove exit if you use the freeway.


Friday, January 17th, Parent/Teacher conferences will take place before school and after school. This is a time for teachers to talk with you about the progress of your student. We would love to have 100% attendance for all classes. Use the teacher links below to sign-up.


Mrs. Harris Parent/Teacher Conference


Ms. Nichols Parent/Teacher Conference


Mrs. Gardner Parent/Teacher Conference


Miss Stoner Parent/Teacher Conference


Mrs. Korth Parent/Teacher Conference


Mrs. Jeppson Parent/Teacher Conference


Ms. Chilton Parent/Teacher Conference


Mr. Claridge Parent/Teacher Conference

 If you have any questions about scheduling, please contact Mrs. Martinez at


Wednesday, January 29th at 4 pm, Carden will be hosting the 8th Annual School Choice Event. Invite friends and family for this incredible program.


There will be guest speakers, songs, dancing, chili and science fun!


If you are interested in helping, please contact Ms. Nichols at



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


"Your most important work is always ahead of you, never behind you."



 Please join the PTO for their next meeting to discuss upcoming events on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 3:30 pm in the 7th grade room.

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!


January 2020

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

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

• Thursday, January 23rd & Friday, January 24th -- Carden Demonstrations

• Wednesday, January 29th -- PTO Meeting

• Wednesday, January 29th -- School Choice Event

• Thursday, January 30th -- Spelling Bee @ 1:30 pm

February 2020

• Tuesday, February 4th -- Dollar for Duds

• Wednesday, February 5th -- Geography Bee @ 1:30 pm

• Thursday, February 6th -- Spring Pictures/Noon Dismissal

• Friday, February 7th - Monday, February 24th -- Candy Bar Sales

• Monday, February 10th -- Progress Reports sent home

• Wednesday, February 12th -- 2nd/3rd Grade Field Trip

• Thursday, February 13th -- Board Meeting at 4 pm

• Wednesday, February 19th -- Rodeo Program @ 1:30 pm

• Thursday, February 20th & Friday, February 21st -- Rodeo Break

• Wednesday, February 26th -- PTO Meeting @ 3:30 pm

March 2020

• Monday, March 2nd -- Love of Reading Week & Spirit Week

• Friday, March 6th -- Noon Dismissal

• Monday, March 9th - Friday, March 20th -- Spring Break

• Monday, March 23rd -- 4th Quarter Begins


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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