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.


Candy Bar Fundraiser


Beginning Friday, February 7th, we (as a school) will be selling chocolate bars as one of our big fundraisers for the year! The fundraiser will last for 2 weeks, ending Monday, February 24th.


We are asking EACH family to sell at LEAST one box of chocolate bars.


Each box contains 60 candy bars and will be sold for $1.00 apiece. Our goal is to sell all 50 boxes and the school will receive 50% of the proceeds.


Prizes will be given to the top 3 sellers!


Attached to the Friday Packet is the permission slip to participate. Please fill out the form and return to the office. Boxes will be handed out on Friday, February 7th.




Thank you,

Carden PTO


Coed Track Field & Field Begins practice on Monday, February 3rd at 6:45 am. Check the Friday packet for the permission slip!


Here is the AzMerit test schedule for the fourth quarter. Please make sure students are in attendance for their specific test days. Any questions, contact Mrs.Martinez.


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


"When students improve their attendance rates, they improve their academic prospects and chances for graduating."



 Please join the PTO for their next meeting to discuss upcoming events on Wednesday, February 26th, 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!



• 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

• Friday, March 27th -- K/1st Opening

APRIL 2020

• Friday, April 3rd -- 7th Opening

• Tuesday, April 7th -- Dollar for Duds

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

• Friday, April 10th -- 4th/5th Opening

• Monday, April 13th -- 8th Grade Pictures

• Friday, April 17th -- 6th Opening/Noon Dismissal

• Tuesday, April 21st -- Peter Piper Dinner Fundraiser 5 pm - 8 pm

• Thursday, April 23rd -- Field Day/Kite Day/Noon Dismissal

• Friday, April 24th -- 2nd/3rd Opening & Pow Wow




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

Thank you!

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