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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Spring Break Dates: March 9th - March 20th

Have a wonderful and safe vacation!

We will see everyone back on Monday, March 23rd.


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!


Panda Express Fundraiser


Tuesday March 24, 2020


Help support Carden of Tucson by visiting the Panda Express located on River any time from 11 am - 8 pm. Our school will earn a portion of the purchases made at this location. Proceeds are used towards school improvements (new carpet, painting of outside of buildings, playground equipment, etc.)


1990 W River Rd

Tucson, AZ 85704


Come enjoy the food and company with Carden friends and families!


*Flyer must be presented at time of purchase! *


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


Thank you to all students and families that participated in the Candy Bar Fundraiser. It was a huge success!

We raised $1,600!



The top 3 sellers are:


Andrew Rockel - 8th Grade

Cour'de Cruz - 5th Grade

Derrick Sullivan - 4th Grade


Fundraisers and events can't happen without the support of our families and community!


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


"Failure we can do alone.

Success always takes help."



 Please join the PTO for their next meeting to discuss upcoming events on Wednesday, March 25, 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!


MARCH 2020

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

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

• Tuesday, March 24th -- Panda Express Fundraiser from 11 am - 8 pm

• Wednesday, March 25th -- PTO meeting at 3:30 pm

• 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

• Thursday, April 9th -- Carden Awareness BBQ 5 pm - 7 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

• Monday, April 27th -- Progress Reports Sent Home

MAY 2020

• Friday, May 1st -- 8th Grade Opening

• Monday, May 4th -- Teacher Appreciation Week

• Tuesday, May 5th -- Dollar for Duds

• Friday, May 8th -- Teacher Opening

• Monday, May 11th -- Spaghetti Dinner and Talent Show at 5:30 pm

• Friday, May 15th -- Staff & Volunteer Breakfast/Minute Men Opening

• Tuesday, May 19th -- Dance Festival at 1:30 pm at Sporting Chance

• Wednesday, May 20th -- 8th Grade Graduation

• Thursday, May 21st -- Kickball/Water Day

• Friday, May 22nd -- Awards Assembly/Last Day of School

• Saturday, May 30th -- 40th Anniversary Party from 6 pm - 9 pm




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

Thank you!

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