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! 

 Also, please take a minute to review Carden of Tucson on!


Parent/Teacher conferences will be held November 2nd - November 5th. Please use the links below to sign-up to meet with your student's teacher. This is an opportunity to discuss your child's progress so far this school year. We would love 100% participation. Meetings will be held via Zoom. Any questions, please contact Mrs. Martinez at

• Mrs. Harris Parent/Teacher Conference Link

• Ms. Nichols Parent/Teacher Conference Link

• Miss Stoner Parent/Teacher Conference Link

• Mr. Magana Parent/Teacher Conference Link

• Ms. Chilton Parent/Teacher Conference Link

• Mr. Claridge Parent/Teacher Conference Link

• Coach Peralta Parent/Teacher Conference Link


Join Carden at Chipotle for an AWESOME Fundraiser on Tuesday, November 17th from 4 pm to 8 pm at the Foothills Mall location. If ordering online for pickup, please use code: PPZG9MZ If ordering at the store, make sure you have a flyer at time of purchase! Thank you for your support :)


We normally have a packet of information to send home with each student but we are trying to keep as digital as possible with our forms. Below are links for 4 different forms that EACH must be signed. Please read through the information. 


Carden Student/Parent Handbook Link 

Parent Signature Form

Technology Form

Carden Student/Parent Agreement Form

Off Campus Form


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


Dollar for Duds is the first Tuesday of each month. It is a Fundraiser for the Carden PTO. Students can wear appropriate "street" clothes to school that day. Proceeds are used for school improvements. To participate, the cost is $3 per day, per student. If you wish to pay for the remainder of the year, it is $21. Please fill in the student name and dates that they will participating in throughout the remainder of the school year. Cash or checks (made payable to Carden PTO) are accepted for payment. Payment must be received prior to the dress down day to participate. 


Our SECOND day will be Tuesday, NOVEMBER 3RD.

 Here is the link to enter your student's participation:



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 this year holds!

Incentive: Any family that brings another family to Carden and they enroll, you have an opportunity to claim $100 gift card.


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


We would like to THANK one of our Carden families for referring a new family to the Carden Community. The new student has merged well into their new classroom and with their new classmates.


The referring family has received $100 gift card of their choice. 


Don't forget to send in your tax credits for 2020 by April 15th, 2021! 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.



Click the link above to print out a copy of the 2020 Tax Credit paperwork. Please designate on the memo line the Tax year.


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!


We would like to have ALL students receive 100% each week and be able to wear jeans and their peace builder shirts. 

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Miss Stoner's

Lemon Ricotta Cookies

Ingredients for Cookies:

• 2 1/2 Cups Flour

• 1 tsp Baking Powder

• 1 tsp Salt

• 1 Stick Butter, softened

• 2 Cups Sugar

• 2 Eggs

• 1 (15 oz) whole milk ricotta cheese

• 3 Tbsp lemon juice

• 1 Lemon zested

Ingredients for Glaze:

• 1 1/2 Cup Powdered Sugar

• 3 Tbsp lemon juice

• 1 lemon zested

Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside. In a large bowl, combine the butter and sugar. Using an electric mixer, beat until fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating after each one. Add the ricotta cheese, lemon juice and lemon zest. Beat to combine. Stir in dry ingredients.

Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. Spoon the dough onto the baking sheet. Bake for 12 minutes. Remove from the oven and let the cookies rest on the baking sheet for 20 minutes.

Combine the powdered sugar, lemon juice and zest in a small bowl. Stir until smooth. Spoon onto cookies. Let glaze harden for two hours.



• Monday, November 2nd -- Soccer Shoot (Grades 2-6)

• Monday, November 2nd - November 5th -- Parent/Teacher Conferences

• Tuesday, November 3rd -- Dollar For Duds (for those who have paid)

• Tuesday, November 10th -- Noon Dismissal

• Wednesday, November 11th -- Veteran's Day - No School

• Tuesday, November 17th -- Chipotle Fundraiser from 4 pm - 8 pm (Foothills Mall Location)

• Wednesday, November 25th -- Noon Dismissal

• Thursday, November 26th & Friday, November 27th -- Thanksgiving Break - No School


• Tuesday, December 1st -- Dollar For Duds (for those who have paid)

• Friday, December 18th -- Breakfast/Noon Dismissal

• Monday, December 21st thru January 1st -- Winter Break

January 2021

• Monday, January 4th -- School Resumes for 3rd Quarter

• Tuesday, January 5th -- Dollar for Duds (for those who have paid)

• Friday, January 15th -- Noon Dismissal

• Monday, January 18th -- MLK Day (No School)

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