AzM2 Testing Schedule for Grades 3-8

The first two weeks of testing went well! Couldn't be more proud of the Carden students on campus. Testing will continue throughout the month of April with grades 4 and 5 testing next week. Keep up the fantastic work!


Earth Day Celebration

(Rock Painting to beautify the Campus, Flying Kites to get some vitamin D, Lunch with awesome people and Grades to show student progress!)


When: Thursday, April 22, 2021

Why: Earth Day & Progress Report Preparation

Where: Classrooms, Grass Field and Peter Piper Pizza


 PLEASE provide your OWN kite!

• Kites must be assembled before coming to school. If a kite is not assembled by the parents/guardians prior to arriving at school, students will not be able to fly their kites.

• Rock Painting starts in the classrooms at 9:30 a.m. Students will paint positive words/pictures for an Earth Day message to spread around campus.

• At 11:00 am, classes will walk to grass fields to fly kites.

• Noon Dismissal

• Peter Piper Fundraiser from 1 pm to 3 pm at the Ina location. Bring a flyer to use at time of purchase!


We are looking for donations for some new basketballs, soccer balls, kickballs, footballs, volleyballs and dodge balls. The equipment is used during recess for all grade levels. Any donations may be turned into the office at any time. If you are able to help out, we would greatly appreciate it!




Click on the link below to view next year's School Calendar:

2021-2022 School Calendar


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 $3. 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 FINAL day will be Tuesday, May 4th.

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



Carden is enrolling for the 2021-2022 school year! Invite friends and family to join the Carden community. We look forward to all of our new additions!

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


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!


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Shared by Mrs. Harris


APRIL 2021

• Thursday, April 22nd -- Rock Painting - Kite Day - Noon Dismissal - Peter Piper 1 pm - 3 pm

• Friday, April 23rd -- K/1 Opening

• Friday, April 30th -- Teacher Opening

MAY 2021

• Monday, May 3rd -- Teacher Appreciation Week

• Tuesday, May 4th -- Dollar For Duds

• Thursday, May 6th -- Board Meeting at 2 pm

• Friday, May 14th -- Noon Dismissal

• Monday, May 24th -- 4th/5th Grade Tea Party

• Wednesday, May 26th -- 8th Grade Graduation

• Thursday, May 27th -- Yearbooks and Field Day

• Friday, May 28th -- Last Day of School and Carpool Awards


Squad Points

Being part of the Carden family means being part of a community within our classrooms. Squads have begun again within our campus. In order for students to be eligible to wear jeans and peace builder shirt on Wednesdays, signing the squad point link must be completed by the Tuesday prior.


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