Easy ways to help support Carden!

Send in the box tops for Education, every penny counts!

 Start following Carden on Facebook! Click here to "like" our page and show your support! Also, please take a minute to review Carden of Tucson on Yelp by clicking here! Let us know what you love, and maybe even what we could do better. Your input is vital in encouraging improvement at Carden!

Use: www.goodsearch.com when searching on the internet. Carden receives a donation every time you use this search engine. 



Tax Credits are an easy and positive way to help support our activities at Carden School.  Many couples can donate up to $400 and single tax payers up to $200.  You make the donation to Carden before December 31, 2012, we will give you a letter verifying your donation then when you do your taxes for 2012 you will deduct the amount you contributed to Carden for tax credit from the amount you owe for State Income Tax. Please help support our teachers and students!

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Carden of Tucson is participating in research to help a local PhD student. Please follow this link to read the introduction letter from Mr. Harper. 

Once you have read the letter, please fill out the survey by clicking here.

PTO News

  • PTO Meeting on Tuesday, November 27th at 3:30 PM in MPR. Come and give us your input.  

  • Lunch orders for the week of November 19th & 20th are due on Tuesday, November 13th.  Please remember that the order you turned in on Tuesday is for the following week!

  • The"Cookie Dough" orders and Money will be accepted on Tuesday, November 13th  for those who are trying to help us reach our gool of 400 boxes.  

Mae Carden thought of the week:

Take the time to be courteous, courtesy is never optional.

Mae Carden

Upcoming Events


  • Monday, November 12th- No School. Veterans Day

  • Friday, November 16th--6th Grade to Queen Creek leave at 8 AM

  • Wednesday, November 21st--Early Out Noon Dismissial, Progress Reports Handed Out

  • Thursday & Friday, November 22nd & 23rd--Thanksgiving Vacation

  • Tuesday, November 27th--PTO Meeting 3:30 PM 

  • Thursday November 29th--Picture Retakes

  • Friday, November 30th--Mandatory Parent Meeting 7-8 PM in MPR. Please make plans for one parent from each family to be in attendance.  Child Care will be provided by 7th & 8th graders who will accept donations for their Washington DC trip. 


  • Monday, December 3rd-- McTeacher Night at McDonald's at River & LaCholla from 5-7 PM.  Come join the fun and help us raise some funds.


 We are asking that every child be registered in the After School Program (even if you never use it) so that if an emergency should arise and you are not able to arrive by 3:30 PM or if you have to drop your children off before 8 AM they will have a place to go.  If you need forms please contact Mrs. O'Leary or the office.

Please use the car pool line when picking up or dropping off students.  If you need to go to office, park in the parking lot. 


Please call the office if your child is absent. 

Children are to wear white or red tops and blue bottoms on Fridays. 

Supply Donations and Kindergarden Tuition.

 Thank you to all of you who have either paid your supply donation or kindergarden tuition. Carden relies on these funds to provide our students with their classroom supplies and other resources. If you have not paid your fees, please contact the office to figure out your balance or set up options. We are happy to work with everyone to insure the least bit of hassel.  If you have any questions, please call the office.

Thank you for your support and investment in Carden!


The students & Mr. Claridge provided a wonderful tribute to all our veterans at the Veterans Day Program which was held on Friday,November 9th at 1:30 PM. Thank you all who were able to join us for this inspiring event. 

Carden Athletics

Our Carden athlete's continue to represent our school well.  Keep up the good work!

Go Cougars!   

Coach Henricks' PE classes will be raising money for "Jump Rope for Heart" doing a jump-a-thon.  They will be jumping during their PE classes on November 13, 14, or 15.  They are in the process of getting sponsors.  Contact someone in Kinder, 1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th grades if you would like to sponsor someone.         


Check out more pictures of games by clicking here