Everyone at Carden is proud of the hard work each student did on AIMS testing! 

Thank you to all of the families who provided snacks through out the week and thank you to the PTO for organizing snacks!

The Carden of Tucson PTO is looking for members to serve in the 2013-2014 school year. 

Please contact Mrs. Kelesch with questions or nominations. 

The 8th Annual Carden of Tucson Golf Tournament!

The Golf Tournament was a great success! Thank you to everyone who sponsored a hole or donated a raffle prize! It was a beautiful day with lots of sunshine, laughing, and good times!

We are looking forward to the 9th Golf Tournament! Get ready!

Easy ways to help support Carden!

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

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


 Tax Credits for 2013 can be made anytime during 2013. 

What's new at Carden of Tucson.

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 GreatSchools.com!

Carden of Tucson

Employment opportunities

Carden of Tucson Charter School is seeking applicants for the 2013-2014 school year. For more information on the positions please visit the following links:

Teachers Aide

Middle School Science Teacher

The Carden community looks for individuals who are dedicated to the education of all children. We strive to have an encouraging, positive learning environment where all members of Carden work together as a team to educate our students.

Mae Carden thought of the week:

"Children appreciate the warm understanding of those who have made them strong enough to control their weaker sides and to rise to a level they could not have attained by themselves"

-Mae Carden

Let's Bring Them Up Sensibly pg. 49

Middle School Spring Dance!

Come have fun dancing with your classmates at the Middle School Dance!

The theme is under the sea. Please bring snacks to share.

Please dress appropriately; 

Girls: Sunday dress/skirt and shirt. No spaghetti straps, or short skirts.

Boys: Collared Shirt, with dress or khaki pants.

April 27th from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

 Upcoming Events  

April 2013

  • Monday-Friday, April 15th-19th--AIMS Testing grades 2nd-8th

  • Friday, April 19th--5th Grade Opening at 8:15 AM &"Kite Day"

  • Saturday, April 20th--8th Annual Golf Tournament  7:30 AM start

  • Thursday, April 25th--Early Out  Noon Dismissal  

  •  Friday, April 26th--4th Grade Opening at 8:15 AM

  • Saturday, April 27th--Middle School Dance

  • Tuesday, April 30th--1st Grade to Sabino Canyon 8:15-12:30

May 2013

  • Friday, May 3rd--3rd Grade Opening at 8:15 AM & 3rd Grade POW WOW at 6:00 PM for 3rd grade families

  • Monday, May 6th --1936 Olympic Games Exhibit open to all Carden families

  • Thursday, May 9th -- Kindergarden Round-up

  • Thursday, May 9th -- 4th and 7th grade to Tombstone

  • Monday, May 13th -- Spaghetti Dinner at Talent Show

  • Tuesday, May 14th -- 8th grade to JA Finance Park in Phoenix

  • Wednesday, May 15th -- 6th grade to U of A Art Museum

  • Monday, May 20th -- Kindergarden to Brandi Fenton Water Pad

  • Monday, May 20th - 21st -- Middle school museum

  • Wednesday, May 22 -- 8th grade graduation

  • Thursday, May 23 -- Water Day!

  • Friday, May 24th -- Awards Ceremony.

  • Saturday, May 25th -- Retirement Party for Mrs. Bennon and Mrs. Timpone 


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