Dance Festival A Great Success!

Carden's Second Annual Dance Festival was a standing room only success.

Many, many thanks to Mr. Claridge and the children for a wonderful, entertaining program.

The many hours of preparation paid big dividends. 

Thanks to Homer Davis Elementary School for the use of their facility.


Spaghetti Dinner, Book Fair & Talent Show was another successful event.  Many thanks to Mrs. Salapanov (Sienna Carpenter's grandmother) for the delicious spaghetti sauce, the teachers and staff for preparing and serving, Kudos to Mr. Claridge and the children who displayed the wonderful talents and Mrs. Kelsch and Miss Boyle for manning the book fair.  Thanks to all who helped clean up

Gate Closings!

To improve school safety, all gates, except the main gate will be closed at 3:15. Starting in the 2013-2014 school year, gates will close at 8:40 and open at 2:30.

If you have any question please see the office. 

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. 

The Carden of Tucson community is excited to celebrate the wonderful work of Mrs. Bennon and Mrs. Timpone.

Thank you for your years of service to Carden!

"Nothing you do for children is ever wasted."

-Garrison Keillor

Saturday, May 25th, 2013 6:00PM

RSVP (click here) or contact the office with questions. 

Dinner will be provided.

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:

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.


Carden of Tucson's

Community Awareness Meeting!

The Carden Faculty, Administration, and Governing Board hosted a community awareness meeting on Friday, May 17th. Attendees were provided an update on Carden of Tucson's current status and great new things coming in the 2013-2014 school year!

A written summary was given to each family in attendance.  If you were not able to attend check with Miss Gardner in the office for a copy. 

Let us know your questions or concerns. 

Mae Carden thought of the week:

"Don't give up when difficulties arise or obstacles are placed in your way. Giving up is the great mistake. Always keep hoping and working for fulfillment."

-Mae Carden

Let's Bring Them Up Sensibly pg. 10

 Upcoming Events  

May 2013

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

  • Tuesday, May 21st - 22nd -- Middle school Wax 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  

July 2013

  • Friday, July 19th -- Middle School Orientation!

  • Monday, July 22nd -- FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL!


 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.