Carden Holiday Program 

Please join us on Friday, December 20th at 10:00 for the annual Carden Holiday Program!

Students are asked to wear festive outfits with shoes that are appropriate for dancing! Students will be dismissed immediately following the program.

Happy Holidays! 

Carden 2013  


The Student Council will be hosting a Thanksgiving/ Christmas breakfast on December 20 before the Christmas Program.

Breakfast will be served at 8:15AM

We would appreciate it if each class would bring in some food for the breakfast. Below is a list of the items that each class is assigned to bring. Please bring item ready to serve.

Kindergarten: Muffins

First Grade: Fruit

Second Grade: Bagels/ Cream Cheese/ Butter

Third Grade: Eggs (scrambled is good)

Fourth Grade: Casseroles

Fifth Grade: Hash browns/ Bacon/ Sausage

Sixth Grade:Silverware/ Napkins/ Cups/ Plates

Seventh Grade: Doughnuts

Eighth Grade: Drinks 

Happy Holidays!

-Carden of Tucson Student Council!

Tax Credits

The State of Arizona allows for donations to be made to support local schools. Married couples can donate up to $400.00 and single individuals can donate up to $200.00 to support Carden of Tucson. 2013 Tax Credits are due before December 31st to be credited for the 2013 year. 

These funds go to provide field trips and other great educational opportunities for our students! Thank you for your support!

Santa's Workshop!

A huge thank you to Mrs. Kramer and her elves for all the work they did setting up and running Santa's Workshop! Lots of goodies were purchased, and the students had a great time shopping!!

Mrs. Chilton will be conducting a Homework/Study Sessions on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday afternoons for the remainder of the quarter from 3:15 to 4:00 PM.  All Middle Schoolers are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity to get extra help. 

Carden Athletics!

Registration forms are going home for two great opportunities for Carden students!

Carden Flag Football 9 and under

Carden Volleyball 3rd-5th grade

If you are interested, return your registration form by December 20th to Coach Hendricks! 

Kindergarden Tuition and Supply Donation! 

Thank you to all of our families who have contacted the office regarding Kindergarden Tuition and Supply Donation!

If you have any questions, please contact the office.

Go Cougars!

Job opportunity at Carden

The Carden PTO is looking to fill the position of Food Service Coordinator. Please follow the link to the job description. All interested parties please contact the office as soon as possible.  

Food Service Job Description 

Easy ways to help support Carden!

Don't forget to bring in your BoxTops and other easy ways to help Carden!

Tax Credits are being accepted in the office, see Miss Gardner or Mrs. Livingood with any questions!

Mae Carden thought of the week:

"Value the little experiences which make up your daily life and the kind deeds that you see others do."

-Mae Carden

Let's Bring Them Up Sensibly, pg. 22

The Carden PTO

Don't forget the next PTO meeting is Monday, January 13th at 6:30! 

 Upcoming Events  

December 2013

  • Wednesday, December 18th -- Middle School Celebration Day @10:00

  • Friday, December 20th -- Christmas Program @ 10:00AM

  • Monday, December 23rd -- Start of Winter Break


January 2014

  • Monday,January 6th -- Classes resume @ 8:10AM

  • Monday, January 13th -- PTO Meeting @ 6:30PM

  • Thursday, January 16th -- School Geography Bee @ 1:30

  • Friday, January 17th -- Early out @ Noon

  • Monday, January 20th -- No Class, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

  • Saturday, January 25th -- PTO Yard Sale

  • Wednesday, January 29th -- National School Choice Celebration 

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!

Just a Few Friendly Reminders:

Every child must 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. 


If your student is absent, please call the office by 9:30AM. 

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


Visitors on Campus!

Parents, friends, family, and visitors, if you are coming on campus, please make sure you sign in at the office!

This will help keep classroom disruptions to a minimum and insure campus safety!

Thank you for your cooperation! 


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