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Cold Weather Policies

Before School and Recess: When it is below 20 degrees, we will gather indoors for student drop off and have indoor recess inside the Auditorium. Students will also have the choice to play Board Games in the Gym. Outdoor temps will be monitored utilizing the Weather Watch Safety Chart. On outdoor days, students not dressed appropriately for the winter weather will have the chance to call their parents to bring in appropriate clothing. After School: Pick up is outside everyday, regardless of the weather. Winter Gear: Please dress your child in warm winter gear, as we only call indoor recess when...

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Pay a sport, learn to paint or be the star of stage! Cook up a tasty snack, explore the world of science, or be a hero on a quest. Create your own computer games, build LEGO robots, or learn to make movies. There is something for everyone in Carson’s “Before and After School Enrichment Program”! Enrollment begins December 11. Late Fees apply after December 31. Classes start the week of January 12. Enroll online at


Carson PTA is a part of Colorado Gives!

Carson is excited to have joined Colorado Gives, an initiative to increase philanthropy in Colorado.  We will be participating in Colorado Gives Day on December 9th, which provides a great opportunity to make a donation that will go a long way. Two Colorado Banks have created a million dollar incentive fund.  Every dollar donated to Carson PTA on December 9th, will be boosted by an additional percentage of the fund based on how much Carson raises.  All donations are appreciated and helpful no matter the size.  It’s easy to donate at anytime by going to the Colorado Gives site. Please set your...


12-12: 4:30 – 7:30 North County Parents Night Out Preview Event

You’re Invited to the North County Parents Night Out Preview Event Please be our guests to help train our staff before we open to the public. We’ll treat you to a special dinner and we ask that you provide us with feedback so we can fine tune our restaurant before we open. There will be a cash bar for alcoholic beverages with 50% of the proceeds benefiting Carson Elementary School. Friday, December 12th 4:30 to 7:30 pm Please RSVP with preferred service time to Kirsten Becker at Requested service times are on a first come, first serve basis and...


Calling All Photographers!

We are in need of pictures of your kids and their classes – special events and everyday. We will use these photos for the slide show at the auction, to cover bulletin boards in the hallway, and for the yearbook. To upload Experiential Learning Photos all you have to do is click here. If you have Literacy Day Parade photos to upload, please click here. To view Literacy Day Parade photos, please click here. For General Photos the link is here.

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Order Early For Book Fair

Bookfair is right around the corner. Scholastic offers an online bookfair as a supplement to our in school bookfair. It’s open from Nov 8th – Nov 28th and items are shipped to the school. Here’s the link:


We’ve gone BLUE!

Carson is proud to announce our school has achieved “Distinguished” status within DPS. Read all about it on our DPS School Performance Framework Scorecard for 2013 – 2014.


Buy Your Character Ed T-Shirt Now!

Show your Cougar Pride with a Carson Character Education T-shirt! Shirts are available in two designs and a wide range of colors and sizes. Selling Character Education T-shirts is not a fundraiser for Carson. The shirts are offered as a way to build up community and school spirit. Have your family wear Character Education shirts every Friday! Click here to purchase


10-16: Character Ed Committee Meeting

Character Education Committee Meeting September 18th @ 5:30pm We will cover this month’s successes and challenges, Character Ed t-shirts, scheduling for the next few months and a few other items of business. Childcare is provided, so please feel free to bring your kids. Our meetings take place in the Library. Please contact Lana Harr – or Tim Fitz – with any questions.  

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Library Volunteers Needed!

Do you have some time to give to Ms. Cushing and our school library? Volunteers are needed to work with the kindergarteners and first graders. Please see the SignUp Genius pages to volunteer. Every minute helps! Ms. Berns’ class – Mondays 1:30 to 2:00 Ms. Santambrogio’s class – Mondays 2:15 to 3:15 Ms. Jacobson’s class – Thursdays 11:00 to 11:50 Ms. Korach’s class – Thursdays 12:50 to 1:50