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November 12, 2023

Carpenter Families,

I hope everyone had a great extended weekend.  Thank you to all our Chameleon family members who served in the military.  We are so thankful for your service.

It’s Kindness Week!! Kindness Spirit Week November 13th-17th:

Monday, 11/13: Hats off to Kindness- Wear a hat today!

Tuesday, 11/14: Don’t Hide from Kindness- Wear Camo or Camo colors today! (brown or green)

Wednesday, 11/15: Dreaming of Kindness- Wear your pajamas today!

Thursday, 11/16: Peace, Love, and Kindness- Wear tie-dye or bright colors!

Friday, 11/17: Team Up for Kindness- Wear your Sports gear or Carpenter shirt!

PTA News:

Join us Tuesday, November 14th for our first General Membership Meeting of the school year.  We will meet virtually at 6pm.  I will be joining for a quick "Meet the Principal."  We'll be covering what we've been up to thus far this year, upcoming events and reviewing our budget. 

Google meet

Holiday Assistance Gift Card Drive:

As the holidays approach, please consider this opportunity to help fellow Carpenter families by donating toward our gift card drive!  Now through November 17.  This is a wonderful way to support our school community.  Click here for more information. 

Square 1 Art Fundraiser:

Keepsakes and gifts are on sale now -- just in time for the holidays! Search for your child's art using Art Search ( and enter state, school name, and your student's last name.  Your student's art and code will appear!  Order by: 11/27/2023.

Book Fair is Coming Soon!

The Book Fair is coming to Carpenter and will be here from November 27th - December 8th.

Family Night will be on 11/28 from 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Donuts with Grownups (tracks 1 & 3) will be on 11/30 at 8:00am

Donuts with Grownups (tracks 2 & 4) will be on 12/6 at 8:00am

Upcoming Events/Important Dates

  • November 13-17- Kindness Spirit Week
  • November 13- Welcome Back, Track 3!
  • November 22-24- Thanksgiving Break- All Tracks
  • November 27-Dec. 8- Book Fair
  • December 1- Happy Track Out, Track 1!
  • December 4- Welcome Back, Track 2!
  • December 21- Happy Track Out, Track 4!
  • December 22-January 2- Winter Break- All Tracks




Kim Collins

Carpenter Principal