Cougar News

Cragin Elementary School - November 2022

Principal's Corner

To all parents/guardians of 5th graders – you are invited to our TUSD STEP UP Middle school EXPO! Our TUSD Secondary Expo will be Thursday, Dec 1 from 5:30 PM – 7:30PM at the Tucson Convention Center. This is your opportunity for you and your child to visit all of our TUSD Middle School booths, meet our middle school principals and learn about the middle school programs. You will be able to register your child that night. Our high schools and CTE programs will also be there, in addition to student performances. Please save this date and plan on attending the TCC – there will also be free parking for you.

Step up information flyer

New Faces at Cragin

Cragin PurposeFull People

Congratulations to the following students who were selected as October's PurposeFull People:

Madinah Mwenye, Angle Kolep Pearson, John-Ryah “JR” Gibson Avraham Lopez, Monae Hernandez Robinson, Sara Younis, Jillian Freed, Mia Johnson, Auburn Culp, Abdi Ula, Camila Mayta Moya, Emery Bodmer, Millie Jodry, Tayvian Nez

Upcoming Events


  • 11/3 Professional Learning Day - No School
  • 11/9 Site Council Meeting 3:20pm
  • 11/11 Veterans Day - No School
  • 11/15 PTO Meeting 5:15pm
  • 11/24-11/25 Thanksgiving Break - No School
  • 11/28 - 12/2 Scholastic Book Fair

December 2022

  • 12 /1-12/2 Scholastic Book Fair
  • 12/8 Family Engagement Meeting
  • 12/16 PTO Movie Night
  • 12/19 Winter Music and Dance Performance
  • 12/20 PTO Meeting
  • 12/23 Grading Day - No School
  • 12/26 - 1/6 Winter Break - No School

Scholastic Book Fair!!

Monday, Nov. 28th, 10:30am to Friday, Dec. 2nd, 1pm

Cragin School Library

The Book Fair will run from 10:30am - 3pm Monday, November 28th - Thursday, December 1st

and 10:30am - 1pm on Friday, December 2nd.

Students can shop during their recess time if they have money and/or with their class during their scheduled library time.

For more information about the book fair visit our page on Scholastic:

Volunteers are welcome but must be cleared as a volunteer. Also, unfortunately, younger siblings cannot be brought along when volunteering. Please contact or email either Dorothy Wilson, Library Assistant, or Cassie Gonzales, School Community Liaison, if you are interested in volunteering.