Cougar News

Cragin Elementary School, December 2022

Benchmark Testing!

Show us what you know!

Benchmark testing will take place between Monday December 5th and Friday December 16th. Teacher's will be communicating with parents the days and times their class will be testing. Make up testing will take place the week of December 19th. Please help your child have a positive testing experience by:

  • Making sure they arrive to school on time
  • Making sure they have a good night's sleep
  • Making sure they eat a healthy breakfast (breakfast is available at school by 8:15)

School Happenings...

Community Resources

Holidays can be a time of great joy and great stress. Your School Community Liaison is here to help you. Ms Cassie Gonzales can help support you with food and clothing assistance at Cragin Elementary and with referrals to numerous other resources in the community. There are many resources available to TUSD families including grants that can be used for glasses and eye exams, clothing and financial assistance. TUSD Family resources centers also have computers and classes available to help parents in navigating school applications, applying for assistance, parenting, translation services and more.

Please reach out to Ms Cassie Gonzales if you have any questions: or 520-232-6725/6700

November's PurposeFULL People

Congratulations to the following students for being selected as November's PurposeFull people. The word of the month was: Gratitude.

Xander Calderin, Alexis Garcia, Madinah Mwenye, Destina Armenta-Watkins, Isabel Hill, Achol Kuot, Ramon Fierros, Oliver Rayot, Carlo Garcia, Josel Olea, Joel Medina, Lillianna Stutler, Eoghan Kirkpatrick, Caleb Lueth, Marvin Tzul Tzul

Important Dates to Remember

December 2022

  • 12/5 - 12/16 Benchmark Testing
  • 12/7 Family Engagement Meeting
  • 12/16 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

January 2022

  • 1/2 - 1/6 Winter Break - NO SCHOOL
  • 1/11 Site Council Meeting
  • 1/17 PTO Meeting
  • 1/18 Cafesito/Coffee talk - Online Safety Presentation
  • 1/23 Professional Learning Day - NO SCHOOL

Holidays Celebrated in December