Winter Open House
Please join us for food, fellowship and a closer look at our work: Thursday, February 1, 6 pm at the Schoolhouse. At Carden Country School we welcome families who seek for their children an exceptional start to a lifetime of learning. Our Open House is the perfect opportunity for prospective parents to meet the teachers, hear from current families, and see the progression of classwork through the grade levels. Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions, meet teachers, and tour classrooms.
For Unto Us a Child Is Born...
Please join us for an evening of Christmas Joy!
Annual Pumpkin Parade Sparks Creativity
Judges Deputy Chief Jeff Horn, Officer Carla Sias, and KiDiMu Educational Director Lauren Henry hve a difficult time determining the winners of the Annual Pumpkin Parade.
Fall in Love with Carden... Again!
Please join us at 7 PM on Saturday evening, November 11th, at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church for our 2017 Fall Social and Auction. There will be a wide array of hors d’oeuvres, a selection of fine wines and delectable desserts with coffee, along with fun, fellowship and fundraising.
First Day of School, September 5th, 2017
We had a wonderful first day of school!
2017-2018 Academic Calendar
2017-2018 Academic Calendar
It all starts with Peas...
... although with these four, you could say it started in 3rd grade with Village Blacksmith.
Graduation and Spring Sing Celebration
Please join us in celebrating the end of the school year and the Graduation of these four young scholars!
Escarly, a 13 year old girl who lives in the Dominican Republic, is Carden Country School's sponsored child through Children of the Nations.
Carden Shares with Messenger House Residents
Carden students and staff greeted the residents of Messenger House after sharing our Easter Celebration this morning.
Carden Students Spread Love and Valentines
Carden Country School's annual tradition of creating and delivering Valentines throughout the community was met with joyous gratitude. Students were highlighted in the recent edition of Helpline House's newsletter.
Carden DC V, February 2017
Follow our 7th & 8th Grade class on their trip to our nation's capital, where they will seek to come to know and love God more and more, to come to know and love our great nation more and more, and to come to know and love each other more and more.
Private School Tour Saturday, February 11th, 11am - 4 pm
Please join us on Saturday, February 11, from 11am - 4pm.
Carden Winter Wonderland
It's a BEAUTIFUL snowy day in God's Creation at the Carden Country School!
Please join us Thursday, February 2nd at 6:00 PM and find out what makes Carden Country School is so special!
Thursday, December 15th at 6:00 PM Rolling Bay Presbyterian Church 11042 Sunrise Drive NE Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
Wednesday, November 23rd at Bethany Lutheran Church at 11:00 AM to celebrate the gift of Thanksgiving.
Bowling for D.C.
Strikes! Spares! Gutter Balls! Come one, come all for a wild and crazy time at All Star Lanes!
Raising Resilience Presents Unselfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in an All-About-Me World
This could be the most important lecture of the year... Bainbridge High School on Wednesday, November 9 at 7:30 PM.
Fall Open House
Students delight their parents, friends, and staff with their fabulous work!
Was it Cinderella's Coach, a cat, a platter of cheese and crackers? Carden Country School's Annual Pumpkin Parade on Friday, October 28th, was a rousing success!
Bowling for D. C.
What are YOU doing Sunday, November 13th from 1:00 - 3:00 PM?
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Fall Open House
Thursday, October 27 @ 6 PM Students have been working diligently to prepare for open house. Please join us!
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Wednesday After School Science Club
Dr. Erica Saint Clair brings fun, hands-on science to Carden every Wednesday after school for students in grades 1-4.
Carden Computer Coding Club
The Carden Computer Coding Club is open to all Carden students and their parents in grades 5-8. The Club is run by Carden alum Maria Gallivan, '14, and meets Saturday mornings from 9:30-11AM. After just ONE short session, we were generating our own artwork with Java. (Thus the coffee motif.) Bravo to all participants and especially Miss Gallivan!
First Day of School, 2017
It was a BEAUTIFUL day in God's Creation for the First Day of School 2016-2017!
Carden at BIPR Summer Fest
On a gorgeous Saturday, Carden students and their parents participated in the Bainbridge Island Parks & Rec SummerFest. While our pickup choir performed beautifully, and the candy game was a fun thinking challenge, Ms. O'Neill's obstacle course, with its water feature, won the day.
Welcome Back Mrs. Turner!
It is with great joy that I announce that Mrs. Coleen Turner will be rejoining our Carden staff and will return to her previous role as Junior Primary Teacher this fall. She completed her required time of service in the public sector to achieve the next level of her teacher certification, and is thrilled to be able to return to Carden. Welcome Back Mrs. Turner!
Thank You Mrs. Hellriegel!
It is with joy and gratitude that I ask you to join me celebrating the service of Mrs. Sharon Hellriegel. She is a wonderful teacher who not only taught her young students the foundations of a Carden education, but also showed them how to seek to know and love God more and more each day...
Summer Session is crucial to the success of incoming transfer students to Carden Country School, it ensures they are prepared and confident on their very first day of school with returning students in the fall. We COMMEND these six young scholars for caring enough about their education to give up part of their summer break to begin their Carden adventure this early. Bravo!
2016-2017 Academic Calendar
Our 2016-2017 Academic Calendar is now online.
Graduation and Spring Sing
Come Celebrate with us! Friday, June 3rd, 5:00 PM
End of Year Class Plays and Celebrations
A week of traditional fun and celebration to be enjoyed by family and friends.
Toiletries/Soap Drive for Helpline House
7th and 8th graders deliver toiletries and soap drive donations to Helpline House.
May Carden Happenings
Dear Parents and Friends of Carden Country School, I cannot believe that we have already experienced April and that May is upon us! I have attached the "May Happenings" which you will find has presented an exceedingly busy month. Please be reminded that the Kitsap Great Give! is Tuesday, May 3. This is the first year for Carden Country School's participation. Your donation will be stretched with bonus funds from participating sponsors and the Kitsap Community Foundation. Be a Kitsap Great Give! Hero...tell your friends to support Carden Country School by donating through www.kitsapgreatgive.org. With joy and gratitude, Mrs. Rohl
Carden Students Package Meals for Sierra Leone
Watch students put their faith in action!
Today Carden students packed 1200 meals for needy children in Sierra Leone. They raised over $400 themselves to buy the food they packed. A team from Children of the Nations in Silverdale will deliver the meals this summer. May we be ever grateful for our blessings and ever mindful of the needs of others.
Outreach: Messenger House
Carden Country School students and staff brought Easter cheer to the residents of Messenger House this morning by sharing their gifts of music, poetry, Scripture and God's love. Our visits to Messenger House are always such poignant reminders of the transforming joy of music, the power of touch and the joy of a heartfelt smile, and how such small, simple, easy things can bring such great joys.
Easter Celebration: The Tale of Three Trees
Please join us Wednesday, March 23, 11 AM, at Bainbridge First Baptist Church for a musical presentation of the Tale of Three Trees, a story about misguided expectations, unexpected service, the Christian life and the story of Jesus. This free program will include poetry and Scripture and last approximately 45 minutes. There will be fellowship and refreshments afterwards.
Thank you for making our 25th Anniversary Celebration an amazing success!
A huge “Thank you!” to all who helped to make Carden Country School’s 25th Anniversary Party a wonderful success! I was overcome with joy and gratitude as the evening began with friends reconnecting while mingling, our speakers sharing their Carden stories, and you raising your paddles in support of Carden and its legacy.
March Dates to Remember...
March came in like a lion, and it will keep roaring all month!
Carden 25th Anniversary Celebration
Please join staff, alumni, and friends of the Carden Country School as we celebrate 25 Years of Joy in Learning! Hors d'oeuvres and wine reception followed by the launch of "The Carden Story" media presentation and paddle call.
Carden Community Valentines, 2016
We try to share God's love... To thank members of our local community, and to spread cheer to those in need of it, Carden students delivered Community Valentines again this year. Fire and police stations, the library, and residents at several assisted care facilities received our gifts this year.
February Events and Newsletter
Open House and Private School Tour: Students and staff have been busily preparing for the upcoming Open House and School Tour. Please clear your calendars, invite your friends, church community and neighbors, and join us for an evening presentation on Thursday, February 4th at 6:00pm. This is a great opportunity to visit your child’s teacher and the class of your choice and then gather in Mr. Harvey’s room for a brief presentation. There's a lot more inside...
National Handwriting Day
To research original historical source documents, you need to be able to read cursive...
January News Roundup
Happy New Year! It is great to be back at school adjusting to our post-vacation routine! The Christmas Assembly was an evening of rejoicing and blessing. The hours of preparation by students and staff was appreciated by all in attendance. Thank you for inviting your friends and neighbors. I know it means so much to the students to be well-supported by family, friends and Carden alumni.