Category Archives: Middle School


blue-noiSaturday MARCH 11th join Candeo’s own Ms. Shepard and the Apprentice Elements, Local Entrepreneurs, Dinosaurs and the Phoenix Astronomical Society for a Night Full of Scientific Inspiration!

There will be hands on science, experiments, games, an obstacle course,kids_labcoats_science_-_google_search human sized hamster balls, Kona Ice, Pizza, dinosaurs and telescopes for stargazing.

5:00 GATES OPEN Entry is $5.00 per person and can be purchased at the gate the night of the event. Kids under 4 are free. Entry includes access to all science activities, shows, inflatables & telescopes.

5:00 – 7:00  View Candeo 5th Grade Science Fair Entries in the Gym. Visit entrepreneur tables dinos-2near the flagpole. Enjoy the Obstacle Course and Hamster Balls on the playground. Meet Zeus (T-Rex) and Thor (velociraptor). Refreshments can be purchased from Kona Ice and Nicastro’s Wood Fired Pizza

5:30 – 6:15 Ms. Shepard’s Super Science Show in the MPR. Limited seating. Doors open at 5:15.

6:30 – 7:00 Ms. Shepard’s Interactive Science Stations. Explore more with hands on experiments in the MPR.

very_large_telescopes_kids_viewing_astronomical_-_google_search7:00 Shows, Exhibits, Tables, Refreshments and Inflatables CLOSE

7:00 – 9:15 Tour the Night Sky, Explore Plants, the Moon and Constellations, and View the Night Sky through multiple Telescopes.


Upcoming Candeo PTO Events

Upcoming March PTO Events

March 10- Science Fair Volunteers Needed 8:30-3:30pm: Lunch will be provided for volunteers

March 11- CANDEO’S NIGHT OF INSPIRATION: Business owners, Vendors & Crafters are being invited to review the enclosed info for details about how you can be feature your business or products at this year’s event. For a small fee you can reserve a spot. Please go to the front desk for application & details. The application is due NEXT Friday March 10th and space is limited…don’t delay, reserve your spot today!!!

Families that plan to attend the event: the evening will begin at 5:00pm with a $5 entry fee that can be paid at the gate. More details to come.

MARCH 15- Fundraiser Restaurant Night @ Buffalo Wild Wings: 10am-11pm at 2510 W Happy Valley Rd @ Norterra. Must have the flyer, It can be found here


MARCH 18- BEAUTY & THE BEAST PRIVATE SHOWING 10:00AM @Harkins Norterra 14:  Thank You Christensen Orthodontics for hosting the Movie Event!! Order forms must be turned in to students teacher or to the front desk by: 

Monday March 13th for ticket delivery to Wednesday folders(the tickets will be placed in the youngest child’s folder) 

Thursday March 16th for Will Call delivery at Candeo’s front desk Friday March 17th

Order online at

Checks made out to Candeo PTO & No tickets can be sold the day of the show.

More info at


APRIL 1- PTO is taking nominations until April 1st for establishing a new board for next school year. Get more info at

APRIL 7- DADDY/DAUGHTER DANCE: Save The Date!! Details to come.

Letter of Thanks to Candeo Middle Schoolers

Hello Candeo Middle Schoolers,

Your help at BINGO on Friday was invaluable. Having you so willingly fill so many spots at BINGO made the whole night a success. Your readiness to step up in so many areas was overwhelming and your kindness to the younger students was brought to our attention bgreatful for volunteersy many grateful parents. 

We could not have done it without you and because of you, BINGO was so much more fun. THANK YOU!!!!

You are amazing people!

-Candeo PTO

P.S. If any students need a letter for volunteer hours for groups like student Council, NJHS, Girl Scouts or Boy Scouts, just ask. 🙂


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School Supplies

I know what you’re thinking… What will it be this year? That one item on your child’s back to school list that cannot be found. Not at any store, not anywhere on line.

When you order your back to school supply kit from 1st Day School Supplies, you receive the exact supplies your teacher requested delivered in a custom kit for your child!

So, this year, if your student is in K-5 don’t worry about that purple plastic folder with pockets and prongs! 1st Day School Supplies has you covered!

Get Your Student’s Back To School Supplies TODAY at

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Need the middle school supply list, as these are not available through 1st Day School Supplies? 

Here’s the Middle School Supply List

 loose leaf lined leaf paper

 10 composition notebooks

 graphing paper  1 binder (1.5”-2”)

 6 pocket folders (any solid color)

 2 sharpened pencils ready at all times

 10 red ink pens

 color pencils

 color markers

 10 dry erase markers

 1 black sharpie

 pencil pouch

 scissors

 glue

 1 personal pencil sharpener

 post-It notes (2 packs)

 index cards (3 packs)

 index card box

 1 Latin/English Dictionary

 graphing Calculator TI-84 Plus

 1 memory stick

 ruler

 Protractor

 4 boxes of tissue

 4 containers of disinfecting wipes

 2 rolls of paper towels

 1 bottle of hand sanitizer

Candeo Volunteer Opportunities

help wanted classifiedsHello PTO Members

Check out the 6 opportunities below.  We’ve got something for everyone! 

1 Are You a Good Cook? Help treat our teachers and staff to a ‘Comfort Luncheon’ on Wednesday, January 27th.  Please use the Sign Up Genius at What ever you bring will be greatly appreciated by teachers and staff.

2 Are You Crafty? Art Extravaganza Preparations are starting now.  Volunteers are needed to cut, mount, frame, laminate and prepare bulletin boards.  If you LOVE ART let us know when you’re available. Go to

3 Do You EAT?  Does your family eat?  Great!  Eat at Chipote on Jan. 25th.  We’ll earn 50%!  Tell them CANDEO sent you.  Here’s a link to the flier

4 Do You Like to Dance? The Middle School Dance is Feb. 5th.  They are looking for food and drink donations.  See what they need at

5 Do You Like to Look Good? Picture Day Volunteers Needed Feb. 10th, 8 AM – 12 PM  Sign up at

6 Do you LOVE Sports? Do You Own a Business?  Support Candeo Athletics and Advertise on Candeo Athletic Shirts

Thanks for all that you do to help make CANDEO such a wonderful place for our children to learn, grow and have fun!

You make a difference.

February 5th Middle School Dance and Hot Chocolate Bar

The Middle School Dance will be on February 5th, from 6-8 PM.  They hope to be serving hot chocolate and donuts at the dance.  Student council has been makincutout hearts for danceg a red and pink heart chain to use as decorations as well as Julius Caesar props.  They’re going to use the flowers for Caesar’s funeral to decorate around that dance.  HA!!!

Donations and other suppies that are still needed are listed at

Whatever you can contribute will be WONDERFUL!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thank You