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Student Handbooks On-Line

Carpenter Elementary is offering the 2017.18 student/parent handbook on line. If you look at the Quick Link column on the lower right side of this page you will find "2017.18 Handbook. In an effort to save on copy and paper expenses we hope you will accept this method. If you need a hard copy, please let the office know and we will provide you a copy. 

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Upcoming Events

  • Nov
    @Carpenter Elementary
    11/22/2017 - 11/24/2017
  • Nov
    @Carpenter Elementary
    12:30 PM — 3:15 PM
    Thursday, 11/30/2017
  • Dec
    @Carpenter Elementary
    Begins @ 6:30 PM
    Thursday, 12/7/2017
  • Dec
    @Carpenter Elementary
    12:30 PM — 3:15 PM
    Thursday, 12/14/2017
  • Jan
    Wednesday, 1/24/2018
  • May
    @Carpenter Elementary
    Begins @ 6:30 PM
    Thursday, 5/3/2018


“If there’s one thing we can all agree upon… it’s that we need to do something to help kids in our communities reach their full potential.” Jim Owen Founder Center for Cowboy Ethics and Leadership


This year Carpenter Elementary is putting into practice “Cowboy Ethics, Be Somebody”.  This program has been developed by Jim Owens, the author of the book,” Cowboy Ethics.”  The program is designed to help teach values and character traits that can help make our students successful in their own personal lives as well as to be strong members in our community.

A large amount of current research has shown that life success depends less on I.Q. and native ability and more on qualities of personal character.  It is these character qualities that enable someone to pursue a long-term goal, persevere in the face of obstacles, and bounce back from a stumble or fall.

Be Somebody focuses on four key traits:


Click here to learn more about the 4 key traits