2019 ENDEAVOUR JAG-A-THONJoanna Moore9/23/201910/4/2019
  For the 2019-20 School Year, the Endeavour PTSA is keeping our fall fundraiser "in-house" and we are excited to hold our second annual Jag-A-Thon!  The Jag-A-Thon will take place on Friday, October 4th and we will be celebrating with some fun school spirit activities and lunch raffle prizes in the week leading up to the big day. This event will take place during the school day - allowing for 100% student participation. Over the next two weeks, we need your support to meet our fundraising goals for the year.   Our goal is to raise $80,000 and if we ... read full article
Spooky Spaghetti10/7/201910/30/2019
Spooky Spaghetti
      Join us for  Spooky Spaghetti Night Bring the whole family for ghoulish delights and a frightful evening of fun at Spooky Spaghetti on Wednesday, October 30 th from 5:30-8 pm.  This is one of our most popular events of the year.  Please join us for food, games, costume contest and new this year, Hawkins Orthodontics will be providing a fantastic photo op booth, a fun fishing game and amazing drawings!   Dinner seatings are available at 5:45pm, 6:30pm & 7:15pm.  Your meal will include pasta with tomato sauce or butter/parmesan cheese and meatballs, salad, bread, dessert and a beverage. ... read full article
PTSA Back-To-School ChecklistJoanna Moore7/28/20199/4/2019
PTSA Back-To-School Checklist
Happy Summer Endeavour Families! We hope you are enjoying your summer break and promise to make this "back to school" process short and sweet so you can get back to sunshine and making memories.  Please click HERE  to begin. Thanks and we'll see you at Meet-The-Teacher on Tuesday Sept 3rd!   ... read full article
Scholastic Book FairMeredith King11/8/201912/5/2019
Scholastic Book Fair
  Scholastic’s Arctic Adventure Book Fair IS in Full Swing!   Come and Shop Wed. Dec 4 th 8:00am-6:00pm Thurs. Dec. 5 th 8:00am-1pm   Or Shop Online Nov.27 th - Dec. 10 th at www.scholastic.com/fair Just put in Endeavour's zip code, 98029, to find our school page  Please Sign up to Volunteer today. Children are welcome to come along with you and we'll have a kid's station set up to entertain them while you volunteer - coloring, games and movies.  We will also have a volunteer raffle with fun prizes! Do you know a middle school or high school ... read full article
Holiday Gift DriveMeredith King11/11/201911/27/2019
Holiday Gift Drive
Endeavour’s Holiday Gift Drive Monday, Nov 11th - Wednesday, Nov 27th   Catch the spirit of giving and brighten the holidays for a child.   Endeavour PTSA is partnering with the Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank’s Holiday Gift Barn which supports 1800 Issaquah School District children and their families.  To donate to this program, return a brand new and unwrapped gift for a child, ages birth to 18 by Friday, Nov. 30th.  Collection boxes will be available for each grade level. Also, please consider donating wrapping supplies or holiday gift bags.  Questions?  Contact Holiday Gift Drive chair, Liz Broenneke, at ebroenneke@hotmail.com  ... read full article
Jag-A-Thon THANK YOU!Joanna Moore10/7/201910/14/2019
THANK YOU ENDEAVOUR FAMILIES! Thanks to your tremendous generosity WE MET OUR GOAL!   We are thrilled to be able to fund student & classroom enrichment, school programs and family events throughout the year. We are grateful for your contributions and we simply would not be able to do it without your support.   Last Friday we celebrated at the Jag-a-thon during the last hour of the school day. Every student had the option to participate and received lap prizes and some treats. We were so lucky to have special guests join us, including DJ Mike Schubert and Sparty!  We'd also like ... read full article
Order School SuppliesMeredith King7/2/20198/15/2019
Order School Supplies
Endeavour Elementary New School Supplies Ordering Program with Yubbler.com Based on parent and teacher feedback, Endeavour is participating in a new school supplies program with Yubbler.com for the 2019-2020 school year.  When you purchase your school supplies on Yubbler.com, our school will receive 50% of the profits and every dollar received funds classroom enrichment at Endeavour! One click ordering makes back-to-school shopping simple! All lists are ISD and teacher approved Parents can customize orders, which means you buy only what you need (if you have extra glue sticks and sharpies at home, you can remove them from the order) ORDERS ... read full article
School's OutMeredith King7/2/20197/16/2019
School's Out
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Update From Endeavour PTSA - March 20, 2020Ashley Olsen3/20/20204/3/2020
Update From Endeavour PTSA - March 20, 2020
Dear Endeavour Families,  We are in the midst of an unprecedented event and we wanted to let you all know how we are responding as a PTSA.  We have been in communication with the Issaquah School District and Issaquah Schools Foundation about the current needs in our community and both organizations have agreed that the best way for PTSAs to support those in need right now is to send donations to the Issaquah Food Bank.  Every PTSA in our district is following this advice.  Our board met today and landed on a plan that is both generous and fiscally responsible. ... read full article
School Closure ResponseAshley Olsen3/13/20203/27/2020
School Closure Response
Good Evening Endeavour Jaguars,   As a PTSA, along with all other PTSA's in the district, we are in the process of planning ways to assist our local community during the school closure.  If you would also like to help, please consider supporting  The Issaquah Food Bank  by purchasing items from their  Amazon Wish List , making a  financial donation , or mailing to the food bank $25 gift cards from local grocery stores that offer online shopping.    Thank you for helping to support our wonderful community during this difficult time!   ~The Endeavour PTSA Board  ... read full article
Science Fair Cancelled Ashley Olsen3/8/20203/20/2020
Science Fair Cancelled
Hello Endeavour Families,  Due to the district's decision to suspend evening events and volunteer work throughout the district, the Endeavour Science Fair on March 20 th   has been cancelled .  Thank you to all of our volunteers who have already worked so hard on the planning of this event.    Classes that have been assigned to participate in the Science Fair will hear from their teachers about updated expectations, outcomes, timelines, and any other changes.  Please know that teachers will communicate with you as soon as any updated decisions and timelines that have been impacted by this decision are finalized.   Since the Coronavirus situation ... read full article
Science Fair - Display & Title Board Pick Up Ashley Olsen2/8/20202/13/2020
Science Fair - Display & Title Board Pick Up
Hello Endeavour Parents, Science Fair Display and Title Boards are due to arrive on Monday, February 10th.  They will be available for pick up during the below dates and times.  Please note, boards are NOT allowed on the bus .  If you did not order a display board during online registration, there will be 30 extra boards for sale at $7.00 each.  Payment is due at time of pick up and the extra boards will be first come first serve.  Cash and check are acceptable forms of payment (no credit or debit cards).  Checks made out to Endeavour PTSA.   ... read full article
Math Night Cancelled!Ashley Olsen2/6/20202/7/2020
Math Night Cancelled!
Unfortunately, Math Night is cancelled due to flooding and restricted access to Endeavour.  Please stay warm and dry at home tonight.  We will update if it is rescheduled. ... read full article
Golden Acorn AwardsAshley Olsen2/5/20202/28/2020
Golden Acorn Awards
   GOLDEN ACORN AWARDS 2019-2020 Each year, the Washington State PTSA offers three unique awards to recognize individuals who make significant contributions that enhance the education of children.   Outstanding Educator Award - Presented to an individual who has demonstrated outstanding educational contributions. Nominees for this award are generally teachers, including the specialist staff (music, P.E., library, reading, Jaguar Club, Sage, Speech and other OT staff).  Click  here  to nominate an educator. Outstanding Advocate Award -  Honors an individual who promotes the health, welfare, safety and education of all children in the home, school and community. Volunteers who speak up for ... read full article
Reflections FinalistsAshley Olsen2/5/20202/19/2020
Reflections Finalists
Reflections—Look Within District Results     Finalists: Austin Liu, ‘Finding Yourself’ - Literature  , grades 3-5 Michael Fowler, ‘Look Within - Lego-’   - Film Production, grades 3-5 Khushi Patel, ‘Who am I’  - Visual Arts, grades 3-5   Honorable Mention: Meher Chadha, ‘The Strength Within’  - Dance Choreography , grades 3-5     ... read full article
Notice of PTSA Membership Meeting - February 10thAshley Olsen2/3/20202/10/2020
Notice of PTSA Membership Meeting - February 10th
Please join us for the next PTSA Membership Meeting on February 10th at 3:00pm in Portable 2.  We hope to see you there! ... read full article
Math Night Rescheduled!Ashley Olsen1/27/20202/6/2020
Math Night Rescheduled!
Family Math Night has been rescheduled for Thursday, February 6th from 6-8pm !  All are welcome to join!  We hope to see you there! ... read full article
Local Dollars Support Local KidsAshley Olsen1/24/20202/11/2020
Local Dollars Support Local Kids
    Local Dollars Support Local Kids   In 2018, ISD voters approved a 2 year Education & Operations (EP&O) Levy.   This levy provided continued support for career and technical programs,   mental health counselors, safety and security staff, the district's first dual   language program and an expanded high school schedule. With voter   approval of the 2020 EP&O Levy, voters can ensure these programs   continue benefitting our students for another 2 years. Ballots drop this   week. Please remember to vote. ... read full article
Science FairAshley Olsen1/8/20201/29/2020
Science Fair
      ENDEAVOUR'S 2020 SCIENCE FAIR We are very pleased to announce Endeavour's Science Fair will be held on Friday, March 20.  All students are encouraged to participate in the Fair.  This is a wonderful opportunity for students to work with a creative, hands-on approach to scientific principles.  Science Fairs at the elementary level help foster an appreciation of science to be remembered for life.  Please see the below key details for this event.   Registration :   o January 8th to January 29th, 2020 o Click HERE  for registration beginning January 8th. o Please note, online registration is required for all ... read full article
Eager ReaderJessica Larsson1/6/20201/31/2020
Eager Reader
    "Dive into Reading"!  Don't forget to log in and record your minutes and earn prizes along the way.       ... read full article
AmazonSmileMeredith King12/7/201912/25/2019
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Park Lane JewelryMeredith King11/18/201912/5/2019
Park Lane Jewelry
New This Year at Book Fair PARK LANE JEWELRY Stop by the PARK LANE pop-up shop during Book Fair to add some sparkle to your Holiday shopping.   100% of profits earned during the Book Fair will be donated to Endeavour PTSA!!   You can also shop online and ship direct to you.  Shop with this link and support Endeavour! ... read full article
Notice of PTSA Membership Meeting - November 12thAshley Olsen11/1/201911/12/2019
Notice of PTSA Membership Meeting - November 12th
  NOTICE OF PTSA MEMBERSHIP MEETING   Please join us, Tuesday, November 12 th  at 3pm in P2 and hear about winter activities, volunteer opportunities and provide your ideas and input for next year!   All community members are welcome to attend.   Every PTSA member has a vote.     ... read full article
Dining for Kids at ChinoiseMeredith King10/31/201911/7/2019
Dining for Kids at Chinoise
Join us at Chinoise Sushi Bar & Asian Grill in Issaquah Highlands on November 6 from 11:00am to 10:00pm and Dine for Kids! Chinoise will donate a portion of your bill to Issaquah Schools Foundation. Dining for Kids restaurant partners generously guarantee a portion of the day's proceeds as a donation to the Issaquah Schools Foundation that provides multiple forms of support to Issaquah School District students, including food aid.   ... read full article
Tea and TissuesJoanna Moore9/5/20199/9/2019
Tea and Tissues
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New Bus Route Communication8/27/20199/11/2019
New Bus Route Communication
School Bus Routes Now Available Online Only 2019-2020 school bus routes are now available online! Please note this is a change to previous years.   Cards with bus route information will NOT be mailed home this year.  Please visit the  Find Your School and Bus Route webpage  for your student's bus route information. If you are having trouble logging in as directed, please email:  Transportation-Enews@issaquah.wednet.edu . ... read full article
Welcome to Endeavour!Meredith King8/12/201910/7/2019
Welcome to Endeavour!
Welcome New and Returning Endeavour Jaguars!   We love our community here at Endeavour and have many exciting events and programs planned for this year.   We are not interested in forcing you to volunteer at every event or bake a million cookies.  We simply want to cultivate an engaged and inclusive community that supports our kiddos at a local, state and national level. If you'd like to join our cause  (or buy a yearbook, join a club, etc)  you can click here .  Cheers to a new and bright school year! Your 2019-2020 PTSA Board      ... read full article
.Meredith King7/26/20199/27/2019
District Volunteer Application Open for 2019-20!   The Issaquah School District volunteer application for 2019-20 is now open.  If you are interested in volunteering at school, the Issaquah School District requires all adults to complete a background application each year.  If you submitted an application last year (or a prior year), you will need to update your application. For the 2019-20 school year, please log-in to your existing account by going to  https://issaquahvolunteers.hrmplus.net/  and clicking on “Login” in the upper right corner of the screen  (Please do not create multiple accounts). If you have forgotten your password, please request a password reset ... read full article
Kindergarten PlaydatesMeredith King7/2/20198/29/2019
Kindergarten Playdates
IS YOUR CHILD STARTING KINDERGARTEN AT  ENDEAVOUR ELEMENTARY THIS SEPTEMBER?   Please join us for one of the kindergarten play dates this August to meet other kindergartners and parents: Saturday, August 24th, 10:00am – 11:30am Thursday, August 29th, 6:00pm – 7:30pm All kindergarten play dates are held at the park next to the Lakeside Pool in Klahanie (park located at the intersection on of 244th Place SE and Klahanie Drive SE). Questions?  Please email volunteers@endeavourptsa.org  or president@endeavourptsa.org     ... read full article