Golden Acorn awards announced June 17th
Announcing this year ’s Golden Acorn A ward Winners! Announcing this year’s Golden Acorn award winners! Every Year it is the honor of our Endeavour PTSA to award the Golden Acorn award winners! There are three categories- Golden Acorn Volunteer Award, Outstanding Educator Award and Outstanding Advocate. We are incredibly lucky to have such a strong team at Endeavour, so it’s always a challenge to narrow it down. Thank you, parents, caregivers and staff who helped nominate these incredible award winners. Golden Acorn Volunteer Award Recipients- Krista Guenser and Jolie Nivison Outstanding Educator Award Recipients- Amanda White, Selena Skogstad, and ... read full article
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May General Membership Meeting5/17/20245/31/2024
May General Membership Meeting
We hope you are able to join us in person, but a Zoom Link is available. Zoom Link  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87035890785?pwd=ckZES01NZitUNnEzTjN4ZFkwOTNyUT09 May Financial Report can be found HERE May General Meeting Agenda can be found HERE January General Meeting Minutes can be found HERE ... read full article
Golden Acorn Nominations4/17/20244/20/2024
Golden Acorn Nominations
Nominations close April 19th for the 2023-2024 Golden Acorn, Outstanding Educator, and Outstanding Advocate Awards! Click HERE for all our links to Nominate a Volunteer, Advocate and Teacher/Staff Member who you notice made a big impact at Endeavour Elementary and our Community.  ... read full article
ParentWise Series! 3/19/20243/20/2024
ParentWise Series!
      In today’s world, who isn’t feeling stressed? You may often feel anxious and overwhelmed from the everyday—work, school, relationships, social media—to the unprecedented. ParentWiser is hosting a Virtual Presentation and Q&A session with Terri Bacow, Ph.D. on March 19th, 2024, at 5:00 PM.   Join to Learn practical, yet highly effective, coping skills developed from cognitive-behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), and other scientifically-based therapy approaches to use whenever anxiety arises.   Dr. Terri Bacow is a widely known expert in cognitive behavioral therapy, an evidence-based therapy approach. A Brown University graduate, she has authored several peer-reviewed ... read full article
General Membership Meeting and Family Tech Talk1/12/20241/24/2024
General Membership Meeting and Family Tech Talk
Endeavour PTSA is excited to present a two-part Zoom meeting on January 23rd at 6:30pm . This meeting will kick off as a 30 minute General Membership Meeting with quick but critical business where membership votes are anticipated. Agenda includes Experiential Grade-Band Grant Proposal and the Nominating Committee for our PTSA's 24/25 year and more. This will be followed with a Tech Talk presentation by a professional Internet safety expert. Tech Talk starts at 7pm: From Roblox to TikTok, technology is changing fast, and many of us are struggling to stay one step ahead of our kids. This engaging Tech Talk presentation ... read full article
Holiday Gift Drive11/2/202311/16/2023
Holiday Gift Drive
Please join Endeavour PTSA in participating in the year’s Holiday Gift Card Drive supporting Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank during conferences on November 8 th and 9 th , during school on November 15 th and 16 th , or make a donation online https://igfn.us/vf/GIFTS2023/EndeavourElementarySchool . For more details please visit HERE ... read full article
General Meeting9/15/20239/26/2023
General Meeting
  General Membership Meeting September 26th 7pm-8:30pm   The PTSA hosts four general membership meetings a year and we’d love to have you join in person or via Zoom. These meetings are a great opportunity to interact with other parents and staff, stay informed about all the PTSA programs and events, and find out about volunteer opportunities throughout the year.  It’s important to have good attendance at these meetings so we can vote on key budget issues and elected board and chairperson positions as needed.  Our very first Membership Meeting of the year will be held in the Endeavour Library on  Tuesday, September 26 th  7pm-8:30pm ... read full article
Last Call for Reflections Chair! 9/14/20239/16/2023
Last Call for Reflections Chair!
U RGENTLY NEEDED REFLECTIONS CHAIR! If we do not have a chair by September 15th, we won't be able to run this program this year. To volunteer to chair Reflections please click  HERE For more details, go to: https://www.wastatepta.org/events-programs/reflections/pta-leaders ... read full article
Find the Perfect 2024 PTSA volunteer position for you!4/4/20245/31/2024
Find the Perfect 2024 PTSA volunteer position for you!
We would love to have you join our PTSA team!! We are putting together the PTSA leadership team for next year and we need YOU!! We have several open positions that are necessary in running our PTSA. Please consider volunteering for one of these roles:   VP of Fundraising VP of Events Reflections Co-Chair and Committee Jag-a-thon Chair and Committee   Roles and Responsibilities are linked here,  TeamMembers (endeavourptsa.org)   You can sign up for volunteer positions HERE .   Thank you in advance for considering. Best, your Nominating Committee   ... read full article
Math Club!11/2/202311/30/2023
Math Club!
Join Endeavour's PTSA sponsored Math Club. Math Club will meet on Tuesdays after school from 3:45 to 4:45 beginning November 14 and will run through the school year. Eligibility is currently limited to 3rd, 4th and 5th graders. To learn more about Math Club, please visit Math Club (endeavourptsa.org) . ... read full article
Reflections!10/11/202310/27/2023
Reflections!
 Students can submit their completed works of art in one or all of the available categories: Dance/Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, Visual Arts, and Special Artist. Submission guidelines and entry forms can be found here -   Reflections (endeavourptsa.org)  or email our Reflections Team at reflections@endeavourptsa.org . S ubmissions are due by October 27th. ... read full article
School supply list for 2023-20248/3/20238/27/2023
School supply list for 2023-2024
Endeavour posted the 2023-2024 school supply list! * please note Merlin classes have separate lists by grade that are posted on the Endeavour website!* Click Here to go to the Endeavour Elementary Supply list website directly. A printable PDF can be found HERE     ... read full article
Golden Acorn awards announced June 17th6/4/20247/31/2024
Golden Acorn awards announced June 17th
Announcing this year ’s Golden Acorn A ward Winners! Announcing this year’s Golden Acorn award winners! Every Year it is the honor of our Endeavour PTSA to award the Golden Acorn award winners! There are three categories- Golden Acorn Volunteer Award, Outstanding Educator Award and Outstanding Advocate. We are incredibly lucky to have such a strong team at Endeavour, so it’s always a challenge to narrow it down. Thank you, parents, caregivers and staff who helped nominate these incredible award winners. Golden Acorn Volunteer Award Recipients- Krista Guenser and Jolie Nivison Outstanding Educator Award Recipients- Amanda White, Selena Skogstad, and ... read full article
Nourish Every Mind Auction 2024!3/28/20244/8/2024
Nourish Every Mind Auction 2024!
The Nourish Every Mind Online Auction is now open for bidding and will continue until Sunday, April 7 . We have received an incredible variety of items donated by local businesses, and we want to ensure that as many Endeavour families as possible have the chance to bid on them. You can access the catalog at: https://isf.schoolauction.net/nemauction2024/catalog   Also, Endeavour's principal, Miss Funes has kindly donated a special experience for our auction . Don't miss this incredible opportunity! You can find more details at: https://isf.schoolauction.net/nemauction2024/catalog?id=249   Thank you!   We highly appreciate your support.          ... read full article
2024 Read Across Endeavour!3/27/20244/5/2024
2024 Read Across Endeavour!
Read Across Endeavour is next week, April 1st - April 5th! Each day we have a fun theme for any kids who would like to participate. See the Read Across Endeavour Webpage for more information HERE   ... read full article
We’re extending SIGN UP deadline to February 28th!!1/29/20243/6/2024
We’re extending SIGN UP deadline to February 28th!!
On March 6th , the Endeavour PTSA will host a Heritage Night event at school from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM . The event is when the whole Endeavour community can get together and celebrate our collective cultures, whether local or global! There will be cultural booths and displays, food trucks for meal purchases, and a full lineup of students' and families' performances. We prioritize a safe and inclusive environment for all event participants. When taking part in this event, we kindly ask the community to adopt the Endeavour Mission Statement. "Endeavour Jaguars strive to create an inclusive learning environment, ... read full article
The Parent Compass: Navigating your Child's Wellness and Academic Journey1/25/20242/8/2024
The Parent Compass: Navigating your Child's Wellness and Academic Journey
ParentWiser is hosting another in-person event on February 7th at 7:00 pm at the District Administration Building . Cynthia Muchnick MA is flying in from CA to share insights from her book.   Navigating a competitive academic environment is one of the biggest stressors for teens and their parents. Cynthia Muchnick, MA, author of The Parent Compass, guides parents' roles in supporting their students’ mental health as they traverse the maze of the adolescent years. Register on Eventbrite   ... read full article
Staff Appreciation, Salad Bar!1/9/20241/23/2024
Staff Appreciation, Salad Bar!
  It's Time to Show our Appreciation to the Endeavour Staff!   We are excited to kick off 2024 by showing our appreciation for the amazing  Endeavour staff.  To keep them energized throughout the school year, we are planning to host a delicious  Salad Bar Luncheon.  We kindly request your support in ensuring that the event runs smoothly by  signing up to contribute . Please note that all items must be delivered by  9:30 am on Monday, January 22nd . Thank you for everything you do, we truly appreciate your support!  To  sign up now , go to the link below: https://www.signupgenius.com/ go/10C0945A4A92DA3FBC70- ... read full article
Nominating Committee call-out!1/5/20241/24/2024
Nominating Committee call-out!
Are you interested in influencing who serves on next year’s PTSA Board?   We are looking for current PSTA members to join the Nominating Committee . This committee is responsible for finding qualified and enthusiastic PTSA candidates for positions for the 2024-2025 school year. We encourage anyone interested in helping us find amazing volunteers for our PTSA board and chair members.The role of the nominating committee is to recognize and recruit the most qualified people available for elected PTA positions as defined by the local PTA or council standing rules. The nominating committee members have a tremendous influence on the future of ... read full article
Holiday Cookie Drive11/29/202312/8/2023
Holiday Cookie Drive
In the spirit of the holiday season, the PTSA will be putting together cookie boxes for all Endeavour staff and bus drivers.  We could use your help by signing up to bring delicious holiday cookies or treats on Friday, December 8th by 9:30am.  To sign up, click here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0945A4A92DA3FBC70-46267729-holiday#/ ... read full article
Spooky Supper and Surprises!10/11/202310/25/2023
Spooky Supper and Surprises!
We hope you will join us for our annual SPOOKY SUPPER AND SURPRISES! October 25, 5:30-8pm CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE DETAILS ... read full article
Popcorn Friday9/28/202310/6/2023
Popcorn Friday
  Popcorn Friday is coming up on October 6th!     Endeavour PTSA is proud to offer popcorn for free to all students. Goldfish crackers will be available for any kids unable to have popcorn. Please see the following picture for the ingredient list:       We have volunteers for October 6th , but if you are interested in helping on future dates, please sign up on our website under Volunteer Opportunities and then option Popcorn Fridays   Please note that by doing this, you will be added to the list of potential helpers but does NOT require you ... read full article
Calling all Endeavour “SUMMER OLYMPICS” FIELD DAY FANS!Dulce M Rodriguez5/13/20245/27/2024
Calling all Endeavour “SUMMER OLYMPICS” FIELD DAY FANS!
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Chipotle: Dine for a Cause!Tessa Herley2/14/20243/13/2024
Chipotle: Dine for a Cause!
  Support the Endeavour PTSA at the Issaquah Chipotle (775 NW Gilman Blvd, Issaquah, WA 98027) on March 13th from 4PM-8PM .  33% of sales  using code  M2FKGLT  will be donated to Endeavour PTSA. We recommend ordering online or on their app by entering  M2FKGLT  in the promo code box to save time waiting in the order line! If you order in-person, just show the flyer. See you there.  ... read full article
ParentWiser Presents: Reducing Frustration and Fostering Resilience12/15/20231/20/2024
ParentWiser Presents: Reducing Frustration and Fostering Resilience
  In the face of escalating irritability and diminishing resilience in our kids and ourselves, how do we reduce everyone’s frustration load? ParentWiser is hosting Jenni Pertuset on January 16th, 2024 at 7:00 pm. Event in-person at the District Administration Building. Pertuset is a local leader in parent education specializing in anxiety. Jenni Pertuset provides a map for understanding frustration, anger, and aggression, for adults to create more ease at school and home.   Register on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/reducing-frustration-fostering-resilience-tickets-776716007487 ParentWiser Website: https://www.parentwiser.org/ Facebook Event: https://fb.me/e/143ozvgOG ... read full article
YMCA Play everyday10/16/202310/30/2023
YMCA Play everyday
Endeavour PTSA is funding a new program that runs during recess. Click HERE to learn more about YMCA’s Play Everyday Program with play coach Candler Curtis. ... read full article
Winter Coat Drive!10/5/202310/19/2023
Winter Coat Drive!
Additional Information for the Winter Coat Drive. Services Offered by the Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank. REGISTRATION HERE! ... read full article
ISD Tips for Parent-Teacher Conferences10/5/202310/11/2023
ISD Tips for Parent-Teacher Conferences
  REGISTER HERE!     REGISTER HERE!   ... read full article
Food Drive5/6/20245/22/2024
Food Drive
Please help us support the Issaquah Food Bank ITEMS NEEDED:  Canned Tuna White Rice 2lb bag Canned Chicken  Pasta Pasta Sauce Mac n Cheese Hearty Soup  Ramen  Individual snacks for kids’ lunches  Diapers (all sizes)  Wipes Drop off at Endeavour Elementary ... read full article
Art Walk 20245/1/20245/22/2024
Art Walk 2024
Come enjoy a walk down art-filled hallways at Endeavour!  Our PTSA Art Walk is a wonderful evening event featuring your children's art.  Stroll the school halls and view the amazing art our Endeavour Jaguar artists created with the direction of the DiscoverART! program combining work supported by our fantastic PTSA Art Docents and Art Specialists, Kathy Mileski and Kathy Pelham.  This is a fun family event!  In addition to classroom art displays, this year's event includes a musical showcase featuring Endeavour students' musical talents, a pottery wheel demonstration, hands-on art projects, face painting, guest artists, and FREE frozen treats!  Be ... read full article
Fuschia Baskets for Sale!3/7/20244/5/2024
Fuschia Baskets for Sale!
Order a hanging fuschia basket, grown locally at Squak Mt Greenhouse. The baskets make a great Mother's Day gift! Flowers are grown in a beautiful cedar basket to insulate roots allowing for a healthier plant. Orders due by April 4, 2024 and hanging baskets will be available for local pick up in the beginning of May before Mother's Day weekend. Contact Tessa.Herley@endeavourptsa.org with questions. Click Here to Order! ... read full article
Nourish Every Mind Student Showcase and LuncheonAshlee Brennecke2/27/20243/12/2024
Nourish Every Mind Student Showcase and Luncheon
Please join Endeavour PTSA at Issaquah Schools Foundation (ISF) Nourish Every Mind Student Showcase and Luncheon on March 28 at the Issaquah Community Center . ISF is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that provides critical funding to all 27 schools in our district. At Nourish Every Mind you, along with over 500 other parents, ISD administrators, and community members, will hear directly from students in our district about the impact ISF-funded programs have had on their educational experiences. Mary Nam, KOMO News anchor, district parent and VOICE mentor, will be emceeing the event. There is no cost to attend, but you ... read full article
Math Challenge 2024Ashlee Brennecke1/25/20242/8/2024
Math Challenge 2024
An Endeavour parent has signed up Endeavour Elementary in the Math Challenge ! The first deadline is coming right up on February 1 st . Here are the details:   The Math Challenge Program is FREE and NO SIGNUP is required. All students K to grade 5 are invited to participate! There are 7 more challenges available this year. New challenge is posted every other week. We start from Math Challenge #8 this year. Submission of 5 Math Challenges will enable the student to receive a recognition certificate in June 2024. Students can upload their answers.   Check out the ... read full article
Tickets on Sale until 5/2! Endeavour PTSA Day at the BallparkTessa Herley12/7/20235/5/2024
Tickets on Sale until 5/2! Endeavour PTSA Day at the Ballpark
    June 2, 2024 Seattle Mariners vs LA Angels 1:10 PM (Game time subject to change) The Endeavour PTSA and Seattle Mariners have partnered to host a discounted ticket offer for our school community! Join your classmates and Endeavour community at the Mariners Game on Sunday, June 2nd for a 1:10pm game vs. the LA Angels. Tickets can be purchased here -  Mariners: Endeavour Day at the Ballpark (endeavourptsa.org) .  ($30 tickets for Main Level and $20 tickets for View Level) Please place one order for an entire group if you wish to sit together. Sales end on May 1st, tickets ... read full article
Book Fair11/29/202312/7/2023
Book Fair
  To find more information visit the BOOK FAIR PAGE HERE ... read full article
Support the Snapdoodle Toys Fundraiser!11/18/202312/8/2023
Support the Snapdoodle Toys Fundraiser!
  Contact Tessa.Herley@endeavourptsa.org with any questions.           ... read full article
Support Endeavour PTSA with MOD Pizza Fundraiser!Tessa Herley11/2/202311/16/2023
Support Endeavour PTSA with MOD Pizza Fundraiser!
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Become a PTSA Member Today!9/25/202310/25/2023
Become a PTSA Member Today!
  Endeavour Elementary PTSA Annual Membership     Did you know that you need to rejoin the PTSA each school year? If you have not joined yet for the 2023-2024 school year, please go to the following LINK to join.   Funds raised by the Endeavour PTSA directly support your child's educational experience. Vital programs such as Art Docents, Heritage Night, and Read Across America are funded by the PTSA. Did you know that PTSA memberships help fund important classroom enhancements, such as grants for teachers?   Joining PTSA offers numerous privileges and benefits, not just for your child but ... read full article
Birthday Books!9/22/202312/31/2023
Birthday Books!
Find out how to participate HERE ... read full article
Online Spiritwear orders8/28/20239/14/2023
Online Spiritwear orders
Did you know you can order our Spiritwear online? All orders will be delivered to the school and sent home with your student. Orders must be placed by September 14th. **Please make a note of your child’s name and teacher name in the order notes!** https://collegehill.com/collections/endeavour-elementary ... read full article
Kindergarten Play Dates7/17/20239/10/2023
Kindergarten Play Dates
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Middle School Matters9/25/202310/9/2023
Middle School Matters
Middle school is a critical stage that parents can’t afford to ignore. These years of rapid change offer a low-stakes training ground to teach kids the key skills they’ll need to thrive, including making good friend choices, negotiating conflict, regulating their own emotions, be their own advocates, and more.   Register on  Eventbrite ... read full article
ParentWiser EventsAshlee Brennecke9/25/202310/9/2023
ParentWiser Events
ParentWiser invites you to join their upcoming events. Admission is free with your PTSA membership! Visit  http://www.parentwiser.org to sign up and get more information.   ... read full article
The ISD Cultural Bridges Family Guide in its Edition number 25 is now available online!9/14/202311/14/2023
The ISD Cultural Bridges Family Guide in its Edition number 25 is now available online!
    The family guide contains all the necessary information for families from different cultures to know and understand our Issaquah School District system from Preschool to High school. It also contains the Issaquah Family Partnership Events dates and times throughout the school year. The Cultural Bridges program was created to help all families navigate the Issaquah School District and to help them stay informed with events and publications offered in EIGHT languages. To read or download our Cultural Bridges Magazine in Arabic, Chinese, English, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Russian, or Vietnamese click HERE ! Cultural Bridges Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/CBforeducation Instagram: ... read full article
Thank You to our 2023-2024 PTSA SponsorsTessa Herley9/26/202310/11/2023
Thank You to our 2023-2024 PTSA Sponsors
Learn more about our generous sponsors! Balloon Designers: Diamond Sponsor Christian Manley Orthodontics: Diamond Sponsor Hawkins Orthodontics: Diamond Sponsor Mathnasium Klahanie: Diamond Sponsor Sara Miller Group: Diamond Sponsor Tyler Davis Jones: Diamond Sponsor Van Pelt Group: Diamond Sponsor World Tae Kwon Do Center: Diamond Sponsor Mod Pizza: Gold Sponsor Ben & Jerry's Issaquah: Bronze Sponsor Columbia Athletic Club: Bronze Sponsor Snapdoodle Toys Issaquah: Bronze Sponsor   ... read full article