Programs

Virtual Event & Program Committee
Virtual Event & Program Committee

Chair:
(none)

We will obviously be reimagining our in-person events and programs this year and need your help. If you would like to head up this new committee or join as a volunteer we would greatly appreciate it!
Reflections
Reflections

Chair:
(none)
When:
September - November

The Washington State PTA, in partnership with the National PTA, sponsors the state wide Reflections arts education contest. Students can submit entries in the following six categories: dance, film, music, visual arts, photograpy, and literature. The student art entries are judged at the school (Endeavour), council (Issaquah School District), and Washington State PTA levels. More information on this program can be found on the WA State PTA website at www.wastatepta.org.

Art Docent
Art Docent

Chair:
When:
Year Round

This is a PTSA funded and volunteer run Art Program which provides art curriculum to each classroom throughout the school year. This program is led by a Chair and committee to organize volunteer training, supply management and running of the kiln. Art Docent volunteers present monthly art curriculum projects to their child’s class. All materials and training provided by PTSA Art Docent Program, Discover Art.

Robotics
Robotics

Chair:
(none)
When:
Year-round

First LEGO League (FLL) is an ASB sponsored club for 4th & 5th Graders to become immersed in real-world science and technology challenges. Teams build LEGO-based robots and develop research projects. Through their participation, children gain hands-on programming, engineering, and presentation experience, all within a fun and teamwork oriented environment. Plus, they develop valuable life skills and discover exciting career possibilities. The program culminates with a competition against other local teams in December.

Grant Writing
Grant Writing

Chair:
(none)
When:
Year Round

The chair for this program helps identify and submit grant applications to the Issaquah Schools Foundation for special projects designed by Endeavour teachers.
Emergency Prep / Comfort Kits
Emergency Prep / Comfort Kits

Chair:
(none)

The chair is responsible for maintaining and replenishing our school emergency supplies and attending CERT training for the school.
Teacher Grants
Teacher Grants

Chair:
When:
Year Round

The PTSA offers grants to our educational services team for items purchased benefitting students, parents, or the school community.
Kind Kids
Kind Kids

Chair:
(none)
When:
Year Round

An afterschool club that teaches kids how to plan, organize, and carry out service projects. Our aim is to show kindness to others, one kid at a time through serving and loving our community in an impactful way.
Art Walk
Art Walk

Chair:
(none)
When:
Spring

The Art Walk is an annual event for families to see the art work the students have done through the PTSA Discover Art program. The walls of the school are dedicated to beautiful art displays. Often guest artists and hands-on art activities are offered as well as free ice cream sundaes!

Ways and Means

Birthday Book Club
Birthday Book Club

Chair:
(none)
When:
Year Round

The Birthday Book Club is a great way to recognize your child’s birthday and help fill the school’s library with books.

Book Fair
Book Fair

Chair:
(none)
When:
Year Round

The Scholastic Book Fair offers new reasonably priced books and other educational items available for purchase. The chairperson acts as a liaison between the PTSA and the book company, schedules volunteers for the event, and orders supplies and arranges publicity for the fair.
Matching Funds
Matching Funds

Chair:
(none)
When:
Year Round
School Supplies
School Supplies

Chair:
(none)

Every spring, school supplies for the following year are available for purchase at a discounted price. Purchased school supply kits are delivered to your child's classroom on Meet the Teacher Day in the Fall. This committee is in charge of coordinating school supplies requested by the staff at various grade levels, selecting a vendor, advertising in the spring, taking pre-orders for school supply packs, and distributing school supply packs.
5th Grade Party and Promotion
5th Grade Party and Promotion

Chair:
(none)
When:
Year Round

The 5th Grade Committee plans events specific to 5th grade at Endeavour, including the 5th grade end of year party, a gift to the school, and the promotion ceremony.
Spirit Wear
Spirit Wear

Chair:

We sell high quality t-shirts and sweatshirts with our school colors and logo. Parents can purchase these items at the beginning of the year and kids can wear them on spirit days, every Friday.

Communications

School Directory
School Directory

Chair:
When:
All year
Hallway Displays
Hallway Displays

Chair:
(none)
When:
Year Round
ISF Liason
ISF Liason

Chair:
(none)
When:
Year Round

Jaguar Print
Jaguar Print

Chair:
(none)
When:
Year Round

Advocacy (Legislative)
Advocacy (Legislative)

Chair:
(none)
When:
Year Round

The Advocacy Representative will work to keep the Board and membership appraised of key state and local legislative issues and seek the committee’s input if necessary. If appropriate, this may also require enlisting other members to help advocate for issues or building relationships outside of the PTSA in the community to work collaboratively on issues.
Directory
Directory

Chair:
(none)
When:
Fall
Website
Website

Chair:
When:
Year Round

Maintain and update the Endeavour PTSA website.
Yearbook
Yearbook

Chair:
(none)
When:
Year Round

Take photographs of programs and events at Endeavour. Request photographs from room parents. Compile and prepare the Endeavour yearbook to be distributed at year-end.
Membership
Membership

Chair:
(none)
When:
Year Round

This committee handles PTSA membership throughout the year. We are striving for 100% membership!

Volunteers

Volunteers
Volunteers

Chair:
(none)
When:
Year Round
Vision and Hearing
Vision and Hearing

Chair:
When:
November

The Issaquah School District nurses perform vision and hearing testing on a yearly basis. The chairperson is responsible for acting as liaison to ISD nurse, soliciting and scheduling volunteers and providing training immediately prior to the volunteer shifts.
Room Parent
Room Parent

Chair:
(none)
When:
Year Round

Help coordinate communication of PTSA and other events to all parents in your child's classroom. Help the teacher with communication to parents in the classroom, administrative tasks, party planning, etc.
Library
Library

Chair:
(none)
When:
Year Round

Kids love the library! This program helps organize parent volunteers to help in the library during their child's library visit. Volunteers help kids checkout books, file books, return and check out books.
PTSA Info Fair
PTSA Info Fair

Chair:
(none)
When:
September
Curriculum Night
Curriculum Night

Chair:
(none)
When:
September
Golden Acorn
Golden Acorn

Chair:
(none)
When:
Spring

This committee is charged with soliciting from the school community the names of individuals who are extraordinary volunteers at school and in the community at large. They will score all nominees on a rubric and present the winners with a gift of appreciation and an invitation to the District PTSA Council’s Golden Acorn reception in March.
Picture Day
Picture Day

Chair:
(none)
When:
Fall & Spring

Chair coordinates volunteers to assist with individual pictures in the fall and and class pictures in the spring.
Teacher/Staff Appreciation
Teacher/Staff Appreciation

Chair:
(none)
When:
Year Round

This committee plans breakfasts/luncheons periodically to thank our staff for the hard work they do. They also plan and encourage student and parent participation during teacher appreciation week.
Volunteer Appreciation
Volunteer Appreciation

Chair:
(none)
Field Day
Field Day

Chair:
(none)
When:
June

This chairperson, along with PE staff, coordinates this all-school spring event of outdoor games held during the school day. The chair helps mainly with volunteer coordination.

PTSA Board

PTSA Board
PTSA Board

Chair:
(none)
When:
Year round

Garden Docent

School Garden
School Garden

Chair:
(none)
When:
Year Round

Our school has a vibrant garden planted and harvested by the students each year. The garden requires regular maintenance throughout the year by parent volunteers. Do you have a green thumb? We need one parent per grade level to assist with this.