Dates to remember:

December 20 - First Day of Winter Break - NO SCHOOL
January 2 - School resumes

 

Message from the Principal
 

Dear Endeavour Families:

You have most likely heard that Skyline HS and Issaquah HS each were in lockdown yesterday. I want to assure you that at no point was our Endeavour community notified by authorities of any danger. Additionally, we reached out to our District Office to verify that we were safe from outside danger. Also, we took extra care in monitoring the main access points to the school just to be sure that things were running normally. At no point did I notice any kind of unusual activity.

I can imagine the news of such events is frightening. Please know that all of us take the safety of your children very seriously. If I can answer any questions or be of help to you here, please let me know. 

Alaina Sivadasan
425-837-7350

 Please read the latest Principal's Corner

 Attendance
When reporting your child absent, please remember the following:

  1. Email attendance to ENDattendance@issaquah.wednet.edu or call the attendance line at 425-837-7353
  2. Report attendance by 10:30 am on the day of the absence to prevent the check a child phone call
  3. For any absence of 3 or more days, a pre-approved absence form must be submitted in advance
  4. Late students must be accompanied by a parent to the school office and be signed in.  Students will then be admitted to class.
  5. If you know that you will be checking your child out during lunch or recess, please let the teacher know ahead of time.  It is very difficult to collect your child's things from the classroom due to the classroom being locked while the teacher is at lunch. 
  6. Questions regarding attendance should be directed to:
    Tracy Wypyszyk at wypyszykt@issaquah.wednet.edu or
    Janine Kotan at kotanj@issaquah.wednet.edu.

Lost and Found
Please stop by the lost and found before Monday, December 17th, to collect lost articles of clothing.  Luckily, if you label your child's clothing with their name, it will be returned to them by a PTSA volunteer.  All items left at the end of the school day will be donated to the Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank.

 

From the Issaquah School District
FLASH Presentation for Elementary Families: Dec. 13 and Dec. 15

The upcoming presentations for the Family Life and Sexual Health (FLASH) and HIV/AIDS Curriculum for the parents of Apollo, Cascade Ridge, Challenger, Creekside and Discovery Schools will be held on:

The presentations are in Boardroom A of the Issaquah School District Administration Center, 565 NW Holly Street, Issaquah. Both presentations are the same, so parents can chose the date that works best for them.

Bus Drivers Needed – We’re Hiring! As many people have seen and heard in the news, schools all across the country are experiencing a shortage of school bus drivers. This is true in the Issaquah School District as well. The ISD offers paid training and a competitive wage of up to $24.91/hour. Drivers may work part time or up to 40 hours. Full benefits include medical, dental, and vision. Drivers work a school calendar and schedule. If you or someone you know is interested, please call 425-837-6327 for more information or apply online by clicking here.



The season of caring and sharing is here! At this special time of year, we invite you to join us in giving students the essential support they need for success at school.

Throughout the Issaquah School District, the Issaquah Schools Foundation is there to lend a helping hand through our Basic Student Needs programs.

Beaver Lake Middle School Principal Stacy Cho shared the story of how the Basic Student Needs programs made a world of difference for one student:

Let me tell you about an 11-year-old whose family recently experienced homelessness. During the first days of the school year, I showed him how he could choose a new, free backpack filled with school supplies. I shared that free breakfast bars were always available if he ever came to school hungry (and he would come to the office and eat six bars at a time). I helped his family access support from the Nurses Fund, which paid for transportation to doctor's appointments. This support set him up for success at school. It was all made possible by the Foundation.

This holiday season, will you help kids in need by donating to the Foundation's Basic Student Needs Fund? Click here to make a donation.

Dan, Martha and the Timmins family have already donated $5,000, with the hope that your generosity will allow us to raise $20,000 towards the fund. Please join the challenge by this wonderful family to help students!

 

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