Anne Darton: Principal  Kevin Garcia: Assistant Principal
2 Avenida Torreon, Santa Fe, NM 87508     505.467.4900   Fax: 505.466.8277
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After School Enrichment Program
Quarter 4 Registration Now Open!

  • Register by Thursday March 2, 2017 to avoid late fees of $10/class
  • 31 classes this session! 
  • Registration forms and Catalog available to download via the "Enrichment" link above
  • Please return forms to the front office in the BLUE BIN.
  • Checks/payments will not be deposited until the end of March. 
  • Contact Jenn Arlin with any questions or 467-4971

New this year!

Rock the Arts

Cocktail Party & Silent Auction
Open to the public!
Wednesday, February 22nd
6:00 – 9:00 pm
Café Fina

This adults-only event will feature cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and fine art displayed throughout the venue available for sale through our silent auction. The goal is to involve more of the community at large and present a more elegant setting to auction the art, jewelry and craft that is donated. All of the donating artists will be invited to the event and have an opportunity to meet potential clients in a relaxed setting. This new aspect of our event should help greater benefit both our school and the artists that donate.

Tickets now available at the door only. 

Listen to our RTA Chair Jackie Camborde and PTA President Kristin Goodman promote the event on the
Richard Eeds Show!

Rock & Glow!

Rock the Arts Main Event
Saturday, February 25th
2:00 6:00 pm
El Dorado Community School

We are hoping to increase appeal for this event by moving it from a weeknight to a weekend. Invitations have been sent to people throughout Santa Fe city and county, and we anticipate a much larger audience for the event. There will be student performances throughout the day, art and craftmaking stations and a special “GLOW ROOM” where kids can have fun with glow sticks and fluorescent objects. Student art will be on display throughout the school, and there will be a second silent auction featuring a variety of fine art, crafts, services, tickets to local events, gift baskets and Teacher Features.


Rock & Glow T's

Limited supplies!

2017 official commemorative tshirts featuring 65 student images will be available in limited quantities at Saturday's Rock the Arts main event for $25 each. For those families who pre-ordered their shirts, they will be delivered to your student before the event.

Silent Aution[s]

Yes, this is plural!

A curated selection of professional arts and crafts will be auctioned at Café Fina on Wednesday, February 22, 6-9 pm. Thanks to our generous arts community we have available pieces for auction from local faves such as Joel Nakamura, Ricardo Cate and Janet O’Neal.
Corporate gifts from our generous local businesses will be auctioned in the school library on Saturday, February 25th from 2:00 – 6:00 pm. Competition will be high for such offers as 2 Tickets to any Performance Santa Fe shows (value $200), or a family membership to the Museum of NM Foundation (value $100), not to mention a gift certificate for 4 one-on-one art lessons for beginners with Gila Joy Pascale. Over 50 items acquired so far!
Last but not least, “Teacher Features” will be auctioned off in the school cafeteria during the main event. A wildly popular opportunity for our students to bid on special afterschool events with our teachers. It is not only a lot of fun, but an incredible fundraiser for our school thanks to our generous teachers.
Do you have something to donate towards our auctions? Please contact RTA Chair Jackie Camborde no later than Wednesday, February 15th for consideration.
Download our Fact Sheet and Donor Form: HERE

El Dorado PTA is a 501-C3 charitable organization (Tax ID #85-0384328) so your contribution is fully tax-deductible.

With the help of Rock the Arts, our talented teachers will have the resources to continue providing excellent arts education for our students. Art Educator Roni Rohr was awarded the 2016 Golden Apple Award of Excellence in Teaching Award, and Janine Sammeth - Music Education - was awarded the Golden Apple Teacher of Distinction Award. We have the best of the best, and we want to continue supporting them in their classrooms so they are able to bring new ideas and their continued passion to our students.

We would like to thank the EDCS staff, our parents, our community, and our corporate sponsors!


Fun Run-a-wow!

Thank-you and congratulations!
We wen
t ABOVE and BEYOND our Goal

We are amazed at all the effort and enthusiasm that came out of this fundraiser. We could not have raised our grand gross total of $24,500 without all of the school working together to gather those 714 pledges. After expenses, we will have netted close to $20,000 for our general PTA fund that will go to school programs and materials. Some fun stats:
100% of our student body participated in the kick-off, run, and celebration and joined in the fun and spirit of working together for a common goal. 40% of our students were able to collect pledges towards this goal. A whopping 14 of our classrooms reached their goals of $1,000, with Teams Zirulnik, Johnson, and Luke-Skol leading the way.

160 students met their goal of $50, and there were 55 student pledge superstars who raised more than $150 each, including an incredible 20 students who raised more than $300 each. Erick Cohen (4) won our grand prize, raising an amazing $755 for the school! Our other top earners per grade were Varrsha Chenthuran (K), Jacob Arrant (1), Coco Goodman (2), Jaxson Nuzzo (3), Rebekah Bagwell (5), Evan Eadie (6), Jaiden Rogers (7),  & Gavin Cahill (8). Wow!
What amazing work all of our students have done. This was most certainly a team effort! As we wrap up this event, we will be getting out the last of the prizes very soon, and, hopefully, students will keep running!
A big thank you and shout out to all of our teachers, students and their families, our supporting sponsors, the amazing Fun Run-a-thon committee members, the many volunteers who helped out on our event days, those who donated prizes, and of course, the many, many people who gave pledges in support of our school.

RTA Raffle

La Posada + Dinner + The Lensic = One Coveted Raffle Ticket

Santa Fe Staycation For Two! Available for this year’s raffle is the opportunity to win one night stay for 2 at La Posada hotel, dinner for two at the chef's table at Santacafé, plus a gift certificate for 2 tickets for any event scheduled at the Lensic Performing Arts Center.
Tickets will be sold for $5 each or 3 for $10 and will be available during the cocktail party and main event.


RTA Totes
Back by popular demand we will be offering a limted supply of canvas tote bags with 65 of our student’s Rock & Glow artwork in neon green on black. Totes will be available for purchase in the school lobby during the main event for $10.


RTA Schedule
Student Performance Schedule
2:00-3:00 PM
Elementary School Performances

3:00-4:00 PM
Chorus Performances

4:00-5:00 PM
Orchestra Performances

5:00 –6:00PM
Band Performances


Next PTA Meeting:

Thursday, March 9
6:00 - 8:00 pm - School Cafeteria
Professional FREE Childcare Available
Come see what we are doing this year to support EDCS, the Eldorado community, and your families!

Read the Notes from our November General Meeting: HERE


Stay in the "KNOW"!

Download and save this handy flyer to have access to all four methods of PTA-published school information and communications. The pdf is built with hyperlinks so you can access all sites anytime with the click of the mouse. Save to your hard drive today!

PTA Communications Flyer: HERE

Join the PTA

What better way to give back to your school then by joining a bunch of...may we say- superheroes who work hard to make sure our school and ALL its students have everything they need to succeed! Have no fear - we will not reveal your secret identity!

As a reminder: parents and teachers need to renew their membership EVERY YEAR! Download and complete the form and return to the first PTA Meeting September 1st or the PTA mailbox in the front lobby.

Membership Form: HERE

New contribution box for "tops" has been placed in the front lobby (by couches). Proceeds from Box Tops to benefit the school gardens. Get the kids involved, hundreds of dollars can be earned if they clip the “Box Tops for Education” coupon off of participating products from Cheerios, Green Giant to Hefty garbage bags. To make it easy, keep a receptacle handy in your kitchen to hold clippings, as it fills up you or your child can drop them in the box in the front lobby of the school. Each coupon is worth 10¢, which has added up to hundreds of dollars for us each year!

To see the list of participating products: HERE

Please watch for expired tops. Thank you!

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