Enlightium Academy Support

Pen Pal Program (Grades PreK-12)


  • Each registered student gets paired up with another Enlightium student of the same gender and grade level. Write letters, learn about each other's culture, and make a friend that will last a lifetime! 
  • Students will have the option to write hand-written letters (highly recommended) or emails (if hand-written is not an option).
  • Students who meet attendance and participation requirements are entered into a drawing for a $50 gift card at the end of the year.
  • Students are required to write and send at least five letters to their Pen Pal. After sending each letter, they should submit an attendance form.
  • Enlightium will post a reminder on the Enlightium Parents App monthly for students to correspond with their pen pal.

Video Overview

How does my student get paired up with another Enlightium student?

  • Registration for the Pen Pal program is closed for the 2022-2023 year.
  • During the registration process, the families provide:
    • The student's name, gender, and grade level.
    • The best mailing address for the student to receive letters, or their email address.
  • Enlightium will randomly pair your student with another Enlightium student of the same gender and grade range (PreK-K, 1-2, 3-5, 6-8, or 9-12) that is geographically distant from your family.
  • In the Enlightium Parents app, you will be connected with your student’s pen pal.
  • The parent is strongly encouraged to be involved, especially at the younger grade levels.


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