Volunteering 101 Information Meeting on 9/24
Attention Parents interested in volunteering, Room Parents, and PTSA Chairs!    Please join us for our first volunteer meeting of the year! Date : Tuesday, Sept 24th  Time : 10am-12pm  Place : STEM Room The topic for this meeting will be "Volunteering 101". We'll cover things like: - Basics of Volunteering and requirements for roles - PTSA Resources you can use - Processes for successful planning - Budget FAQS This is a great opportunity to meet other volunteers and  PTSA Chairs of this year's programs and learn about PTSA news and upcoming events! RSVP suggested but not required Volunteering 101 ... read full article
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9/17/2019-9/24/2019

EGG DROP REGISTRATION DEADLINE
Egg Drop Challenge will be on Friday, September 27th during Lunch Recess!   We are excited that the  Bellevue Fire Department Ladder Truck  is partnering with Enatai to help drop students containers from 75 ft.  Every student  is encouraged to participate in the challenge! Grab a friend(s) or make one yourself. What engineering design will you come up with to protect the egg from cracking: a cushioned container, a shock absorbing contraption or some sort of suspension design? Here are some important rules to remember: - DO NOT PUT AN EGG IN YOUR CONTAINER - please bring eggless container to school ... read full article
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9/20/2019-10/4/2019

SAY CHEESE! For Picture Day 9/26
Parent volunteers are needed to help escort classes to and from their sessions and keep things running smoothly in the photographer's room.   Picture Day takes the entire school day, so sign ups are divided into shifts. Have time for more? Feel free to sign up for multiple shifts! The Main Office has requested a minimum of 2 volunteers be on hand to help at any time. Report to the Main Office for instructions and directions. Thursday, September 26th 8:00 am - 2:30pm SIGN UP HERE:  Picture Day Volunteers ... read full article
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9/13/2019-9/26/2019

Fall Eaglewear Order Event ends 9/27!
Order your Eaglewear by Friday, September 27th! Eaglewear is Enatai's school apparel that features our eagle mascot and school name. Wear your Eaglewear on Spirit Tuesdays to show your school spirit! To check out youth and adult size t-shirts, sweatshirts and more,  click here .    Email  Linda Ho  for questions. ... read full article
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9/20/2019-10/4/2019

Passport Club registration is open!
Thank you so much to those who have already registered for Passport Club!    Registration is still open to all 1st to 5th grade students. If your kids are interested in a geographic adventure and learning about places around the world, please sign up on our  Passport Club website  or email  passportclub@enataiptsa.org . Our first Passport Check will be Thursday, September 26th for 4th grade and Friday, September 27th for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 5th grades. For any questions/suggestions/concerns, please reach out at  passportclub@enataiptsa.org ! For more advanced geographic knowledge, GeoBee is also open for registration to 4th and 5th ... read full article
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9/13/2019-9/27/2019

Book Fair is coming! Sept 30-Oct 4th
Scholastic Fall Book Fair is coming up September 30-Oct 4th.  We are excited to announce that Scholastic has come up with a secure,  cashless  way for our students to shop the book fair. Starting September 13th to October 3rd, you can create an  eWallet  with the amount you select as a spending limit for your student. Your spending limit will appear as a temporary hold (or pending charge) on your credit card. You will ONLY be charged for what is purchased and after the fair ends, the hold will expire and funds will be released back to your credit card.  ... read full article
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9/20/2019-10/4/2019

After School at Enatai 9/20
After School at Enatai: Howie and Amy McOmber with  Small Hands on Art  presents The Wizard of Oz Small Hands on Art is a not-for-profit organization that believes in providing arts education to students. Small Hands on art does not discriminate on any basis. Rehearsal Dates:  September 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17 Time:  2:25- 3:15 p.m. Place:  Enatai Stage Cost:  $95.00  Checks payable to Small Hands on Art  Recital:  October 17 at 2:45p.m. Cast arrives at normal time for costumes. Questions : call 425-313-9431 Sign-up forms available on After-School opportunities wall outside Main Office.     Build & Code Robots with TechVenture ... read full article
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9/6/2019-9/27/2019
Volunteering 101 Information Meeting on 9/24Communications EnataiPTSA9/17/20199/24/2019
Volunteering 101 Information Meeting on 9/24
Attention Parents interested in volunteering, Room Parents, and PTSA Chairs!    Please join us for our first volunteer meeting of the year! Date : Tuesday, Sept 24th  Time : 10am-12pm  Place : STEM Room The topic for this meeting will be "Volunteering 101". We'll cover things like: - Basics of Volunteering and requirements for roles - PTSA Resources you can use - Processes for successful planning - Budget FAQS This is a great opportunity to meet other volunteers and  PTSA Chairs of this year's programs and learn about PTSA news and upcoming events! RSVP suggested but not required Volunteering 101 ... read full article
Vision & Hearing Screening Day -- Mon Sept 16, 2019Communications EnataiPTSA9/13/20199/16/2019
Vision & Hearing Screening Day -- Mon Sept 16, 2019
We need volunteers to escort each classroom of students to the screening room and help queue students at the screening room. If you would be willing to help usher the students through this process,  please sign up here . Thank you! ... read full article
Back to School Ice Cream Social + General PTSA Membership Mtg 9/6Communications EnataiPTSA8/25/20199/6/2019
Back to School Ice Cream Social + General PTSA Membership Mtg 9/6
Friday, September 6th: Ice Cream Social, Enatai Covered Area at 6:00pm and  PTSA General Meeting, Cafeteria at 6:30pm  Bring your Family to  meet and mingle  with new and old classmates at 6:00pm and get your  free ice cream treat !  Then, come to the  PTSA General Membership Meeting  in the Cafeteria at 6:30pm to review this year's PTSA budget and learn about programs and events the PTSA supports.    New members and members from 2018-2019 may partipate in the vote!  ... read full article
Thank you! Have a Great Summer!Communications EnataiPTSA6/21/20197/12/2019
Thank you! Have a Great Summer!
Congratulations to our  graduating 5th Grade classes :  We know bright things are in your future! Thank you to our  2018-2019 PTSA Board : Amy Hart, Jesse Pacem, Stacy Saal, Pam Unger, Jennifer Strophy, Peggy Cooley, Sarah Bryan, and Susan Goeben!   Thank you to  everyone who has volunteered  this year!  Your involvement with the school and the students is invaluable! Finally, thank you to all our PTSA Members!  Your contributions support our Enatai community and benefit our students, our families, and our staff! From everyone at Enatai PTSA, Thank You for a Great Year!  ... read full article
EGG DROP REGISTRATION DEADLINECommunications EnataiPTSA9/20/201910/4/2019
EGG DROP REGISTRATION DEADLINE
Egg Drop Challenge will be on Friday, September 27th during Lunch Recess!   We are excited that the  Bellevue Fire Department Ladder Truck  is partnering with Enatai to help drop students containers from 75 ft.  Every student  is encouraged to participate in the challenge! Grab a friend(s) or make one yourself. What engineering design will you come up with to protect the egg from cracking: a cushioned container, a shock absorbing contraption or some sort of suspension design? Here are some important rules to remember: - DO NOT PUT AN EGG IN YOUR CONTAINER - please bring eggless container to school ... read full article
Egg Drop Challenge register by 9/20Communications EnataiPTSA9/13/20199/19/2019
Egg Drop Challenge register by 9/20
Have you registered yet?   Every student  is encouraged to participate in the challenge! Grab a friend(s) or make one yourself. What engineering design will you come up with to protect the egg from cracking: a cushioned container, a shock absorbing contraption or some sort of suspension design?  PLEASE CHECK OUT OUR RULES HERE . Register HERE for the Egg Drop (Deadline September 20th) WE NEED VOLUNTEERS!  This will be one of the most fun events of the year! We need several volunteers to help make this event a success.  Please join us at drop off or during the event. ... read full article
Welcome Coffees 9/4 + 9/9Communications EnataiPTSA8/26/20199/8/2019
Welcome Coffees 9/4 + 9/9
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PTSA Award Winners 2018-2019Communications EnataiPTSA6/21/20198/1/2019
PTSA Award Winners 2018-2019
Every year Enatai PTSA honors educators and volunteers with awards that recognize their special contributions to our school.   These individuals go above and beyond in their efforts and help make our Enatai community and our students' school experiences great!   Outstanding Educator Monica Chun Sharon Neal   Golden Acorn Award Thuy Wolf Rae Okamoto Unsung Hero Award Julie Foster Jason Gaskins Susan Goeben Sharon Henry Linda Ho Tami Kozimor Lisa Maxwell Jesse Pacem Sharon Pang Sharon Peterson Ali Sameti Jodi Sternoff Jennifer Strophy Chezik Tsunoda Julie Uyeda Kathy Green Wilson   Congratulations to our Award Winners!  Thank you for all you ... read full article
SAY CHEESE! For Picture Day 9/26Communications EnataiPTSA9/13/20199/26/2019
SAY CHEESE! For Picture Day 9/26
Parent volunteers are needed to help escort classes to and from their sessions and keep things running smoothly in the photographer's room.   Picture Day takes the entire school day, so sign ups are divided into shifts. Have time for more? Feel free to sign up for multiple shifts! The Main Office has requested a minimum of 2 volunteers be on hand to help at any time. Report to the Main Office for instructions and directions. Thursday, September 26th 8:00 am - 2:30pm SIGN UP HERE:  Picture Day Volunteers ... read full article
5th Grade family play date + meeting 9/8Communications EnataiPTSA9/1/20199/8/2019
5th Grade family play date + meeting 9/8
Dear 5th Grade Parents and Families, We’re excited for all the special 5th Grade events that will happen this year. Haunted House and Spooky Spaghetti is coming right up, so we’d like to meet to help get a jump on things. Please join us for a back to school play date at Enatai's Covered Area on Sunday, September 8th at 5:00pm . Bring the kids and your lawn chairs.   While the kids play, we can talk about Haunted House and Spooky Spaghetti and other events for the year!  For a glimpse of what will come with Haunted House, you can view ... read full article
Fall Eaglewear Order Event ends 9/27!Communications EnataiPTSA9/20/201910/4/2019
Fall Eaglewear Order Event ends 9/27!
Order your Eaglewear by Friday, September 27th! Eaglewear is Enatai's school apparel that features our eagle mascot and school name. Wear your Eaglewear on Spirit Tuesdays to show your school spirit! To check out youth and adult size t-shirts, sweatshirts and more,  click here .    Email  Linda Ho  for questions. ... read full article
Passport Club registration is open!Communications EnataiPTSA9/13/20199/27/2019
Passport Club registration is open!
Thank you so much to those who have already registered for Passport Club!    Registration is still open to all 1st to 5th grade students. If your kids are interested in a geographic adventure and learning about places around the world, please sign up on our  Passport Club website  or email  passportclub@enataiptsa.org . Our first Passport Check will be Thursday, September 26th for 4th grade and Friday, September 27th for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 5th grades. For any questions/suggestions/concerns, please reach out at  passportclub@enataiptsa.org ! For more advanced geographic knowledge, GeoBee is also open for registration to 4th and 5th ... read full article
Passport Club and Geo Bee open for registrationCommunications EnataiPTSA9/6/20199/12/2019
Passport Club and Geo Bee open for registration
Passport Club and Geo Bee are now open for registration!   Please see our websites for more information. (Passport Club:  http://enataiptsa.org/ Page/Activities/PassportClub , Geo Bee:  http://enataiptsa.org/ Page/Activities/GeoBee )   This year's first Passport Check day will be  Thursday, September 26th  for  4th grade , and  Friday, September 27th  for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 5th grades .  Please note the separate Passport Check day for 4th grade students in September.  From October onwards, Passport Check will be on the same day for all grades.    Parent volunteer checkers play a vital role in the success of Passport Club. Please sign up  ... read full article
The Egg Drop Challenge is Coming!Communications EnataiPTSA9/6/20199/12/2019
The Egg Drop Challenge is Coming!
Who’s ready for the egg drop challenge?   Can your student create a container that will protect an egg from a 60 foot drop?  Click  HERE   for printable information and rules about this challenge.   Deadline to Register is September 20th.   The Egg Drop Challenge is an Enatai Eagle Academic Adventure.  See more about it at  Academic Adventure .  Register HERE for the Egg Drop WE   NEED VOLUNTEERS!    This will be one of the most fun events of the year!  We need several volunteers to help make this event a success.  We need people to help with check-in of the  ... read full article
Membership: Renew or Join!Communications EnataiPTSA8/25/20199/5/2019
Membership: Renew or Join!
PTSA Memberships are now available for purchase!    In order to remain a member in good standing, PTSA Memberships must be repurchased each school year.  Simply  use this handy link  or click the "Join PTSA" in the upper left of our website menu.   There is more information about the benefits of PTSA Membership in our  Membership 101  Info Page. Update your Website Information!    After you have renewed your membership, please take a moment and  log into your account  at  www.enataiptsa.org  and update your information for the year.  Set your students’ grade level and teacher, when you have this information. ... read full article
Early PTSA Membership by 9/20Communications EnataiPTSA8/25/20199/5/2019
Early PTSA Membership by 9/20
Early Membership Thank You Gift    W e would like to encourage everyone to  JOIN or RENEW their PTSA MEMBERSHIP  as early as possible.  We want you to be "in" on important issues affecting your student's education and know what is going on at your school from the start!  The PTSA supports our school community by sponsoring or providing Classified Support, Curriculum Enhancement, Classroom funds, Academic Enrichment Programs, and Community Events.   We are pleased to offer this  EARLY MEMBERSHIP THANK YOU GIFT :   ALL 2019-2020 ENATAI PTSA MEMBERSHIP  SIGNUPS OR RENEWALS  PAID BY FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20th RECEIVES ONE FREE EAGLEWEAR CAR MAGNET!  SHOW YOUR ... read full article
SAVE THE DATE: Scholastic Book Fair is coming!!Communications EnataiPTSA9/6/20199/19/2019
SAVE THE DATE: Scholastic Book Fair is coming!!
  The Fall Scholastic Book Fair  is coming to Enatai Elementary School September 30-October 4th . Why does Enatai host Scholastic book fairs? The Scholastic Book Fair helps Enatai PTSA earn  Scholastic Dollars  to purchase books for each classroom and school library  as well as "Scholastic News"  for  ALL  students.  The book fair also helps encourage the love of reading and allows for an opportunity to get books into students hands. If you have questions, please email  bookfair@enataiptsa.org . ... read full article
Special Thanks to our Corporate Partners!Communications EnataiPTSA6/7/20198/1/2019
Special Thanks to our Corporate Partners!
As the school year comes to a close, the Enatai PTSA wanted to take this time to  thank  all of our 2018-19 Enatai PTSA  Corporate   Partners  in Education!   It's really exciting to see local businesses  demonstrate their commitment to improving the lives and education for each and every student at Enatai Elementary school.  And thank you to  Julie Uyeda  for chairing this important program! Golden Eagle Partners ($1000+) Design Built Homes Suh Esthetics Eastside Micheal Kang DDS/Factoria Family Dentistry Teresa Kang DDS, PLLC Michael Chiulli / Trilliam Dental Specialists   Soleil Roberts, DMD MSD/Soleil Orthodontics Silver Eagle Partners ... read full article
Book Fair is coming! Sept 30-Oct 4thCommunications EnataiPTSA9/20/201910/4/2019
Book Fair is coming! Sept 30-Oct 4th
Scholastic Fall Book Fair is coming up September 30-Oct 4th.  We are excited to announce that Scholastic has come up with a secure,  cashless  way for our students to shop the book fair. Starting September 13th to October 3rd, you can create an  eWallet  with the amount you select as a spending limit for your student. Your spending limit will appear as a temporary hold (or pending charge) on your credit card. You will ONLY be charged for what is purchased and after the fair ends, the hold will expire and funds will be released back to your credit card.  ... read full article
New Way to Shop Cashless at the Book FairCommunications EnataiPTSA9/13/20199/19/2019
New Way to Shop Cashless at the Book Fair
Scholastic Fall Book Fair is coming up September 30-Oct 4th.  We are excited to announce that Scholastic has come up with a secure,  cashless  way for our students to shop the book fair. Starting September 13th to October 3rd, you can create an  eWallet  with the amount you select as a spending limit for your student. Your spending limit will appear as a temporary hold (or pending charge) on your credit card. You will ONLY be charged for what is purchased and after the fair ends, the hold will expire and funds will be released back to your credit card.  ... read full article
After School at Enatai 9/20Communications EnataiPTSA9/6/20199/27/2019
After School at Enatai 9/20
After School at Enatai: Howie and Amy McOmber with  Small Hands on Art  presents The Wizard of Oz Small Hands on Art is a not-for-profit organization that believes in providing arts education to students. Small Hands on art does not discriminate on any basis. Rehearsal Dates:  September 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17 Time:  2:25- 3:15 p.m. Place:  Enatai Stage Cost:  $95.00  Checks payable to Small Hands on Art  Recital:  October 17 at 2:45p.m. Cast arrives at normal time for costumes. Questions : call 425-313-9431 Sign-up forms available on After-School opportunities wall outside Main Office.     Build & Code Robots with TechVenture ... read full article