Nov 10
Veterans Day - NO SCHOOL
Veterans Day - NO SCHOOL

Monday, November 11
2:30p Art of Discovery Training
Art of Discovery Training

Tuesday, November 12
2:30p - 3:00p
Art Room
6:30p Reflections Art Walk
Reflections Art Walk

Thursday, November 14
6:30p - 7:00p
7:30a Passport Club Check
Passport Club Check

Friday, November 15
7:30a - 8:30a

4:30p Family Fitness Fun
Family Fitness Fun

Friday, November 15
4:30p - 6:00p

Family Fitness Fun with our PE Specialist, Marnie Kazarian!

6:00p Movie Night
Movie Night

Friday, November 15
6:00p - 8:00p
Multipurpose Room

Coming Soon: Toy Story 4!
Art of Discovery Project
Art of Discovery Project

Tue 11/19 - Fri 11/22
Staff Appreciation Lunch: 4th Grade
Staff Appreciation Lunch: 4th Grade

Tuesday, November 19
Art of Discovery Project
Art of Discovery Project

Tue 11/19 - Fri 11/22
Art of Discovery Project
Art of Discovery Project

Tue 11/19 - Fri 11/22
Art of Discovery Project
Art of Discovery Project

Tue 11/19 - Fri 11/22
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Reflections Art Walk
November 14th   6:30-8:00pm

Movie Night: Toy Story 4

November 15th   6:00-8:00pm
5:30 Doors Open
Volunteers Needed! Sign Up Here

Art of Discovery
Training Session 11/12
Volunteers needed 11/19-11/22

Finding Sponsors+Books: November 18th-24th
Reading: November 25th- December 1st
Turn in Packets and Money by December 6th


Volunteer Dashboard
Volunteer Opportunity Questions? Needed Progress
Upcoming Events and Programs
Passport Club Checkers 11/15 Passport Club Chairs 22 16
Movie Night Volunteers 11/15 Movie Night Chair 16 7
Art of Discovery 11/19-11/22 Art Teacher Ms Davidson 21 11
Roles for the Year: Grades and Classrooms      
Art is Awesome!  Classroom Art Docent Art Docent Chair 21 13
Grade Photographers - 3+ per grade Yearbook Chairs 18+ 6
Event and Program Chairs for 2019-2020
Academic Adventure Co-Chair or shadow Communications 1+ 0
Geo Bee shadow Passport Club/GeoBee Chairs 1-2  0
Field Day Chair  Communications 1+ 0
Variety Show Chair Communications 1+ 0
Carnival shadow Volunteer Coordinator 1+ 0
PTSA Positions for 2019-2020   
PTSA Room Parent Coordinator Volunteer Coordinator 1-2  0
PTSA Staff Appreciation shadow Staff Appreciation Chair 1-2 0
 *What is a shadow?  Shadows are future Chairs that learn by observing the current Event team



Art of Discovery Volunteer Training 11/12

Share your love of art with our students and volunteer for the Art of Discovery Project coming this month to Enatai!  This year’s event will be held on November 19, 21, and 22 with a training session for volunteers on November 12th.  This long standing Puget Sound area program brings original artwork to schools to provide students with the opportunity to experience art up close and discuss them with their classmates.  The traveling exhibit theme this year will be Exploring Wildlife in Art: Free and Untamed and consist of art pieces by local artists such as Sherry Markovitz, Kenneth Callahan, Catherine Eaton Skinner, Philip McCracken, and more.

Volunteers will  lead small groups of students through the Art of Discovery exhibit at Enatai.  You can volunteer to help with your child's class!  Please go to our signup page for class dates and times:  There will be a quick training meeting on Tuesday, November 12th at 2.30-3pm in the art room with our Art teacher, Ms. Davidson (your children are welcome to stay in the art room while the training happens).

Please let Ms. Davidson ( know if you have any questions about this event.

Reflections Art Walk 11/14

Come celebrate Enatai's student artists from 6:30-8:00 on November 14th at the Reflections Art Walk.  View all the amazing art created by the students in the theme of “Look Within” AND partake in a sample art docent lesson, appropriate for the entire family. There will also be snacks and a super-fun visual scavenger hunt.

Entries moving on to the district competition will be announced! 

Reflections, the National PTA Art Contest, is an opportunity for Enatai student to create artwork based on the "Look Within" 2019-2020 theme and compete in categories such as 2D visual, literature, photography, music composition, film production and dance choreography.  Read more about it on our Reflections webpage.

Questions? Contact:


Join the fun at Movie Night for a free screening of Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story 4 (2019) on Friday, November 15, 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room. Your family will really enjoy this box-office smash on the big screen!

If you’ve never been to Movie Night before, you’re in for a good time. Before the lights go down, there’s always some fun family entertainment. You can get your fresh hot popcorn, licorice and bottled water from the snack bar. Kids can win free prizes, including the chance to sprawl out on the best seats in the house: The Movie Night Sofa, provided by Seldens Designer Home Furnishings.

New this year: Get your collectible Academic Adventure sticker just for attending.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Bring blankets and pillows. Chairs are available, but you may also bring your own. Remember: Children must be accompanied by an adult. No drop-offs allowed. Admission is free, thanks to your donations to PTSA.

Please sign up to help the night of the event. We need volunteer parents to do a few simple tasks. Sign up here:

Toy Story 4 is rated “G”. See the review and trailer at to see if this film is appropriate for your child:

Enatai's Yearbook On Sale NOW!

The Enatai Elementary Yearbook is now available for preorder online.  Enatai's yearbook will have individual and classroom photos as well as many different photos that capture all the activities that happen during the school year.  New this year is an optional hardcover yearbook and we will also have a student designed cover.  More details about how students can submit a yearbook cover design coming up soon. Yearbooks will be delivered to your student around mid June.  
Order your LifeTouch Yearbook HERE!
Enatai Elementary School
Yearbook ID: 5871020

Wanted: Haunted House/Fall Festival and Fall Classroom Party Photos

The yearbook team is looking for photos from our recent Fall school events.  We have created an Enatai Yearbook photo share site to help us store photos for possible use in the yearbook. High resolution photographs with 2 or more students works the best when designing the yearbook. Do you have photos that you are interested in sharing with us?  Please email and we will send you an invite to the yearbook share site! 

Thank you for your Box tops!

A big thanks goes out to all those that submitted box tops.  Enatai Elementary submitted $107.30 worth of box tops!  Please continue to collect and send in your clipped box tops.  Also don't forget that box tops is transitioning to digital box tops. Now you will need to scan your receipts or drop your receipts off at school for the chair to scan.  Thanks for supporting our students and staff with box tops!

Thank you, iGsmWireless!

A local business on Main Street in Bellevue, iGsmWireless provided cellphones and Ipads for use at the Fall Festival and Haunted House ticketing tables to allow us to complete credit card transactions.   IGsmWireless is a neighborhood cellphone and electronics repair specialist shop that also provides many other electronics services; you can visit their website here:   

Thank you, iGsmWireless!

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PTSA Membership Count
Oct 17 2019
New, renewed, and sponsored PTSA Memberships: 281
Sponsorships (to be applied): 18
30 October Student enrollment: 462 61%

Corporate Partner Update - Team Foster

We are excited to announce that Team Foster is joining Enatai Corporate Partners in Education at the Golden Eagle Level!   Thank you Tere Foster, Moya Skillman and Team Foster for supporting our Enatai Elementary students!  Thank you for your generous donation!

Enatai Families:  Do you know of a business that would benefit by becoming a 2019-20 Enatai Corporate Partner In Education?  You can read more about the Corporate Partnership program in this PDF and view other businesses that have joined our website.  If you have questions, please contact for more details

Corporate Partner Update - Seattle Children's Hospital

We are happy to announce that Seattle Children's Hospital is returning this year again as a Blue Eagle Corporate Partner in Education!  Did you know that Seattle Children's Hospital has an urgent care clinic on the Eastside? Thank you Seattle Children's Hospital for supporting our Enatai Elementary students!  

Enatai Families:  Do you know of a business that would benefit by becoming a 2019-20 Enatai Corporate Partner In Education?  You can read more about the Corporate Partnership program in this PDF and view other businesses that have joined our website.  If you have questions, please contact for more details.

Fall Festival and Haunted House Thanks!

Thank you all for your participation and support!  Our Fall Festival and and 5th Grade Haunted House was a great success, bringing in many Enatai families and even our local fire department!  

Thank you to the many parents, community members, and students who volunteered to bring this event to life.  Thank you to the many generous people who provided much needed supplies and equipment for both our Fall Festival and Haunted House.  We couldn't do this without you!

Thank you to our wonderful patient and forebearing Enatai staff who, as always, go out of their way to make these community gatherings possible.  Thank you to our 5th Grade families, teachers, and students for hosting this year's Haunted House and thank you all for supporting their efforts.  It was a memorable night and we truly thank you for making our 5th Grade students'  last Enatai Elementary Halloween a very special one!

Community Corner 11/1
SKI AND BOARD Saturdays/support your PTSA!
Registration Open October 1st.
Join the Saturday Bellevue Ski School Community.  Give your student a full day of skiing.  All levels welcome - 2nd through 12th grade.    Transportation provided by BSD and Coach buses.  Discount pricing until Nov. 30th.  Support your school.  5% of every enrollment goes to your schools PTSA.  What a great way to fund extra school activities.  We have been Partnering w/Bellevue School District since 1958. Info and Registration:

Little Wolverines Girls Basketball
Grades: K - 4th 
Dates: Saturdays, 11/23, 11/30, 12/7, 12/14, 12/28, 1/4, 1/11, 1/18
Time: 11 AM - 12:30 PM 
Cost: $150 

The Bellevue High School Girls Basketball Players and Coaches will lead K-4th grade players in skills, drills and scrimmages in the BHS gym! Join the fun!  Register today at
Questions? Contact Coach Nick Crossan at
Bellevue Gifted Alliance Events
College Student Panel
College students from BSD's Advanced Learning (previously the gifted) program discuss how to choose a college. Tina Neville will speak about the “Essay Dos and Don’ts”
December 19, 2019  6:30-8:00 PM
Bellevue High School Performing Arts Center  10416 SE Wolverine Way

High School Student Panel
High school students who attended BSD's Advanced Learning (previously the gifted) program discuss how to choose a high school.
January 8, 2020  6:30-8:00 PM
Wilburten Instructional Services Center (WISC), Rainier Room
12111 Main St.

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