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Staff Appreciation Lunch: Kinder.
Staff Appreciation Lunch: Kinder.

Date:
Tuesday, April 16
8:00a Principal and PTSA Coffee Hour
Principal and PTSA Coffee Hour

Date:
Thursday, April 18
Time:
8:00a - 9:00a
Where:
STEM Room
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ENATAI PTSA GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
Wednesday, May 1st 6:30-8:00pm

2019-2020 Officer Elections + Budget
All PTSA members are requested to attend to cast your vote for next year's officers and budget.  
Determine your PTSA's leadership and what programs will receive the most financial support next year!

 

Volunteer Dashboard
Volunteer Opportunity Questions? Needed Progress
Passport Club checkers 5/3 Passport Club Chair 24 5
5th Grade Events Chairs (see webpage) President Amy Hart 8+ 6
Read-a-thon Co-Chair Readathon Chair 2+ 1
Principal and PTSA Coffee Hour 4/18

Meet with Principal Amy MacDonald and Enatai PTSA at the monthly Principal and PTSA Coffee Hour.

Topic:  Smarter Balanced testing
When:
  Thursday, April 18th at 8:00-9:00am
Where: Enatai STEM Room

At this principal coffee, we will learn about state testing and answer the questions of why we test students, what is covered in the tests, and what resources are available to parents and students to help their testing.   State tests are conducted in Grades 3-8 and in High School.  We will also discuss what scores mean for elementary, middle school, and high school students and what impact they have on their education.


Math Adventure returns to Enatai!

Space Base Alpha

You and your team are off to explore the solar system.  Your math puzzles will  open the doors to adventure!

PARENT PREP NIGHT: May 6, 2018 @ 7pm, Enatai Cafeteria
EVENT:
May 10, 2019 at 5:30-8:00pm
TICKETS:
$10 each (after registering your team, push the paying online link on the Form Submitted page)

For twelve years, Math Adventure has specialized in hosting non-competitive, team-based events at Seattle-area schools. These events uniquely blend math puzzles, theater, teamwork, and rewards – making math fun. Kids collaborate to solve puzzles, revealing clues that lead to adventures, rewards, and more puzzles.

Open to all grades (K-5), register as a complete four student team or individually.  Individuals will be helped to find a grade appropriate team.  Students may request a PTSA scholarship for ticket purchase by emailing Principal MacDonald with your request, the student's name, grade, and if they already have a team.
REGISTER HERE

Questions?  Email: info@mathadventure.org


Enatai PTSA General Membership Meeting - May 1st
PTSA General Membership Meeting
When: Wednesday, May 1st 6:30-8:00pm
Where: Enatai Elementary Library
Who:  All Enatai PTSA members are requested to attend!
 
In the final PTSA General Membership Meeting of the school year, we will vote for next year's PTSA Officers and Budget.  These are two of the most important votes of the year, determining your PTSA's leadership and what programs will receive the most financial support next year.  All Members are invited to attend this important meeting to hear any election nominations from the floor, nominating speeches, and budget proposals before casting your votes.  More information will be forthcoming, including the Nominating Committee Report!
 
Interested in nominating yourself or someone else for an officer position?  Our Enatai PTSA officer positions are President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer.  Email:communications@enataiptsa.org to be put in touch with the Nominating Committee. 
 
See our current Board Members, Officers, and access the Standing Rules description of Officer Duties and Responsibilities on our PTSA Board Information Page.

Annual Spring For Schools Luncheon Friday, May 3rd!

Please join us for the 40th Anniversary Spring for Schools benefit luncheon, in support of our Bellevue School District students and schools. The event will be held on Friday, May 3rd, from 10:15am-1:15pm (Education Showcase: 10:15-11:50am & Lunch from 12-1:15pm) at the Bellevue Hyatt Regency.  John Stanton, Seattle Mariners CEO and Bellevue School District alum, is our Honorary Chair. Join 1,100 other parents to hear inspiring stories from students whose lives have been changed by the Bellevue Public Schools. Discover how you can make a difference for every student in every classroom, every day.  Plus, the Mariner Moose will be there!

Nearly every school has a designated table, for Enatai, please select the "Friends of Enatai Elementary - Chris Marks & Kathy Green" table in the Table Seating Selection pull down menu so that you can be seated with others from our school!  Register online today at http://www.bellevueschoolsfoundation.org/spring-for-schools/.

Learn more about Spring for Schools or register now.  If you have questions about the luncheon, please email: BSF@enataiptsa.org


Message from Chinook PTSA for 5th Grade Parents

Dear 5th Grade Families:

If you have a child coming to Chinook Middle School next year; we are excited you will soon be with us!  Middle school is an interesting time for all children - so much happens when a child is a pre-teen and is learning formative life-skills.  The Chinook PTSA is a fun and fulfilling way to offer support to your child's school and your child while they are on their middle school journey.  We are Chinook’s Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) and are filling our board roles for the 2019-2020 school year.  There are several wonderful positions open, and we would love to have new-to-Chinook parents join the team.  Please email me at president@chinookptsa.org to discuss the openings that will be right for you and time commitment abilities.  We have positions for all levels of involvement - there is a position just right for your schedule!

Get connected now!  Learn what is going on at Chinook, through our weekly school year email newsletter. Plan ahead for middle school by seeing what opportunities and activities exist!  Chinook’s PTSA has a useful newsletter which updates you about things like the school calendar, information about activities, school or counselor information, and community events. Use this link to sign up now…http://www.chinookptsa.org/newsletter-signupunsubscribe.html  

We look forward to meeting you and having your join our community.  Please email with questions about Chinook and visit our table in August at Taking Care of Business (TCOB) day! 

Warmly,
Nancy Huenefeld Gese
Chinook PTSA President


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PTSA Membership Count
16 February 2019
New, renewed, and sponsored 
PTSA Members
351
25 January Student enrollment: 471 75%
Questions?  Contact us!  membership@enataiptsa.org


International Taste of Enatai Thanks!

Thanks to YOU, our Enatai Community, this year's International Taste of Enatai was a tremendous success!

The list of individuals who graciously donated their time and talents is extensive.  We would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to ...

*  Everyone who came to the International Taste of Enatai and brought with them their food, families, games, national dress, crafts, and performances to share with us all. Your contributions are what make the evening! 

*  Principal Amy MacDonald and Assistant Principal Ali Sameti for their support and participation this year and Julie Foster and Tami Kozimor in the office, for their patience :)

*  Our custodial staff: Jason, Sergio & Laura, who helped us setup and worked late into the night to make sure our beautiful school was clean, and Marivic, our school's kitchen manager, for her generosity and helpfulness,

*  Melelani Hula, who bore with our technical difficulties with aplomb, Charlotte Middleton, Athena BaoEmma LuSophia Zhang who performed for us and the Shaolin KungFu Chan Academy led by Master Gao

*  Mrs. Davidson, who took portrait photos of our families that captured many smiles that night!

*  the many individuals who worked behind the scenes to make this event come together!  We are so grateful to have your support!

*  And Rae Okamoto, Kathy Wilson, and Thuy Wolf who chaired this event,

We have exciting plans for next year's event and hope to see you all there!

EVENT PHOTOS WANTED!  
Email photos or links to your online albums here: multicultural@enataiptsa.org

If you are interested in learning more about some of the acts featured at our event, the following are the organizations that performed for us:

Melelani Hula
Laura Bergstrom, Kuma Hula
http://www.melelanihula.com/
Chinese Folk Dance
Hengda Dance Academy
http://www.hengdadance.com/
Chinese Kung Fu
Led by Master Gao of the Shaolin Kung Fu Chan Academy
https://shaolinkungfuchanusa.com/

Keep our Multicultural Event alive!

Attention Parents of Kindergarten, First Grade, Second Grade, and Third!

Multicultural Week and the International Taste of Enatai are chaired by PTSA members, Rae Okamoto (me), Kathy Green, and Thuy Wolf.  Both Kathy and myself are 4th Grade parents and will be moving on after next year.  Thuy has a 3rd grade student and will only be here two more years.  Who will take over after we leave? 

This beloved event requires a team to run it and next year would be the optimum time for interested parents to join us and learn how the event is run while we are still here to show you.   If you love Multicultural Week and its Family Night, please contact us to join the team for next year!  Bring your friends!  Email:  multicultural@enataiptsa.org


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