Dec 16
8:00a Principal and PTSA Coffee Hour
Principal and PTSA Coffee Hour

Thursday, December 20
8:00a - 9:00a
Cozy Comfy Day!
Cozy Comfy Day!

Friday, December 21
Winter Break - No School
Winter Break - No School

Monday, December 24
Winter Break - No School
Winter Break - No School

Tuesday, December 25
Winter Break - No School
Winter Break - No School

Wednesday, December 26
Winter Break - No School
Winter Break - No School

Thursday, December 27
Winter Break - No School
Winter Break - No School

Friday, December 28
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Volunteer Dashboard
Volunteer Opportunity Questions? Needed Progress
Toast to Enatai Volunteers and Donations Toast Chair 25 10
Passport Club checkers 1/11 Passport Club Chair 24 7
5th Grade Events Chairs (see webpage) President Amy Hart 8+ 6
Read-a-thon Co-Chair Readathon Chair 2+ 1
Field Day Chair President Amy Hart 1+ 0
Carnival Chair President Amy Hart 1+ 0
Variety Show Chair President Amy Hart 1+ 0
Principal and PTSA Coffee Hour 12/20

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

Topic:  Achievement Network (ANET)
  Thursday, December 20th at 8:00-9:00am
Where: Enatai STEM Room

At this principal coffee, we will share information about Enatai’s partnership with the Achievement Network, what this work looks like for teachers and students, and share how this work is central to our professional learning at Enatai. While the partnership impacts grades 2nd -5th most directly, we will also share its impact on kindergarten and 1st grade as well.

Read-a-Thon Winners Announced!

A BIG THANK YOU to everyone who participated in the 2018 Read-A-Thon! Our students read a total of 42,291 minutes! We raised $12,000, which will support educational programs and experiences that will enrich and enhance learning for every Enatai Eagle! Way to go, Eagles! 

If your student participated, they will be coming home today with a bookmark that is good for a Free 3oz frozen yogurt treat from Yogurtland! It is valid at all Yogurtland locations.

Our Winners:
Most Minutes Read - Special Reading Achievement Certificate & $25 Gift Certificate to Island Books: K - John McMeekin, 1 - Madeline Tsai, 2 - Liam Snider, 3 - Howard Lu, 4 - JiaNuo Yu AND Elina Wilson, 5 - Lulu Wolf.

Greatest Support Grand Prize - Amazon Kindle for Kids Bundle: K - John McMeekin, 1 - Reese Sperry, 2 - Lucy Phillips, 3 - Ryder Sperry, 4 - Riley Zeitler, 5 - Olie Peterson.

Ms. Maxwell and Mrs. Neal's classes had the greatest participation in our Read-A-Thon and will receive a Special Class Party!

Congratulations, Eagles! Everyone who participated should be really proud of their accomplishment.

If you liked this program or have great ideas for ways to make it better, we are looking for help with next year's Read-A-Thon. If you are interested in finding out more about what that would entail, please write to to let us know!

PTSA General Membership Meeting 1/9

Attention Enatai PTSA Members: Please attend our first 2019 General Membership Meeting!  General membership meetings are typically held three times a year and address business requiring a membership vote, such as elections or large budget allotments.  PTSA meetings are open to the public.  Members may preview the meeting's Agenda or get more information on how meetings are run on our PTSA Meetings webpage.

When:  Wednesday, January 9th at 6:30pm
Where: Enatai Library


You never know what might happen during the pre-show entertainment at Movie Night! Last Friday, 12 members of the Bellevue High School Drumline marched in for a surprise performance before the screening of The Incredibles 2. Go Wolverines! 

Mark your calendar for the next Movie Night, Friday, February 1, 2019, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Thank you to our stellar volunteers last Friday’s event: Annette Bjorklund, Jack Castro, Tamryn Kobayashi, Heather Newman, Rae Okamoto, Jesse Pacem, Chris Phillips, Claire Phillips, Jon Shoemaker, Lulu Wolf, Mimi Wolf, and Thuy Wolf.  Thank you to Principal MacDonald for welcoming everyone to Movie Night. Thank you also to all the parents who pitched in to clean up the Multipurpose Room in record-time.

Silver Membership Growth Award

Washington State PTA Recognizes Enatai PTSA with Silver Membership Growth Award

Enatai PTSA has recently been recognized by Washington State PTA as a Silver Membership Growth Award recipient! PTAs are presented with this award for enrolling members equaling at least 105% of their previous year’s total membership. That means our PTA is growing! Thank you to everyone who has become a member so far this year: YOU are the reason our PTA achieved this award! If you haven’t yet signed up for a 2018-2019 PTA membership, please consider joining today! By doing so, you are demonstrating your support for our PTA and all it does for Enatai Elementary.   Join Enatai PTSA Today!

Support Enatai PTSA with Amazon Smile!

Shopping at this Holiday?  You can help support Enatai PTSA by shopping through Amazon Smile at no cost to you with the Enatai PTSA set as your charity of choice!  Amazon Smile FAQ

Use this Link to start:
Amazon Smile with Enatai PTSA

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Today's PTSA Membership Count
23 November 2018
New, renewed, and sponsored 
PTSA Members
7 November Student enrollment: 463 74%
Questions?  Contact us!

December Spirit Day: 12/21

December 21st  
Comfy Cozy Day – Wear your favorite cozy outfit or pjs to school!

Enatai Geo Bee Go Go Go!

A weekend study session with Mrs Chun

The first ever National Geographical Bee Enatai competition will take place on Jan 13, 2019.   Twenty-three students from 4th and 5th Grades have signed up and are doing extensive reading to prepare for this competition.  Some of the students have also formed study groups and meet at school to share information and help practice.  Good luck to all Enatai Geo Bee kids!  

Feel free to stop by the big maps in the hall way to test yourself and have some Geo fun.  If you are in 4th or 5th Grade and interested in this competition,  the registration is open till end of December and email to sign up. 

Afterschool at Enatai 12/14

Paris Academy Northwest: Language Club at Enatai Elementary 

Come and join us in a bilingual, multicultural education which opens doors and minds to the world. PANW offers language enrichment program for students who wish to get a head-start before middle or high school and have fun while learning a language. The class is taught by an experienced teacher using the curriculum that is carefully designed to lay a strong foundation for future.  Groups are organized by language level and age for better interaction.  Beginners/Intermediate welcome! Please enroll Online via
Spanish : Tuesdays 2:30-3:35pm Jan 8 – May 7 Winter/Spring Tuition: $395
French : Wednesdays 12:10- 1:15pm Jan 9 – May 15 Winter/Spring Tuition: $420
Mandarin : Thursdays 2:30- 3:35pm Jan 10 – May 23 Winter/Spring Tuition: $440
Enatai Elementary STEM Club: Winter 2019 Create with Code
What: Create with Code - an after school code club where kids learn to code their own games and animations using Scratch from MIT. This Winter 2019 session is for grades 2-4. We provide all equipment. We offer 3+ levels of coding instruction and projects. Returning students will be assessed in the first classes to determine what they need to review or can still learn about coding! 
When: Fridays, Jan. 18th - March 22 (no class on Feb 21, Mar 15), 2:30p-4:00p
Where: Enatai Elementary School, room 197
Register on line: TechVenture Kids at Enatai Winter 2019
Annual Robot Giveaway, Enter by Dec 12:  'Tis the season! TechVenture Kids is sharing the joy of STEM again this year with our annual ROBOT Giveaway. To be entered by Dec 12th you can: Enroll in a Winter class or visit TechVenture Kids' website. We'll choose one lucky winner of a Dash Robot from Wonder!

Community Corner 12/14
"What I Know Now That I Wish I Knew Then"
A panel of college students from Bellevue School District discuss how to choose a college.
Monday, December 17, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Interlake High School Performing Arts Center (16245 NE 24th St) - new location
Bellevue Boys Lacrosse Club serves boys in grades K-12 who reside and/or attend feeder schools within the Bellevue High School boundary area. The Bellevue Lacrosse program is dedicated to developing players at every age and any skill level.  Visit our website at to register for spring season now - just click on the orange REGISTER NOW button! Early bird discounts available through Dec. 31, 2018. Registration closes January 15th.  Not sure if you want to play? Check our website for details about our free TRY LAX day coming up December 9th.

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