Enatai PTSA Newsletter
September 14, 2018

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There are 213 New or Renewed Members of the Enatai PTSA.
(And 32 Sponsored Memberships gives us 245 Members!!)  
Are you one?  Join Today!  


Upcoming Events

Our full calendar can always be found on our website.  You can subscribe to our iCal calendar on your smartphone by using these directions.

September 8-28 - Fall Eaglewear Sales Event
September 27 --- Picture Day
September 28 --- Passport Club Check
October 1-5 ------ Fall Book Fair
October 3 -------- Fall Book Fair Night @ 5:30pm
October 3 -------- PTSA Board Meeting @6pm, Enatai Library
October 12 ------- Professional Day, NO SCHOOL
October 19 ------- Passport Club Check


Volunteer Dashboard

Volunteer Opportunity Questions? Needed Progress
Picture Day Volunteers 9/27 Communications 6 - 9 0
Help at the Fall Book Fair 9/28 - 10/5  Book Fair Chairs  40 0
5th Grade Events Chairs (see webpage) President Amy Hart 8+ 4
Room Parents (for each classroom) Room Parent Coordinator 19 10
Class Photographer (for each classroom) Yearbook Chair 19 5
Art Docent (for each classroom) Art Docent Coordinator 19 9
Passport Club checkers - Sept 28 Passport Club Coordinator 24 9
Art Volunteer - Help our Art Teacher! Jenny Davidson 5+ 3
Library Volunteer - Help in the Library! Charleen Lee 5+  


Curriculum Night Presentations

Thank you to everyone who came to Curriculum Night!  For those of you who were unable to come or had to miss the presentation in the Multipurpose Room due to having multiple classrooms to visit, the PTSA has created the following video.  Mrs. MacDonald's portion starts right away; the PTSA portion starts at about 18:00.

Curriculum Night Presentation

Our Curriculum Night also offered a special presentation of "Old School Enatai: The Inside Story",  the history of how Enatai Elementary come to be.  Originally presented for our school's 65th anniversary, this slide show was created by 4th grade parent, Sharon Pang.  See more about it here: Old School Enatai Facebook.


Early PTSA Membership Gift offer ends Friday, 9/21

Pay for your PTSA Membership before Friday, September 21st to receive a free gift!  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" link on the left menu of our website.  Our Early Membership Thank You Gift offer ends on Sept 21!  Please join and send in your payment by September 21st to get a Free Eaglewear Youth T-shirt from our Fall Eaglewear Order Event!

Did you send in a paper membership order?  Once we received your payment we contacted you via email to notify you of your free gift and request your student's name and shirt size.  Reply and email us this information to get your T-shirt in the Fall Order! If you think you submitted an order and payment but have NOT received this email, contact us at membership@enataiptsa.org

Paying by check?  We MUST receive your payment by 2:30pm on September 21st in the PTSA drawer in the Main Office for you to qualify for this gift!

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.  Be sure to set your students’ grade level and teacher if you haven’t already done so.  Your Eaglewear (including your free gift) will be sent to your student's classroom!  Third Graders, we will work with you and the administration to get your information ASAP.


Picture Day Volunteers 9/27

Enatai Needs You for Picture Day!  Parent volunteers are needed to help keep our classes orderly at the photographer's room and to escort classes to and from their sessions.  Picture Day takes the entire school day, so sign ups are divided into two hour shifts.  Free for more?  Sign up for more than one shift!  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 27th         8:00 am - 2:30pm (2 hour shifts)

SIGN UP HERE:  Picture Day Volunteers 


Fall Eaglewear Order Event 9/8 - 9/28

Order your Eaglewear by September 28th!
Eaglewear is our Enatai Spiritwear, featuring the Enatai school name and our Eagle mascot.  Our first Spiritwear day was Tuesday, September 11th and more are to come!  Get your Enatai T-shirts, jackets, and more to participate!

Check out our products and place orders here:  Eaglewear

All sales are final. Items will be distributed to the students’ classrooms upon receipt; delivery expected by the end of October. Thank you for supporting Enatai!   Email Amy Lee with your questions.   Sizes: YOUTH: YS = 6-8 / YM = 10-12 / YL 14-16 / YXL = 18-20 -- ADULT:  Adult Chest Size = AS = 35-37 / AM = 38-40 / AL = 41-43 / AXL = 44-46


Art Volunteers Needed!

Looking for a Super Hero Helper!
Our Art Specialist, Jenny Davidson, is looking for a few Super Hero Helpers to volunteer their time on a flexible basis.  Parents may be asked to help hang new student work in hallways or prepare spaces for display.  Times are flexible! 

Contact Jenny Davidson to add your name to the list of Helpers she can call upon to lend a hand.   Email her:  davidsonje@bsd405.org


Corporate Partners Update

We are very happy to have Mike and Teresa Kang join us again this year at the Golden Eagle level.  They have two local businesses, Factoria Family Dentistry and Teresa Kang DDS, PLLC Family and Cosmetic Dentistry.  The Kang Family is proud to be able to support their kids as well as all Enatai students and staff!  Thank you Kang Family for your generous support of the Enatai PTSA!

Enatai Families:  Do you know of a business that would benefit by becoming an Enatai Corporate Partner In Education?  You can read more about the Corporate Partnership program in this PDF.  Deadline to get an ad in the PTSA directory is October 15th.  If you have questions, please contact corporatepartners@enataiptsa.org for more details.

Scholastic Book Fair and Evening Sales: October

The Scholastic book fair will be coming Oct 1-5th.  There will be lots of great new books including Super Narwhal and Jelly Jolt, Dog Man Lord of the Fleas and Ranger in Time Hurrican Katrina Rescue.  Students will also have the opportunity to pre-order the latest Dairy of a Wimpy Kid-The Meltdown.

Our Evening Book Fair Night will be October 3rd from 5:30 - 7:30pm!  Come with your family to browse for books for your family reading time!  Additional activities to be announced.

Volunteer to help at the Book Fair here:  Book Fair Signup


Backpack Meals: Looking for Delivery Drivers

Backpack Meals for Kids is a non-profit organization that works with the Bellevue School District to provide free, easy-to-make meals each Friday for students that may not otherwise have food to eat over the weekend. We are looking for a few interested parents to share delivery of meals to Enatai Elementary on Thursday mornings.  Backpack meals are picked up from the BSD warehouse between 9:30 and 11am on Thursday morning. 

Are you interested in helping out? Please contact Julie Uyeda for more details.  


BSD Back to School Fair 2018

Saturday, September 15th
10am - 4pm
Bellevue High School

This districtwide community fair will have over 60 organizations representing our community partners and the Bellevue School District. Information and resources will be provided on:

- Before and after school programs
- Health and nutrition
- Counseling and mental wellness services
- Language programs
- Advocacy
- College and career
- Early Learning, Advanced Learning, and Special Education
- And much more!

Click here to see more information at the BSD webpage: BSD Back to School Fair


Community Corner 9/14

New entries are below. Find the full list of Community Corner offerings on our website.

After School @ Enatai:
Paris Academy NW Language Club at Enatai K-5
Paris Academy NW returns to Enatai with a bilingual, multicultural education which opens doors and minds to the world.  See their flyer on the After School Bulletin Board outside the main office or their website for more information!  Beginners/Intermediate welcome!
Please enroll Online: www.ParisAcademyNW.com
Courses Available:
Spanish: Tuesdays 2:30 - 3:35pm,  10/9/18 - 5/7/19, $635

Mandarin: Wednesdays 12:10 - 1:15pm, 10/10/18 - 5/8/19, $635
French:  Thursdays 2:30 - 3:35pm, 10/11/18 - 5/9/19, $625
2018 Bellevue High Junior Cheer Clinic
Learn the traditional Bellevue cheers and chants from the Bellevue Cheer Squad! Join them for a fun day that will include learning a dance, high school cheers, and the basics of cheer motions and technique!
Date: Friday, October 5th, 2018
Time: Registration begins at 4pm, the clinic will end after halftime of the Football game that night.
Price per participant: $60
Location: BHS Commons
For more information and to download the registration form, see their website here: BHS Jr. Cheer Clinic

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