Enatai PTSA Newsletter
September 1, 2019

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Upcoming Events

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September 4 ----- First through Fifth Grade First Day of School
                           Welcome Coffee 8:00am
September 6 ----- Back to School Ice Cream Social @ Enatai Covered Area, 6:00pm
                           PTSA General Membership Meeting, Enatai Cafeteria, 6:30pm
September 4-27 - Fall Eaglewear Sales Event
September 8 ----- 5th Grade family play date and meeting
September 9 ----- First day of Kindergarten
                           Welcome Coffee 8:00am
September 12 --- Curriculum Night @ Enatai, 6:00pm
September 20 --- Early PTSA Membership offer ends
September 24 --- PTSA Volunteer Meeting 10am
September 26 --- School Picture Day
September 27 --- Eaglewear order deadline
                          Passport Club check
                          Special Event:  Egg Drop Challenge!

Volunteer Dashboard

Volunteer Opportunity Questions? Needed Progress
Passport Club checkers 9/27 Passport Club Chairs  18 1
Spooky Spaghetti Co-Chair Spooky Chair 2+ 1
Academic Adventure Chair Volunteer Coordinator 2+ 0
Toast to Enatai Chair Volunteer Coordinator 1+ 0
Read-a-thon Co-Chair  Volunteer Coordinator 1 0
Multicultural shadows from grades K-3 Multicultural Chairs 1-3 1
Field Day Chair Volunteer Coordinator 1+ 0
Variety Show Chair Volunteer Coordinator 1+ 0
PTSA Communications shadow Communications  1-2 0
PTSA Membership shadow  Membership 1-2 0
 *What is a shadow?  Shadows are future Chairs that learn by observing the current Chair
For all Chair positions, please contact the Chair listed above to volunteer!


First Day of School Welcome Coffee 9/4 + 9/9

September 4th:  8:00 am, First Day of 1st-5th Grade
September 9th:  8:00 am, First Day of Kindergarten

Drop off your kids and drop in for some coffee at the PTSA's Welcome Coffee hour!  Socialize with other parents, take a break, learn about this year's PTSA programs and events, and meet our PTSA Board members and Program Chairs.  Have a question about PTSA or the school in general?  Ask us!  Many of us have years of experience at Enatai and can get you an answer.   

Coffee is free and everyone is welcome!




Back to School Ice Cream Social + General PTSA Membership Mtg  9/6

Friday, September 6th
Ice Cream Social, Enatai Elementary Covered Area at 6:00pm
PTSA General Membership 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 treatThen, 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! 



Fall Eaglewear Order Event begins 9/4

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.


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.

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 ENATAI PRIDE AROUND TOWN!  This item is exclusively available this year through our early membership gift.  One free car magnet per individual or family membership.  Magnets will be delivered to classrooms with the Fall Eaglewear order: approximately by end of October.


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 our webpage on the Enatai PTSA site here:  Haunted House and Spooky Spaghetti.  

We hope to see you there!

Rae Okamoto & Kathy Green
Haunted House Chair & Spooky Spaghetti Chair


2019-2020 Chair Positions

The Enatai PTSA is still seeking Chairs for the following 2019-2020 programs or events: Academic Adventure Chair, Toast to Enatai Chair, Field Day Chair, and Variety Show Chair.  Co-Chairs are requested for the following programs: Spooky Spaghetti Co-Chair (great for a 4th Grade parent), Read-a-thon Co-Chair, and Multicultural Co-Chairs.

The following programs have 5th Grade parents who will graduate after this year and require a Shadow:  PTSA Communications (website and newsletter)PTSA Membership

Worried about time commitment? Bring a friend to lighten the load and co-chair with you!  Contact: communications@enataiptsa.org with questions!  


Did you leave Enatai over the summer?

If you are no longer at Enatai Elementary and therefore no longer need your enataiptsa.org account, here is how to delete your account:

1.  Log into your account by clicking the "My Account" gear symbol in the left hand menu of our website, or by using this link.
2.  Click the Delete symbol next to all students.
3.  Click the Delete symbol next to all parents; delete yourself last.

If you need help with this or anything else account-related, you can email communications@enataiptsa.org.

Community Corner 9/1

See new listings below.  Find the full list of Community Corner offerings on our website.

Bellevue Boys Lacrosse Club
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. We are committed to providing first class experiences to players and families in our community.

Fall Ball is our off-season program and runs on Sundays ONLY so it won’t interfere with other sports. Teams will alternate with practices and games each week. It is a great time to give lacrosse a try if your son is curious about the game!  Visit our website at www.bellevuelacrosse.com to register for Fall Ball now - just click on the orange REGISTER NOW button! Registration closes Sept 7th.   Practices start Sept. 8th.


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