Enatai PTSA Newsletter
September 27, 2019

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Upcoming Events

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September 27 --- Eaglewear order deadline
                          Enatai Eagles Move Bowling Event
Sept 30-Oct 4 --- Book Fair
October 2 -------- PTSA Board Meeting 6:30pm
                          Book Fair Family Night 5:00-7:30pm
October 11 ------ Professional Day:  NO SCHOOL
October 13 ------ Toast to Enatai Planning Meeting- Azteca, 6:30pm
October 14-16 -- Conference Days:  EARLY RELEASE
October 18 ------ Passport Club check - all grades
October 25 ------ Fall Festival and Haunted House!

Volunteer Dashboard

Volunteer Opportunity Questions? Needed Progress
Book Fair Volunteers 9/27 - 10/4 Book Fair Chairs  59 38
Fall Festival and Haunted House 10/25 Fall Festival & Haunted House 57 11
Art is Awesome!  Classroom Art Docent Art Docent Chair 21 5
PTSA Room Parent Coordinator Volunteer Coordinator 1+ 0
Academic Adventure Co-Chair Volunteer Coordinator 1+ 0
PTSA Staff Appreciation shadow Staff Appreciation Chair 1+ 0
Geo Bee shadow Passport Club/Geo Bee Chairs 1+ 0
Field Day Chair Volunteer Coordinator 1+ 0
Variety Show Chair Volunteer Coordinator 1+ 0
Carnival shadow Volunteer Coordinator 1+ 0
 *What is a shadow?  Shadows are future Chairs that learn by observing the current Chair


LAST DAY to order your Eaglewear!

Order your Eaglewear by midnight, 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.


Author Visit Assembly + Seattle Children's Book Festival

Today, Friday, 27 September, Enatai was proud to welcome an all-school assembly with author and illustrator Troy Cummings. Thanks to our librarian, Charleen Lee, for arranging this visit and thanks to the PTSA for funding! Troy has signed paperback copies of Can I Be Your Dog? and The Binder of Doom which will be for sale at the Scholastic Book Fair next week while supplies last.  

Troy will also be presenting and signing books at the first annual Seattle Children's Book Festival, taking place on Saturday, 28 September from 11am-3pm at Greenwood Elementary, and featuring dozens more of your favorite authors as well as panel discussions on Graphic Novels and Middle Grade Fiction.  Seattle Children's Book Festival is completely free to attend!



Scholastic Fall Book Fair is next week September 30-Oct 4th

Scholastic Book Fair Hours
Monday- Lunch Recess (11:25-1:20 pm)
Tuesday- Lunch Recess (11:25-1:20 pm) & After School
Wednesday- Before School (7:30-7:55 am)
Thursday- Lunch Recess (11:25-1:20pm) & After School
Friday- Before School (7:30-7:55 am) ONLY- CLOSED

Wednesday Evening Family Event 5:00-7:30 pm will feature shopping as well as special storytime with some of our teachers!  

Don't forget to sign up for eWallet!  It's a secure, cashless way for our students to shop the book fair. You can create an eWallet with the amount you select as a spending limit for your student. Your spending limit will appear as a temporary hold (or pending charge) on your credit card. You will ONLY be charged for what is purchased and after the fair ends, the hold will expire and funds will be released back to your credit card. Watch a short video for more details.

Go here to create your eWallet account:
Would you like to volunteer to help us at the Book Fair? Sign up HERE and grab a friend to make it more fun! We have lots of available times. Thanks for your support!   Questions: bookfair@enataiptsa.org


Fall Festival and Haunted House donations and volunteers

Our Fall Festival and Haunted House event is coming on October 25th!  This is a not-to-be-missed community event showcasing booths from each grade with free games and activities for the whole family, pizza dinner, and the 5th Grade Haunted House!

Planning is well underway but now we need your help, Enatai!  Our community events are both for our community and by our community!  All three of our organizers for this event are parent volunteers contributing their time for free.  Please take part in this special Fall event!  Donate supplies or materials, lend some household equipment, or volunteer to help run your grade's booth or ticketing!  Help make this event the best it can be for the enjoyment of all our families!

See how you can help here:
Fall Festival and Haunted House Requests and Volunteers

Event details and ticket information coming next week! 
Questions?  Email Fall Festival or Haunted House for answers.


Toast to Enatai Planning Meeting 10/13


TOAST TO ENATAI's first planning meeting will be held at Azteca Restaurant on Sunday, October 13th at 6:30pm. 

Meet the crew and have a great time planning Enatai's biggest party!


Enatai PTSA Corporate Partner Update 

We are very happy to have Enatai parents, Mike and Teresa Kang, join again this year as Corporate Partners In Education  at the Golden Eagle level.  They have two local businesses Factoria Family Dentistry and Teresa Kang DDS, PLLC Family and Cosmetic Dentistry.  Thank you Kang family for your continued generous support! 
Enatai Families:  Do you know of a business that would benefit by becoming a 2019-20 Enatai Corporate Partner In Education?  One benefit of being a Corporate Partner in Education is having your business featured in an ad in our PTSA student directory.  Directory ad deadline is October 15th.You can read more about the Corporate Partnership program in this PDF.  If you have questions, please contact corporatepartners@enataiptsa.org for more details.
2018-19 Corporate Partners in Education List


Community Corner 9/27

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

Bellevue Gifted Alliance Fall Event
Dr. Duran will speak Bellevue School District’s Advanced Learning Program, discussing "An Update on our Advanced Learning Vision".  We will also address "The Do's and Don't's of How to Help Your Child Succeed in Bellevue School District"

October 7, 2019           6:30-8:00 PM
Wilburten Instructional Services Center (WISC),  Rainier Room


 GIRLS LACROSSE Youth Fall Ball Sundays
Please join BWGL for youth fall ball Sundays from 2:00-4:00 in October-November! We are excited to announce that we are investing in our youth program in the following ways:

- Developing a youth coaching curriculum, all coaches will be trained on it
- Recruited new board members to focus on the youth program
- Recruiting a new Director of Youth Lacrosse
- Recruiting another paid Head Coach for our 7th/8th grade teams
- Bringing back youth fall ball, coached by our high school coaches being assisted by parent coaches and varsity players

Dates: October 6, 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17
Time: 2:00-4:00pm
Where: Bellevue High School
Cost: $125
Who: 3rd to 8th grader girls

Bellevue High School Band Boosters

Help the Bellevue High School Band Boosters raise money by cleaning out your closets and garage. Goodwill is bringing a truck to BHS on Saturday, October 26th to accept donations of used goods. Normally, Goodwill does not pay when you donate your stuff, but they have a special program for schools. The more trucks we can fill, the more money to support the Bellevue High Band (and you'll get a donation tax receipt).

You can bring almost everything (OLD TVs, COMPUTERS, SMALL ELECTRONICS, RIPPED CLOTHING, BROKEN TOYS, etc. - what Goodwill can’t sell to the public, they sell to scrap dealers). Please note that items CANNOT be any bigger than an end table. Additional exclusions at http://www.seattlegoodwill.org/donate/donate-items/donation-guidelines

Bellevue High School Lower Parking Lot
Saturday, October 26th
9am – 12pm

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