Community Relations

PTSA Website
PTSA Website

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The PTSA website is coordinated and updated by dedicated parent volunteers. If you find a problem with or have a suggestion for our PTSA website, please email our Website Chair.
Room Parents
Room Parents

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The Room Parent Coordinator acts as communication liaison between Room Parents & the PTSA Board.

Membership
Membership

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(none)

This committee handles the PTSA membership drive. We are striving for 100% membership!

Staff Appreciation
Staff Appreciation

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The Staff Appreciation Chair(s) organizes gifts and events, including monthly staff lunches, to show appreciation for our dedicated teachers and staff. With the support of the whole school, the Chair also coordinates a week-long celebration during National Teacher Appreciation Week in May.

Bellevue Schools Foundation Liaison
Bellevue Schools Foundation Liaison

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Bellevue Schools Foundation helps bridge the gap between the basic funding provided by the State of Washington and what our students truly need to excel. The BSF Liaison attends on educational luncheon per month and then attends the Enatai PTSA Board Meeting and reports on what they learned at the BSF luncheon. The BSF Liaison also helps find people to volunteer with BSF's phone-a-thon in the fall and the Spring For Schools luncheon in the spring. Find out more about BSF by clicking the link below.

Hopelink Coin Drive
Hopelink Coin Drive

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Spring

Enatai students participate in Hopelink's End Summer Hunger cash/coin drive to raise funds to support hungry and homeless children.
Transportation Safety
Transportation Safety

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(none)

Fundraising

Fundraising - Corporate Partners
Fundraising - Corporate Partners

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The Enatai Corporate Partner program is an opportunity for local companies to demonstrate their commitment to improving the lives and education for each and every student at Enatai Elementary.

Book Fair - Fall
Book Fair - Fall

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When:
October

Our Fall & Spring book fairs give students a chance to shop for new books. This program helps us earn "Scholastic Dollars" that buy books for our classrooms, library, and "Scholastic News" for all classrooms!
Fundraising - Read-A-Thon
Fundraising - Read-A-Thon

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When:
October

The Enatai Read-A-Thon is a great program that gets kids excited about reading while raising money to support important programs right here at Enatai!

Fundraising - Toast To Enatai
Fundraising - Toast To Enatai

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(none)
When:
February 3, 2018

The biggest and most important fundraiser of the year, Toast to Enatai is our Parents Night Out and auction.
Book Fair - Spring
Book Fair - Spring

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When:
February or March

Enatai's Book Fair is an opportunity for students to purchase award-winning books at school from Scholastic Books. Book fairs occur in the spring and fall. Our school is awarded points based on the amount of books sold which can be redeemed to purchase new books & supplies for Enatai's library and classrooms.
Jog-A-Thon
Jog-A-Thon

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When:
Spring

JOG-A-THON is one of Enatai's most popular school-wide activities. Students, staff, and families look forward to this energetic and fun event every year. Students collect donations from families and friends prior to the Jog-a-thon, and, on the day of the event, students run or walk around the field collecting marks for each lap. Familes are welcome to attend and cheer on their student!

Box Tops & Labels for Education
Box Tops & Labels for Education

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November & April

Enatai collects Box Tops & Labels for Education in a bin in the front office. Twice a year, a generous parent volunteer bundles them up and mails them in to raise easy money for our Eagles.

Enrichment

Curriculum Enhancement
Curriculum Enhancement

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The curriculum enhancement committee is a group of six parents - one or two per grade level - who works with teachers on coordinating field trips, assemblies, etc. that connect to their curriculum, deepening students' understanding of material.
Geo Bee
Geo Bee

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January - May

Part of the Geographic Enrichment Program in Academic Adventure, 4th and 5th Graders compete in in a school-wide geographic competition in January. The winner will proceed to an online State Qualifer for a chance to proceed to the State Championship in March and the National title in May.

Eaglewear
Eaglewear

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Fall and Mid-Winter

Enatai families are offered a variety of clothing and accessories with the Enatai logo. Students are encouraged to wear their Eaglewear on Tuesdays to show their school spirit.
Academic Adventure
Academic Adventure

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Enatai Eagle Academic Adventure encourages kids to stretch themselves by choosing their own adventures in Reading, Math/Coding, Science, the Arts, Social Studies, Geography, and Fitness. Kids learn to set goals, work hard, and reap the rewards of their efforts. At the end of the year, participants earn awards and recognition.

Reflections
Reflections

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When:
October

Reflections is a 40 year old national PTSA sponsored art program in which kids express their creativity through words, pictures, music, photography, and other art forms toward a specific theme.

Passport Club
Passport Club

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When:
All Year Long

Part of the Geographic Enrichment Program in Academic Adventure, students learn geography in this monthly program.

Yearbook
Yearbook

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The yearbook is available for students to purchase and contains school pictures along with candid photos of the students participating in various school events throughout the year.

Art Docent - "Art Is Awesome!"
Art Docent - "Art Is Awesome!"

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When:
Monthly

Through our Art Docent program, students learn about artists, art history, and art styles. Once a month, parent-volunteer docents lead interactive lessons that help students develop a critical eye for art and build artistic self-confidence. Email enataiartdocent@gmail.com for more information.

Events

Welcome Back Coffee
Welcome Back Coffee

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Welcome Enatai families and be available to answer questions.
Back-To-School Social
Back-To-School Social

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We welcome everyone back to school with a social event full of treats and fun.
Spooky Spaghetti & Haunted House
Spooky Spaghetti & Haunted House

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When:
October

A fall festival celebration held in the evening for the entire family. Families come in costumes for a haunted house, dinner, and more.

Movie Night
Movie Night

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Enatai families come together to watch a FREE family movie in the gym. This event occurs several times a year.
Science Fair
Science Fair

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When:
March

The Science Fair is an opportunity for Enatai students to test a scientific question and display their findings in a creative presentation.

Multicultural Week & International Taste Of Enatai
Multicultural Week & International Taste Of Enatai

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When:
March

A week-long celebration of our multicultural community with activities and experiences inviting our students to learn about other cultures and share their own. The week culminates in the International Taste of Enatai Multicultural Night, where families are invited to share food, host cultural crafts or games, and demonstrate traditional performances on the Enatai stage.

Variety Show
Variety Show

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When:
May/June

The variety show showcases our students' best talent. Participants perform their acts for the entire student body during school hours, then offer an evening performance for families.

Carnival
Carnival

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June

The Carnival is the last Enatai community event for families to gather for an evening of entertainment before summer break. Games, treats, and tons of fun.

Field Day
Field Day

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When:
June

Field day is an end-of-the-year event that focuses on teamwork, individual competition, and fun. This event is coordinated with the help of our PE teacher, several staff members, and parent volunteers.

Fifth-Grade Special Events
Fifth-Grade Special Events

Chair:
(none)

The graduating class of Enatai Elementary has many special events during the school year. Fifth Grade parents should stay connected with organizers and room parents for opportunities to participate with their student.