Enatai PTSA Newsletter
May 22, 2020

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There are 302 Members of the Enatai PTSA
Thank you for your support!

 Bellevue School District announcements and updates on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) website:  https://bsd405.org/corona-virus-covid-19/

Upcoming Events

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March 13 - End of the School Year --- BELLEVUE SCHOOL DISTRICT CLOSURE
May 22 ------------ Multicultural travel posters due
June 3 ------------- Online PTSA General Membership meeting 6:30-7:30pm
June 5 ------------- Academic Adventure final entry form due
June 5 -7 ---------- Totally 80's Toast Online
June 19 ------------ Last Day of School

Interested in Volunteering for the 2020-2021 School Year?  
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Enatai PTSA General Membership Meeting 6/3

Dear Enatai PTSA Voting Members,

You are invited to the Enatai PTSA General Membership Meeting on Wednesday, June 3rd at 6:30pm to 7:30pm. The meeting details are below.

Meeting expectations for a virtual meeting - The agenda is in progress but the expected business will cover officer elections (see nominations below), committee reports, and proposed budget for next year.

Zoom meeting details will be provided closer to the meeting. Hope to see you there!

The 2019-2020 Enatai PTSA Nominating Committee hereby places the following names into nomination:

For the office of President: Stacy Saal
For the office of Vice President: Susan Goeben
For the office of Secretary: Jessi Alva
For the office of Treasurer: Marilyn Gupta

The nominating committee has confirmed that all nominees have been a member of a PTA for at least 15 days prior to the election, and meet other requirements as stated in the WSPTA Uniform Bylaws.

Respectfully Submitted,
Pam Unger
Christine Fletcher

Qualifications to serve as a Local officer are noted in the WSPTA Uniform Bylaws Section 6, highlighting the additional requirements below:
To be elected to office in a PTA, a person shall be at least 18 years of age. The person shall have been a member of a local PTA for at least 15 days preceding the election.(section 6.E) Each officer of a local PTA shall be a member of that local PTA. (section 6.F) The standing rules of a local PTA or council may provide that voting for officers or nominating committee positions be by mail or by electronic transmission if the name of each candidate is contained in the notice of meeting. (Article 5, section 4)

 

Totally 80’s Toast Ticket Holders

Make plans to join us, for the Totally 80’s Toast in our new format…with a socially distant twist. The event will take place online from June 5th – 7th. Details for this online event will be sent directly to the email on file from your ticket purchase no later than June 1st. As this is a previously scheduled ticketed event, we are unable to open the event to new attendees. Contact toast@enataiptsa.org with questions.

Thank you,
Peggy Cooley, Amy Nassisi & Tammy Wright
Totally 80's Toast Event Team

 

Enatai Eagle Academic Adventure Final Entry Form due 6/5

As the 2019-2020 school year draws to a close, parents may submit their Final Entry Form online to register the number of Enatai Eagle Academic Adventures their students have completed.  Students completing 4, 7, or 13+ adventures will receive recognition for their achievements.

Not sure if your student participated?  Adventures included attendance at an all-school assembly, going on a Field Trip, reading for Literacy adventure, and grade level experiences such as in-class Art Docent lessons.  All students have experienced some Enatai Eagle Adventures!

Parents will be asked to log on to their enataiptsa.org account to submit their Final Entry Form for each student.  You do not have to be a member of the Enatai PTSA to have a website account.  Please submit form by June 5th!

Enatai Eagle Academic Adventure Final Entry Form

Enatai Community End Summer Hunger Coin Drive GOES VIRTUAL!

About 16% of Enatai Elementary's student population receives free or reduced-price lunches. During the summer time the loss of school meals causes challenges for these families. Part of the Hopelink End Summer Hunger program focus is on kids helping kids through classroom coin drives. This year is different since students are remotely learning with schools closed.  Enatai students and families can still make a difference this year by considering an online donation of any amount.  

During the month of June, Enatai students, families and our community can use our TEAM page to make a donation- CLICK HERE TO DONATE.  Please share our Enatai Elementary Community page with your friends and family. Let's come together to make a difference for families and children during the COVID-19 crisis and ensure kids have enough to eat this summer! Thanks for your support!

Multicultural Travel Posters due 5/22

Today is the last day to email your Multicultural Travel Poster photo!  Although our travels have been put on hold, you can still participate in the Multicultural Travel Poster showcase!  Please take a photo or scan your poster and email it to multicultural@enataiptsa.org! Please send in your photo along with student name, grade, and teacher by May 22, 2020.  Posters will be displayed on the Multicultural Week and International Taste of Enatai webpage.

Virtual Science Fair Showcase

Click here to see our Virtual Science Fair Showcase

 

Volunteer for PTSA Positions for 2020-2021 School Year

The Enatai Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) is a parent-driven volunteer organization dedicated to the social and academic enrichment of each student at Enatai Elementary.  Enatai PTSA is made up of executive Board members and Committee members that work with school leadership, staff, parents and students throughout the school year. PTSA coordinates activities such as educational programs, community events, fundraising, parent communication and enrichment activities.  Visit  http://enataiptsa.org/Program to learn more about the PTSA and the impact the organization makes.   

Each year PTSA positions become available and we are looking for passionate volunteers who want to make a difference to fill these positions.  If you are interested in our open positions or have questions about Enatai PTSA involvement please contact vicepresident@enataiptsa.org

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Ongoing: BSD Resources for Families

Bellevue School District supplies services to help families during the school closure.  Visit the BSD Coronavirus updates page for a directory of resources.

Programs include:
- FREE Grab & Go Meals for Kids and Teens with multiple locations for pickup
- Technical Support to aid families access online learning including equipment loans
- Crisis support and Coronavirus information with multilingual support

 BSD Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Resources webpage

 

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