School is closed March 13 – April 24

For up-to-date information regarding COVID-19 and BSD please visit Bellevue School District’s website!

Cherry Crest Family Forum with Principal Steere

Principal Steere will be hosting an online forum this month (time to be confirmed). Submit your question for Mr. Steere here and collaborate with our community on how to support our students during the current school closure.

If You Need Help

GRAB & GO MEALS

Meals will be available to any child under the age of 18 at Lake Hills Elementary, Stevenson Elementary and Sammamish High School.

Free Grab & Go Meals for Kids and Teens

CHILD CARE NEEDS

Due to school closures, BGCB is offering extended programming for families to help support our community as we move through the quickly changing Coronavirus situation.

Bellevue Boys and Girls Club website

LAPTOP & INTERNET ACCESS NEED

Base stations for wireless internet access (hotspots) and laptops are available for student use. They can be checked out from our Technology Department. Please submit your request via the online Student Technology Request Form – English / Spanish. Technology staff will contact families when resources are available for pickup. The preparation of devices can take up to 3 days. Students have access to our Student How-To Guides online. For additional technology help, please email studenthelp@bsd405.org. In-person technology help will be available – more details coming soon.

TECH HELP

If you need help figuring out all the new technology Cherry Crest Community is here to help!  Your PTSA has organized a way for your fellow classroom parents who work in our tech community and use these systems regularly to help out those who are new to these online learning systems. 

Please note that Tech Buddies can only help with technical issues, such as system navigation and general basic tech support not necessarily limited to Teams.

Help is available in English, Tamil, Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese, Hebrew and French.

If you need tech help, please click on the Sign-up Genius and pick a time slot.  Someone will reach out to you to set up a call. Sign up here!

How You Can Help

School Supplies for Kids

The Bellevue School District is organizing to get school supplies to students who need them using the 31 daily bus stops currently dropping of meals drop locations. The District is collecting donations to help purchase school supplies (pencils, paper, markers, etc.).  Please donate at the BSD Online Donation Site, select “District Wide” and then “School Supplies for Kids.”  
 
Please note this is not a school-specific donation because supplies will go on the buses making the 31 stops daily for any student who may need them.  

TECH BUDDY

If you can provide tech help, please contact us to get your name on our Tech Buddy list.  Email us at, president@cherrycrest-PTSA.org. Bilingual helpers are especially needed

DONATE

Here are some local non-profits currently serving our Cherry Crest Community as well as the greater Bellevue School District community. Please consider donating to them so, they can continue doing their vital work in our community. You can reach their websites below.

Bellevue Schools Foundation
Hopelink
Bellevue Lifespring
Boys and Girls Clubs of Bellevue
Jubilee Reach

Learning Resources

DR. DURAN’S FAMILIES FORUM

Did you miss our March 19 forum? You are now able to watch a video recording of the live forum where we answered questions and collaborated on how to support our students during the current closure.

BSD Families Forum

LEARNING RESOURCES

Bellevue School District has provided learning resources for families and students to use during our six-week school closure.

STUDENT PORTAL

Do you need help to access student portal?

-Instructions in English

-Instructions in Spanish

-Instructions in Chinese

MICROSOFT TEAMS HELP

If you need help with Microsoft Teams there are a number of  training videos available here!