Essential Back to School Information

Read Principal Steere’s August Cherry Crest Chronicler for essential back to school information including:

• Classroom assignments and Teacher Meet & Greet opportunities
• School distancing plans during recess and arrival/dismissal
• Health and Safety plans
• Virtual Parent Info Sessions and Virtual Classroom meetups

Note that this year school lunches are free for all students and the school is providing all typical school supplies.

Family information sessions . . .

Bellevue United FC Boys Soccer Spots

Hello Cherry Crest Families! We have a few roster spots available on Bellevue United FC Boys 2012 soccer teams and looking for a few extra players. If your soccer player was born in 2012 and is looking for a team, or if you know someone who is new to the neighborhood and might be interested, contact Nhimy at to join a practice this month. All levels are welcome.

Quarantine After Travel Requirements

Anyone unvaccinated who travels out of state should quarantine for 7 days when they return to Washington. They should also take a COVID-19 test after the 3rd day of quarantine.

Please keep this in mind as you plan your end of summer travel! For further information about Bellevue School District COVID-19 safety protocols, including travel guidance, please see:

Reporting Absences

Whenever your student will be tardy or absent, please email by 8am.

Please include your child’s first and last name, their teacher and the reason for the absence.

PTSA Family Directory Updates


The Cherry Crest PTSA provides a family directory to all families at the school through an online service (DirectorySpot).

Only families who choose to share their contact information with the PTSA will be include (either listed or have access to the directory.)

The Bellevue school district only shares your information with the PTSA if you don’t opt out. As you perform the start of year information review in ParentVue, leave the following box unchecked for each student at Cherry Crest: ‘”By checking this box, I do not give permission to release my student’s directory information”.