STEM Social Evening and Math Club review

On Friday, May 6th, from 6:00-8:00pm, we will have a STEM social in the Cherry Crest Cafeteria.

Please RVSP at:

We’ll give an overview of this year’s Math Club. How it went, and appreciation, and any feedback from the community and we will introduce next year’s plan for Math, Science and Robotics.

We will encourage all math club kids with medals on their success, followed by an ice-cream social.

This event is open to all rising 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, current 5th grade kids, and parents from Cherry Crest who are interested.

For any questions, please contact

CE spotlight for the past quarter, and upcoming events for the next one

PTSA Sponsored Curriculum Enhancement

The Curriculum Enhancement Team has been working with teachers to provide additional experiences to our students.  Thank you for your generous support to help make these events possible.

Spotlight for January, February and March
Kindergarten students enjoyed a visit from the Toymaker to learn about “Pushes and Pulls”
1st grade students enjoyed a visit from Animal Encounters to meet some friends from Australia
2nd grade students from Ms Wells’ and Ms Hanson’s classrooms also had a visit from the Toymaker to learn about “Liquids & Solids”
2nd and 3rd grade students from Ms Gibbs’ and Ms Repass’ classrooms had a visit from the Toymaker to learn about “Motion & Matter”
3rd grade students from Ms Tatterson’s and Ms Therriault’s classrooms had a visit from the Toymaker to learn about “Magnets and Motion”, while students from Ms Lee’s classroom learned about “Early American Toys”
4th grade students experienced an “Oregon Trails Adventure” field trip
5th grade students from Ms Jessa’s, Ms Hemker’s and Ms Atia’s classrooms had an outdoor event to learn about “Stormwater in your School Yard”, while students from Mr Regala’s and Ms Tamayo’s classrooms participated in a “Clean Water Challenge”

Upcoming for April, May and June
Kindergarten students will have a trip to the Botanical Garden to learn about “Zany Worms”
1st grade students will have a field trip to the Cougar Mountain Zoo
Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade students will have a visit from author Ellie Peterson
2nd grade students from Ms Gibbs and Ms Repass and all 3rd grade students will have a visit from author Dan Gemeinhart for a writer’s workshop
And possibly more…

Scouts LOVE the Park event

Opportunities to work on Environmental Stewardship Badges
Cub Scouts & Scouts BSA: Saturday, April 30th
GSA: Sunday, May 1st

Pre-Registration is REQUIRED
Program Reservation Fee: $13.00
NOTE: This fee is refunded 100% upon participant completion on event day.
This is not a drop-off event. Scouts must be accompanied by an adult or follow their scout adult/child safety ratios.
Adult chaperones are free. Registration is by individual scout, not by troop or den. Please contact us at if you would like to register a group (program registration fees per scout apply).
Please bring your own water bottle and snacks.
Earned official badges or achievements are not included.
These events take place outdoors, rain or shine!
Certified teachers, Foundation Volunteers, and Washington State Parks Staff will welcome scouts, facilitate activities, and participate in pedestrian/equestrian safety exercises before scouts discover and navigate organized trail adventures with scout chaperones/parents.
Here is a link to the info page on our website:

ScoutsLovethePark Flyer:

Forest Summer Camp 2022

Bridle Trails State Park, 482 ACRES
When: July 18th-22nd; 1-4pm
Where: Bridle Trails State Park: 5300 116th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98033
Cost: $200

Discover Pass included – Distributed on the First Day
Led by Washington State Certified Teachers who live in the neighborhood.
Engaging youth is a priority shared by the Bridle Trails Park Foundation and the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission.


Students Entering Grades 1-6
FOREST FRIENDS: 1st & 2nd Grade
NATURE DETECTIVES: 3rd & 4th Grade
TREES & TECHNOLOGY: 5th & 6th Grade

An important urban forest uniquely and wonderfully shared by pedestrians & equestrians.
More information at:
Bridle Trails Parks Foundation:
Email us:
Forest Summer Camp Flyer 2022:

Principal Chat on Friday 4/29 @ 8:30 am.

Cherry Crest families are invited to attend monthly virtual meetings hosted by Principal Dusty Steere and PTSA presidents Reetika Saxena & Jocelyn Tu. All chats will be hosted online via Microsoft Teams and include information from the principal as well as ample time for questions and comments. Use this form ( to submit a question or topic for the next Principal Chat.

Chats are scheduled on the following Fridays from 8:30 – 9:30 am: Apr 29, Jun 3

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Spring for Schools 2022

Join us in person at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue, on May 13, 2022, or from the comfort of your home for a premiere event that’s unlike any of the 31 events of years past. We are keeping your experience and health top of mind as we prepare to celebrate our stars—students and educators in all 29 public schools in Bellevue. Throughout this school year, over $800,000 in distributions from the Foundation directly support the academic, artistic, social, and emotional development of almost 20,000 students. Spring for Schools is a fundraiser to ensure critical programming provided by BSF continues; donations will be leveraged to transform public education in our community.

While registration for Spring for Schools is free, it is our hope that attendees celebrate our students, educators, and mission by making a donation at this time here.

In Person Registration:
Virtual Registration:

Walk-a-thon – We’re Almost There!

If you have not donated, $35 per student can reach our goal!  Heartfelt thanks to the families who have gotten us this far!