Charger Chatter
January 31, 2023
Cherry Crest Elementarry 2.3.25

Take Action!

  • Reserve your Variety Show tickets Now!  Come one, comeall - we’re gearing up for an exciting 2023 Variety Show this year on Friday, March 31st. Reserve your free tickets here. Questions? Email:
  • Cherry Crest PTSA Executive Committee is looking for new Members for 2023-24 year - The PTSA nominating committee is looking to fill several positions on the EC including Co-President and several VPs. This could be your way to get involved with Cherry Crest PTSA! For more information on roles and time commitment, please contact by Feb 28th.
  • Families of 3rd GradersSign up for February Staff Appreciation
  • Volunteer in the upcoming Variety Show and Art Auction and Scholastic Book Fair and the Library

Upcoming Events

Feb 1 PTSA Board of Directors Meeting @ 8:05 in room 113
Feb 2
Spelling Bee Final - All Cherry Crest Families are invited to watch the final in the Cherry Crest Cafe at 8:30 pm
Feb 3 Science Experiment Night at Cherry Crest hosted by Science club
Feb 7 Art Reflections Recognition Ceremony Tuesday February 7th from 9am-9:30 am in the CCE Lobby for all 17 students from Cherry Crest who participated.
Feb 10 Math Challenge 8 due by google form.
Feb 20 No School: President's Day observance - all district offices closed
Feb 21-24 No School: Mid-Winter Break week
March 8 Family Engineering night 5:45 to 7:45 pm


Save the Date for Family Engineering Night - March 8th from 5:45 to 7:45 pm

Save the Date for Family Engineering Night - March 8th from 5:45 to 7:45 pm
Save the date to have your family join us at Cherry Crest for the much beloved Family Engineering Night. We encourage all family members of the Cherry Crest students to come and enjoy the fun and challenge together!

Event is 5:45 to 7:45 pm.  While families can come and go as you please, we encourage you to maximize your time to try to do all the challenges!

The night will include:
  • 14 separate engineering challenges for your family to do together.  Try to do them all as you work your way around the school!
  • 2 high school robotics teams demonstrations
  • Bee bot programming
  • Coding
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Yearbook Ordering, Cover Contest, Picture Submissions

Yearbook Ordering, Cover Contest, Picture Submissions
5th Graders submit entries for Yearbook cover contest by February 10th.  More info here.

Order yearbooks for your kids now.  More info here.

Submit your pictures now for the yearbook.  More info here.

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2022-23 Art Reflections Update

2022-23 Art Reflections Update
We will have an Art Reflections Recognition Ceremony on Tuesday, February 7th from 9:00am – 9:30am in the CCE Lobby area for all the 17 students from Cherry Crest who participated.

Three of the student's art submissions are part of Bellevue Council PTSA Reflections finalists to Washington state level. Congratulations to Aahan Prakash (Photography), Aliera Zill (Literature) and Anastasia Kozlova (Dance)!! A virtual showcase & an in-person exhibition of all Bellevue Council entries to state level is coming shortly.

If you have any questions please send an email to

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Staff Appreciation for February - 3rd Grade

Thank you teachers and staff!
Each month one grade level of Cherry Crest families show appreciation for our outstanding educators by providing food, beverages and paper products for all teachers and staff.  Most items can be sent in with your student to be dropped off in the Main Office.

Families of 3rd Graders: Sign Up to participate.    Thank you for helping us continue this tradition of gratitude.  Questions? E-mail

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Seeking Scholastic Book Fair Co-Chair

Seeking Scholastic Book Fair Co-Chair
We are looking for one or two people to help the current chair set up and run the spring Scholastic book fair. The fair takes place March 6-9th and the work to prepare and plan starts in mid-January. It is a fun and intense project for the week of the fair with a few meetings, emails and calls in January and February.

If you are interested or have questions, please contact or call Britt Heath at 425-422-2955.

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Bellevue Schools Foundation News

BSF Spring for Schools

BSF Spring for Schools
Spring for Schools - Annual BSF Fundraiser

Join us for an evening of food, drinks, music, and a showcase of BSF donor funded programs.

April 1, 2023, 5pm-7pm, Meydenbauer Center

To register:

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About This Newsletter

The Cherry Crest Charger Chatter is emailed to families and staff on Tuesday mornings. The deadline for submissions to the Chatter is the preceding Wednesday by 7pm. Read our submission guidelines

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