Charger Chatter
September 26, 2023
Cherry Crest Elementarry 2.3.25

Take Action!

  • 5th grade families - Sign up for teacher appreciation for the month of October!
  • Pre-order meals for family dinners!
  • Sign up to Volunteer at the Library - help out our library staff and get to meet the kids in your student's class!
  • Represent Cherry Crest PTSA as a voting delegate for the Legislative Assembly
  • Join the Cherry Crest PTSA
  • Fill out this 5 min volunteer survey so we can match you to future opps!

Upcoming Events

Tues Sep 26 @ 7pm Virtual only PTSA General Meeting – all are welcome, members can VOTE
Mon Oct 2 @6-7:30pm PTSA Family Dinners K/1st in the cafe
Wed Oct 4 @6-7:30pm PTSA Family Dinner 2nd/3rd in the cafe
Mon Oct 9 @6-7:30pm PTSA Family Dinner 4th/5th in the cafe
Fri Oct 20 @ 6 pm (doors at 5:45 pm) Movie Night: The Super Mario Bros. Movie

Looking for a New Chatter Editor

The chatter is a wonderful resource that helps families stay connected to what is going on in our school. Our current chatter editor is stepping down and we need someone new in order to continue providing this service. Any website or wordpress experience is helpful but not necessary. Great experience for your resume! More info and place to sign up here: Marapod


Seeking Delegates for Advocacy

Seeking Delegates for Advocacy
Washington State Parent Teacher Association (WSPTA) is a non-profit organization that advocates for the well-being and education of all children. This October PTA/PTSA members across Washington State will gather virtually to debate and vote to amend current issues or to add new, emerging issues to the supported list for WSPTA’s platform for advocacy. During the two-day assembly, attendees can also attend education sessions focused on current issues and advocacy basics. You can pick and choose what to attend. Listen, learn, and lend your voice to issues important to your family!

All PTA members are invited to register and attend online. The cost is $35.00. Not a PTA member yet? Join the Cherry Crest PTSA today and then register( to attend the Assembly.
Want a more active role? Cherry Crest PTSA is looking for 3 more members to represent us as voting delegates. Register( yourself as a voting delegate by noon on Thursday, October 5th. Questions? Contact

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PTSA Family Dinners

PTSA Family Dinners
Join fellow classmates and their families for dinner in the school cafeteria! Meet your child's new classmates and reconnect with friends. All family members, including siblings, are encouraged to attend. PTSA leaders, Principal Erin Stedman and Assistant Principal Amy Chu are excited to connect further with families at this event.

Families can pre-order dinner( (Qdoba buffet with meat, rice, beans, fajita veggies, chips, etc) or bring their own. Seating will be by class so you can build strong relationships early. Dinner is from 6:00-7:00pm followed by time on the playground until 7:30pm. Questions? Contact

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Call for Art Reflections Submissions

Call for Art Reflections Submissions
Reflections Art Submissions are Due November 17th!
This year’s theme is "I am Hopeful Because..." and art categories are Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography and Visual Arts

Get inspired and Learn more

All submissions will be exhibited in the school and students can vote to pick the People's Choice.

For more information send an email to

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Volunteer to Make a Difference!

Volunteer to Make a Difference!
We have a number of PTSA chair/lead positions that you can help fill. Help write this chatter newsletter, get a chance to work with students as a Room Parent, co-lead this year's Variety Show, lead the Passport Club, advocate for our students, and much more.

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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

Information contained in directories, Newsletters or membership lists published by Cherry Crest Elementary PTSA may not be used for purposes of solicitation either commercial, political or ideological or any other purpose not consistent with the Washington Congress of Parents and Teachers By-Laws.

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