February 6, 2024
Cherry Crest Elementarry 2.3.25

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Upcoming Events

Wed, Feb 7 @6:00pm Spelling Bee Final
Fri, Feb 9 @6:00pm School Dance
Fri, Feb 9 @7:00pm Extended Online Auction Ends
Wed, Feb 14 @12:45-3:30pm Variety Show Tryout in Music Room
Thu, Feb 15 @3:00-5:45pm Variety Show Tryout in Music Room
Fri, Mar 8th 5th Grade Yearbook Cover Contest submissions due

Cherry Crest Auction Extended Online until Feb 9

Missed the in-person auction? View our extended auction online today! All items are available to "buy now," first come first serve. Choose from exciting experiences for your child, family fun packages and more! Items will be listed until Friday, February 9 at 7:00pm with pick up available at the Cherry Crest Dance.
Thank you to our amazing volunteers - Sonia Bisht, Monica Buck, Yen-Yu Chang, Emily Crahan, Erika Degenaar, Sarit Egozi, Dionne Gallagher, Blair Hotchkies, Kathy Hotchkies, Hiba Jameel, Sanjali Kawal, Loni Knievel, Shilpa Makineni, Olga Pon, Shalini Prakash, Sravani Racharla, Alireza Razmpoosh, Elena Razmpoosh, Khyati Shah, Faranak Sorooshian, Robert Schaudt, Claire Sumadiwirya, Hooi Fong Teoh, Connie Wang, Jessica Wang, Jia Yan, Arija Young, Stephanie Zettel and the PTSA Communications team - Laura Johnson, Angel Pang and Mozhgan Torabifard!

Special thanks to Cherry Crest Alum Corlan Costello who played for us during the Silent Auction!

Thank you to Mrs. Kramer, Mrs. Lawlor and Mrs. Stedman who helped with our fabulous decorations!
Our sponsors for the Cherry Crest PTSA Auction make your donations go further by helping to underwrite the costs for this event. We appreciate their generous support!

Thank you Diamond sponsors Gallagher Construction LLC, Julia & Mark Krill at Windermere and Popcorn, Party, Play and Cook!
Thank you Gold sponsor Bellden Cafe!
Thank you Silver sponsors:

Farmer's Insurance

Madhu Gadde

PT Pro Physical Therapy


Volunteer Appreciation - Curriculum Enhancement Team Member

Volunteer Appreciation - Curriculum Enhancement Team Member
Shout Out to Nandhini - Fantastic Curriculum Enhancement Team Member!

Let's celebrate Nandhini, a dedicated CE team member and mother to Kindergartener, Agni! Despite being new to Cherry Crest this school year, Nandhini jumped right in as a CE rep for Kindergarten.

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Variety Show: March 15th at 6pm

Variety Show: March 15th at 6pm
Come cheer on your classmates and friends as they perform amazing acts!

We sold out last year! Reserve your free ticket and pre-purchase food now.

We need volunteers! Sign-up here to help making the show a success.

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School Dance: Friday, February 9th from 6-8pm

School Dance: Friday, February 9th from 6-8pm
Bring your family and enjoy some dancing, activities, desserts, and more. This will be a fun and memorable evening with your friends, family, and classmates!

The fun goes from 6-8pm at the Cherry Crest Gym.


Have a 5th Grader?

We need their help!! We invite all Cherry Crest Elementary 5th grade students to enter artwork for our Yearbook Cover Contest! Our panel of judges will select one entry to be on the cover of this year's yearbook, in addition, the artwork will be modified to become the design for the Walk-A-Thon tee-shirt! We can't wait to see what amazing artwork our students have to contribute this year. Rules for submission can be found on our yearbook website (where you can also make sure to purchase this yearbook of memory!).


School News

Girls on the Run Returning to Cherry Crest!

Girls on the Run Returning to Cherry Crest!
The Girls on the Run Spring 2024 Season is right around the corner and we have limited spots available on the Cherry Crest team!

Girls on the Run is so much more than running. 3rd through 5th grade participants will have fun, make friends, increase their physical activity levels, and learn important life skills.

Meeting twice per week after school at Cherry Crest on Mondays and Thursdays, 2:30-4:00 pm. The season lasts 8 weeks and runs from the week of March 25th through the week of May 20th.

Learn more here.

Questions? Email: program@girlsrun.org or reach out to: Mykela Fantone, Cherry Crestโ€™s GOTR Site Coordinator at fantonem@bsd405.org.

Community News

World Languages Culture Night at Odle Middle School

World Languages Culture Night at Odle Middle School
Come celebrate World Languages Culture Night at Odle this Thursday, February 8 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm!

This special world languages event features rich cultural experiences including live performances, cultural activities, and cultural foods. All Odle families and neighborhood communities are invited to join.

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