Charger Chatter
October 5, 2021
editor@cherrycrest-ptsa.org
Cherry Crest Elementarry 2.3.25

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Upcoming Events

THIS WEEK
10/5 New Families Event; 7:00pm (Teams Link)
10/6 National Walk and Bike to School Day
10/7 Math Challenge #1 due
10/8 Math Challenge #2 available
10/8 No School - Professional Day
10/9 Grade Level Carnival; K/1st @9:00am, 2nd/3rd @10:00am, 4th/5th @11:00am

NEXT WEEK
11th-13th Early Release at 12:15pm - Elementary Conference Days
15 School Picture Day (Volunteers needed!)
15 Principal Chat; 8:30am (Questions form, Teams Link)

LOOKING AHEAD
20 Unity Day (wear Orange to school)
21 Math Challenge #2 due
22 Passport Club Checkpoint
22 Math Challenge #3 available
31 Cherry Crest Trick or Treat; 5:00-8:00pm

PTSA News

Cherry Crest New Family Q&A Event

Cherry Crest New Family Q&A Event
Join us Tonight (Tuesday, October 5th) at 7:00pm on Teams to learn tips for getting the most out of Cherry Crest. Parents from each grade level (plus a BSD Virtual Academy parent) will answer your questions and share personal experiences to help your family flourish!

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Grade Level Carnival is Saturday

Grade Level Carnival is Saturday
Come socialize with classmates and families on Saturday, October 9 at the Cherry Crest playground!

Cub Scout Pack 726 will run carnival games for the kids while PTSA volunteers make introductions, answer questions and more.

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Art Reflections Program is On!

Art Reflections Program is On!
Reflections is a nationally acclaimed student recognition program to encourage artistic creativity. Students of all grades and abilities may participate and explore the arts based on the 2021/22 theme “ I will change the World “

Entries will be collected on Wednesday the 17th of November 2021.

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Cherry Crest Trick or Treat

Cherry Crest Trick or Treat
On Sunday, October 31st from 5pm-8pm, trick or treat at the homes of fellow Cherry Crest families. PTSA will provide a custom Google Map to all families.  Register by Monday, October 18th to include your home on the map.  Near or far, we'd love to include your home!  Find more information and register at: bit.ly/3AFSYqi

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Volunteer Opportunities

See the PTSA Website for the full list of current volunteer opportunities!
VolunteersNeeded

School and District News

Visit the School website to find school news and read the principal's monthly newsletter

Passport Club is Returning in Person!

Passport Club is Returning in Person!
Would you like your children to learn the countries of the world? The Passport Club at Cherry Crest offers a multi-year introduction to world Geography. Learn more at http://passportclub.cherrycrest-ptsa.org

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Principal Chat on Friday Oct 15 @ 8:30am

Principal Chat on Friday Oct 15 @ 8:30am
Cherry Crest families are invited to attend monthly virtual meetings hosted by Principal Dusty Steere and PTSA president Reetika Saxena. All chats are online via Microsoft Teams and include information from the principal as well as ample time for questions and comments.

In October, we will discuss elements of the Advanced Learning Program at Cherry Crest and include our school counselor and a multi-lingual facilitator.

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Need Help with Technology?

Need Help with Technology?
Tech support is available Monday through Friday! Visit https://bsd405.org/techsupport for details. For self-guided support, explore the list of common questions and resources. Information on BSD Technology Centers is available on our website.

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Picture Day on October 15

Picture Day on October 15
Picture day is Friday, October 15th during school hours.  Retake day will be November 23rd. Visit the website to learn more about ordering pictures in advance or to volunteer to help.

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Lunchtime Volunteer Opportunity

Lunchtime Volunteer Opportunity
Thank you to the many parents who have asked how they can volunteer to support students during school lunchtime. Volunteers first need to complete the district background check and provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination, before signing up for a volunteer block.

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Community Bulletins

In the Community Bulletins section of the PTSA website and newsletter, we pass along information submitted to the PTSA newsletter editor which may be of interest to Cherry Crest Families. No sponsorship or endorsement is made or implied by the PTSA or the Bellevue School District.

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