Charger Chatter
February 15, 2022
Cherry Crest Elementarry 2.3.25

Take Action!

  • 🍎 2nd Grade families: Sign up for Staff Appreciation for March
  • 📚 Volunteer for the Bookfair here
  • 📖 Order Yearbooks from Lifetouch
  • 😷 Donate Children’s disposable masks: hand them over at the front office/your class teacher
  • 📕 Sign up to be a Library Volunteer
There will be no Chatter issue on 02/22/2022 on account of the mid-winter break. The next issue will be published on 03/01/2022. See you next month!

Upcoming Events

2/17 Thu Math Challenge #9 due
2/18 Fri Math Challenge #10 available

2/21 Mon through Friday, Feburary 25 No School: Mid-Winter Break week

3/3 Thu Math Challenge #10 due
3/4 Fri Math Challenge #11 available
3/4 Fri Passport Club checkpoint


Parent and Caregiver Education: Positive Discipline

Parent and Caregiver Education: Positive Discipline
Sahara Pirie from Sound Discipline facilitated a workshop on “Parenting with Courage and Connection”.  The recording ( is available now through April 4. 

You can also access the Self-Regulation Tools ( and handout (  If you attended the workshop or view the recording, please fill out the survey ( afterward. 

For more in depth information, consider registering ( for Sound Discipline’s upcoming 6-week workshop on “Parenting with Courage and Connection” starting March 31.

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Art Reflections Update

Art Reflections Update
Congratulations to 5th grader Veda Ramachander whose Poem “Me and My Pencil” has been awarded an Award of Excellence at the Bellevue PTSA council level of the Art Reflections Program. Her entry will now go forward to the state level.Thank you for all who took part in the program and all those who supported it

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Volunteers Needed For Bookfair March 7-10

Volunteers Needed For Bookfair March 7-10
March 7th – 10th will be this year’s Scholastic Bookfair and we need several volunteers to help in the library. This year all sales will be done by e-wallet or credit card, making it much easier for volunteers and staff. There will also be set up on the 4th and take down on the 11th .There are a variety of ways to help, and it is fun to work with other parents during this event. As a volunteer you will need to meet the BSD background check and vaccination requirements, so contact us right away.

Please sign up to volunteer here ( and contact with any questions.

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March Staff Appreciation: 2nd Grade Families

staff appreciation
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.

Parents of 2nd Graders: Sign up ( to participate to donate items on March 2nd, 4th and 16th. Thank you for helping us continue this tradition of gratitude.

Questions? E-mail

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Order Yearbooks!

Cherry Crest Yearbook captures your child’s memories of the school year. It will contain snapshots of the events of the year with a page dedicated to each classroom – this includes your child’s photo and name!

So don’t delay, Order now to avail of a special EARLY-BIRD price!

Place your order as soon as possible to secure your child’s copy of the yearbook. Kindly note that no extra copies will be available for purchase beyond the order deadline.

Price: $20.00 each

Spring Pre-Order Deadline: Friday, the April 22nd

Order Online Only – Lifetouch

Yearbook ID code: 1577522

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School and District News

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

Community Bulletins

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