Principal Chat on Friday 4/29 @ 8:30 am.

Cherry Crest families are invited to attend monthly virtual meetings hosted by Principal Dusty Steere and PTSA presidents Reetika Saxena & Jocelyn Tu. All chats will be hosted online via Microsoft Teams and include information from the principal as well as ample time for questions and comments. Use this form (https://bit.ly/3JQYEBx) to submit a question or topic for the next Principal Chat.

Chats are scheduled on the following Fridays from 8:30 – 9:30 am: Apr 29, Jun 3

Join Microsoft Teams Meeting: https://bit.ly/37uMalU

Yearbook Pre-order deadline is April 22

Yearbook

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 – https://ybpay.lifetouch.com/Order/SelectJob?jobNumber=1577522

Running Club has begun!

All students should bring their Walk-a-thon badges back to school this week. Scan your badge one time during lunch recess this week and be entered to win Otter Pops for your class!

Thanks to a Go! Grant from AMPED (https://everykidsports.org/) awarded to Cherry Crest Elementary in 2020, this FREE club will be offered every day at lunch recess (except Wednesdays) at the Cherry Crest track until Friday, June 17. This is an optional activity for students who are welcome to run or walk as much or as little as they wish! Students will earn a running charm for completing 5K, 10K and Half Marathon milestones. Certificates will be presented by Principal Steere or Assistant Principal Stedman to students who complete a Marathon (26.2 miles)! Volunteers are needed to setup the self-scanner, help kids as needed and put everything away at the end. Sign Up (https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040F4EA9AA2CA4F58-running4) as often as you are able!
Questions? E-mail runningclub@cherrycrest-ptsa.org

Walk-a-thon is this Friday!

We are excited to see your family this Friday, April 1 from 2:30 to 4:30pm at the Cherry Crest track!  Students should wear their Walk-a-thon t-shirts to school on Friday as well as appropriate walking shoes.  Teachers will distribute student badges to track laps just before walking begins.

The online auction opens this Wednesday, March 30 at 6:00am.  Our carefully curated auction includes 11 memorable experiences for your family like Principal for a Day, Red Hot Ride to School, VIP Street Sign and more!  Preview the catalog and register today to be ready when the auction opens!

Checklist:

Access all the details including our FAQ at https://www.cherrycrest-ptsa.org/walk-a-thon/

A special thank you to our wonderful sponsors for Walk-a-thon 2022! They make your donations go further by fully underwriting the costs of this event. We appreciate their generous support of our children and community!

Thank you to our Platinum Sponsor – Julia and Mark Krill at Windermere!

Thank you to our Gold Sponsor – Gallagher Construction, LLC!

Cherry Crest Wins First Prize in “Math is Cool” Competition

Cherry Crest 4th and 5th grade teams both placed first in their “Math is Cool” competitions. Hearty congratulations to all 52 kids and parents! Students competed with 13 different teams and really earned recognition for their achievement!

Thanks to our coaches who made so much effort to teach and prepare students! Click through to read more about the Math club and student achievements this year.

Spirit Gear Spring Merchandise Through April 10th

Spirit gear is here and we’ve got tie-dye! Get into the Cherry Crest school spirit with fun t-shirts, cozy sweatshirts & more. Plus, a percentage of whatever you purchase will be given right back to Cherry Crest.  Hurry – spring items are only available through April 10th: https://cherrycrest2022.itemorder.com/

Questions? contact spiritgear@cherrycrest-ptsa.org

Principal Chat is Friday March 25th at 8:30am

Photo of Principal Steere

Cherry Crest families are invited to attend regular virtual meetings hosted by Principal Dusty Steere and PTSA leadership. Visit http://bit.ly/3ncrjZn to submit questions or topics in advance.

All chats are hosted online via Microsoft Teams and include information from the principal as well as ample time for questions and comments. Use this form to submit a question or topic for the next Principal Chat.

Chats are scheduled on the following Fridays from 8:30–9:15 am:  March 25, Apr 29, June 3.

Scholastic Cherry Crest Bookfair

All sales benefit our library and will used to buy books.

• Lunch recess sales: students need a pass from their teacher!
• Afterschool sales: open to families through March 10th:
— Tue 3/8 2:30-3:45pm
— Wed 3/9 12:15-12:45 + 3:00-6:00pm
— Thu 3/10 2:30-4:15pm *Last Day*
• Prefer to shop online? Go to https://www.scholastic.com/bf/cherrycrest through March 20th.

Note! eWallets should be used for all student purchases. Credit card, cash or check purchasing will be available for families during afterschool sale times.

Click through for full Book Fair details!

Clothing Donations needed

pile of clothes

Ms. Connie and Ms. Kathy in the Main Office would love to stock the Clinic (Nurse’s office) with clothing for students who have an unexpected need for fresh clothes during the school day.  New or gently used, clean clothes welcome!