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Take Action!

  • Donate gently used kids books at Cherry Crest NOW!
  • Families of Kindergartners: Sign up for December Staff Appreciation
  • Vote for the People’s Choice Award for the 15 original art pieces submitted by Cherry Crest Students for the Art Reflections Competition.  On display Dec 6-8 outside the library.  
  • Volunteer in the upcoming Variety Show and Art Auction
  • Sign up for Winter after-school programs like Magic, Basketball, and LEGO.

Upcoming Events

Dec 6-9              Usborne Book Fair in Cherry Crest Library 
Dec 6-9              Art Reflections student work displayed outside library (with People’s choice voting)
Dec 9                  Assembly with Read-a-thon Winners
Dec 9                  Math Challenge #6 posted (due Jan 13)
Dec 5-16            Donation boxes out for Used Book Fair
Dec 16                Math Challenge #5 Google Form Due 
Dec 16                Last day of school before Winter Break 
Dec 16                Lost and Found donated to charity
Dec 3                  School resumes

Principal Dusty Steere honored as UW Hometown Hero

University of Washington in partnership with Starbucks celebrates the service of local heroes. Principal Steere was honored on Saturday, November 19th. We are so grateful for his many valuable contributions to our community here at Cherry Crest. Congratulations Mr. Steere!

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Collecting Books for Cherry Crest PTSA Used Book Fair

Do you have any gently used kids books that you’d like others in the Cherry Crest community to enjoy? Please consider donating them to the First Cherry Crest Used Book Fundraiser!

Dec 5-16 & Jan 3-18 Collection boxes are out at each grade flex area. Please encourage your kids to drop off gently used books they no longer need. Parents are welcome to drop off a large pile of books.

Jan 20 Used Book Fundraiser at the Cafeteria

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Thank you to the many families, relatives and friends who contributed to this year’s Read-a-thon.  Together we enhance the educational experience of every Cherry Crest student.

Special thanks to our avid student readers who made this all possible!

Missed the deadline?  Donate today and your student can still earn a Cherry Crest branded bookmark, pen and/or journal.  Details are on the donation page.

And thank you to our super volunteer, Kathy Hotchkies, for all she did to make this fun for the kids and successful to support our PTSA!

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LEGO Engineering After-School Class

Title of Class: Adventures in STEM with LEGO® Materials

Day of week: Monday

Time of day: 2:30pm-4:00pm

Start and end dates: 1/9/23 – 3/13/23 (no class 1/16, 1/30, 2/20)

Registration Link:

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2002 Usborne Book Fair is December 5-9

Cherry Crest’s WINTER BOOK FAIR, with Usborne Books & More is December 5th through 9th.

Shop after school or during lunch recess these days (Friday lunch recess only – no after school sales) OR online anytime, now through December 9th at

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