NO SCHOOL Monday in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. day.

2nd grade hybrid classrooms return to in-person learning this Thursday ( 1/21 ). Visit our school website and review the detailed specifics on arrival, dismissal and the school day and read about BSD’s Return to Buildings update.

But before school starts for in-person learning, stop by the school main entrance on Tuesday and early Wednesday to pick up missed Read-a-thon t-shirts and prizes.

Don’t forget to register for the National PTA’s Legislative Conference!

Read about upcoming Math Challenges. Find more details on Chess Club starting this February.


1/18MondayMartin Luther King Day – NO SCHOOL
1/19 – 1/20Tues – WedLast chance to pick up read-a-thon prizes and t-shirts
1/20WednesdayMath Challenge #7 Due
1/21Thursday2nd grade hybrid classrooms return to in-person learning
1/22FridayMath Challenge #8 Available


1/25Monday1st grade hybrid classrooms return to in-person learning
1/25MondayPassport Club Checkpoint
1/29FridayNon-student Day – NO SCHOOL


2/1MondayKindergarten hybrid classrooms return to in-person learning
2/3WednesdayMath Challenge #8 Due
2/5FridayMath Challenge #9 available
2/12FridayPrincipal Chat

Our Role As Parents With Our Child’s Online Learning

There have been many questions about what parents should or should not be doing regarding their child’s online learning. So, we asked our Assistant Principal Mrs. Stedman for some guidance. Read her responses here to our questions. 

You can find further information at Cherry Crest Online Learning Guidelines.


Staff Appreciation for January: Third Grade Families

Parents of Third Graders: December is your month! Join your fellow families to show your appreciation! This month PTSA will deliver care packages to Ms. Lee, Ms. Morel, Ms. Repass, Mrs. Tatterson, Mrs. Therriault and Ms. Patti (Art).

We are collecting items until Sunday, January 17th. Please see drop-off instructions in the signup sheet.

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Donation Request

As 2020 comes to end, there’s one last request we have for the year… please donate to the PTSA! We pay it forward: a portion of the

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Holiday Shopping on Amazon? Remember to “Smile”

Help Cherry Crest PTSA raise funds by selecting it as your preferred charity for the Amazon Smile program – Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase to the Cherry Crest PTSA. No cost is passed on to you. Before you begin your gift shopping this season, please directly set your charity to Cherry Crest PTSA!

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A Reminder about Pre-Arranged Absences

With the holidays approaching, we’d like to remind you that Bellevue School District allows each student 5 pre-arranged absences (PRA) per year. You may use these one at a time, or all at once. These are excused absences that you can use for a travel day, a sport or dance competition or a longer trip.

If your child will be missing 3 or more days, we ask that you submit a pre-arranged absence form at least 2 weeks prior to your trip. If your child will only be missing one or two days, please email

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Families Traveling Outside Bellevue

If you are planning on traveling outside of Bellevue and plan to continue to participate in remote learning, you must contact  Washington State’s OSPI

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Attendance Matters

At the beginning of this school year, we continued with use of the Remote Learning Absence (RLA) coding, that was utilized last spring when students

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Top 5 Tech Tips

Supporting student technology needs during remote learning is important to the Bellevue School District. The following are the top five questions families have and their

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