Thanks to everyone who participated in our fundraiser! If you didn’t get the chance before spring break, you can still donate!

Other Highlights this Week:

An evening weekday Running Club started March 31! Registration is open to students, friends and family members, but is required prior to joining in on the fun.

Excited to have your kids back in buildings? We are looking for Crossing Guard help to keep everyone safe!

Consider joining newly-elected Reetika Saxena as co-president of the PTSA for the 2021-2022 school year. Contact for more information.

Meet up with  other parents and let your kids have some fun in the playground.


5/11 6.45pm to 8.30pmTuesdayPTSA General Meeting (Click here to join)


5/19WednesdayMath Challenge 15 Due


5/24MondayPassport Club Checkpoint (link coming soon)
5/28FridayPrincipal Chat (Click here to join)
5/31MondayMemorial Day – NO SCHOOL


New Virtual Clubs at Cherry Crest

Cherry Crest Elementary is starting several clubs to help our students stay connected to our school community, including a Gardening Club, Storyteller’s Club, Jump Rope Club, and a Lunch Bunch Club. Find more details about how to join each club and when they meet on the PTSA website.

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Travel Advisory

In compliance with Governor Inslee’s Travel Advisory (“Washingtonians are encouraged to stay home or in their region and avoid nonessential travel to other states or countries.”), the Bellevue School District reminds families that all students and staff participating in in-person learning, services, or activities who have traveled out of state, need to self-quarantine at home for 14-days after returning from their travels before coming back in person.

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Staff Appreciation – Thank You Families!

From October through March each grade level has generously contributed to care packages for Cherry Crest teachers, General School Assistants (GSAs) and Specialists. Each care package has brought such joy and PTSA is so thankful for your participation!

Next month we all come together to create care packages for our building staff including Mr. Steere, Mrs. Stedman, Ms. Nakamura, Nurse Amy, Ms. Lupita and many others. Please look out for the Sign Up link in next week’s Chatter for details.

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Missed Picture Day? Sign up Here!

Missed picture day or need a re-take?  We’ve got you covered! Picture Day makeup and retake sessions will be Wednesday, April 7th from 1–4pm.  Sign ups are required and space is limited.

Volunteers needed! Please help us make picture day a safe and successful event by signing up to volunteer!

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The PTSA Spring Fundraiser is Around the Corner!

On March 29th the PTSA kicks off our final fundraiser for the 2020-2021 school year. The campaign runs for two weeks from March 29th–April 9th, wrapping up as we head into Spring Break. Check back next week to learn how your donations support our Cherry Crest community!

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Did you Know? WA State PTSA Monitors Washington State Legislation

The Washington State PTSA has launched an ongoing “Focus on Advocacy” program this year to keep members informed and involved during the legislative session.

Each Monday, a new “Focus on Advocacy” newsletter communicates legislative session updates and how they align with WSPTA priorities. Subscribe now!

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