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Theme for Art Reflections 2022-2023

Calling all Cherry Crest Artists

The theme for next year’s art reflections has been announced: “Show your Voice!”

Arts Categories
Students submit their completed works of art in one or all of the available arts categories: Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, Visual Arts

Arts Divisions
Students participate in the appropriate division for their grade: Primary (Pre-K – Grade 2), Intermediate (Grades 3-5), Middle School (Grades 6-8).

Students who identify as having a disability and may receive services under IDEA or ADA: Section 504 may enter in the Special Artist Division or grade division most closely aligned to their functional abilities.

Please look in the Chatter in fall for more information.

Any questions? Email reflections@cherrycrest-ptsa.org

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Yearbook

Cherry Crest yearbooks are coming soon!

Yearbooks will be distributed to students in classrooms by teachers on Wednesday June 15 for all families that preordered a yearbook. There is a small supply of additional yearbooks which can be purchased after school in front of the school on Jun 15 and 17 for $25 (checks payable to Cherry Crest PTSA).

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CE end of the year message and volunteer recognition

With the return of in person learning, Cherry Crest enjoyed a year of fun enrichment opportunities in 2021-2022. Thank you to the teachers, volunteers and staff for helping us adapt to change and incorporate as many activities as we could to enhance learning for our students. All activities were funded by the PTSA through generous donations raised during our 3 major events, Walkathon, Auction and Readathon.

A huge THANK YOU to our awesome Curriculum Enhancement Coordinators. They worked tirelessly to get events scheduled, rooms booked, and volunteers coordinated.

Kindergarten – Kelli Heikkila & Wendy Kuo
1st Grade – Grace Chu, Mengye Guo & Jia Yan
2nd Grade – Sarit Egozi & Katherine Lee
3rd Grade – Allison Luhrs & Karen Ng
4th Grade – Minna Yan & Lily Yang
5th Grade – Erin Miller
Curriculum Enhancement VP – Monica Li

Thank you all for your help and support to make this school year a great success!

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Spirit Week is June 6-10 ending with Field Day!

During the week of June 6-10, Cherry Crest students and staff are invited to show their school spirit and dress according to daily themes:

• Monday 🩳 Dress up or Dress Down Day: You can either come in your super comfy PJs or wear your fancy clothes
• Tuesday 🎩 Crazy Head Day: Come to school wearing your most creative hairstyle, hat, headwrap or decorated mask!
• Wednesday 🔴 Charger Pride: Wear Charger Spirit Gear and/or school colors (red/white/black combination)
• Thursday 🌈 Rainbow Day: A different color for each grade level: K – Red, 1 – Yellow, 2 – Blue, 3 – Orange, 4 – Purple, 5, – Green
• Friday 👕 Sportswear Day: Don your fastest sneakers and wear your blue Walkathon shirt to enjoy Field Day!

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Running Club: Peace Torch Visit and Marathon Accomplishments

On May 20, runners from the Sri Chinmoy Oneness Home Peace Run spoke to students about their mission of spreading peace around the globe, performed their peace song and joined students for a few laps around the track with the peace torch.  Special thanks to Rupasi Young for including Cherry Crest Elementary on their route for the first time ever!

Congratulations to 5th graders Ender and Parker in Ms. Hemker’s class who both completed a marathon (26.2 miles) and were awarded certificates by Mrs. Stedman in class. Running Club is a free, optional club available to students during lunch recess every day except Wednesday. 
Questions? E-mail runningclub@cherrycrest-ptsa.org

 

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5th Grade lawn signs!

Cherry Crest PTSA is proud to partner with the local vender Winners Sportswear for our 5th grade promotion lawn signs. These are a fun and optional way to show support for your outgoing 5th grader. Order at http://t.ly/8_Od (cost: $16.95)

If you need financial assistance, please reach out to the front desk and ask about the PTSA Neighbor-to-Neighbor fund.

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