PTSA News Page

Childhood Anxiety Recording and Resources

At the Jan 11 PTSA General Meeting, Dr. Diana Bastien, a clinical psychologist, presented a talk on anxiety in children.

• A live recording of her session will be available until March 2, 2022.
• Dr. Bastien also provided a list of recommended books and workbooks on this topic.

Click through to the PTSA website to access both the recording and the list of resources.

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After School Activities – Update

Cherry Crest offers many activities that take place on-site after school, and many of them have delayed their start date to Jan 24.

Please note that the NW Badminton Program has been cancelled for Winter because of low enrollment, but should resume in Spring.

Visit for more details about all afterschool programs.

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Calling 5th Grade Parents – Memory Book Help!

Memory books are a long-standing Cherry Crest keepsake, given to each 5th grader as a memory of their time at Cherry Crest. We are looking for help with ideas of what to put in the book, heop gathering content and, finally, help putting the books together.

Please email to share you ideas or to volunteer your time!

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Curriculum Enhancement

The Curriculum Enhancement Team has been working with teachers to provide additional experiences to our students.  Thank you for your generous support to help make these events possible. CE Spotlight of 2021 1st grade students had a virtual visit from The Toy Maker where they learned about Light and Sound 4th grade students had

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After School Activities Updates

Sponge Language Classes:
The start date for Sponge Spanish class has been delayed to Jan 24. There are still open spots! To register, please visit

Green Wand Magic Course with Xakary:
Registration for the “Green Wand Magic” course with Xakary the magician is now open! Winter session starts Jan 24. 

Badminton by NWBA:
Registration for Badminton is open, and the winter session starts on Jan 24th.

Visit for more details about all afterschool programs.

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“Focus on Advocacy” week is January 17-21, 2022

Parent Teacher Student Associations (PTSAs) have the primary goal of advocating for ALL children.  While Cherry Crest PTSA focuses efforts at the school and district level, Washington State PTA leaders guide advocacy efforts at the state level.

Sign up for the WSPTA Action Network to learn how you can impact legislation and budgets affecting your student’s education.

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