Staff Appreciation for November – 5th Grade

Each month one grade level of Cherry Crest families show appreciation for our outstanding educators by providing food and beverages for all teachers and staff. Most items can be sent in with your student to be dropped off in the Main Office.

Parents of 5th Graders: November is your month! Sign up to participate Thank you for helping us continue this tradition of gratitude. Questions? E-mail

Veteran’s Day Girl Scout Babysitting

What will your children be doing on Veterans Day, November 11th No School Day? Why not have them join us for a fun day of activities?

Girl Scout Troop 40333’s kid sitting for K-7 students will be led by 11th grade students, who have led at various day camps, including Tillicum Choir Camp, Vasa Park Camp and Girl Scout Summer Camps. This event is a fundraiser for the Girl Scout Troop’s trip to the U.S. Virgin Islands in 2022.

The Camp has a fun carnival theme and includes: Carnival games, crafts, win tickets to pie your leaders, & more!

Sanitizing and all COVID Safety measures will be taken. Masks must be worn at all times, except when eating.

Participants should wear close-toed shoes and comfortable clothing.

Where: Westminster Chapel, 13646 NE 24th St., Bellevue, WA 98005
Hours: 9 AM – 3 PM
Cost: $50/day per student. Additional siblings are $40

Lunch and Snacks: Please make sure to provide 2 snacks, sack lunch and a water bottle for your child. For safety, please be sure that all food items are nut-free. 

Registration: Please complete this online form to reserve your spot

Payment: Payment may be made 3 ways:

  1. Online at: +$2 process fee
  2. Venmo @GIRLSCOUT-TROOP-40333 (no fees, as it runs as a personal account)
  3. Cash/check mailed to Troop 40333, 15864 SE 4th St, Bellevue, WA 98008. Checks should be made out to Troop 40333.

Questions? Please e-mail:

Event Flier

Cherry Crest Trick or Treat this Sunday

Cherry Crest Trick or Treat this Sunday 5-8pm

This Sunday, October 31 from 5:00-8:00pm Cherry Crest families are invited to trick or treat at classmates’ homes. Each home will provide wrapped, store-bought treats in a contactless format (ex. table on driveway). View the map

Whether or not your home is on the map, all Cherry Crest families are encouraged to display a sign at their home if providing treats on Sunday, October 31 during 5:00-8:00pm. The sign helps trick or treaters know you are a Cherry Crest family and your student’s grade. Each student will receive a hardcopy sign to bring home but you can print it, if needed: Print This Sign

Read-a-thon 2021 is coming!

Get ready to read!

Read-a-thon is a long running and much beloved annual Cherry Crest tradition that takes place over the Thanksgiving break. It is the first major Cherry Crest PTSA fundraiser of the school year where students read, raise donations, and win exciting prizes!

Additional information will be communicated over the next few weeks. If you would like to volunteer to help with the Read-a-thon, please email us at

Trick or Trot in Bridle Trails State Park

The Bridle Trails Park Foundation invites you to a Family Halloween in the Forest Saturday, October 30th!

1K Scavenger Hunt & 5K Run

1K Scavenger Hunt: 9am – 1pm
5K Run: 8am-10am
State Parks Interpretive Specialist with Owl Specimens & Activities
Halloween treats for all
Costumes are encouraged
Dress accordingly as this event is rain or shine
Location: Bridle Trails State Park – Main Entrance: 5300 116th Ave NE, Kirkland