Principal Chat is Friday March 25th at 8:30am

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Cherry Crest families are invited to attend regular virtual meetings hosted by Principal Dusty Steere and PTSA leadership. Visit to submit questions or topics in advance.

All chats are hosted online via Microsoft Teams and include information from the principal as well as ample time for questions and comments. Use this form to submit a question or topic for the next Principal Chat.

Chats are scheduled on the following Fridays from 8:30–9:15 am:  March 25, Apr 29, June 3.

Free Chess Lessons Offered by District Students

425 Kids Chess, a group of middle and high school students in the Bellevue school district, offers free online chess lessons for students of all ages!

Sign up for recurring 1-on-1 lessons tailored to your student’s level throughout the week, or group lessons to learn with peers during the weekend. If your child is interested in learning to play chess or to develop their skills, then check out our available classes on, or contact us at

Updates from the PTSA General Meeting on March 8

We are excited to announce the election of Jocelyn Tu as Co-President, effective immediately.  She will join Co-President Reetika Saxena for the rest of this school year and continue on as Co-President for the 2022-23 school year.  We’d also like to welcome the following officers who have been elected for next school year.

• Co-President – Claire Sumadiwirya

• Secretary – Katie McClintock
• Treasurer – Christina Nemeth

• VP Curriculum Enhancement (CE) – Nitin Gupta
• VP – Mengye Guo
• VP – Jessica Wang
• VP – Sanjali Kawal

We still need a Vice President for Communications and one more general VP to join the team.
Would you like to learn more or do you know someone who would be a great fit?  Please contact our Nominating Committee at

Click through for updates from the PTSA meeting, including Social, Emotional Learning (SEL) resources from School Counselor, Ms. Mykela Fantone.

Afterschool Classes: Sign up now for spring sessions

Spring programs are open for registration! Most classes start at the end of March.

Most class offerings are from local businesses who are long-term partners with Cherry Crest. We are so excited to welcome them back to provide enrichment opportunities for our students.

Visit our After School Activities Page at to learn more.