Register for Bellevue Schools Foundation “Spring for Schools” Event

Please plan to join us at “Spring for Schools” on Friday May 13th.

Our annual Spring for Schools luncheon is BSF’s biggest fundraiser of the year. Donors contribute nearly $900,000 to support the Bellevue School District. With a history spanning over 30 years, Bellevue Schools Foundation’s annual benefit luncheon raises the critical funds needed to help students in Bellevue’s public schools succeed in school and in life. The luncheon is one of the Eastside’s largest philanthropic events, typically hosting over 1,000 professionals, parents, and community leaders who are committed to ensuring that all students have access to opportunities that will help them thrive in an increasingly competitive global marketplace.

In-person: Education Showcase is at 11:00 AM, and the Lunch, Movie and Program starts at 12:00 PM
Virtual: The Movie and Program will begin at 12:00 PM
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April Staff Appreciation: 1st Grade Families

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Thank you teachers and staff!

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

Parents of 1st Graders: Sign up at to participate and donate items on March 30th, April 1st and April 20th. Thank you for helping us continue this tradition of gratitude.

Questions? E-mail

Washington State Legislature Recap

Our state legislative session has ended.  We encourage you to read the report from Washington State PTA (available at to learn the status of bills and budgets affecting education.

Cherry Crest Wins First Prize in “Math is Cool” Competition

Cherry Crest 4th and 5th grade teams both placed first in their “Math is Cool” competitions. Hearty congratulations to all 52 kids and parents! Students competed with 13 different teams and really earned recognition for their achievement!

Thanks to our coaches who made so much effort to teach and prepare students! Click through to read more about the Math club and student achievements this year.

Spirit Gear Spring Merchandise Through April 10th

Spirit gear is here and we’ve got tie-dye! Get into the Cherry Crest school spirit with fun t-shirts, cozy sweatshirts & more. Plus, a percentage of whatever you purchase will be given right back to Cherry Crest.  Hurry – spring items are only available through April 10th:

Questions? contact

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.