Principal Dusty Steere honored as UW Hometown Hero

University of Washington in partnership with Starbucks celebrates the service of local heroes. Principal Steere was honored on Saturday, November 19th. We are so grateful for his many valuable contributions to our community here at Cherry Crest. Congratulations Mr. Steere!

Collecting Books for Cherry Crest PTSA Used Book Fair

Do you have any gently used kids books that you’d like others in the Cherry Crest community to enjoy? Please consider donating them to the First Cherry Crest Used Book Fundraiser!

Dec 5-16 & Jan 3-18 Collection boxes are out at each grade flex area. Please encourage your kids to drop off gently used books they no longer need. Parents are welcome to drop off a large pile of books.

Jan 20 Used Book Fundraiser at the Cafeteria


Thank you to the many families, relatives and friends who contributed to this year’s Read-a-thon.  Together we enhance the educational experience of every Cherry Crest student.

Special thanks to our avid student readers who made this all possible!

Missed the deadline?  Donate today and your student can still earn a Cherry Crest branded bookmark, pen and/or journal.  Details are on the donation page.

And thank you to our super volunteer, Kathy Hotchkies, for all she did to make this fun for the kids and successful to support our PTSA!

LEGO Engineering After-School Class

Title of Class: Adventures in STEM with LEGO® Materials

Day of week: Monday

Time of day: 2:30pm-4:00pm

Start and end dates: 1/9/23 – 3/13/23 (no class 1/16, 1/30, 2/20)

Registration Link:

2002 Usborne Book Fair is December 5-9

Cherry Crest’s WINTER BOOK FAIR, with Usborne Books & More is December 5th through 9th.

Shop after school or during lunch recess these days (Friday lunch recess only – no after school sales) OR online anytime, now through December 9th at