Open Transfer, Choice Schools and Middle Schools

The Open Transfer and Choice Schools application period for the 2024-2025 academic year will take place from Monday, December 11, 2023, to Friday, January 19, 2024.  Check out full details of Information Nights and Open House Events here.

Choice Schools and Programs
Hindi Bilingual Program Information Night, Tuesday, December 12, 2023
Puesta Del Sol Elementary School Open House, Tuesday, December 12, 2023
Arabic Bilingual Program Open House at Ardmore Elementary School, Wednesday, December 13, 2023
Korean Bilingual Program Information Night, Thursday, December 14, 2023
Big Picture Middle School Open House, Wednesday, January 3, 2024
International School Open House, Thursday, January 4, 2024
Arabic Bilingual Program Open House, Tuesday, January 9, 2024

Middle Schools
Chinook Middle School Open House, Tuesday, January 9, 2024
Highland Middle School Open House, Tuesday, January 16, 2024
Odle Middle School Open House, Tuesday, January 9, 2024
Tillicum Middle School Open House, Wednesday, January 17, 2024
Tyee Middle School Open House, Thursday, January 18, 2024

Save the Date: Cherry Crest Auction!

After 5 long years, we are excited to celebrate our community with the return of our Cherry Crest Auction!

This time-honored tradition is the only opportunity for our teachers and parents to share an evening of fun together. Cocktails, Dinner, Games and more!

Mark your calendars to join us on Saturday, January 27th from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Mercer Island Community Center.

Tickets and childcare details will be available soon!

CCE GOALS Indoor After School Soccer!

When:  Wednesdays from 12:15pm – 1:35pm from 3/22 to 5/17 (excluding 4/12)

Location: CCE Multi Use Field

Cost: $215 per participant ($12 per registered player back to Cherry Crest PTA!)

Registration Deadline:  Tuesday, March 14  

December Mini Holiday Book Fair and Art Show

Book guy

Our annual PaperPie Book Fair (formerly Usborne Books & More) is coming to the Cherry Crest Library this week!

When: Tuesday Dec. 5th – Thursday 8th.

Hours: Open for shopping at lunch recess and afterschool each day (exact hours TBD) plus family night on Tuesday.

Questions? Contact Mrs. Lux, school librarian, at: or Ashley, PaperPie rep, at:

Online Shopping at:

Cherry Crest Art Reflections Contest submissions will be displayed all week outside the library for your viewing pleasure, thanks to our wonderful Cherry Crest PTA.

*All proceeds from the book fair go to support books and supplies for our Cherry Crest library. 😊

Read-a-thon Thank You!

Thank you for participating in the annual Cherry Crest Read-a-thon!
Our Principal Mr. Steere will announce prize winners later this week. Prizes will be delivered to students in their classrooms on Friday December 17th.
More information can be found here:

Questions? Please contact