Cherry Drive Weekly Update

May 6, 2022

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Dear Cherry Drive Families,

Thank you to everyone who transported your child to and from Assessment day today. This is a very important opportunity for teachers to gather end of year data to help inform next year's teachers. We have 13 more days and we are going to make sure we finish strong with students! Thank you for reading through our end of the year updates today.


Important Upcoming Dates:

Monday, May 9: Children's Hospital Mobile Blood Drive

Thursday, May 12: One Book, One Cherry Drive Literacy Night, 4-6pm

Friday, May 13: No School for Students, Workday for Teachers

Thursday, May 19: Field Day & Kona Ice - This is a CHANGE from our original date due to a sub shortage on the 20th. The field day schedule is below so we hope many of our families can come out and cheer students on! (Kona Ice will be here all day!)

Monday, May 23rd:1st annual Staff Basketball game: Blacktop @ 2:15. Students will enjoy cheering on 12 of our staff members in a red vs. yellow staff basketball game! Parents are welcome to come join in the fun!

Thursday, May 26th: Last day of school


Have a great weekend!


Warm Regards,

- Liz Jordan, Principal & Jeanna Costa, Assistant Principal

Family Literacy Night Food Truck - Order Ahead!

We are excited to have the Grill Rescue food truck at our Literacy night. The food truck will be here from 3:15-6:30. If you don't want to wait in line when you are here, you can order ahead and get a notification when your food is ready. We will have outdoor seating so you can enjoy a nice meal with your family. See the link/QR code below to order.
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Lost and Found

We have 2 tables FULL of student's lost and found items. (Pictures below). We will have the tables out in the main hallway through the end of the day next Friday, 5/13 before we box them up and donate. Please stop by this week or find time during Thursday's Literacy night to look for any lost items.
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End of the Year Events

Each grade level celebrates the end of the year in different ways. Below are some dates/times for end of the year events for each grade level. Your child's teacher will send detailed information about how you can participate in their end of the year fun!


Tuesday, 5/24

  • AM Preschool Field Day: 10-11am
  • PM Preschool Field Day: 1:50-2:50pm
  • 2nd grade @ Cherry Park: 11:30a-1pm

Wednesday, 5/25
  • 4th grade @ Cherry Park - 11a-1pm
  • 5th grade @ Cherry Park - 11:30a-12:30pm


Thursday, 5/26

  • 5th grade Continuation - 9-10am
  • AM Preschool Awards - 10:45-11:10a
  • Kindergarten @ Cherry Park - 10:30a-12pm
  • 1st grade @ Cherry Park - 11:30a-1:30pm
  • PM Preschool Awards - 2:35-3pm
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Cherry Drive Elementary

Vision: The Cherry Drive family will provide a consistent, positive, caring and highly engaging optimal learning environment. To accomplish this we will foster supportive collaboration and hold everyone accountable to consistent high expectations. As a community of diverse learners, we will value and take pride in one another by celebrating growth and success. Together, through this hard work and dedication, we will be productive 21st century citizens and lifelong learners.

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