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Welcome Back!

Updated: Aug 24, 2023

Cedarcrest High Red Wolves and Families, Welcome to the 2023-24 school year! We are so excited to have you as part of our Pack and can’t wait to connect with you in a couple weeks. As the new principal here at CHS, I have learned a few things in my first couple of months:

  • We are surrounded by an amazing community that loves being involved for ALL students

  • Wanting what is best for kids is at the heart of the work of our staff

  • Our students have varying interests and believe that their teachers expect them to do their very best

Knowing these things about our CHS Community affirms I’ve landed in the right place. I look forward to getting to meet you in person and being a part of the amazing year ahead. Please read through the helpful information included as it will best set you up for success. As you soak up the final few days of summer before we return to the building, get excited about what’s to come and get ready for a year of collaborative learning and growth. See you on the 5th!

Jeannette S. Siemers, M.Ed #OnePack


Don’t stop sleeping in just yet, but the new school year is coming soon! We return to school on Tuesday, September 5th. We are so excited to see all of you!

Our CHS office is now open, but will have limited hours of 6:30am-11:00am on Friday, August 25. The office is closing early so the admin team and office staff can support our FFA students at the Evergreen State Fair. Please join us there!

Parking Permits will be on sale in the CHS main office on the following dates:

  • Monday, August 28th for SENIORS only – 6:30am – 3:00pm

  • Tuesday, August 29th for SENIORS & JUNIORS only – 6:30am – 3:00pm

  • Wednesday, August 30th for ALL grades– 1:00pm – 3:00pm

  • Thursday, August 31st for ALL grades – 6:30am – 3:00pm

  • Friday, September 1st for ALL grades – 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Students applying for a parking permit MUST already have their driver's license. Students will need the parking permit application completed along with a copy of their driver's license and proof of insurance. COUNSELING OFFICE / FALL CLASS SCHEDULES

The Counseling Center re-opened on Monday, August 21st. Fall class schedules are available for viewing in Skyward. Counselors are working hard to make requested schedule changes. If you need to contact your counselor, please call 425-844-4807 to schedule an appointment. FALL SPORTS PARENT NIGHT (8/23) Wednesday, August 23rd, 6pm at the CHS Stadium.

9TH GRADE/NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION (9/1) We are excited to see our new class of 9th graders. 9th Grade Orientation will occur on Friday, September 1st from 9-11am. During orientation students will tour CHS and participate in activities organized by PACK, an alliance of experienced student leaders committed to facilitating the transition of incoming 9th graders to high school. 9th grade families will receive an email with more information in the coming days. PICTURE DAY (9/6) Pictures will be taken during the day and scheduled through students’ English classes on Wednesday, September 6th. Running Start students may have their picture taken anytime between 7:30am-2pm. Portrait packages can be preordered by visiting the Dorian website and entering Cedarcrest High School in the search bar. CURRICULUM NIGHT (9/13) Our open house/curriculum night is scheduled for Wednesday, September 13th at 6pm. This is a great time to meet your students’ teachers and hear their expectations for class. This is not a time to conference with a teacher (please see Parent Teacher Conferences below). SENIOR INFORMATION NIGHT (9/28) Find out what to expect during your senior year on Thursday, September 28th from 6pm-7:30pm. Post-secondary options and senior activities are a couple of the topics which will be discussed. This information night will be in person.

FINANCIAL AID NIGHT (10/5) Financial aid night is on Thursday, October 5th from 6pm-7:30pm. This evening is dedicated to providing information for our students who are planning to attend college at any level (community college, tech school, four-year university). Students will be introduced to the many options for school and training after high school, the application process, and information about completing the FAFSA form. HOMECOMING (10/7) This year Homecoming with be on Saturday, October 7th at the MOPOP (Museum of Pop Culture) in Seattle from 8pm-11pm. This dance is open to all students at CHS! PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES (10/25) Parent teacher conferences are scheduled in the gym for Wednesday, October 25th from 4pm to 7pm and will be arena style.


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