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If you are interested in attending Cherry School stop by or call the office for more information at 218-258-8991.

Registration and Open Enrollment forms as well as other useful information can be found on the ISD2142 web site.


Cherry School Hosts Fall Blood Drive

On Friday, November 7th, the Cherry Student Council hosted it’s annual Fall Blood Drive through Memorial Blood Centers.  Many new first time donors came out, including History teacher Mr. Swart!

The Student Council was also very active during the day.  They supervised elementary classes while the teachers gave blood, cooked the breakfast for the donors, and acted as escorts for people when it was time for them to give blood.  A big thank you to the Student Council for all the help!

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32 units of blood were collected, which saves a total of 96 lives!  Thank you to all who donated or helped out with the Blood Drive this Fall!

Blood Drive

Blood Drive Workshop 2014
Pictured above: Ben, Andy, Paul and Jake of the Cherry Student Council. These students will coordinate this year’s blood drives at Cherry School.
On Wednesday, October 1st, the above four student council members attended the Memorial Blood Center’s Student Workshop in Cloquet. This workshop is intended to show how important saving lives is through blood donations. Each donation saves three lives! Students are introduced to important facts, recruiting techniques for drives, and hear personal testimonials of individuals whose lives have been saved through blood transfusions.
Cherry Student Council will hold a blood drive on Friday, November 7, 2014 from 10 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Anyone is encouraged to donate. Contact Mrs. Lee at 258-8991 ext. 2174 to schedule a time. Be a HERO and help save lives!

Congratulations Tigers!

Cherry Softball State 4thGreat job Cherry Tiger Softball on placing Fourth at the MSHSL State Softball Tournament!  We are proud of you and your great season!


School Supply List & Calendar for 2014-2015

Below are the school supply list for the Cherry Elementary for the 2014-15 school year.  Also, a calendar for next year is available below.  Enjoy your summer!

Cherry School Supply List 2014-15

2014-2015 Calendar

Five Time Section 7A Champs!

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Congratulaions to the Section 7A Cherry Tigers Softball Team!  For the fifth straight year the Tigers will return to the State Tournament.  Click here to read an article on the Section 7A Championship game.  Stop by the Clinton Hall on Tuesday, June 3, at 5:30 p.m. to wish the girls good luck!  Thank you to Crossroads for sponsoring this event.

The Tigers will face Browervill at Caswell Park in North Mankato on Thursday, June 6, at 11:00 a.m.  The complete state tournament brackets can be found here.

Good luck at State Tigers Softball!

Cherry School Hosts Tiger Tracks Night


On May 8, over 300 parents, students, community members, and staff braved torrential rain to attend Cherry’s Tiger Tracks Night.  The evening was a hit!  Art work and projects by students were on display throughout the school, including a canoe made in Mr. Herring’s shop class. Area businesses and services including local fire departments and sheriff squads were on hand in the north parking lot for kids to check out.  BSA Troop 129 under the guidance of Scoutmaster Baumann set up numerous gym activities for enjoyment.  The PTSO book fair was available for parents and students, and the concession stand was open for a light meal or snacks.


Tiger Tracks Night was a great opportunity for students to showcase their accomplishments through the year and for attendees to come together for an evening of community sharing.  The Cherry School Staff looks forward to hosting this event each spring.


Cherry Elementary Celebrates Smokey Bear’s 70th Birthday

Students in grades K-6 were treated to a celebration of Smokey Bear’s 70th Birthday on May 6.  The DNR and Cherry Fire Department brought fire equipment for students to not only learn more about, but even try out.  A helicopter used to put out fires landed on the football field.  Students had the opportunity to walk up to the helicopter and ask questions of the pilots.  Another booth included information on tree care.  Also inside was a presentation on the history of Smokey Bear and even a visit from Smokey Bear himself!  The information provided by the DNR and the Cherry Fire Department helped the students to understand the importance of fire safety and prevention.
The final presentation was a demonstration by the helicopter.  Students and staff watched as the helicopter took off from the football field, flew off to pick up water from a nearby lake, and then returned to drop it by the football field.
The Cherry Elementary would like to thank the DNR, DNR pilots and crew, and the Cherry Fire Department for the interesting and informative morning!

Summer Learning and Fun Activities


Tiger Tracks Information

On Thursday, May 8, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. students, parents, and the community are invited to attend Tiger Tracks.  Walk around the building to see all of the student projects, enjoy big truck night, activities in the gym, and gather more information about the Cherry School.  Use the map below to locate information and displays.Tiger Tracks Map

Activities, Displays and Information

  • Sign in and information booths are in the front entry by the main doors.
  • Big Truck Night is located in the North Parking Lot.
  • Elementary displays will be located in the hallways near their classrooms or in their classrooms.
  • High school displays and musical performances will take place in the Old Gym.
  • The Art Show is displayed in the two hallways on the map.
  • “Get Your Motor Running” Activities will take place in the new gym.
  • Concessions are for sale in the Commons.
  • Stop in the Fitness Center for a tour and more information on Community Education.


The following booths are located in the entry of the building.

  • Information Booth: Stop in to the Information booth with any questions, sign the attendance sheets, and sign up to win a free book from the Scholastic Book Fair!
  • College in the Schools Booth: The Cherry School offers a number of college classes to our high school seniors and juniors. Information on what classes, the amount of credits and examples of student work are available on the table.
  • PTSO Booth: Learn more about all the great ways our Parent, Teacher, Student Organization supports our school.
  • Cub Scouts: Purchase your tickets for the Cub Scout Pancake dinner on Thursday, May 15.
  • Community Education: Get information on our Community Education offerings and tour the Fitness Center.

CONCESSIONS: Support our PTSO by purchasing a meal at the Concession Stand in the Commons. All proceeds will be used to support literacy activities at the Cherry School.  Choices include:

  • Hot dogs
  • Chips
  • Popcorn
  • Water


World’s Best Workforce Meeting

Students, Community Members, and Staff,

Please join us at 6:00 PM on Monday, May 12 in the Media Center.  Your  input is needed  to create Cherry School’s  World’s Best Workforce Plan.  Please come and share your ideas!

“World’s Best Worfoce” means striving to meet school readiness goals,; have all thrid grade students achieve grade level literacy;  close the academic achievement gap among all racial and ethnic groups of students and between students living in poverty and students not living in poverty; have all students attain career and college readiness before graduating from high school; and have all students graduate from high school.