Mark your calendar for Saturday evening, April 29 for Cherry’s 25th Silver Jubilee celebration! It will be an extra special Jubilee this year. Join our staff, current and alumni parents at The Crystal Ballroom in The Merion in downtown Evanston. We hope you can join us for an evening of cocktails, heavy hors d’oeuvres, dessert, bidding on silent auction items and the premier of our 25th anniversary film honoring Cherry and its MORE >
Visit our registration page for more information about our program offerings for 2017-18 and application process. Our initial registration lottery took place on February 9. While some classes are currently full, others still have limited availability. Remaining spaces will be filled on a first-come/first-served basis. There are always changes in enrollment between now and the start of the school year in September. For this reason, we welcome and encourage waiting list applications for classes that are currently full.
Enjoy this article by our Founding Director, Laurie Levy, about the amazing group of parents and educators who worked together to create the preschool we all love so dearly. We are forever thankful to them for their vision, leadership, hard work and determination! http://www.chicagonow.com/still-advocating/2016/11/thanksgiving-tribute-to-the-cherry-preschool-founders-there-were-no-selfies-then/
Our annual appeal is one of our primary means of funding our Inclusion, Scholarship and Community Outreach efforts. Read Board President, Steve Zehr’s letter to our friends and families and our State of the School report to see the difference you can make with a donation to Cherry Preschool. Click here to read both.
Please call or email to check on up-to-the-moment availability as any available spaces are filled on a first-come/first-served basis. Currently we have scattered spaces available for most age groups
- Please call or email the office to check on availability of spaces in our Inclusion Program for children with special needs.
- Visit our Registration page and download applications here.
Cherry Preschool now offers a Dual Language Spanish-English preschool class. This year (2016-17) the class is for children who turned 3 by September 1, 2016 and meets T,W,Th from 12:35-3:05 p.m. The class will be offered for three and four year olds M-Th for the 2017-18 school year.MORE >
Thanks to Home Depot, Dan Dahl, Matt Barton and several parent volunteers, the Blue and Yellow rooms have beautiful new flooring! Home Depot in Evanston generously donated and provided the labor to install MORE >
Welcome to the new website for Warren W. Cherry Preschool. Our website was recreated to provide new resources for prospective parents, parents of enrolled students and alumni of our school.If you are a parent in search of resources for your child or children, we have a comprehensive list of local resources for you on our Resources For Parents pages. MORE >
A Few Ways to Lengthen Your Child’s Day
There are still openings in both AM & PM Lunch and After-School Care!
AM & PM Lunch & More Program
The AM & PM Lunch & More Program offers children the opportunity to meet new friends from other classrooms, reconnect with old friends from previous classes and experience music and dancing, but most importantly allows children the opportunity to learn to be independent lunch eaters while sharpening up self-help skills. MORE >