The Everglades Express

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Newsletter for the Week of September 16th

Thank you for reading our weekly parent newsletter! We will share important information and upcoming events here. Thank you so much for your support of Everglades!

Grandparents Day Lunch on Monday, September 16th!

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SAC & PTO Meeting!

Our first SAC and PTO meeting will take place on Monday, September 16th at 5:00 p.m. in the Cafeteria. Please join us as we review our School Improvement Plan and discuss the many happenings at EES.

2nd Grade APTT!

We will have 2nd grade APTT on Wednesday, September 18th. Come in and learn how you can support the educational process from home!

School Safety!

We will have a lockdown drill on Friday, September 20th. Lockdown drills will take place on a monthly basis. These drills provide us with an opportunity to practice our safety procedures.

Fall Fundraiser Continues this Week!

Our Fall Fundraiser began on September 6th! Cookie dough and other goodies will be for sale. All funds go directly back to students in the form of student incentives.

Dads Take Your Child to School Day - September 25th!

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Annual Title I Meeting - September 30th!

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APTT Dates & Information!

APTT will begin soon! Come in and learn how you can support the educational process from home. APTT begins at 7:45 a.m. in your child's classroom.


Please see below for APTT dates by grade level.


2nd Grade: September 18th

3rd Grade: September 25th

4th Grade: October 2nd

5th Grade: October 9th

Kindergarten: October 16th

FREE Breakfast and Lunch!

All students receive FREE breakfast and lunch everyday! Please make sure your child is at school on time each day so they can eat breakfast in the cafeteria.

Web Based Systems for At-Home Use

Thank you for supporting the educational process at home by taking advantage of the web based systems the district provides for us.


Encourage your child to log in to iReady, Reflex Math, and AR at home.





All All of our programs can be accessed from our Everglades Elementary School webpage at http://ees.okee.k12.fl.us/