The Everglades Express


Newsletter for the Week of October 26th!

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!

Red Ribbon Week!

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Our school will celebrate Red Ribbon Week this week! Students will participate in a Drug-Free Pledge on the morning announcements as well as other activities throughout the week. Please encourage your child to wear red on Tuesday!

Candy Donations for Trick & Treat Night!

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Quarter 1 Awards on Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday!

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Since our school campus is closed to visitors, we will share pictures of students receiving awards. Look for a slideshow presentation on Facebook on the dates listed above.

Fall Picture Make-Up Day on Thursday!

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Students who were absent on Fall Picture Day will have their picture taken on Thursday, October 29th.

Drive-Through Trick & Treat Night on Thursday!

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Virtual Book Fair Starts on November 2nd!

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Virtual APTT Meetings on November 3rd!

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Sno-Cones on Sale at Recess on November 6th!

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Sno-cones will be on sale for $1 at recess on Friday, November 6th!

Important Dates

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October 27th: Wear red for Red Ribbon Week!

October 29th: Drive Through Trick & Treat Night from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.!

October 29th: Fall Picture Make-Up Day

November 2nd: Virtual Book Fair Begins!

November 3rd: Virtual APTT Meetings for Kindergarten - 5th Grade

November 6th: Sno-Cones on Sale for $1 at Recess!

November 12th: PBS Ice Cream at Lunches!

November 18th: Progress Reports Go Home!

November 20th: Early Release Day!

November 23rd - 27th: Fall Break! Enjoy the Holiday!

Help us Keep our students & staff Healthy!

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Parents please check your child each morning for illness, and if there are any signs or symptoms keep your child at home. Do not send your child to school if they have a temperature of 100.4 or higher, a sore throat, cough, diarrhea, severe headache, vomiting, or body aches. Also, do not send your child to school if they have had close contact to a COVID-19 case. If you have any questions about whether or not you should send you child to school, please call our office. Please see the informational presentation shared by OCSB for additional information. Link:

Thank you for helping us keep our students and staff well!

Fortify FL App

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All of our students have access to the Fortify FL reporting app on their Chromebooks at school. We also have Fortify FL posters posted around campus to remind students they can report suspicious activity at anytime using the app.

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 of our programs can be accessed from our Everglades Elementary School webpage at