3rd grade level blurb:Happy November to everyone! We've had a great start to our year! The students are working hard and we thank you for all your support you've given so far!Events:Upcoming Field Trip: We are so excited that our 3rd grade students will have the opportunity this year to experience Hugh Taylor Birch State Park. This unique field trip includes a full day of hiking where students will observe Florida's native plants and animals and their uses by Native Americans and the early settlers. Additionally, classes will conduct water experiments and will canoe in a shallow lagoon. Please make the initial online payment by Monday, November 18th. The remainder of the cost will be due mid-January. This will be based on the number of students attending. We hope all students will be able to join us on this amazing trip!Boosterthon: Our big fundraiser for our school will kick off on Wednesday, November 6th and continue through Friday, November 15th. Each day there will be challenges for students and classes to meet to try to raise more money. Look out for your child's packet that will explain how to donate. The fundraiser will conclude with a great Fun Run for all students on Friday, November 15th. We are encouraging everyone to participate, as the money we raise will be used at Hawkes Bluff to help support the success of our students!Agendas: Please remember that there are two spots to sign in the agenda each night. The first is on the behavior log to see how your child's day went. The second is on the homework page to see what assignments your child has that night.Homework/Blue Folders: Please check these folders every day for important flyers and homework. Anything on the "Return to School" side should be looked at returned to school as soon as possible. Anything on the "Keep at Home" side should be taken out.iReady: Students are required to complete 45 minutes in reading and 45 minutes in math. Some time is given at school to complete these minutes, but we need your help at home too. iReady provides extra support in math and reading at your child's level.AR: Students have chosen their AR book for the month of November. Once they have finished reading their book, they will take the quiz in school. Students may take other quizzes throughout the month, but please make sure they are working on the book they chose for their monthly quiz, as this quiz will be taken for a grade.Multiplication Quizzes: Students are working hard to study their facts in order to pass their weekly quizzes. Please take a few minutes each day to help your child with this important 3rd grade skill. You can make flash cards to help them study.Again, thank you so much for all your support! We are a team and together we can help your children succeed!