The school year is upon us! Right before the kiddos of Charleston headed back to school this week, the city held its annual First Day Festival. Yesterday's festival included face-painting, boat riding, and aquarium exploring! Along with these fun activities, students received school supplies donated by the community. Hawkes donated school supplies ranging from notebooks to colored pencils … Continue reading First Day Festival Celebrates Education
According to the American Red Cross, there's a national shortage of our emergency blood supply. Hawkes folks did their part to decrease that shortage last week. Our neighborhood had a blood drive, and several of us stopped by to donate! As you can see, some donors were all smiles: If you're able to donate blood, … Continue reading Blood donations are circulating in the Lowcountry!
As the spring term comes to a close, we're reflecting on all the visits and activities we've completed over the past few months. Between January 1st and May 5th of this year, more than 51,000 students completed 1,184,577 successful Certifies in our lessons! That's a lot of math and English content to master. Go, students! Thank … Continue reading How did spring go? Spoiler – it was amazing.
On Saturday the Hawkes family celebrated the holiday season at Charleston's High Wire Distilling Company. The lights shone as brightly as our spirits as we laughed over a good meal, talked about our holiday plans with friends and family, and tapped our heels to catchy music provided by Weigh Station. All in all, we had … Continue reading #hollyjollyhawkes
The turkey's thawing out, the casseroles are waiting to be made, and the pumpkin pie is going to be a delicious memory (as long as your baking skills are better than mine and don't burn it). Thanksgiving is just a few hours away! I'm thankful for working with such fun, charismatic colleagues who are ready … Continue reading What are we thankful for this season?