Tuesday, 9/19: PTA Executive Board Meeting Monday, 9/25: PAUSD Staff Day - NO SCHOOL Friday, 9/29: Math Games Night, 5-7pm Tuesday, 10/3: PTA General Association Meeting Monday, 10/9: PAUSD Staff Day - NO SCHOOL Tuesday, 10/10 - Friday, 10/13: Walk and Roll Week Tuesday, 10/17: PTA Executive Board Meeting
Dear Hoover Community,
PTA Donations If you are mailing your PTA one check donation, please note there was a typo and the correct mailing address is: Hoover PTA 4120 Middlefield Road Palo Alto, CA 94303
You can also donate online via Konstella>More>Donations Thank you to the donations we have received! We are so grateful to our community!
We are seeking volunteers for Math Games Night Looking for Math Enthusiast Volunteers for Hoover PTA Math Games Night Friday, September 29th, 5-7pm! If you are passionate about Math, come to volunteer with us to host activities, games and quizzes. Please reach out to Aditya Sethuraman, firstname.lastname@example.org or Sunny Paul, email@example.com. Thank you!
Volunteering Opportunities Nothing is more valuable than the gift of your time. Please checkout these volunteering opportunities still available:
Walk & Roll Safety Tip: Ride on the right Cyclists need to ride on the right side of the road, in the same direction of traffic. Riding against traffic is unpredictable, reduces the reaction time of drivers, and leads to a higher risk of crashes at intersections and driveways. Riding on the right allows cyclists to see and follow traffic signs and signals and allows drivers to see them in a predictable location.
Palo Alto CAC’s Annual Family Fun Day Carnival When: Saturday, September 23rd, 3:00 PM -5:00 PM Where: Inclusive Playground at Addison Elementary All families of children with IEPs, 504s, or learning differences are invited. The carnival will have fun games, story time, STEM, arts and crafts, popcorn, cookies and much more. Please RSVP here. Flier. Map, entrance through Addison Avenue. Sponsored by the Palo Alto CAC for Special Ed and Palo Alto Council of PTAs and PAUSD. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Calling All Arts Advocates: New Actions, Resources and Tools When: Tuesday, September 19th, 10:00 AM., repeated Thursday, September 21st, 6:00 PM Where: On Zoom Last November, we voted (Prop 28) to provide significant new funding for arts education in every school. (Hooray!) Now, WE and our PTAs have an essential role in engaging with our school leaders to help shape how funds are used to expand arts education programming. State PTA is sponsoring workshops (in English and in Spanish, with translation for other languages). FREE. Register here. Questions: Erwin Morton, email@example.com
Save the Dates - PAUSD Parent Engagement Educational Speaker Series When: September 28, 6:00 PM-8:00 PM, Virtual We are thrilled to invite you to the upcoming Parent Engagement Educational Speaker Series, brought to you by the PTA & PAUSD. Our mission is to foster parent engagement and provide valuable parent education through insightful speakers and topics that matter to our school community. Other dates:
October 19th, 6:30 PM- 8:00 PM Gunn High School February 1st, 2024, 6:30 PM- 8:00 PM, Gunn High School March 14th, 2024, 6:30 PM- 8:00 PM, Palo Alto High School
Parent Education Speaker Series
Emphasizing the Whole Child Approach
Creating a Safe & Positive Learning
Fostering Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
Preparing for Life After PAUSD
Together, we can create a brighter future for our students! Addtional details will be shared a week prior to each event. We look forward to your presence and active engagement.
Youth Mental Health Panel Discussion When: Wednesday, September 20 at 6:30 p.m. Where: Los Altos High School Eagle Theatre, 201 Almond Ave., Los Altos or via live stream on YouTube The event will feature a panel of mental health providers and students and is an opportunity for parents and students to learn about ways to support youth mental health and well-being and locally available resources. Flyer below with more information. If attending, please RSVP on the website by clicking here.
Project Safety Net: Strengthening SEL, Wellbeing Mindfulness, Resilience When: Wednesday, September 20th, 2:00 PM- 4:30 PM Where: Webinar In honor of September Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, we invite the community to join PSN at the upcoming webinar, Strengthening SEL, Wellbeing, Mindfulness, and Resilience. After the webinar presentation, PSN will have a breakout session with our local group to discuss how each of us can use the new tools and resources to support our respective efforts to promote youth suicide prevention and mental wellness. We will also talk about the impact on our collective work, advancing equity, and implementing PSN's Strategic Plan 2023-25. PSN is excited to build collaboration across the community to strengthen schoolwide and communitywide practices that support youth mental health and wellbeing.
We hope you will join us on September 20th. Please follow these two steps:
Sign up with your affiliated organization/group. Put "N/A" if not applicable.
Select Yes that you plan to attend the webinar with local key partners.
Select Yes that you need a virtual breakout room for your local group.
Write in "Interested in joining Project Safety Net's breakout room" in the question field at the bottom of the form.
Step 2 Once you have registered, please reach out to Peying Lee (she/her) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paly Theatre presents Little Women: The Broadway Musical Paly Theatre presents Little Women: The Broadway Musical When: Sept. 23, 29 and 30 at 7pm at Sept. 24 at 2pm Where: Haymarket Theatre Little Women: The Broadway Musical follows the adventures of sisters Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March growing up during the Civil War. Embodying the spirit of Louisa May Alcott's beloved novel, this timeless story comes to life in a glorious musical filled with personal discovery, heartache, hope and everlasting love. Get tickets at palytheatre.com/tickets or the Box Office (advance purchase recommended). $10 students/seniors, $15 adults. Recommended for ages 8 and up
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