PTA Jan 2023 Message

Fri, Jan 27 4:51pm

Dear Hoover Community, We have a lot of exciting things happening!   STEAM Night, Friday, February 10th, 5-7pm If you or you know of anyone or any organization interested in hosting a presentation, de ... [More]

STEAM Night Invention Convention Slides and Sign up Form

Fri, Jan 20 8:20pm

Hi everyone,    A big shout out to our amazing speakers today! Thanks Gayathri, Alan Huang, Aaron Lien and Brayden Liu for sharing their invention experience with all of us!    Thanks for all the hedg ... [More]

Invention convention zoom code and password

Fri, Jan 20 7:01pm

Hi everyone,    The zoom should be the following   Invention Convention Zoom Information Session  Meeting ID: 927 5912 9797 Password: 123456 

Tonight! Invention Convention Zoom Information Session

Fri, Jan 20 3:34pm

Hello everyone,    Please join the invention convention information zoom session tonight, Jan. 20th at 7 pm.  We will have our own hedge inventors and peer advisors share their inventions and experien ... [More]

Friendly Reminder: STEAM Night_Invention Convention Information Session: Tomorrow Jan.20 at 7pm

Thu, Jan 19 7:46pm

Hello everyone,    Please join the invention convention information zoom session tomorrow, Friday, Jan. 20th at 7 pm.  We will have our own hedge inventors and peer advisors share their inventions and ... [More]

Call for Hedge Inventors (K-5): STEAM Night - Invention Convention Division

Mon, Jan 16 10:11am

STEAM Night - Invention Convention Division  Hoover PTA is excited to host its first STEAM Night on Friday, February 10, 2023 from 5-7pm. Hoover Invention Convention will be a part of STEAM Night Prog ... [More]

Watch Story Time with Librarian Cathy and Stuffy Sleepover

Wed, Jan 11 10:42pm

For PJ and Stuffy Spirit Day right before winter break, some students dropped off their stuffy for a sleepover in the library and librarian Cathy treated the stuffies to storytime. Watch story time wi ... [More]

Reflections Art Program Virtual Reception-link corrected

Mon, Jan 9 8:29am

link corrected.  ------- Dear Hoover Community,   Happy New Year! It is with great pleasure to acknowledge the Reflections Art Program at https://sites.google.com/view/hoover-reflections   The PTA Six ... [More]

Reflections program 22-23 results

Wed, Dec 21 9:50am

Dear Parents, We are very excited to announce that we have received 45 submissions across five categories for the Herbert Hoover Elementary School Reflections Program 2022-2023. After careful review, ... [More]

PTA Message: 2022 Highlights

Wed, Dec 21 9:03am

Dear Hoover Community,  As we finish 2022, I want to express my heartfelt gratitude for each and every one of you. We have such a special community and so much to celebrate this time of year!   Your g ... [More]

PLEASE READ: Hoover PTA Ice Skating Party Information

Sat, Dec 17 4:34pm

Only for CURRENT ticket holders. No more transferring of tickets.   Attire Dress warm since the event is mainly outdoors Feel free to wear a helmet, elbow/knee pads, etc., especially if you’re a begin ... [More]

Correction to Last Email Regarding Ice Skating Party

Fri, Dec 16 7:49pm

Hi All,   Apologies to the last email sent as an automatic reminder for the Ice Skating Party tomorrow night, 5:30-7:30pm, 12/17/22, at Winter Lodge.   We do not have any more tickets for sale online ... [More]

Ice Skating Event Notes

Wed, Dec 14 10:20am

Dear Hoover Community, This is a reminder that no ice skating tickets will be sold at the door. Therefore, only current ticket holders will be able to enter.   Dear Ice Skating Participants, There are ... [More]

After-school Programs @ Hoover Survey

Mon, Dec 12 5:44pm

Please take 2 mins to fill out the after-school programs at Hoover survey for us to continue improving and evolving the after-school programs.  https://forms.gle/31FVJq3E766rGFj28  

PTA General Meeting - the last one this year. 12/6 8:30am

Tue, Dec 6 8:04am

Hello everyone. We are having our General PTA meeting, the last one this year. All parents are welcome to join. We will discuss past and upcoming events.   When: Tuesday, December 6th at 8:30am Zoom:  ... [More]

Book Exchange is HERE now!

Mon, Dec 5 8:53pm

Hi Parents,   We are excited to announce that our Hoover Free Book Exchange will take place on 12/5-12/16, 2022, so our kids can enjoy some pleasant, relaxing reading over this holiday. Please help yo ... [More]

Clarification for Ice Skating Tickets

Mon, Nov 21 10:16am

Hi All,   Please note that when you purchase tickets for the Ice Skating party, if the supervision adult would like to skate with the child, they will need to purchase a skating ticket as well. The fr ... [More]

Winter 2022/ 2023 TENNIS after school at Hoover starts tomorrow

Thu, Nov 17 7:16pm

Winter 2022/ 2023 TENNIS at Hoover    November 18, 2022- February 10, 2023 (9 weeks) DAY: Fridays TIME: 2:10-3:10pm  CLASS DAYS: 11/18, 12/2, 12/9, 12/16, 1/13, 1/20, 1/27, 2/3, 2/10 NO CLASS DAYS: 11 ... [More]

Reflection Art Program Submissions

Wed, Nov 9 2:59pm

I'm very excited to share that we received 47 artworks from our Hoover young artists in all 18 classrooms covering five categories. Although the topic for this year is challenging for young kids, the ... [More]

Urgent: Need help after 8am drop off today (take down Halloween photo wall before rain)

Tue, Nov 1 7:43am

If you can, PLEASE stay after 8am drop off to help Mona take down the Halloween photo wall decorations. Rain is in the forecast later this morning so we need to take it down asap and unfortunately, my ... [More]

We still accept Reflections artwork submissions till Nov.6, 2022

Mon, Oct 31 10:29pm

If you still need to submit your Reflections artwork, we will accept the submissions till 11:59 PM Nov. 6, 2022.   The Reflections Reviewer Criteria is attached. The Hoover Reflections Program website ... [More]

Halloween Photo Wall @ Hoover: Last Call and Volunteers Needed to Take Down @ 10:30am, 11/1

Mon, Oct 31 7:30pm

Thank you to all the awesome parents who came to Hoover on Sunday to decorate for Halloween! Hope everyone had the opportunity to take photos in front of the Halloween photo wall at Hoover. Last call ... [More]

Does your kid love Arts and is often creating something?

Wed, Oct 26 5:07pm

Under the Arts Reflection program, kids have a great opportunity to participate and showcase their work.    As a bonus, we are giving prizes to the first 20 (we have only 9 submissions, so still a lot ... [More]

Donation FAQs: PTA, PiE, Room Parent Fund Presentation

Wed, Oct 26 9:43am

Dear Hoover Community, We often get asked what is the difference between PTA, PiE, and Room Parent Funds. Here is a Presentation that breaks it down to better understand how all are important:  https: ... [More]

Schoolwide Playdate, Sat 10/22 and Sun 10/23

Wed, Oct 19 2:56pm

Dear Hoover Family, Join us for a schoolwide playdate to celebrate inclusion, unity, and wellness in our community! To keep it intimate, it will be on two separate days: Where: Hoover When: Saturday, ... [More]

Call for artwork submission - "Show your voice!"

Wed, Oct 19 10:48am

It's time to Show Your Voice with Art!   Dear parents and students,   Now it is a great time to show our students' creativity and talents! For this year, the PTA Reflections program has a new theme "S ... [More]

Unity Day Lunch time activities

Tue, Oct 18 2:53pm

Tomorrow is the Unity Day at School to celebrate kindness, and inclusion.   Kids will have theme activities during lunch time. Thank you parents who signed up to volunteer.   We have several volunteer ... [More]

PTA COUNCIL HOSTS SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATE FORUM Tonight 7pm-8:30pm

Thu, Oct 13 5:18pm

Dear Parents, This is the final forum sponsored by PTAC.    ELEMENTARY EDUCATION FORUM Focus on Elementary Education (K-5th grade) Thursday, October 13, 7 pm – 8:30 pm Register in advance for this web ... [More]

Reflections - Show Your Voice! - Call for Entries

Mon, Oct 10 10:32pm

Hoover Young Artists, It's time to Show Your Voice with Art! Please submit your completed original Artwork(s) in any of the available arts categories by 11:59 PM Oct. 31, 2022 Dance Choreography Film ... [More]

Stanford Neurodiversity Summit Oct 23-25

Thu, Oct 6 2:06pm

Hi All,   For special ed families and those who are interested, the Stanford Neurodiversity Summit will take place from Oct 23-25.  https://med.stanford.edu/neurodiversity/SNS2022.html For many famili ... [More]

Get your Hoover Hoodies

Wed, Oct 5 7:12am

Stay warm these Fall mornings in a Hoover Hoodie! https://1stplacespiritwear.com/schools/CA/Palo+Alto/Herbert+Hoover+Elementary+School/collection_detail.html?category=Youth&style=Hoodie  

PTA General Association Meeting

Sun, Oct 2 12:53pm

All parents are invited to join the PTA General Association Meeting.   When: Tuesday, October 4th at 8:30am Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86446058642 ID: 864 4605 8642 No passwords required   Timeli ... [More]

Hoover Fall Walk and Roll

Fri, Sep 30 4:45pm

It’s FALL Walk and Roll Week next week  October 3rd-7th!   HEDGIES Let’s WALK and ROLL!   Come and participate in the Walk and Roll week, by walking, scooting, biking, parking at neighborhood areas or ... [More]

Please collect your PTA Cards tomorrow(Friday, 09/30) 8-8:15 am

Thu, Sep 29 2:28pm

Thank you, PTA members, for letting me know your PTA card status.   Please collect your missed PTA cards from me tomorrow morning(Friday, 09/30) 8-8:15 am. I'll stand under the tree near Hoover's fron ... [More]

Garden Meetup, Saturday, October 1st, 9-11am

Tue, Sep 27 3:23pm

Come to the school garden for a morning of weeding, cleaning and planting!   Drinks and donuts will be provided.  Where: Garden (next to the library) When: Saturday, October 1st, 9-11am Note: Feel fre ... [More]

Hoover PTA Membership Cards

Tue, Sep 27 1:51pm

Dear Parents,   I hope the PTA Members among us have received your PTA cards in your kid's Friday folder. If not, please email me personally @ himani.a.manglani@gmail.com or reply to this post.  The p ... [More]

Urgent: Volunteer needed Wednesday morning 6-8am

Mon, Sep 26 7:37pm

Hi All, We are organizing our Winter Lodge ice Skating Party in December. We need some last minute help. We need a volunteer to help us stand in line at Winter Lodge on Wednesday morning 6-8:05am. Ple ... [More]

Reminder: Math Games Night (Friday, September 16th, 5-7pm at Hoover)

Thu, Sep 15 5:48pm

  Friday night, 5-7pm, is Math Games Night at Hoover! Michael Rosen and his Math Olympiad volunteers will be hosting a fun evening of math games and Hoover PTA volunteers will be serving pizza and ref ... [More]

Math Olympiad Registration

Thu, Sep 8 9:57pm

Math Olympiad Parents,   Our Math Olympiad classes start next week, and registration is Open!   Please fill out the registration form by Saturday, 9/17.   Here is our schedule:   Class Day/Time Start ... [More]

Palo Alto CAC Family Fun Day Sunday September 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Tue, Sep 6 6:21pm

Family Fun Day September 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm   Palo Alto CAC’s annual Family Fun Day Carnival! Sun Sep 18th 3-5pm, Addison Elementary School Magical Bridge Playground All families of children with ... [More]

Hoover Spiritwear Sale ends tomorrow

Tue, Sep 6 11:04am

30% Off Sale ends tomorrow! Click HERE to shop and order!

Bringing up Bicyclists, September 13th

Sun, Sep 4 9:33am

  Dear parents,   On Tuesday September 13th, Maria Abilock, PAUSD’s certified bike safety instructor, will offer her in-person course on Bringing Up Bicyclists.  The session will begin at 7:00PM - 8:0 ... [More]

Hoover PTA Math Games Night: 9/16, 5-7pm @ Hoover

Thu, Sep 1 12:04pm

Hoover PTA invites students to participate in Math Games Nights Friday, September 16th, 5-7pm @ Hoover Join us for a fun evening of math games and pizza!   Please register your student(s) so that we p ... [More]

Traffic Reminders // Volunteers Needed

Sun, Aug 28 8:49pm

Hello Everyone,   I want to thank you for your support as you drive through Hoover to drop off your student(s). First off, please remember to:   (1) Drive slowly through campus (2) Use the crosswalks ... [More]

BTS Special needs flier

Thu, Aug 18 10:13am

Hi all    I am this year's PTA Special Education / Inclusion Representatives at Hoover.  I want to raise the awareness on SPED and make sure every parent receives the attached BTS flier so that every  ... [More]

Back to School Spiritwear Sale!

Mon, Aug 15 8:21am

Hope everyone is settling into the new school year well.    The spiritwear company is having a back to school sale through September 7th with 30% off all purchases and free shipping on orders more tha ... [More]

Please update your child's classroom

Sun, Aug 14 4:54pm

Dear Hoover parents,  Welcome back! As you are all aware, we use Konstella for all PTA and PTA related communication. It is the one stop point to find out what is happening in your child’s classroom, ... [More]

Hoover PTA Back to School Information

Tue, Aug 9 2:06pm

Welcome to the 2022-23 School Year!  Hoover PTA Back to School Information First day of school is Thursday, August 11th at 8am. Feel free to stop by the PTA Table in the MP Room after drop off.   Save ... [More]