Thank you Hoover Community!

Thu, Jun 1 4:48pm

Dear Hoover Community, What a year! Hoover PTA is proud to have enriched the school experience with the following events and activities: Family Social, Math Night; Garden Meetups; Unity Day; schoolwid ... [More]

Engaging Summer Reading Activities for Students

Sun, May 28 5:14pm

Dear Hoover Parents and Families,   As the school year draws to a close, I want to make sure that your kiddos are connected with some summer reading opportunities and resources. To keep our students e ... [More]

Card for Mr. Sherman + Food Code

Fri, May 19 8:50pm

Good Evening Hoover families, Thank you for attending the Family Social and our amazing volunteers to make this event happen! It was SO much fun to reunite and spend time together to reflect on how ma ... [More]

Library Books due TOMORROW!

Sun, May 14 12:19pm

Dear Hoover Families,   I hope this email finds you well and that you are enjoying this beautiful weather. I wanted to take a moment to wish all the mothers in our school community a Happy Mother's Da ... [More]

Complimentary Hedgie T-Shirt Distribution 2023

Tue, May 9 1:08pm

Complimentary Hedgie T-Shirt Distribution 2023 In recognition of the solidarity and participation of families in this year of return, the Hoover PTA voted unanimously to issue Happy Hedgie T-shirts to ... [More]

PTA General Association Meeting, Tuesday May 9th 8:30 AM

Fri, May 5 12:20pm

Please come to the General PTA meeting, Tuesday May 9th, 8:30 AM. Meeting ID: 560 129 3354 Everyone is welcome to attend.   If you had any school expenses that y ... [More]

Aida's last day, May 4th

Wed, May 3 6:11pm

Aida's last day is tomorrow, May 4th. As some of you know, she have not been feeling well and her surgery will be next week. If you are able to stop by and send her your best wishes, it would mean a l ... [More]

Teacher Appreciation Week, May 1-5th

Mon, May 1 8:58am

Teacher Appreciation Week   We celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week, May 1-5th. It will be organized by Room Parents with breakfast and lunches for teachers throughout the week. This campus-wide, colle ... [More]

International Festival 2023 Collage

Sun, Apr 30 2:59pm

The International Festival was such a memorable experience! Seeing all the colors, beautiful traditional attire, performances and tasting traditional foods brought so much joy to our community! Thank ... [More]

4/29 - International Festival, April 29th 2-4pm

Thu, Apr 27 7:56pm

Dear Hoover Community,   We are excited to finally be able to welcome Hoover families on campus again for our International Festival.   Please join us for an afternoon of cultural stations and perform ... [More]

4/26: SPIRIT DAY: BOOK CHARACTER DAY - Lunch time activities CANCELLED.

Wed, Apr 26 11:21am

    Due to unexpected emergencies,  Book Character Day Lunch time activities is cancelled today.   Thank you for your understanding.   Bryna Lee & Mona Soetanto Hoover PTA VP Events

Last Day for Yearbook Purchase

Wed, Apr 26 10:22am

Last call for yearbook purchase. If you have not purchased a yearbook, today is the last day.   You can purchase it here. If you are not sure if you already purchased a yearbook, please send an email ... [More]


Tue, Apr 25 9:39am

Hoover Student Council decided that the April 26th Spirit Day  will be BOOK CHARACTER DAY!   Dress up to school as your favorite Book Character! There would be lunch time activities during lunch break ... [More]

UPDATED for "Ms. Cathy reads in the garden" as part of Earth and Spring Walk and Roll Week

Mon, Apr 17 2:45pm

Dear all,   Happy Earth Week! We wanted you to be aware of the update that "Ms. Cathy reads in the garden" has been moved from Wednesday 4/19 to Tuesday 4/18 (TOMORROW) at lunchtime. Ms. Cathy will st ... [More]

Volunteers Needed - Earth Day Activity

Mon, Apr 17 2:02pm

  Dear Parents,   As you may already know, Earth Day is approaching, and we have planned some exciting activities for students to participate in during lunchtime on Thursday (4/20). We are looking for ... [More]

Earth and Spring Walk and Roll Week

Fri, Apr 14 10:21am

 EARTH and SPRING WALK and ROLL WEEK April 17th-21st    Help Our Earth! Parents and kids come join clean up the school garden on Monday 4/17 during lunch time.   Enjoy The Nature. Ms. Cathy reads in t ... [More]

PTA General Association Meeting

Mon, Apr 10 11:29am

Hi everyone,   You are invited to attend PTA General Association Meeting Tuesday April 11th 8:30 AM.   Apart from discussing our budget and events, Nikole Manou - new principle of Hoover will join our ... [More]

PTA General Association Meeting

Fri, Mar 31 12:21pm

Hi everyone,   After the Spring Break ends PTA will have it's General Association Meeting Tuesday April 11th 8:30 AM.   Everyone is welcome to join.   Here is the zoom link for GAM:   https://us02web. ... [More]

PTA Election Nominee List 2023-2024

Wed, Mar 29 9:46am

Hoover Elementary PTA Nominating Committee met in February/March 2023 to consider all eligible candidates for the 2023-2024 term of office. On behalf of the nominating committee, I present the followi ... [More]

Reflections Program Update and 2023-2024 Theme

Tue, Mar 28 11:08pm

Congratulations David K.  for receiving an Award of Merit from the California State PTA round of judging Student Title of Work Art Category Local PTA Council PTA David K. SHOW YOUR COLOR, SHOW YOUR VO ... [More]

Lando Engineering & Design Thinking and Origami after school @ Hoover

Fri, Mar 24 9:27pm

Lando Engineering & Design Thinking is a new after school program for Hoover. Apr 10 - May 22, 2023 Monday 2:10 pm - 4:10 pm Pacific Daylight Time   Gr K - Gr 3 Room 19 Registration link https://www.f ... [More]

Join the last PTA Coffee, Friday - March 24th at 8am

Wed, Mar 22 7:42pm

Dear Hoover Community, Join the PTA for a coffee - last one of the school year! When: Friday, March 24th at 8am Where: Hoover Library    The PTA Team have Executive and Key Volunteer roles open next s ... [More]

Hoover School Happenings

Wed, Mar 15 9:29pm

Dear Parent, Join the Hoover School Happenings! Principal's Coffee Thursday, March 16th, 5:30pm, Zoom Link Bringing up Bicyclists Parent Class Saturday, April 15th, 10-11:30am. Meet at Greendell MP Ro ... [More]

Last PTA Events this year!

Wed, Mar 15 8:55pm

Don’t miss out on the remaining PTA Events this year!   International Festival Saturday, April 29th, 2-4pm, Hoover lunch tables Open to Hoover students and their families Come learn about the various ... [More]

March 10 Hedgie Spiritwear deadline

Sat, Mar 11 10:43am

March 10 Hoover Hedgie Spiritwear   We launched a Spiritwear site with the vendor Uproar Ink with t-shirts, sweatshirt and water bottle.   Please get orders in today ... [More]

Thank You for the Successful Book Fair

Fri, Mar 3 11:34pm

Hi All,   Thank you for making this book fair a tremendous success!   We thought we were going to raise $40 from the book fair but decided to organize it anyway to promote literacy and bring our commu ... [More]

Hoover Hedige Spritwear - March 10 deadline for new batch of items!

Fri, Mar 3 7:40pm

Hoover Hedgie Spiritwear   We are excited to launch our new Hoover Spiritwear website (link) with the vendor Uproar Ink!   We have t-shirts, hoodies and water bottles available for Hoover Hedgies in o ... [More]

Important Information about Hoover Book Fair

Wed, Mar 1 9:15am

Hi All,   We are ecstatic about how the book fair is turning out. Your kids love the books and the toys. Couple of important things:   1) Each room teacher has put out a Wish List for books. It's a sm ... [More]

Book Fair Week 2/27-3/3: Teacher Wish List Available

Sat, Feb 25 3:08pm

Dear Hoover Parent, Stop by Book Fair in the MP Room from 2/27-3/3. Your Teacher Wish List is available, when you visit in person. ---------- Book Fair Sale Hours: Monday 2/27: 7:45-8:45am and 2-3:00p ... [More]

Martial Arts and Hip Hop Spring after school

Sat, Feb 25 11:14am

  The Martial Arts and Hip Hop Spring after school registration is open.  

PTA Needs Help

Thu, Feb 23 8:59am

Greetings Hedgie Parent, PTA needs you! Join the PTA Team for 2023-2024. Learn more about the roles available: Contact or -Children Benefit -School Benefits -Make Con ... [More]

Invention Convention 2023 Pictures

Wed, Feb 22 9:18pm

Here are pictures from Invention Convention 2023.  Thank you to our Happy Hedgies for sharing your Invention! Thank you Sunny Liu and Shivani Jain for taking pictures!  

Monday, Feb 27th - Author Visit, Book Signing, PTA Coffee, and Book Fair Kick Off!

Wed, Feb 22 8:40pm

Dear Hoover Community, Exciting news! Author/illustrator Arree Chung, author of Mixed, Remixed, and more, will visit Hoover on Monday, February 27th.  Join the Hoover PTA for a coffee to kick off the ... [More]

Reflections program submissions are now on display in the MP room

Fri, Feb 10 10:08am

Dear Parents,   All the submissions from the Reflections program are now on display in the MP room. Please take the opportunity to view them tonight at the STEAM night, or at a time that is convenient ... [More]

Map of STEAM Night-Friday, Feb 10th!

Wed, Feb 8 8:18pm

Come to campus Friday, February 10th, 5-7pm for STEAM Night and Invention Convention! See the map of the vendors attached.   STEAM Night Science Technology  Engineering  Arts Math stations include sci ... [More]

PTA General Association Meeting

Mon, Feb 6 4:50pm

All parents are invited to join the PTA General Association Meeting. When: Tuesday, February 7th at 8:30am Zoom: ID: 864 4605 8642 No passwords required Timeline ... [More]

PTA General Association Meeting

Fri, Feb 3 3:53pm

All parents are invited to join the PTA General Association Meeting.   When: Tuesday, February 7th at 8:30am Zoom: ID: 864 4605 8642 No passwords required   Timel ... [More]

Afterschool Program Kim Grant Tennis Academy Spring 2023 session's registration is open

Thu, Feb 2 7:35pm

Sign up link: SPRING 2023 AFTERSCHOOL TENNIS PROGRAM INFO:  DATE: Fridays February 24- May 26, 2023 (11 weeks) TIME: 2:10-3:10pm LOCATION: Hoover's Bla ... [More]

Inviting Volunteers for the PTA Nomination Committee!

Thu, Feb 2 4:18pm

What is a Nominating Committee?  The Nominating Committee (or NomCom for short) is a group of volunteer parents whose purpose is to seek out and recruit parents and teachers for PTA Board positions an ... [More]

Invention Convention: Pick up a Display Board and Start to Invent!

Tue, Jan 31 11:14am

Dear hedge inventors and parents,    It's the time to start to work on the invention convention! If you have signed up for the convention, please get a display board from the front office. The deadlin ... [More]

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   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.  

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]


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. For many famili ... [More]

Get your Hoover Hoodies

Wed, Oct 5 7:12am

Stay warm these Fall mornings in a Hoover 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: 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 @ 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]