Unity Day - Wear Orange Tomorrow!

Tue, Oct 20 4:34pm

Hi All,   Unity Day is an event celebrated across America every year to promote kindness and togetherness in our schools. We've celebrated Unity Day here in Palo Alto and at Hoover every year since 20 ... [More]

School Board Candidate Forum - Elementary Education

Wed, Oct 14 11:13am

School Board Candidate Forum - Elementary Education   Wed. October 14th, 6:30-8:30 pm Elementary Education - School Board Candidate Forum   Join us and learn about the candidates for PAUSD school boar ... [More]

Ice Cream Tradition

Tue, Oct 6 4:24pm

Dear Parents,   As we enter new transitions, I am pleased to share we are still able to continue the Hoover Ice Cream tradition but with modifications.    Each Hoover student will receive one paper co ... [More]

Library Book and Materials Distribution

Tue, Oct 6 11:18am

Wednesday and Thursday this week! Please remember to bring your library books to return when you come to campus. There is a big blue bin labelled "Library Book Return." Thank you! Hoover Materials and ... [More]

Follow UP Meet with Jesse Ladomirak: OCTOBER 6TH 7-8PM ZOOM

Mon, Oct 5 5:56pm

A message from Lisa Ma Wu (VP of Events)    Former Hoover PTA President Keri Wagner invites the Hoover community to join Jesse Ladomirak on Tuesday, Oct 6th at 7-8pm for a Zoom Happy Hour. Please sign ... [More]

Final Correction: Zoom meeting ID and password for PTA general meeting on Tuesday

Fri, Oct 2 1:42pm

Dear parents,    Sorry for sending the second correction email. We had some mis-communications about zoom accounts and meeting IDs.  The following is the accurate zoom ID and password for our general ... [More]

Correction: PTA general meeting zoom ID and password

Thu, Oct 1 2:01pm

Dear parents,    Please use the following zoom ID and password for our meeting on the coming Tuesday. Sorry for the confusion and inconvenience.    Here is the zoom ID and password:  Meeting ID: 830 8 ... [More]

PTA General Meeting Oct. 6 at 9am

Thu, Oct 1 1:38pm

Dear parents,    Please join us and attend Hoover PTA Association Meeting on Tuesday Oct.6 at 9 am. We will discuss school reopening, hoover constructions, budget, and other important issues to our co ... [More]

TOMORROW, OCT 1ST: More with Karna Nisewaner

Wed, Sep 30 5:20pm

Karna received her BSE from Princeton University and her JD from UCLA Law.  She is currently Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Cadence Design Systems, where she manages a dozen lawyers focu ... [More]

Hoover PTA survey results

Wed, Sep 30 3:07pm

Dear parents,    Here are some results of the Hoover PTA school reopening survey. Thanks for taking the time to complete the survey.   Sunny 

A message from PAEA: Open letter to Board to Ed Meeting and Don Austin

Mon, Sep 28 9:09pm

Please read attached letter from PAEA.   If you would like to sign our letter, please fill out the Google Form at ​https://tinyurl.com/PAEA-Open-Letter-Sept27   There is a Special Board of Ed Meeting ... [More]

A message from PAUSD

Mon, Sep 28 9:05pm

Good evening PAUSD Elementary families:   I understand that this is not a typical time to send out a message. Things are evolving quickly, and we are sensitive about the sequencing of information. We ... [More]


Fri, Sep 25 10:58pm

Hoover Families, Please join us tomorrow: Saturday, September 26, from 10:30-11:30am to meet:   Karna Nisewaner, PAUSD Board Candidate & fellow PAUSD parent  ZOOM HERE: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84409 ... [More]

Hoover Reopening PTA Survey

Fri, Sep 25 4:16pm

Dear parents,    I hope this email finds you well.    We PTA created a short survey to ask parents' plans, thoughts, concerns, and suggestions about our district's reopening. Please take 5 minutes to ... [More]

PTA Update on Donations

Wed, Sep 23 10:40am

Hello Hoover Community,   We hope this email finds you well.  Firstly, a BIG THANK YOU to everyone who has contributed to our COVID fund. Your contributions have enabled us to invest in the following: ... [More]

Support Hoover when shopping at Amazon

Tue, Sep 22 5:29pm

Dear Hoover Parents,    Please connect your Amazon acount with Amazon smile for Hoover. Here is the link, please click! Thanks Vivian Liao for sharing it!   Amazon smile link for Hoover:   
https://sm ... [More]

Meet JESSE LADOMIRAK, PAUSD School Board Candidate

Tue, Sep 22 1:16pm

Dear Friends,   I hope all of you are doing as well as you possibly can in the strange world we find ourselves in.   I wanted to invite you to attend a Zoom "coffee" I am hosting with PAUSD School Boa ... [More]

Please attend: District Property Committee Meeting tonight at 6pm

Mon, Sep 21 3:54pm

Dear Hoover Community,    At Property Committee meeting tonight, the committee will discuss Hoover's construction project.  Please attend the meeting if you have time to learn more about the status an ... [More]

September Hoover Library News

Thu, Sep 10 2:25pm

  *HOOVER* ELEMENTARY LIBRARY NEWS (view on Google Docs with photos) September 2020   Welcome to the new families who are joining us this year, and welcome back to all the families returning for anoth ... [More]

Materials & Library Book Distributions

Tue, Sep 8 4:34pm

Hoover Materials and Library Book Pick Up 2nd and 4th weeks of each Month Wednesdays for Grades K-2 Thursdays for Grades 3-5 Drive-Thru is open 8:30 - 4 pm Beginning Sep 9   Please wear masks, park in ... [More]

Townhall Recording

Fri, Sep 4 9:13pm

Dear Hoover Community,    Thank you for joining our Town Hall yesterday. For those of you who were unable to attend or would like to view parts of it again, I’m attaching the link to the recording.   ... [More]

Townhall Meeting in 10 minutes

Thu, Sep 3 4:51pm

Hi Hoover community,    Please join us for today's townhall.    Here is the information about the meeting. Please attend! Topic: Hoover Townhall Meeting with Shounak Dharap Time: Sep 3, 2020 05:00 PM ... [More]

Townhall Meeting with Shounak Dharap tomorrow at 5:00pm

Wed, Sep 2 3:56pm

Dear Hoover community,   Please join our first townhall meeting with Shounak Dharap tomorrow at 5pm. Jennifer DiBrienza may join us as well and may be able to answer our questions.    Here is our agen ... [More]

Collecting Questions for Town Hall Meetings with board members

Tue, Sep 1 5:31pm

Dear Hoover students,  parents, teachers and staff,    We will host a series of town hall meetings with board members and candidates. Our first one is a meeting with Shounak Dharap on Thursday at 5 pm ... [More]

Motivate your child in distance learning webinar

Tue, Sep 1 11:28am

Dear Hoover Parent, Mabel Yiu is hosting a webminar this Thursday September 3, 2020 at 4pm. She will be chatting with a school psychologist, Lisa Marie Oefinger about how to best motivate your child i ... [More]

Bylaws for General Meeting Tomorrow

Mon, Aug 31 7:48pm

Hi parents,    Sorry for sending multiple emails. Here is the bylaws that we need to approve tomorrow.    zoom ID and password:  Meeting ID: 830 8424 1551 Passcode: 950159   Sunny 

Friendly Reminder: PTA General Meeting tomorrow (Sept. 1st) at 9:00am

Mon, Aug 31 5:11pm

Dear Hoover Parents,    I hope you had a good start of the week!    Our first PTA General Meeting is tomorrow, Sept.1st at 9:00am.  We will discuss very important issues, such as budget and hoover reb ... [More]

HOOVER RENOVATIONS UPDATE: https://rebuildhoover.org

Mon, Aug 31 10:08am

Dear Hoover Families,   Despite the news shared last week by the Superintendent that Hoover renovations is on hold, we must move together to ensure renovations will continue.   Next PAUSD & Board Revi ... [More]

Call for Room Parents!

Fri, Aug 28 1:50pm

Dear Parents,    We need room parents for Room4, Room5, Room6, Room7, Room8, Room29, Room30, Room27, Room15, Room16, Room17, and Room19.    Room parents are very essential and important PTA roles. The ... [More]


Wed, Aug 26 11:25pm

Hi Everyone,    Thanks so much for attending the meeting today and sharing your concerns and ideas! When more than 20% of all hoover parents attended a late meeting on Wednesday night, we showed a str ... [More]


Wed, Aug 26 4:39pm

Dear Hoover Parents,    The PAUSD Board put a stop last night, for the THIRD TIME in the course of ten years and three principals, to Hoover's renovations which had already been underway.   We need to ... [More]


Tue, Aug 25 10:55pm

Urgent: Please attend district board meeting tonight and support Hoover

Tue, Aug 25 4:08pm

Dear Parents and Teachers, Hoover's renovation project is on the district board meeting agenda tonight. The Board is planning to reject all bids for the Construction of the Hoover Elementary School Pr ... [More]

DO NOT order Yearbook 2020-2021

Sat, Aug 15 12:28pm

Dear Hoover Families, We are making adjustments as we go, and have decided NOT to have a school yearbook this year. Please do NOT order one from the one Check form or online. Alternative: create onlin ... [More]

Logging on to Schoology

Fri, Aug 14 11:13pm

Dear Hoover Parents & Hedgies:   I hope you have picked up your school supplies and looked at your schedules.   A parent from Duveneck was kind enough to put together some videos to help all of us log ... [More]

Please update your child's classroom

Fri, Aug 14 9:06am

Dear Hoover Parents, Welcome back to another exciting school year! 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 happen ... [More]

2019-2020 Yearbooks

Tue, Aug 11 12:05pm

Dear Hoover Families,   Yearbooks have arrived and we are planning on handing them out during pickup this Thursday and Friday. Thanks for your patience.   Yearbook Team

Correction: School Supplies are available 3pm to 6pm

Mon, Aug 10 12:58pm

Hi Everyone: A quick correction to my earlier correspondence, school supplies can be picked any time between 3pm to 6pm: School Supplies Pick up for Grades 3-5:  Thursday, August 13 from 3pm to 6pm Sc ... [More]