Wed, May 29 10:33pm

Hello Hoover Parents! The yearbook (YB) for this school year 2018 - 2019 is ready for distribution and has been given the class teachers.  If there are multiple copies that were ordered, the older sib ... [More]

"Shelfie" and Summer Reading

Fri, May 17 10:53am

Your child will be bring home a “Shelfie” soon. This is a representation of her favorite books from this year. Please support your child’s love of reading and all her reading choices. Academic choice ... [More]

Reminder -- Hoover Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast tomorrow morning!

Thu, May 16 9:54pm

Dear Hoover Parents! A gentle reminder that we having our Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast tomorrow, 5/17/2019 at 7.45 am, hosted by all our wonderful Teachers. There is a change of venue due to the c ... [More]

Hoover Volunteer Appreciation Event!!

Mon, May 13 9:36pm

S.O.T... SAVED our Tortoise!! :)

Sat, May 11 5:14pm

Dear Hoover Parents!   Rudy has been FOUND!!! He is back inside Room 6, in his home, as of this moment. THANK YOU to Chris Ortiz, his son Kai Ortiz, George Azzi and his daughter Amelia Azzi for findin ... [More]

S.O.T........Save Our Tortoise!!!

Sat, May 11 11:07am

Dear Parents! This is almost a SOS situation...! For those who are not yet aware, Room 6 has a Pet Tortoise - Rudy.  He lives in his home inside Room 6 and is usually put out every day in the Kinderga ... [More]

PTA General Association meeting tomorrow morning at 8.05 am.

Mon, May 6 9:32am

Dear Hoover Parents, A gentle reminder that we are having our last PTA General  Association meeting of this school year tomorrow, May 7th at 8.05 am in the MPRoom. We will be voting in our new PTA Exe ... [More]

Map for Traffic changes for next week - May 6th to May 10th

Thu, May 2 9:35pm

Dear Hoover Parents, This is a follow up to Mr. Sherman's email on the Traffic changes at Hoover for next week. For your easy reference, please see below (and also sent as an attachment), the campus a ... [More]


Thu, May 2 10:42am

Dear Hoover Parents! It is that time of the year when we all show our gratitude to all of our Hoover Teachers and Staff, for all the things they do for our children, unfailingly.... every single schoo ... [More]

Library Year End Dates

Mon, Apr 29 1:46pm

Dear Hoover families,   The end of the year is upon us. I want to share the Library Year End schedule with you:   May 6 – 9       Last week of check-out. May 13 – 16  All books are due. No check-out. ... [More]

Administrative Professionals day today!!

Wed, Apr 24 12:02pm

Dear Hoover Parents! Today is Administrative Professionals Day!! It  will be nice to Wish and Thank our front office staff - School Secretary, Ms. Rachelle Tarifa and our School Clerk,  Ms. Kathy Yang ... [More]


Wed, Apr 17 5:44pm

Dear Hoover Families! We hope to see you all at the Principal's coffee, this Friday 4/19 at 8 am in the MPRoom. The main topic is about the upcoming renovation. There will be a presentation to discuss ... [More]

Your Opportunity to join the Hoover Site Council

Tue, Apr 16 9:26pm

Dear Hoover Parents,   Sending this announcement about our Hoover School Site Council (SSC) body and make you aware of the upcoming nomination / election process for electing parent members of SSC for ... [More]

Not to miss tomorrow --- The Hoover International Festival & Art Show

Sat, Apr 13 12:43am

Dear Hoover Parents! It is here --- the wonderful International Festival & the awesome Art Show! You can visit 11 country booths and get to know their culture, taste their cuisine, and understand a bi ... [More]

Hoover International Festival - TOMORROW - April 13 4pm to 6pm

Fri, Apr 12 10:28pm

The International Festival is TOMORROW, Saturday April 13th from 4pm to 6pm   We have many country booths participating including - Japan, Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, Korea, China, Indonesia, Iran, Me ... [More]

Herbert Hoover Elementary PTA General Association Meeting - April 9, 2019.

Mon, Apr 8 1:58pm

Dear Hoover Parents, This is to remind you that we are having our 5th General Association meeting tomorrow Tuesday, April 9th in the MP Room at 8.05 am.  We request all our members to please attend. T ... [More]


Sun, Apr 7 11:12pm

If you have provided volunteer service to our students in any capacity this year, please join us for a group photo for the Hoover Yearbook.   INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL SATURDAY, APRIL 13TH MEET AT 5PM NE ... [More]

Spring After School Program Calendar

Fri, Apr 5 5:34pm

Dear Hoover Parents, Here is the Spring after school program calendar. The links for registering are available via the links in the attachment.  Most Programs start on April 15th and after. For any qu ... [More]

3rd and Last Open House tomorrow!

Tue, Mar 26 10:43pm

Dear Hoover Parents! We are having our final Open House for this school year.  All classrooms are open from 8 am -10 am. Please come by and visit your child's classroom to see the learning that goes o ... [More]

Hoover International Festival - Come One Come All !

Tue, Mar 26 10:04am

Hello Hoover    Are you excited? We certainly are! We truly have an amazing line up for the international festival with generous families coming forward to share their time and energy for putting up a ... [More]

International Festival Last Chance - sign up for your country booth and dance performance

Mon, Mar 25 9:24am

Hoover International Festival 2019, April 13, 4 pm    Hello Hoover Families   And we are coming to a close as spring break is upon us - but we still have a few openings! Whats up Hoover families?????  ... [More]

Last call for Book Fair! Tomorrow Friday March 22, open from 7:15 AM until 10:30 AM,

Thu, Mar 21 9:22pm

Last call to get books at the Hoover Book Fair!  Tomorrow, Friday March 22nd,  is the Last Day of our School Book Fair, we are open from 7:15 AM until 10:30 AM.  Then all the books are getting packed ... [More]

HOOVER BOOK FAIR, EARLY OPEN at 7:15 AM in morning.

Wed, Mar 20 3:42pm

HOOVER BOOK FAIR MARCH 18 – 22  Dear Parents,  Please note the new timings for Hoover Book Fair. We understand that it is easier for parents to come to the Book Fair earlier in the morning before drop ... [More]


Tue, Mar 19 12:02pm

HOOVER BOOK FAIR MARCH 18 – 22   Dear Parents, Today we had a great start of our School Book Fair, tomorrow, Day 2, will be a fun filled active day, we will be open from 7:45 AM to 12:00 noon, in the ... [More]

Hoover International Festival 2019, Saturday April 13, 4 pm

Tue, Mar 19 6:22am

Hoover International Festival 2019, April 13, 4 pm    Hello Hoover Families   This has been a slow week, but nevertheless we want to give a shout out to the families who have signed up. Thank you for ... [More]

International Festival, 4 pm, April 13 2019 - coming soon!

Fri, Mar 15 8:59am

Hoover International Festival 2019, April 13, 4 pm    This is fun and exciting as we get closer to the day. We are well on our way with our enthusiastic, dynamic, lovely Hoover families participating ... [More]


Wed, Mar 13 4:47pm

Dear Hoover Parents! You may have received Flyers and Fact sheets about the Stanford GUP and how PAUSD is requesting full mitigation from Stanford, for the new students who are going to be enrolled in ... [More]

Hoover International Festival April 13 2019

Mon, Mar 11 9:43am

International Festival 2019, April 13, 4 pm  Dear Hoover Families    And we are on our way, planning for the famous International Festival. We are nearly a month away (and spring break occurs right be ... [More]

Invention Convention - Bring Inventions to School on Monday March 04

Sun, Mar 3 9:38pm

Dear Parenrs, Don’t forget to send children’s Inventions tomorrow morning on Monday 04March. We still need volunteers to help with the set up, so please consider helping  whenever you can during the d ... [More]

PTA 2019-20 Board executive Members Needed

Mon, Feb 18 1:30pm

Help Wanted!! Your Child Needs You!     Hoover 2019-20 PTA Board Executive Members Needed        VP Fundraising   Help to increase participation for the PTA Direct Donation Plan and organize relevant ... [More]

For siblings entering Kindergarten next school year

Wed, Feb 13 12:17am

Dear Hoover parents, It's that time of the year... If your current Hoover student (K-4th grade) has a younger sibling and you would like your younger sibling to attend Hoover in 2019-2020, please fill ... [More]

Read Across the World March 1st at noon

Tue, Feb 12 3:12pm

Read Across the World Friday, March 1, 2019 at noon in the Hoover Library I am looking for parents who can read a children’s story in a language other than English to a small group of children. If you ... [More]

INVENTION CONVENTION - Intent to Invent Form and Information Packet

Tue, Feb 12 10:59am

Dear Hoover Parents,   If students are interested, they can still participate. They just need to turn their ENTRY FORM in to the office and pickup their board to take home. INTENT TO INVENT forms shou ... [More]

Transportation Safety Announcement: New Pedestrian Hybrid Beacons on El Camino

Fri, Feb 8 3:45pm

New Crosswalk Safety Enhancements Coming Soon to El Camino Real Caltrans is installing Pedestrian Hybrid Beacons (PHBs) at several intersections along El Camino Real from San Jose to San Francisco. PH ... [More]

SPECIAL GUEST for Principal's Coffee tomorrow morning - 2/8/2019 .... DO NOT MISS!!

Thu, Feb 7 10:40pm

Dear Hoover Parents! This is a reminder that we are having our Principal's Coffee tomorrow morning - 2/8/2019 in the MPRoom at 8 am. We have a special guest  joining us - Our new School Superintendent ... [More]


Wed, Feb 6 3:09pm

Dear Hoover Parents,   If your kid still wishes  to participate in Invention Convention this year, there is STILL TIME. Students should turn in ENTRY FORMS by Feb 08, Friday. Parents and students just ... [More]

PTA 19-20 Executives Board Member

Tue, Feb 5 1:42pm

Dear Hoover parents! Would you like to participate in our PTA for the 2019-2020 school year? We are looking at positions of Vice-President/Co-VP of Fundraising and Vice-president/Co-VP of Events. You ... [More]

PTA General Association Meeting tomorrow morning - 2/5/019 at 8.05 am

Mon, Feb 4 5:42pm

Dear Hoover Parents, Hope you are all well.  Please join us tomorrow for the Hoover PTA General Association Meeting in the MPRoom from 8.05 am to 8.35 am. You will hear updates that have happened sinc ... [More]

RAINBOW Day this Friday 2/01

Thu, Jan 31 12:02am

Dear Hoover Parents!   This Friday, 2/01 is the last day of our ABC Spirit & Inclusion week and we will be having special Inclusion based activities during lunch time.   But during the morning recess ... [More]

All About Book link open

Mon, Jan 28 9:14am

Dear Families, I have fixed the link for you to sign up for come for a class visit. Julie

Nominating Committee

Mon, Jan 21 7:08pm

It is time to prepare for our upcoming Hoover PTA board members election for year 2019-20. Do you know some people who you think would be a great addition to our PTA leadership? We are looking for 5 p ... [More]


Tue, Jan 15 11:13am

Hi Parents, Please see attached for a pdf copy of the Entry Form for Invention Convention on 05-06 March2019 and important dates. A hard copy was sent home earlier this week.   Please have students re ... [More]

INVENTION CONVENTION - March 5 & 6 - 2019

Mon, Jan 14 10:52am

THE INVENTION CONVENTION IS BACK! < March 5 & 6 >  MARK THESE DATES ON YOUR CALENDAR!    On Friday, January 11, all Hoover students should have brought home an ENTRY FORM to participate in our annual ... [More]

Winter After school program calendar

Fri, Jan 11 2:08pm

Dear Hoover Parents! The much awaited After school program schedule for the winter session is ready. Please take a look below. We have also attached a pdf version which has links that you can directly ... [More]

Lego Engineering / EV3.....Winter Session

Mon, Jan 7 6:27pm

Dear Hoover Parents! Please see below the details of the Lego Engineering program offered in the  Winter session as an After school program. If you have any questions, please contact Rachelle Tarifa a ... [More]

Classroom Fund

Sun, Dec 9 9:58pm

Dear Hoover Parents, Hope all is going well. I wish to keep you in the loop about the slight changes we are making this school year with regard to the use of the Classroom Fund and with respect to tea ... [More]

Winter parties: Use your room's reusable party pack

Wed, Dec 5 10:50pm

Dear Hoover Parents, It's the time of the year that many classrooms have winter parties.  On behalf of the Green Team, I wanted to remind you to use the reusable party pack that your room was given la ... [More]

A NEW AFTER SCHOOL Program coming soon.... !!

Tue, Dec 4 10:36am

Dear Hoover Parents! This is to let you know of an upcoming After school program at Hoover for the Winter session.   This is for Chinese language classes taught by Athena Chinese Language School. Belo ... [More]

Your support is always appreciated

Mon, Dec 3 3:08pm

  Dear Hoover Families,   Time flies! We are already in the last month of 2018 and middle of the school year 2018/2019.   Every school year brings excitement and multiple fun activities for children, ... [More]

3rd PTA General Association Meeting - Tuesday 12/4/2018

Mon, Dec 3 12:21pm

Dear Hoover Parents! A reminder that we are having our PTA General Association Meeting tomorrow morning from 8.05 am - 8.30 am in the MPRoom. Please join us. We will be voting on a few items and will ... [More]


Thu, Nov 29 9:58pm

Hello Hoover Families, It is the time of the year to have the much awaited and eagerly expected the exclusive HOOVER ICE SKATING PARTY. Venue: Winter Lodge Date and time: 12 December 2018, 5.30 -7.30 ... [More]

A couple of important and URGENT ADVOCACY items.....please help.!

Thu, Nov 29 1:25pm

Dear Hoover Parents! There are a few items that have come in from PTAC  (the Palo Alto Council of all PTAs) and are action items which are due either today or tomorrow. Please consider taking action a ... [More]

Principal's Coffee tomorrow...11/15/2018

Thu, Nov 15 10:38pm

Dear Hoover Parents! A gentle reminder that tomorrow is the Principal's Coffee from 8 am - 9 am in the M P Room.   Hope to see you all there!

Hoover Field Day

Fri, Nov 2 11:16pm

Hoover's 1st Field Day Saturday, Nov 3, 2018 11:30am - 2:30pm   With excitement we look forward to seeing you for the 1st Hoover Field Day!   Please come and cheer our children as they participate in ... [More]


Thu, Nov 1 5:16pm

Dear Hoover Parents, IF you can make it to the phone banking tonight, even for an hour, it will be much appreciated. Please sign up below: ... [More]

We need your lovely baked goods 🍪

Thu, Nov 1 10:52am

Hi Parents,   As part of our first ever field day event at Hoover, we are reaching out to you to bring as many baked goods as you can, to help with our bake sale. The more you bring, the more we sell, ... [More]

Important Hoover Field Day information

Sat, Oct 27 8:37am

Hello Hoover Community,   Let the races begin!!!   Please come and cheer our children on, as they participate in our first ever Hoover Field Day, on Saturday, November 3, from 11:30 am - 2:30 pm.  Eve ... [More]

PICTURE MAKE_UP DAY ...tomorrow - 10 /25

Wed, Oct 24 1:29pm

Dear Hoover Parents!  A reminder that tomorrow, 10/25/2018  is Picture Make-up Day.  Please read the flyer from the photographer for more details.   Thank you! Hoover PTA    

ID cards / Student Asset Cards

Wed, Oct 24 1:03pm

Oct 24, 2018   Hoover Families, Watch your Friday Folders! Your student will be receiving a Hoover ID card that will work as a Student Asset Card at the Palo Alto City Libraries if you opted in. Hoove ... [More]

Unity Day is Tomorrow!- Don't forget to wear something orange

Tue, Oct 23 8:42pm

 Please have your kids wear orange tomorrow for Unity Day!      Thank you, Hoover Special Needs Representatives


Mon, Oct 22 2:16pm

Dear Hoover Parents!! We are happy to announce that the Hoover Gear for this school year is ready and the store is now OPEN!! You have a wide variety of apparel to choose from Unisex T-shirts, Girls F ... [More]

UNITY DAY!!!!! WEAR ORANGE on October 24th

Sat, Oct 20 4:25pm

Unity Day is this coming Wednesday!   Please have your kids wear orange this coming Wednesday for Unity Day! Unity Day is a day of solidarity where we wear orange and come together to support those wh ... [More]

School Office closes at 1.30 pm tomorrow...

Tue, Oct 16 11:01am

Dear Parents!! Please note that the office is closing right at 1.30 pm tomorrow for a Mandatory Staff Training. There will be no one around.  So, please make sure that you pick your child up on time, ... [More]

Phone banking help for Measure Z....

Mon, Oct 8 9:28pm

Dear Hoover Parents, Voting YES on Measure Z is Crucial for our School District Facility’s Safety and Security and for 21st Century Learning Standards. Measure Z funds will continue PAUSD facility imp ... [More]

Take It Personally (TIP) program - parenting Workshop by Project Cornerstone

Mon, Oct 8 12:59pm

Dear Hoover Parents, TIP is back! We have two different sessions being offered at 2 different sites - one in the morning and one in the evening time bands, for the convenience of parents. Please see t ... [More]

PTA Calendar 2018 - 2019

Wed, Oct 3 1:30pm

Dear Hoover Parents, The Hoover PTA calendar is ready. Hard copies will also be sent home. If you would like to take a copy, please check the attachment. Thank you for patiently waiting for the copies.

2nd PTA General Association Meeting this Tuesday, 10/2 from 8.05 am - 8.25 am in the MPRoom

Sun, Sep 30 2:58pm

Dear Hoover Parents, We are having our General Association meeting this Tuesday, 10/2 in the MPRoom at 8.05 am. We request all PTA members to attend, as we have a few key items to vote on - Calendar, ... [More]

1st Principal's coffee tomorrow 9/21 at 8am.

Thu, Sep 20 11:15pm

Dear Hoover Parents, A gentle reminder that tomorrow Friday, September 21, we will have our 1st Principal's Coffee in the MP room from 8:00-9:00am. Kindly attend, if you are able to.  Posting Mr. Sher ... [More]

New Reusable Party Packs: ask your classroom teachers and room parents to use them!

Sun, Sep 16 10:41pm

Dear Hoover Families, The Hoover Green Team launched reusable party packs last spring.  They are perfect for room/grade potlucks!  Each classroom teacher was given a set of 24 dishwasher safe plates, ... [More]

Online Payment for PTA direct appeal, PTA Membership and Yearbook

Sun, Sep 2 5:51pm

Dear Hoover Parents, You can now pay your donations online for Hoover PTA. Please go to the More tab on your Homepage ---> Select Donations from the options --> Choose the item(s) you want to contribu ... [More]

Invention convention - Parent Coordinators Needed

Mon, Aug 27 1:41pm

Dear Hoover Parents,   As most of you know Ms Rigas has kindly organized Invention Convention for last so many years. As she is preparing her transition,  I have been working closely with her for past ... [More]

Volunteer Request: Classroom Yearbook Coordinator

Fri, Aug 24 2:41pm

Dear Parents, Welcome back - Signup is now open for Classroom Yearbook Coordinators.    Volunteer Job Entails: 1. Gathering photos of students in your class (field trips, group projects) 2. Uploading ... [More]


Tue, Aug 21 12:06pm

Dear Hoover Parents, Pls find attached the much awaited after-school programs schedule.  If you have any questions, pls contact  our office - Rachelle Tarifa --   Thank you!  


Tue, Aug 14 12:33am

Dear Hoover Parents, Welcome back to another exciting school year! As most of you must be aware, we use Konstella for all PTA and PTA related communication. It is the one stop point to find out what i ... [More]


Wed, Aug 8 11:52pm

Dear Hoover Parents! Hope you are well and have had a good summer! This quick email is to let you know that we will be archiving last school year's content and we will be creating new classrooms for t ... [More]