3 Part Webinar Series on Building Resilience in our children, families and community

Mon, Jun 15 4:10pm

Hi Parents,   PAUSD is in partnership with Acknowledge Alliance and PTAC is hosting a webinar series on Building Resilience in our children, families and community, in a series of three sessions on Th ... [More]


Tue, Jun 9

Dear Hoover Parents! This is the final call for placing your Year Book Orders for this school year 2019-2020. Please use the Sales Tab on Konstella to do so.   The deadline to place orders is: this Fr ... [More]

Summer Course on SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL LEARNING offered by PAUSD - from July 6th to July 31st

Thu, Jun 4 6:14pm

Dear Hoover Parents!   As we come to the close of the original school closing for the summer, here is a very important information to help build and work on the SEL skills for the children, more so du ... [More]

Anti-Racism Resources for all grade levels

Thu, Jun 4 5:14pm

PTA Council Health & Wellness Announcement: Anti-Racism Resources for all grade levels  Please CLICK HERE for resources for articles, websites, book lists and books that may be helpful in your discuss ... [More]

Summer reading

Wed, Jun 3 2:56pm

Hoover families,   Congratulations on completing this historic school year. Thank you for all you have done for your students over the last couple of challenging months. Thank you for keeping them con ... [More]

Last Hoover PTA General Association meeting - 6/2/2020

Mon, Jun 1 4:08pm

Dear Parents! We request all  our PTA members to join us tomorrow 6/2/2020, for the last PTA General Association meeting of this school year at 10 am. Please scroll down below for the link to join the ... [More]

Last Virtual Principal's Coffee for this school year - Tomorrow - 5/22/2020 at 10 am

Thu, May 21 12:27pm

Dear Hoover Parents! You are invited to attend the final Principal's Coffee for this school year with Mr. Sherman. He will go over a few important topics, as we are close this school year. A few of th ... [More]

Your Inputs is needed today - about School reopening in Fall

Mon, May 18 2:51pm

Dear Hoover Parents! You may be aware that our school Superintendent, Dr. Don Austin has been hosting webinars  for the past few weeks on Mondays.  Today's webinar will focus on gathering the thoughts ... [More]

Honor Ms. Davis

Sat, May 9 11:45pm

Dear Hoover Families,   The yearbook team would like to dedicate the last few pages to Ms. Davis. We will plan to create collage pages. Please send us a photo, a drawing, a painting, a poem, or any ty ... [More]

Online PRINCIPAL'S COFFEE tomorrow - 5/8/2020

Thu, May 7 12:15pm

Dear Hoover Parents! You may be aware of the sudden and unexpected passing away of Ms. Rachel Davis. We are very saddened by this loss. School is working together to support each other, our students, ... [More]

It is Teacher's Day today....!

Tue, May 5 1:11pm

  ‘Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.’ – William Butler Yeats         A Very Happy Teacher's Day!!...... to all our dear Teachers at Hoover. You are the light that ign ... [More]

Parent Volunteers Needed for Hoover Site Council

Tue, Apr 28 4:06pm

Dear Hoover Parents:   I hope everyone is staying safe and keeping positive in these unusual times.   We have two openings on the Hoover Site Council and would like you to consider joining this wonder ... [More]

PTA General Association Online meeting tomorrow - 4/29/2020 at 10 am

Tue, Apr 28 12:41pm

Dear Hoover Parents! Hope you are all doing well and staying safely indoors. We will be having our April PTA General Association meeting online tomorrow  - April 29th at 10 am via video conferencing.  ... [More]

Earth Day is everyday

Wed, Apr 22 12:37pm

Dear Hoover Families It's getting harder to remember what day it is when we are all sheltered-in-place, isn't it? Today is EARTH DAY!!! While we all coop up at home, unable to enjoy our beautiful plan ... [More]

PTA General Meeting - April 29 at 10am

Fri, Apr 17 4:46pm

Dear PTA Members,   Hope you and your family are coping well and staying healthy.   The Hoover PTA will be conducting our second-to-last General Meeting on Wednesday, April 29th, at 10am by Zoom.  We ... [More]

Dr Don Austin's interactive virtual discussion tomorrow, 4/16/2020 at 11 am

Wed, Apr 15 7:51pm

Hello Hoover Parents! How is it going? Hope all is well with you and your children. I wish to share the details of an interactive virtual discussion which is to be held tomorrow Thursday, April 16 at ... [More]

Palo Alto PTA Council Health & Wellness Webinar Series

Thu, Apr 2 10:20am

Dear Parents,   We hope this email to find you all well. We understand this is unusual time and take toll on all of you.  We would like to support you with weekly Health & Wellness Webinar Series:   T ... [More]

ABC Reading Program...an UPDATE

Sun, Mar 29 7:34pm

Dear Hoover Parents! Hope you are all well and managing the best you can, under these circumstances. These are rather unusual times we are in, and we hope that it tides away sooner than later. We want ... [More]

Hoover PTA website - resources

Mon, Mar 23 12:35pm

Dear Hoover Parents! I hope that you are all well and managing alright while being sheltered at home! I want you to let you all know of a few resources available that you can use during this uncertain ... [More]

Zoom Webinar: Thursday, 3/19, 7:00 pm The Coronavirus & Understanding the Science of Physical Distancing and How This Impacts Our Families

Thu, Mar 19 8:37pm

Zoom Webinar: The Coronavirus & Understanding the Science of Physical Distancing and How This Impacts Our Families Thursday March 19, 2020 at 7:00 pm via ZOOM    The PTAC Health & Wellness Committee i ... [More]

Library Read Alouds and Rapid ID on Chromebooks

Thu, Mar 19 11:55am

Hello Hoover families, I miss you all so much. I hope you are well and finding some peace in your new routines and time together. On the library website there are directions for how to login to your s ... [More]


Tue, Mar 17 2:06pm

Dear Hoover Parents! In the light of the very fast changing situations and new announcements in relation to COVID-19, we have decided to postpone the Online Book Fair for now, as we are unsure about c ... [More]

List of Nominees for the Hoover PTA Board 2020-2021

Sat, Mar 14 8:09pm

Dear Hoover Parents! We are very happy to announce that we have a full slate of Officers for the next school year's Hoover PTA Board! Congratulations to all the new nominees!! We will need to vote the ... [More]

Updates, changes and more....

Sat, Mar 14 1:26am

Dear Hoover Parents! I hope that you are all well, amidst all things Covid! Because of recent developments and with things moving so fast, it has taken a while to send out this update. There are some ... [More]

Hoover PTA 2020-21 Board and Chair Positions Needed!

Thu, Mar 5 9:54am

   PTA executive board member needed: Deadline 3/12/20       Co-President   As we have had a challenging time to fill the President Position, we are opening the PTA President position to be filled by ... [More]

Read Across the World

Wed, Mar 4 1:52pm

Read Across the World Saturday, March 21, 2019  9 am - noon During the Books Inc Book Fair at Hoover I am looking for parents who can read a children’s story in a language other than English to a smal ... [More]

PAJAMA DAY tomorrow at Hoover!!

Sun, Mar 1 10:08pm

  Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!   Monday, 3/2/20 is Pajama Day at Hoover!! This Monday, March 2nd, Hoover will have Pajama Day for Read Across America Day. On this special day we celebrate Dr. Seuss’ bir ... [More]

Reminder- Bring your children’s inventions tomorrow morning

Sun, Mar 1 5:54pm

Dear Parents, Just a reminder to bring your children’s inventions tomorrow morning as the set up starts tomorrow morning. Thank you! Hersh

COVID-19 updates - MUST READ!

Fri, Feb 28 11:22am

Dear Hoover Parents! I hope that all of you are well, what with the COVID-19 lurking around. Please take care of yourself as much as you take care of the young ones! And follow all the precautionary m ... [More]

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED- March 2nd Invention Convention set up

Thu, Feb 27 10:58am

Dear Parents, We don't have enough parent volunteers for IC set up scheduled for Monday March 2nd starting 8 AM. . More than 200 children are participating and we need support from parents for a smoot ... [More]

Bike Mobile coming to Hoover this Friday, 2/21

Thu, Feb 20 8:30am

On this Friday, February 21st, Bay Area Bike Mobile is coming to Hoover.  Between 12 pm to 3 pm, the Bike Mobile folks will examine all of the bikes at the school and make repairs as needed.  It would ... [More]


Fri, Feb 14 4:52pm

Friendly Reminder to Participants and Parents Today is Friday February 14 Only 16 more days to work on your Invention Don’t worry - YOU CAN DO IT!!! Thanks to all of you for participating in our 2020 ... [More]

Hoover Spirit Wear

Tue, Feb 4 10:15pm

Hoover Families, Click on the link to purchase spirit wear a la carte; you will find some additional color choices: https://spirithero.com/collections/hoover   Note: Prices will vary with a la carte m ... [More]

PTA Executive Board Member 2020-21 Nomination

Tue, Feb 4 3:14pm

Join our Hoover PTA Executive Team And be a leader for your child Hoover 2020-2021 PTA Board Executive Members Needed:   President   Oversees the whole PTA    VP Programs   Organizes and recruits volu ... [More]

4th PTA Association meeting tomorroe -2/4/2020

Mon, Feb 3 5:35pm

Dear Hoover Parents! Please join us tomorrow - 2/4/2020 in the MPRoom for the PTA General Association meeting at 8.05 am.  We do have a guest speaker who will talk about the Parcel Tax and how it help ... [More]

Sports Day at Hoover this Friday - 01/31/2020

Tue, Jan 28 10:25am

Dear Hoover Parents! This FRIDAY,  January 31st is......SPORTS DAY at Hoover!  This is a chance for your child(ren) to show their support to the 49ers who will be playing in the Superbowl on Sunday!! ... [More]

Vex Robotics After School program still accepting enrollment!

Mon, Jan 27 11:24pm

Dear Parents, An FYI...Vex robotics after school program is still accepting enrollment. Pls see flyer below.

Palo Alto Unified School District Elementary School Student Culinary Competition!!

Mon, Jan 27 11:14pm

Dear Hoover Parents! Please see the flyer and attachments below. This is a call for all students to participate in the  Future Chef in the PAUSD Culinary competition. The recipe submissions are due th ... [More]


Mon, Jan 27 10:21am

  Hi  Parents,   The Book Exchange event is this week and we would LOVE to receive your child's books in the next 3 days.   ~1,600 books were collected from last year's book exchange and Room 11 won t ... [More]

4th PTA General Association Meeting on February 4th, 8.05 am

Mon, Jan 20 12:34pm

Dear PTA Members! Please note that our next PTA General Association meeting is only on February 4th at 8.05 am in the MPRoom. The agenda for the meeting will be sent next week.   Thank you!

ALICE IN WONDERLAND Play Shows... starting tomorrow!!

Thu, Jan 16 9:50pm

Dear Hoover Parents!! We are very excited that the opening performance of “Alice in Wonderland” is  tomorrow 1/16/2020 at 4.30 pm in the Hoover MPRoom.   It will be wonderful to give our children full ... [More]

Come out and join the Hoover Site Council!

Thu, Jan 16 2:16pm

Become a proud parent member of Hoover Site Council!     Dear Hoover Parents,    Have you wondered about Hoover School Site Council (SSC)?  Did you know Hoover Site Council gets a behind-the-scenes vi ... [More]

Share your feedback on Ross Road, Louis Road, Amarillo Ave, and Moreno Ave with the City of Palo Alto!

Thu, Jan 16 9:41am

The City of Palo Alto’s Office of Transportation would like to hear your feedback on how Ross Road and nearby streets are working since changes were made to them as part of the Neighborhood Traffic Sa ... [More]

Winter After school program links,...

Tue, Jan 14 12:25am

Dear Parents! The PDF flyer of the Afterschool Program schedule that gets sent, has to be downloaded first, to access the links to the registration page. But for your convenience, here are the registr ... [More]

Parent Ed. and other events - January 2020

Sun, Jan 12 4:07pm

Dear Parents,  Here is the updated event list for January. A few more Parent Ed events happening in Jan have been added. Pls take a look: 1. Learning Challenges Resource Fair   Date: Tue Jan 21  Time: ... [More]

Winter After school Program - starts next week!

Sun, Jan 12 3:43pm

Dear Hoover Parents! A gentle reminder that the new session of the Winter After School Program starts next week. We have a fantastic selection being offered this WInter! There are 2 new exciting progr ... [More]


Mon, Jan 6 2:58pm

Dear Hoover Parents, We hope you are all well and that you had a wonderful winter break.   Wishing you a fantastic 2020 ahead! Please see the updated PTA Calendar. The Konstella Calendar also has been ... [More]

LAST DAY TOMORROW....to send in donations for the HOOVER FOOD DRIVE !!

Thu, Dec 19 9:38pm

Dear Hoover Parents! We are almost there!! Our food drive for the 2nd Harvest Food Bank is coming to a close TOMORROW!  If you have not yet had the chance to donate, it is not too late!! Please note t ... [More]

Winter After School Program Schedule

Wed, Dec 18 5:01pm

Dear Parents! Here is the 2020 calendar for the Winter After School Program.  It is also sent as an attachment.  Kindly ignore the earlier sent attachment. There are a couple of more classes that will ... [More]

Online Ice skating Party ticket sales closes at 6 pm today

Tue, Dec 10 4:32pm

Dear Parents! A gentle reminder that the online Ice Skating  Party Tickets sale closes at 6 pm today. Pls make your ticket purchases if you haven't bought them already. Here is the link again: BUY TIC ... [More]

Your Generous Support is Always Appreciated

Fri, Dec 6 10:32pm

Dear Hoover Families,   Time flies! We are already in the last month of 2019 and middle of the school year 2019/2020.   Every school year brings excitement and multiple fun activities for children, be ... [More]

Hoover Ice skating Party '2019

Thu, Dec 5 11:41pm

Hello Hoover Families, It is the time of the year to have the much-awaited fun with your friends at the exclusive HOOVER ICE SKATING PARTY. Venue: Winter Lodge, 3009 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto CA  Da ... [More]

Clothes Donations Needed !!

Wed, Dec 4 12:11pm

Dear Hoover Parents!! This request is from our front office asking for donations of clean clothes of different sizes that we can keep in the office.  "Kids are coming to the office with wet clothes fr ... [More]

3rd PTA General Association Meeting and more...

Mon, Dec 2 12:22pm

Dear PTA Members! We hope that you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving and a good break! This is a reminder that we will have our 3rd PTA General Association meeting tomorrow morning at 8.05 am in the MP ... [More]

Hoover Spirit Wear DEADLINE NOV 24

Wed, Nov 20 2:13pm

FINAL 4 Days for HOOVER SPIRIT WEAR JUST ADDED: stainless steel water bottles $15 and embroidered lightweight and fleece jackets (adults) visit www.spirithero.com Type “Hoover”


Thu, Nov 14 4:19pm

HOOVER SPIRIT WEAR  FLASH SALE NOV 15 - NOV 24   Get your Hoover Spirit Wear On for the Holidays! All purchases made during this Flash Sale will have an estimated delivery just before Winter Break. It ... [More]

Parent Ed. events for November....

Sun, Nov 10 11:46am

Dear Hoover Parents! Here are a few events that might interest you: 1.  LATE BLOOMERS - Patience for Alternative Paths Date - ​Tues. Nov 12, 7:00 pm -9 pm Venue: Menlo School, 50 Valparaiso Ave, Ather ... [More]

Thank you Mr. Sherman for the EPIC HOOVER HALLOWEEN PARADE

Thu, Oct 31 4:45pm

  Our Hoover families cannot thank you enough Principal Sherman for bringing smiles, laughter and joy to our Hoover students and community.   Cheers to Principal Sherman for bringing  MORE FUN to HOOV ... [More]

Food Drive

Thu, Oct 31 10:32am

Did you know?  1 in 3 kids in the Silicon Valley is at risk of hunger.  Nearly 1,000,000 people in Santa Clara County are food-insecure, meaning they are uncertain about the source of their next meal. ... [More]


Mon, Oct 28 10:54pm

Dear Hoover Parents! We hope that all is well. This email is to make sure that all of you are subscribed to the weekly eNews that gets published every week.  Hoover eNews carries not just the weekly u ... [More]

Today...Please attend, if you are able to.

Tue, Oct 22 1:54pm

Unity Day

Tue, Oct 22 10:32am

Hello Hoover Family Tomorrow is Unity Day. Please make sure your child is wearing ORANGE.  


Mon, Oct 21 3:59pm

Parents and Guardians,   We need PAUSD Parent, Guardian and Student participation this coming Tuesday, OCTOBER 22 at Palo Alto City Hall - KING PLAZA.  All of the 25 Churchill Ave leadership and PAUSD ... [More]

Hoover Field Day - Sat. Nov 2nd, 11:30 - 1:30

Thu, Oct 17 9:16am

Join us for the 2nd annual Hoover Field Day!   DATE: Saturday, November 2nd TIME: 11:30 am to 1:30 pm WHO: Children of all ages & abilities, and their families!   Come join your friends and their fami ... [More]


Thu, Oct 3 6:55pm

Dear Hoover Parents, Here are a few parent education events happening this October.   1. Workshop on IEP (Individual Education Plan) for Special Education & 504 Plan -- on Sat, Oct 5th, 9 AM - 12 PM, ... [More]

PTA Calendar and More.....

Thu, Oct 3 6:12pm

Dear Hoover Parents! Here is the final approved PTA calendar for this school year. A pdf version is also attached. The Spring Walk'N' Roll date is the only one yet to be finalized. We will update as a ... [More]

Student ID cards

Thu, Oct 3 3:10pm

Hello Hoover families,   You will soon be receiving a copy of an ID card for your student. If you opted in to the Palo Alto Public Library program in Infinite Campus, this ID card will double as a Lib ... [More]

PTA General Meeting Tomorrow - All Are Welcome

Mon, Sep 30 4:57pm

You are sincerely invited to attend the 2nd PTA General Meeting tomorrow, Oct. 1, in the MP Room right after drop off (8:05 am).  We will give important updates and approve proposals.  Your vote matte ... [More]


Wed, Sep 25

Dear Hoover Parents! We wish to let you know that we are going to share with you relevant Parent Education events that are happening not necessarily at Hoover but at other school sites in Palo Alto, o ... [More]

Hoover PTA Membership Drive

Mon, Sep 23 9:36am

Dear Parent,   Are you and/or your spouse a Hoover PTA member for the 2019-2020 school year?   Annual membership fee is only $10 per adult.  If you are unsure or if you have not joined, please read th ... [More]

After school program - UPDATES!!

Wed, Sep 11 12:51pm

Dear Parents! As a result of poor enrollment, a few of our afterschool program classes (viz. Soccer, Basketball ) might not happen. Please take a look at the programs again and see if there is somethi ... [More]


Mon, Sep 9 12:25pm

Dear Hoover Parents!  You must have received the flyers for the Fall After school program starting this week. Here are the e-versions of the same.  Pls find attached the flyers and schedule in a pdf f ... [More]

1st PTA General Association Meeting 9/3/2019 at 8.05 am - MPRoom

Mon, Sep 2 6:31pm

Dear PTA Members! Our 1st PTA General Association meeting is tomorrow morning at 8.05 am in the MPRoom . We have to vote in the PTA Budget and the PTA Calendar, among a few other important items. We r ... [More]

Event Volunteer Help

Sun, Sep 1 1:40pm

Hello Parents, We had a wonderful Ice Cream Social with the help of our volunteers and your attendance! For events to be successful, we are in need of Event Leads to assist in the planning for upcomin ... [More]

A few Reminders and Updates....

Sun, Aug 25 6:30pm

Dear Hoover Parents! Hope you have settled down slowly into the routine of the new school year. Here are just a few things to note, in case you may have missed them out during the flurry of the first ... [More]

Ice Cream Social - Tuesday, August 27 @ 5:30pm

Wed, Aug 21 9:28pm

  The Ice Cream Social is our biggest event of the year!  When: Tuesday, August 27, 2019 @ 5:30pm-7pm! There will be pizza and ice cream! We need volunteers for this event to be successful! Sign up today!

One check form items now online on Konstella

Sun, Aug 18 4:30pm

Dear Hoover Parents! To make it easier for parents who wish to donate online, we now have the One check form items online on the Donations and the Sales pages. Please go to the MORE tab on your Konste ... [More]


Thu, Aug 15 7:44pm

Dear Hoover Parents! This is an important announcement with regard to the Room Parent position. All those who are interested in being Room Parents for their classroom, kindly sign-up on the Room Paren ... [More]


Wed, Aug 14 10:58pm

Dear Hoover Parents! Welcome back to another wonderful school year!! Hope your child's first day of school went smoothly and that you were as excited as they were for the school to re-open! ;) Please ... [More]