PTSA Meeting, Winter Recess, Dining Out Fundraiser

PTSA Meeting Wednesday, February 15, at 7PM.

  • Nominating Committee will present slate of nominations for next year’s PTSA board.
  • Volunteers needed! If you are interested in learning about PTSA board & committee positions please let us know ASAP!
  • Agenda item: The PTSA is considering a survey of the Hoover community to collect feedback and input on school climate. What questions & topics would you like to see on such a survey?
  • Please join us in the Media Center (Library)
  • Hope to see you there!

Next week is winter recess.

  • No school Monday February 20 through Friday February 24th.

Save the Date: Dining Out Fundraiser at Las Cazuelas Taqueria, Tuesday March 28(all day)

  • Eat at Las Cazuelas any time on Tuesday March 28th, mention Hoover Middle School and 20% of the amount spent will be donated by Las Cazuelas to the Hoover PTSA.
  • Location: A few minute drive from Hoover Middle School at 55 Race St (Race St between Park Ave and The Alameda)
  • NOTE: Date change. This was originally on the calendar for March 29, new date March 28.
PTSA  Membership – it’s never too late to become a member!
Easy Fundraising while Shopping
  • When shopping, please consider these options, and earn a donation for the Hoover PTSA. Spread the word to family and friends.
  • Amazon — use smile.amazon.com and select “1051 Herbert Hoover Middle PTSA” as your charity.  Amazon will donate 0.5% of purchase price to Hoover PTSA!  Click Here for more details & tips.
  • eScrip. Register credit cards and select Herbert Hoover Middle School PTSA, 1635 Park Ave and merchants that are part of the program will automatically donate to Hoover when you make purchases. Click Here for more details.
  • eScrip online mall. (100s of shops, including Home Depot, Target, Apple, popular resturants, etc) to make purchases and earn donations for Hoover at no extra cost to you. Click Here for more details
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Hawk Central Student Newspaper Issues 1 & 2

The 1st two issues of Hawk Central the Hoover Middle School student newspaper have been published.  If you were not lucky enough to receive a print copy, you can use the links below to download electronic versions.

The Hawk Central team consists of a team of Hoover students led by teachers Marla Hochman and Barbara Rejbrand.

Recurring features of the newspaper include:

  • Dear Herbie (advice column)
  • Hoover Sports update
  • Birthdays, Horoscope, Jokes and More!

2016-2017-hawk-central-1-thumbHawk Central Issue 1 (click here to download)

  • History of Halloween
  • Halloween dance update
  • Sports Update + Hoover Athletics Director Mr Lilly interview
  • The Alley (original student fiction)
  • and More!

2016-2017-hawk-central-2-thumbHawk Central Issue 2 (click here to download)

  • Electoral college and the Presidential election
  • 8th grade science teacher Mr Pierce interview
  • Dear Herbie (advice column)
  • The Alley continued
  • and More!
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PTSA Meeting Wednesday Feb. 25

Para la traducción al español de este mensaje, por favor, contact Josefina Rosales: jrosales@sjusd.org or 408-535-6274.

Friends of the Hoover Middle School PTSA (Parent Teacher Student Association),

Want to be a part of the discussions? Join the Hoover PTSA Wednesday, January 25th @ 7pm in the Media Center (Library) for the general meeting.

All Welcome. All, including parents, students, teachers and staff are welcomed and encouraged to attend. You do not need to be a member. Traducción Español disponibles. Spanish translation available.

PTSA Membership. If you are not yet a member of the PTSA you can sign up at the PTSA meeting, online or using the forms available in the main Hoover office. Link to the forms and online payment options: https://hooverptsa.org/join/

Requesting used uniforms. Please donate your gently used school uniforms at the PTSA meeting. The PTSA is collecting these uniforms and will make them available to Hoover families at a low price. A great way to clean out your closet, and help our school.

 

Box Tops. The PTSA meeting is also a convenient time to drop off your Box Tops. This is another easy way to contribute — each Box Tops earns the PTSA 10 cents. Box Tops can also be dropped off anytime in the collection box in the main office. More info on Box Tops here: www.btfe.com

Remember to like Herbert Hoover Middle School on facebook.

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Support Hoover while Holiday shopping with AmazonSmile

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These days many of us do our Holiday shopping online, the most popular site being Amazon.

Hoover Middle School is registered as a charity with Amazon’s AmazonSmile program. This holiday season, please consider using smile.amazon.com with Hoover as your designated charity.

Click Here to start using AmazonSmile now.

Click Here to get more details on the AmazonSmile program.

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Friday @ Lunch: Hoover Turkey Trot reminder, donations and volunteers

Hoover Middle School Community,
small-turkey Reminder: The Hoover Turkey Trot event is this Friday (Nov 18) at lunch time.
small-turkey Donations: All students should have brought home flyers and fundraiser envelopes. A copy of the flyer is attached. Students should bring their donations in the envelopes to the event on Friday, or use the online payment option below.  Volunteers will collect the donations and distribute the prizes.  Thanks for supporting Hoover Middle School students!
Online donation payment option. Please put a note in/on your envelope that you paid online:
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small-turkeyVolunteers Needed: The PTSA needs “field” volunteers, donation collection volunteers and prize distribution volunteers.
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Next PTSA meeting: Wed Nov 16th

Para la traducción al español de este mensaje, por favor, contact Josefina Rosales: jrosales@sjusd.org or 408-535-6274.
Friends of the Hoover Middle School PTSA (Parent Teacher Student Association),

Want to be a part of the discussions? Join the Hoover PTSA Wednesday, November 16th @ 7pm in room 117 for the general meeting.

All Welcome. All, including parents, students, teachers and staff are welcomed and encouraged to attend. You do not need to be a member. Traducción Español disponibles. Spanish translation available.

Agenda Items include:

  • Sports Dinner report
  • Turkey Trot and Holiday lights events
  • Beginning the “Clean it up!” Campaign

Please consider coming early for the Performing Arts Boosters @ 6PM.

PTSA Membership. If you are not yet a member of the PTSA you can sign up at the PTSA meeting, online or using the forms available in the main Hoover office. Link to the forms and online payment options: https://hooverptsa.org/join/

Requesting used uniforms. Please donate your gently used school uniforms at the PTSA meeting. The PTSA is collecting these uniforms and will make them available to Hoover families at a low price. A great way to clean out your closet, and help our school.
Box Tops. The PTSA meeting is also a convenient time to drop off your Box Tops. This is another easy way to contribute — each Box Tops earns the PTSA 10 cents. Box Tops can also be dropped off anytime in the collection box in the main office. More info on Box Tops here: www.btfe.com

Remember to like Herbert Hoover Middle School on facebook.

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SOLD OUT Purchase Tickets for First Annual Sports Fundraiser Dinner / Compra de entradas para la Primera Cena Anual Deportiva de Recaudación de Fondos

SORRY — SOLD OUT  — SOLD OUT, NO MORE TICKETS FOR SALE.

First Annual Sports Fundraising Dinner / Primera Cena Anual Deportiva de Recaudación de Fondos

Thursday, November 10th / Jueves 10 de noviembre
Hoover Cafeteria – 6pm-9pm / Cafetería Hoover 6PM – 9PM

Join sports families and supporters for an evening of food, fun and prizes.  Proceeds will support the purchase of equipment, uniforms, and game officials for Hoover sports. – GO HAWKS!

Únase a las familias y aficionados deportivos para una noche de comida, diversión y premios. Los ingresos apoyarán la compra de equipos, uniformes y partidos oficiales para los deportes de Hoover – ¡VAMOS HALCONES!

  • Support Hoover Sports / Apoye los deportes de Hoover
  • Enjoy Great Food / Disfrute de comida genial
  • Play Games with Teachers and Family / Juegue a juegos con profesores y familiares
  • Raffle + Silent  Auction Prizes / obtener premios en rifas + subastas silenciosas

>>  Join the NEW Sports Booster Club and Earn Raffle Tickets

>>  Únase a los NUEVOS refuerzos deportivos y gane billetes para la rifa

Food catered by Jaliscos / Comida servida por Jaliscos.

Enchiladas, rice, beans and chips – drinks and desserts too! / Enchiladas, arroz, judías y patatas – bebidas y postres también.

PURCHASE TICKETS / COMPRA DE ENTRADAS:

SORRY – THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT

 

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Donation request: Plastic Bins & Water for School emergency kits

Hoover Middle School is striving to improve their school wide emergency preparedness. As they continue to implement their safety plan, the school is in need of new or used clear 12 gallon (48 quart) or larger tote bins with lids and new sealed 1 gallon jugs of water. Please deliver your donations before October 1st.

If you’d like to participate, items can be dropped off at the office at Hoover (1635 Park Ave) during school hours, 7:30am-3:30pm. Or bring your items to the next Hoover Middle School PTSA meeting Wednesday September 21st @ 7PM in the Library.

If you have any questions feel free to contact us: email hoovermsptsa@gmail.com or call or text Chris Russell at 408-416-7626.

Thank you for supporting our community by helping the Hawks!

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Back to School Night, Wednesday, Sep. 7 @ 6PM

9/7 @6pm it’s Back to School Night, Hoover Hawks!

el 7 de septiembre es la noche de regreso a las clases a las 6 de la tarde.

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A Message From Our Principal

A Message From Our Principal:

Woo hoo, we had a great start to the Hoover school year! Thanks for being patient and supporting us as we balance classrooms and make sure every student is in the right “seat”. Also we have the Admin welcome video (showed to all students) for your viewing, here’s the link: https://youtu.be/kzXPyv57y0k.

FYI coming in September we will be starting our Blue/White modified block scheduling days. More information to follow but on September 7th your son/daughter will be meeting in periods 1, 3, 5. And on September 8th they will meet periods 2,4,6. This schedule will allow for more comprehensive labs, exciting projects and a deeper dive into the curriculum. Thanks again for your contributions to a great week.

Donald V. McCloskey,
Principal

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