Originally delivered on 11/28/2022 8:01 am

SUBJECT: Hoover Notes November 28, 2022


Hoover Notes will be sent out weekly to help you keep track of important school community news and events.  New items are bolded. Links are blue.

PTA News

Thank you for... 

  • joining the PTA.  The number one reason to join is to benefit your child. We're still $8,900 away from reaching our $35,000 goal. Buy your membership today!
  • donating a pie for faculty and staff to enjoy over Thanksgiving break. We collected 25 pies and 16 sweet treats. Here's a photo of some of the goodies and a photo of some of the happy recipients.  

Plan on...

  • giving to the Hoover Staff's Amazon Gift Registry.  New items include snacks for after school programs and clothing for the health room.
  • participating in the next Spirit Night fundraiser on 12/14 at Klay Healthy Indian Eats (http://www.eatklay.com/) located at 9736 Traville Gateway Drive, Rockville.

Check out...

  • the 2022-2023 National PTA Reflections Art Contest on the PTA's website. The deadline for submitting art for this year's contest is 12/2.
  • the Student Service Learning (SSL) overview and opportunities on the PTA website.  Here is a link to MCPS' SSL Updates for November.
Hoover News
  • Principal Dr. Kim's November Monthly Message provides an overview of everything happening at Hoover, including important information for each grade and parent engagement opportunities.
  • Click here for the 6th Grade Parent Tea Presentation.
  • The 6th Grade Outdoor Education Parent Meeting will be held virtually on 12/5 from 7-8 pm.  More details will be provided closer to the date.
  • The 7th Grade Global Humanities Department still needs parent volunteers for its Financial Literacy Field Trip.  There are 6 spots for 12/5, 7 spots for 12/6 and 9 spots for 12/8. If interested in volunteering, click here.
  • Order your student's yearbook here. Information about buying Congratulatory Ads for 8th Graders is on the Hoover website.
  • The Health Room needs donations of gently used pants and sweatshirts in adult sizes S/M and a few L/XL. Options are also available on the Hoover Staff's Amazon Gift RegistryDonations should be dropped off in the Health Room.  Contact Leah Goldberg or Teri Tomlin with any questions.
  • Click on this link to sign up to volunteer in the Media Center. Volunteers are required to complete an online child abuse and neglect training and a COVID vaccination verification form. You can access these requirements here.
MCPS Community News
  • There was no MCPS Community Message on Thanksgiving.
  • Read the latest edition of MCPS' Quick Notes, which includes a calendar of events and other helpful MCPS news and information.
  • Single event tickets and season passes for Winston Churchill's games can only be purchased online through GoFan.co.  If your student does not have a cell phone, have them bring a copy of the purchased ticket.  HERE is a list of athletic events. Questions? Contact Jesse Smith at Jesse_R_Smith@mcpsmd.org.
December 2022

12/2 - Deadline to submit art for the National PTA Reflections Art Contest

12/5, 7-8 pm - 6th Grade Outdoor Education Parent Meeting

12/5, 12/6 & 12/8 - 7th Grade Global Humanities Department Financial Literacy Field Trip

12/6 & 12/8 - Winter Music Concerts sponsored by the Music Department

12/7, 12:30 pm - Early Release Day

12/12-12/16 - In Person Book Fair sponsored by the PTA and the Media Center

12/13 - Pastry with Parents/Parent Opportunity to Visit Book Fair

12/14 - Spirit Night at Klay Healthy Indian Eats

12/23 - No School

12/26-12/30 - No School (Winter Break Holiday)

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