Originally delivered on 6/12/2023 8:03 am

SUBJECT: Hoover Notes June 12, 2023


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

PTA News

This is the last Hoover News for the 2022-2023 School Year. 

Congratulations to all of the 8th Grade students!  

Have a wonderful summer break!


Thank you for... 

  • a tremendous year!  Your support and the hard work and dedication of our PTA Board and Hoover Staff made it possible for us to accomplish so much this year.  A complete list of our 2022-2023 activities is available on the PTA website here and here.  

Plan on...

  • participating in the final fundraising Spirit Night on 6/14 from 4-9 pm at Potomac Pizza (Falls Road). Click here for the flyer.
  • joining Hoover's PTA Facebook Group to stay up to date on all things Hoover.

Check out... 

  • the Student Service Learning (SSL) page on the PTA website
Hoover News
  • Principal Dr. Kim's June Monthly Message provides an overview of everything happening at Hoover and parent engagement opportunities. 
  • There are still a few yearbooks available. You can purchase them here.
  • The PE Department is sponsoring Field Days on 6/12 (6th Grade), 6/13 (7th Grade), and 6/14 (8th Grade). Parents are welcome to join students outdoors in the afternoon. More details will be provided soon.
  • Please remind your students to collect their artwork from the school and Montgomery Mall art shows from Ms. DeBoy's classroom before 6/16.
  • The Hoover Administration has been analyzing the MCPS anti-racist audit survey results. There were high participation rates of stakeholders in the surveys (i.e., 816 students, 284 parents/families, and 100 staff members). A summary of the work so far is linked here. The full results will be posted on the school website
  • Due to lower enrollment, Hoover's staffing has been reduced significantly. The Instructional Leadership Team needs your feedback to help plan next year. Please take a moment to complete this google survey for each Hoover student.
  • Volunteers are needed in the Media Center. Click on this link to sign up. 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
  • MCPS 5 Things to Know, June 8 has information aboutthe newly adopted Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 operating budget, the annual back-to-school fair, summer academic resources, and more. 
  • MCPS will continue to make updates to the Antiracist System Action Plan presented to the Board of Education last month. Students, staff and families are invited to review the plan and use this form to provide suggestions by 6/16.
  • Here is the latest edition of MCPS QuickNotes, which includes a calendar of events and MCPS news and information.
  • The Half Day & Rising 9th Grade Preview Day at Winston Churchill is on 6/16 from 7:45-11:40 am with an optional lunch. Students will report directly to Churchill and will use Churchill's bus routes if taking the bus.  For more information, click here.
June 2023

6/12 -  6th Grade Field Day sponsored by the PE Department

6/13 -  7th Grade Field Day sponsored by the PE Department

6/14  -  8th Grade Field Day sponsored by the PE Department

6/14, 4-9 pm - Last Spirit Night Fundraiser at Potomac Pizza (Falls Road)

6/16, 12:30 pm -  Last Day of School/Early Release, 6th & 7th Graders Report to Hoover; 8th Graders Report to Churchill

6/20 -  Possible Instructional Day Due to Emergency Closure 

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