18 - No School
20-22 7th Grade Finance Park
28 - Taste of Hoover
1 - Early release day
8 - 8th Grade Parent Tea, 9am
22-24 Alice in Wonderland Jr Theater Performances Weekend
3 - Early release day
17-22 - SPRING BREAK
26 - Admin Staff Appreciation Lunch
26 - School Dance & Surprise Event
6-10 Teacher Appreciation Week!!
14 - PTA meeting 7pm
27 - No School
31 - Future 6th Grade Parent Tea, 9am
4 - Choral, Jazz & Advanced 7pm WCHS
5 - No School
6 - Concert & 6th Grd Band 7pm WCHS
12 - 8th Grade Hershey Park trip
13 - Last Day of School!
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Amazing Advertising Opportunity for your Business and You Can Support the Arts at Hoover at the same time!
Advertising space is limited in certain categories to offer the most impact for business sponsors. We request submissions on or before February 22nd!
VIP Supporters Opportunity! Parent Supporters may also join our VIP Program which has many amazing perks – not to mention, your donation gets you courtesy reserved seats in one of the front rows!
Please see the attached form and don’t be late for this very important date! Please see the Hoover Theater page for more detailed information.
Girls on the Run Spring Registration
Spring registration for Hoover GOTR is open and enrollment is on a first come first serve basis. We hope to see your girls!
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Your Hoover GOTR Coaches
For questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org
ART CAMPAIGN - Attention all creative students. We have an opportunity for you to celebrate Mental Health Awareness month through ART. The goal of the project is to express something which makes you feel joyful, healthy, and or optimistic and conveys an inspiring, positive message. This project aligns with the Sources of Strength vision and mission and we are excited to see what you can create. If interested, please stop by the counseling suite to pick up the information. The deadline for the project is March 12th. Stop by today so you can get started!! If interested please see the attached flyer .
Call for volunteers!
Hoover PTA is looking for volunteers to join our Teacher Appreciation Week Committee.
During the week of May 6th, the PTA will provide teachers and school staff with breakfasts, snacks, lunches, gift card raffles to show appreciation from our students and parents.
We need your help to make this happen. Please email email@example.com if you can join us in supporting our fabulous Hoover Staff!
End of School Travel
Hello Travelers, Families and Friends:
This is the LAST month to sign up for our exciting End Of School Year trip to Ireland, Scotland and England. March 1st is the deadline for the trip. After this date joining is limited by space.
Please let us know if you are still planning to join us or you need help with registration. Passports must be good through December of 2019.
Now’s the time to register
www.eftours.com/2121192hp and get your passport updated if needed.
If you have questions, feel free to contact me
Julie Marsteller Julie_a_Marsteller@mcpsmd.org
Summer is coming! Camps, Pools, etc Advertise with the Hoover PTA!
We would like to offer you the opportunity to support your local community by advertising with Herbert Hoover Middle School's PTA. We have a weekly e-newsletter called Hoover Notes which is sent to our families every Sunday. We offer two spaces in our newsletter, a slot at the top and one at the bottom where you can place an ad for your business. In addition, we have space available on our PTA website. If you are interested please sign up HERE or contact us at Hooveradvertisements@gmail.com
Taste of Hoover - 1 week away! Register now to showcase your culture!
Come celebrate Hoover's cultural diversity at "Taste of Hoover" on February 28th. Its an evening of great food, dance and song for the whole family. We need your participation to make this a success. Do you know how to make origami? Are you a henna artist? Do you play an instrument? Can you sing a traditional Bulgarian song? Can you Russian dance? Come share your talents and interests with us. SSL hours will be given to country host tables, performers, and student ambassadors.
Student ambassadors help host countries set up, unload cars, make sure everyone has utensils restocked, and clean up. They arrive at 5. They will be fed pizza before the event begins.
If you would like to help organize or volunteer at this event please contact Catherine Kelly at Catherineolohankelly@gmail.com.
Please sign up your country and contribution at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050D49A4A92BA57-taste1.
Parent Volunteers needed
We are looking for parents to help with a short-term task of identifying nominees for next year's PTA Board and Committee Chairs. Current PTA Board and Committee chairs cannot be on this 3 person committee, so we need your help! This is a great opportunity for a parent that wants get involved without a lot of commitment or a parent that wants to explore the possibility of playing a larger role on the PTA. Currently, we have open positions for VP, Treasurer, Recording Secretary, MCCPTA reps (2 spots) and several Committee Chair positions.
In preparation for the 2019-20 Officer Elections and pursuant to our bylaws, the PTA executive board has to elect a 3-person Nominating Committee at our March 2019 Board Meeting.
The 3-person Nominating Committee nominates an eligible person for each office to be filled and report it's nominees to the general membership, at least 10 days prior to the general membership meeting in May 2019.
If you are interested in being part of the Nominating Committee, please contact Linda Young at firstname.lastname@example.org or Kristin Stockschlaeder at email@example.com, asap. Thank you!
MCPS Safety & Security Meetings
Are you concerned about pedestrian issues around your school? Do you think some of the bus routes or bus stops need to be changed to be safer for kids?
The MCCPTA wants to get the word out that the MCPS Safety & Security meetings are being held, beginning this week. They think it is important to have parents attend and provide their input and feedback, so the safety issues that concern your children's schools are addressed. Please see the attached flyer for the dates and times. The first meeting is February 21st, in Rockville.
GALLERY - PTA SPONSORED EVENTS
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Lunch volunteers needed for school store!
Parent Volunteers are needed to run the store at lunchtime.
Store Hours - Monday-Friday
10:35 - 11:50 (6th grade + half of 7th grade)
11:50 - 1:05 (Half of 7th grade + 8th grade)
There are 2 available slots per shift; it's fun to volunteer with a friend! Sign up HERE Thank you!
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