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Principal’s Message – January 12, 2018

Dear Hoover families,

Happy Friday! It has been a great week at Hoover. The students all returned to school rested and ready to learn.

Here are some important dates to remember:

  • Jan. 15 – No School
  • Jan. 16 – PTA Meeting at 9:15 a.m.
  • Feb. 5 – PTA Meeting at 7:00 p.m.

District 54 Cold Weather Response Plan

In order to help parents better prepare for the severe cold weather and snow we often get during winters in our community, I wanted to share with you the District 54 Severe Cold Weather Response Plan. Though District 54 makes every effort to keep our schools open and operational, circumstances beyond our control oftentimes dictate school closings.

Dress For the Weather

Please send your child to school each day with warm winter gear, including a winter jacket, hat, and gloves. When there is snow on the ground, only students with snow pants and boots are permitted to play in the snow. Students continue to go outside for recess during the winter season. Recess will be indoors only if the temperature is zero or below with the wind chill.

5Essentials Parent Survey

All District 54 parents are encouraged to take the Illinois State Board of Education’s 5Essentials Survey by Jan. 31 at https://survey.5-essentials.org/Illinois. The parent survey is only 26 questions will allow parents to share their thoughts on the important elements of school effectiveness and help us guide school improvement.

Schaumburg Parent University – January classes

Schaumburg Parent University (SPU) is designed to involve more parents in the life of the school, to strengthen family relationships, and to improve parenting skills that will ultimately result in improved student success academically, socially and emotionally. The following evening program is scheduled for January:

  • Making an Herb Garden. This event is for parents and students. Each attendee will be able to choose from seeds such as parsley, cilantro, basil and dill and plant their own garden. All supplies will be provided. The cost is $5 and there is a limit of 30 spaces. This hands-on activity will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 30 at Lakeview School, 615 Lakeview Lane, Hoffman Estates.

If you are interested in attending this free event, please click on the link. Free childcare is available. For more information about Schaumburg Parent University and to register, visit our website at http://sd54.org/spu or email spu@nullsd54.org.

Here is the link to the latest edition of the Hoover Hawk: Hoover Hawk #16

Have a great weekend!