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Principal’s Message – November 6, 2017

Dear Hoover families,

Happy Monday! I hope you were able to stay dry this weekend.

Here are some important dates to remember

  • Movie Night – November 10
  • Thanksgiving Break – No School – November 22 – 24

Schaumburg Parent University – November 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. There are two evening programs scheduled for November.

  • Your Kids Can Be Resilient! Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor Meghan Rietz will teach parents methods that can improve a child’s ability to deal with adverse situations and events. This presentation is for adults only, but free childcare is available. The program is from 6 to 7 p.m. Nov. 8 at the District 54 Professional Learning Center, 522 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg.
  • Family Literacy Night. This event is for parents and students in early childhood through second grade to engage in a variety of fun activities that revolve around reading and writing. This hands-on activity will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30 at the District 54 Professional Learning Center, 522 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg.

If you are interested in attending these free events, please click on the links. For more information about Schaumburg Parent University and to register, visit our website at http://sd54.org/spu.

District 54 Education Foundation – Upcoming Support Opportunity

As we enter this season of gratitude and giving, the District 54 Education Foundation would like to thank everyone who has supported the Foundation this year by donating funds, sponsoring or volunteering at our golf outing or Septemberfest, participating in a dine and share or shop and share event, or serving on our board or a committee. We greatly appreciate you helping us make a difference in the lives of students.

The Foundation is partnering with Visions Photography Portrait Studio in Schaumburg on a fundraiser for the Foundation. Between Nov. 15 and Dec. 15, Visions will donate 25 percent of the cost of your portrait package to the D54 Foundation and also provide you with a 25 percent discount if you bring in the flyer or mention the Foundation. For additional information, click here to view the flyer.

Multicultural Parent Advisory Council

Would you like to volunteer or become more involved in your child’s school?   Join us as we hear about the benefits of being part of a multicultural community from MPAC parents who have successfully gotten involved in PTA and their school community. They will also share strategies for helping yourself and others feel more comfortable volunteering in the schools.

We look forward to seeing you on  Tuesday, November 14th at 9:00 a.m. at the District 54 Rafferty Administration Center, 524 E. Schaumburg Road. Childcare is available for children ages 3-5.  Click the link for more information in English, Japanese, Spanish and Polish: Multicultural Parent Advisory Council Informational Flyers.

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.

Here is the link to the latest edition of the Hoover Hawk:  Hoover Hawk #10

Have a great week!

Herbie High Fives – November 3, 2017

The following students names were drawn from the Herbie High Five Eggs today. Each week students earn Herbie High Fives by displaying proper PBIS expected behaviors at school. When they receive a high five card they put them in the blue eggs located in the main office and the Library. Each week Mr. Schmelzer pulls names from these eggs. Students then go down to his office to receive their prize after announcements are over.  Congratulations!

Anan 121
Jaden 118
Veronica 206
Rudra 204
Imad 205
Sophia 205
Allison 212
Daniel 114
Christopher 115
Ishaan 105
Ayush 110
Trevor 105
Lakshya 201
Manasvi 121
Adam 121

Kind Kids Club at Hoover

Classroom of the Week – Third Grade Room 113

We’ve had a great year so far in room 113! Since the beginning of the year we have been focusing on “Pineapple” behavior. We stand by the quote “Be a pineapple: stand tall, wear a crown, and be sweet on the inside”. In writing, we just finished our informative writing project focusing on the topic of Dia de los Muertos. In reading, we’ve been enjoying informational texts. We have learned all about animals and their unique adaptations. In social studies, we are learning about how groups of people make rules and create responsibilities in different communities. This is just a glimpse of the happenings in room 113; we are so excited for what the rest of this year will bring!

Halloween Fun at Hoover

Morning Announcement Video – October 31, 2017

Dress Like a Teacher Day at Hoover!

“Dress like a teacher day” was part of Hoovers PBIS celebration last week. Students were very creative when dressing like their favorite teachers!

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Hoover Run Club at the Halloween Hustle

Hoover Boys Run Club ran the Halloween Hustle 5K race in Palatine last weekend.  This was a great end activity for all their hard work these past months preparing for this race.  Congratulations!

Halloween Hustle 5K Halloween Hustle 5K Halloween Hustle 5K

Kindergarten visits Goebbert’s Farm!

Kindergarteners in Mrs. Noworul’s classroom spent the morning at Goebbert’s Farm learning about the farm, interacting with the animals and experiencing a hayride!

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Principal’s Message – October 30, 2017

Dear Hoover families,

Happy Monday! I hope you had a great weekend.

Here are some important dates to remember

  • Halloween Parties – October 31
  • Movie Night – November 10

Schaumburg Parent University – November 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. There are two evening programs scheduled for November.

  • Your Kids Can Be Resilient! Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor Meghan Rietz will teach parents methods that can improve a child’s ability to deal with adverse situations and events. This presentation is for adults only, but free childcare is available. The program is from 6 to 7 p.m. Nov. 8 at the District 54 Professional Learning Center, 522 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg.
  • Family Literacy Night. This event is for parents and students in early childhood through second grade to engage in a variety of fun activities that revolve around reading and writing. This hands-on activity will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30 at the District 54 Professional Learning Center, 522 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg.

If you are interested in attending these free events, please click on the links. For more information about Schaumburg Parent University and to register, visit our website at http://sd54.org/spu.

Here is the link to the latest edition of the Hoover Hawk:  Hoover Hawk #9

Have a great week!

Sincerely,

John Schmelzer