Thursday, March 29, 2018


Hello Hoover Rockets,

The Battle of the Books was so much fun!  The students were very excited to answer questions and compete.  We had a tie and had to go to the challenging bonus questions.  Congratulations to the winning teams!  Thank you to the teachers, parents and PTA for bringing us this wonderful event.  Here is the link to the video:
Draw String Backpacks

1st Grade Field Trip 

Today the first grade students went to the Ann Arbor Hands on Museum.  They had a great time! Thank you to the parents that chaperoned!

All School Read In

Students snuggled up and read with blankets and stuffed animals to end our March is Reading Month.

Did you know that our Kindergarten Classes are collecting items to donate to the Michigan Humane Society?  The students are learning about respect for all animals, safety around animals, and pet care.This is an wonderful opportunity for you child to make a difference in an animal’s life.  We will be collecting donations for the Michigan Humane Society the week of April 9th – April 13th.  Please see the donation list below.

*Dog/cat/kitten  food      *Cat/Dog toys
*Cat litter                        *Paper Towel
*Blankets                          *Towels

Thanks for you interest and support,
The Kindergarten Teachers
PENNY WARS: April 16th-20th Hoover will have our annual Penny Wars. The contest will decide what animal the PTA should adopt at the Detroit Zoo. Our Hoover Rockets, and sometimes community members, bring in their spare change and place it in one of two jars. This year’s two animal choices will be the giraffe or kangaroo. The winning animal will be adopted and a plaque will be placed outside their habitat at the zoo. This is a fun contest for the students, may the favorite animal win!!!

SCIENCE FAIR: We are very excited to announce we have 121 participants at the Art Fair/Science Fair/Ice Cream Social on April 26th!!! We are looking forward to seeing all of the AMAZING science projects. This will for sure be a night you won’t want to miss!! Please contact Christina Testa,, if your participating student did not receive their application returned along with their Science Journal.

Next PTA meeting is Tuesday, April 10th at 7pm in the Community Room. We hope you can join us!!

March 30             No School Spring Break
April 2-April 6    Spring Break
April 10               PTA Meeting 7:00 p.m.
April 13               Spirit Day Gum Day
April 14               Martian Marathon 
April 18               Lipinski Lansing
April 19               Skibinski Lansing
April 24               Larabell Lansing
April 24               Youth Making a Difference 6-9:00 p.m at Franklin
April 25                Janis Lansing
April 26               Art Fair and Ice Cream Social, Science Fair
April 30-May 25   M-STEP 3rd and 4th Graders
May 3                  Skate Night
May 4                  Star Wars Spirit Day, 2:00 Fire Drill

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