Hoover Site Council Minutes
October 3, 2011
1. Welcome and Introductions
Mr. Cox welcomed 9 parents, 2 Assistant Principals, and a Hoover school counselor.
2. Hoover Observatory
Mr. Landers took parents out to see the renovations and hear about future plans for using the observatory.
3. 8th Grade Career Fair Recap
Mr. Landers showed photos from the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math) Career Fair on Sept 30 and talked about some of the sessions that the 8th graders attended.
- Spirit Day on Thursday
- Hoover T-shirts allowed
- No hoodies
- Dress code bottoms
- Upcoming Celebration on Friday
Mrs. Willis shared information about the upcoming dodgeball tournament this Friday.
- Page on our website
5. Dress Code & Clothing Closet
Mr. Cox discussed the need for some gently used or new sweaters, sweatshirts, and fleeces for students who need to borrow one during cold weather.
6. Hoover Website & Feedback
Mr. Cox showed the updates to the Hoover website. Parents had very positive comments about the up-to-date information.
7. 8th Grade Dance
- May 18, 2012
- Parent Committees
Parents asked about having more teachers post weekly updates about class activities. They suggested it be sent via Infinite Campus. It could also be posted on the Hoover website.
Mrs. Willis shared that two Hoover classrooms will get either Android tablets or iPad2s as part of a technology pilot program.
Andi Sparks, PTO President at Kingsley, shared about an upcoming visit by Dr. Barry Wilson of UNI.