PTA News: Summer months are moving swiftly

July 26, 2010

The first semester of summer school is over, and second semester is underway. Program distribution for all incoming Hoover students will be Aug. 23 through 25. Expect to receive a packet of materials in the mail with information on the coming school year. Program distribution information is available on the Hoover website by grade at

Sessions 1 to 4 of Tornado Baseball camp are in session through July, and the first day of Hoover High’s football training is Aug. 16.

Hoover’s Class of 1970, 40-year reunion is Saturday at the Castaway Restaurant. For more information, contact Ken Beall at

Toll Middle School

Parents of students at Toll Middle School should be on the lookout for back to school information packets coming soon.

Toll orientation is scheduled for Aug. 24 and Aug. 25. Physical education uniforms, physical education locks and binder reminders will be available for purchase on those days. Also school photos for student identification cards will be taken, so please look your best. PTA membership sign-ups will be in full swing that day also.


The first day of school is Aug. 30. Students must be in their seats by 8:05 a.m. On Aug. 31 there will be rules assemblies for all grades throughout the day.

If you have questions about the Toll Middle School PTSA, or would like to volunteer, e-mail Raquel Grecius at

Balboa Elementary

The Balboa PTA is busy planning events for the school year. The first event will be a Welcome Back Coffee at 8:05 a.m., right after the first day of school starts, on Aug. 30, in the auditorium. Parents and family members will be able to sign up to volunteer for PTA events. Parents will also get the opportunity to meet the new principal, Lena Richter.

If you’d like to volunteer at Balboa, contact the school at (818) 241-1801.

Franklin Elementary

Franklin PTA is excited to continue the language immersion program and it is looking for ways to add international flair to its PTA activities. The school has a tremendous group of parent volunteers and, as always, the PTA is very thankful for their hard work. In particular, the school would like to thank Deloitte for bringing their Impact Day to the Franklin campus. Thanks to their efforts, the school has new murals, new trees and the campus looks fantastic.

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