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Hoover Families, please use the following link to complete our Family Survey:


PTSA Fundraiser

Please click on the image or link below to donate to our Parent Teacher Student Association  Fund:


Thank you for your continued support! This fund provides support for:

1) Student activities, Field Trips and Lunch Clubs

2) 8th Grade Promotional Activities and GOWNS

3) Teacher Appreciation 

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Admin Team

Hoover's Administrative Team: Principal, Sinkler (center) and Assistant Principals, Duchene (left) and Fierst (right).

Monday's Hawk News - a place to see our weekly announcements!

Click HERE for this week's announcements!


KHWK Tech Alert Report

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KHWK News Studio Archives


View news broadcasts from past weeks with this link to the Hoover DPVILS Website. 

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As a Verizon Innovative Learning School, Hoover is chronicling it's journey into the digital future of 21st Century learning. Check it out at our Hoover Tube page here.

School Information

Herbert Hoover Middle School

2290 14th Avenue @Santiago

San Francisco, CA 94116

Tel: 415-759-2783

FAX: 415-759-2881


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Carline Sinkler, Principal

Elizabeth Fierst, Assistant Principal (Curriculum & Instruction)

Lucas Duchene, Assistant Principal (Student Support)


Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30pm

Tours: Register online -


Attendance secretary contact: 

Cecilia Nastor

Hoover Highlights



This is an update for families who submitted applications by January 13, 2017 for an SFUSD school assignment. We are on track to send assignment letters via first class mail on Monday evening, March 20. Families should receive letters starting on Tuesday, March 21. The registration deadline has been extended by a week to April 21.  


Please do not come to the Educational Placement Center for information about your assignment, as staff will not have any information on Monday regarding assignments.  


We recognize that you may be deciding next steps regarding independent and private schools. Please note that no information about assignments will be available before March 21. If you need information before your letter arrives, please email and we will do what we can to help you after March 21.  


We are truly sorry for the delay. 




Esta es una actualización para las familias que enviaron sus solicitudes antes del 13 de enero de 2017 para una asignación escolar del SFUSD. Estamos en camino para estar listos para enviar cartas de asignación por correo de primera clase el lunes 20 de marzo por la noche. El plazo de inscripción ha sido prorrogado por una semana, hasta el 21 de abril.


Por favor, no acuda al EPC para obtener información sobre su asignación, ya que el personal no tendrá información el lunes sobre las asignaciones.


Reconocemos que usted tal vez esté decidiendo los siguientes pasos con respecto a escuelas privadas e independientes. Por favor tenga presente que no habrá información disponible sobre las asignaciones antes del 21 de marzo.  Si necesita información antes de que su carta llegue, por favor contacte a y haremos lo posible por ayudarlo antes del 21 de marzo.


Realmente sentimos el retraso.




School lets out for vacation soon, and teens are invited to join the Performing Arts Connection: Spring Break for Teens!


Held from Monday, March 27th-Friday, March 31st this program is a collaboration between San Francisco Opera, San Francisco Ballet, A.C.T., Youth Speaks, and Citizen Film in partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs. Lots of exciting opportunities to work with local artists and meet teens from diverse communities.


Please share this information with your communities, students, and families:

  • About: Fill your Spring Break with music, poetry, dance, theater and digital media storytelling! Discover and explore new art forms, hone current skills and inspire fresh creativity with diverse teen communities from all over the Bay Area. Teens will work with artists from SF Opera, SF Ballet, A.C.T., Youth Speaks and Citizen Film in partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco to craft original works and produce a showcase for their families and the community. Find your crew – join the Performing Arts Connection today!
  • Dates: Monday-Friday, March 27th-31st, 2017 from 10am-4pm daily; plus free Community Showcase on Friday, March 31st at 6pm
  • Location: Wilsey Center for Opera, 4th floor of the War Memorial Veterans Building, 401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102
  • Application: Available at
  • Cost: $10 application fee; tuition is $0-$200. Scholarships available, no teen turned away for lack of funds.

The Teens Tackle Tobacco Leadership youth committee from SFUSD's School Health Programs office is sponsoring an Anti-Tobacco/Vape Public Service Announcement Contest for all middle and high school students. There are three categories (middle school, high school or LGBTQ) and two entry modes (poster or video). All entries will receive FREE movie tickets for participating in the contest!


Videos should be no more than 90 seconds long, and posters should be either 8.5" x 11" or 9" x 12" in any medium. Entries are due on April 3.


Categories & Prizes

LGBTQ $300

High School $300

Middle School $200


Hawk Squad Herald Newspaper

The Hoover Student Tech Team is publishing a short newspaper called the Hawk Squad Herald! This will be a weekly publication with updates on Hawk Squad activities and events. Check it out. 

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iPad Help Ticket Request Form

Trouble with your iPad? Staff and students, follow this link:


Have a lost or stolen iPad, please use the following form ASAP:


Quick Links for the New School Year

Copies and/or computers available in the Family Room.

Drop Off: Safety first!

In the morning, please drop students off on 14th Avenue at Santiago (along the white zone mid-hill).

In the afternoon, please identify a location to meet your child for pick up.  The intersection and mid-hill is for buses.


Additional safety tips:

  • Please avoid Casteneda - it's narrow and congested.
  • Take caution of the cross walk and crossing guards.
  • For the safety of all, no U-Turns, please!
  • Don't forget to drive slowly

SBAC Schedule & Info

Students will take the their state assessments starting April 12 through May 9th.

For more information about SBAC, please go here.  For Hoover’s test schedule, please go here.


學生會在4月12號開始做加州測試直到5月12日。更多關於SBAC加州測試的詳情,請到這裡查看. 查看胡佛的考試時間,請到這裏


Los estudiantes tomarán sus evaluaciones estatales desde el 12 de Abril hasta el 9 de Mayo.

Para más información sobre SBAC, por favor vaya aquí. Para el programa de pruebas de Hoover, por favor vaya  aquí


SBAC Practice Test Scroll to the bottom of the page to select student interface for practice

Instructions for SBAC Practice Test, including how to practice embedded test settings

SBAC Family Resources from Achievement Achievement Office  for videos and more information

Hoover Happenings

For more information about upcoming Hoover events and activities, including the athletic games, check the 

Hoover Community Calendar



3/22 ELAC meeting 10:00am

3/23 - 6th grade Night of Music

3/23 - SSC meeting 3:45

March 27 - 31 Spring Break - No School 

3/31 - Cesar Chavez Day


SBAC testing - begins week of April 10

4/7 - Hawk-A-Thon

4/11 - Talent Show

4/21 - Spring Open House

4/28 - Orchestra Spring Concert


SBAC testing continued

5/5 - Chorus Spring Concert

5/12 -  Band Spring Concert

5/22 - 8th Grade Field Trip to McNears Park

8th grade promotional ceremony - THURSDAY, 5/25 @ 9:30 a.m. Lincoln High School

5/26 LAST DAY of School

Counseling Office Report Form

Students- use this form to notify your counselor if you or a friend need help with something. 

 You can also

 - send a message on School Loop mail

 - come to the Counseling Office in person.  Please ask your teacher before coming to the office.  


This link is also found in the Counseling tab up top.

Find out more about Lunchtime Clubs!

Check out this website for the for what's offered this school year

Hoover PTSA

Food Pantry

Sign up HERE