Hoover Middle School
Providing our students with the supports, tools, and diverse opportunities needed to meet the challenges of an ever-changing world
My School Bucks Info:"From the cafeteria to the classroom, pay anytime, anywhere from your mobile phone or computer." Families can use this for Chromebook insurance, putting money on school account for snacks at lunch (meals are free). Use this link.HMS showing school spirit!
HMS Theme DaysWe encourage all students and staff to join in our school spirit days each week in order to build community spirit!Mondays - Wear Green or Hoover Gear day - show your Dragon spirit!Tuesdays - Dress it up! Special head band, bow tie, a little extra glitz or flair if you pleaseWednesdays - Workout Wednesday! Wear your favorite workout gear and sneakers!Thursdays- Kindness Day (wear kindness theme shirts, buttons, and/or extend extra kindness to others)Fridays - Wear gear from your favorite sports teams!
Miss Elaine M. Thomas - Principal
Mr. Michael Haggerty - Assistant Principal
Ms. Michelle Jaros - Assistant Principal
2023-24 Budget Information (Vote May 16, 2023)
On Tuesday, May 16, 2023, Ken-Ton School District voters will have the opportunity to vote on a proposed 2023-24 school year budget. Visit www.ktufsd.org/budget for information on the budget, propositions and Board candidates.
Brian Graham Podcast Featuring Ken-Ton
The Ken-Ton School District was featured in the November 11th Brian Graham podcast "Achieving Joy and Mastery in Public Schools."
Complete Your Free/Reduced Meal Application Online!
Ken-Ton School District families can now complete their Free/Reduced Price Meal Application online! All families are strongly encouraged to complete this form as soon as possible.
2022-23 District Comprehensive Improvement Plan (DCIP)
The District Comprehensive Improvement Plan (DCIP) for the 2022-23 school year is aligned with the Ken-Ton Forward. The DCIP represents a 1-year action plan to bring the Ken-Ton Forward to life.
Support Staff Are In High Demand!
Ken-Ton is making it more attractive than ever before to pursue a career as a support staff member. These jobs are perfect for anyone interested in part-time or full-time work, especially those looking for a family-friendly schedule. Click the link for more information!
American Rescue Plan (ARP)
New York State has been allocated nearly $9 billion in American Rescue Plan (ARP) Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funds. Click the link for information on Ken-Ton's ARP plan.
Now Hiring Substitute Teachers!
With substitute teachers in such high demand across the country, the Ken-Ton School District is positioning itself to be among the most attractive destinations for anyone interested in becoming a substitute teacher. Click here to learn more!
NEW: Safe School Helpline
The Safe School Helpline is a convenient, confidential way for anyone to report information about situations that might affect safety at our school any time of the day or night.
Ken-Ton Weekly Connection: Superintendent's Weekly Message & Video Update
Stay up-to-date with the Ken-Ton Weekly Connection, a weekly message and video update from Superintendent Sabatino Cimato. View past editions on the web and sign up to receive it in your email inbox each week.
News & Headlines
Collegial Circles Helping to Guide New Teacher Mentees
Collegial Circles is a part of Ken-Ton’s unique mentoring program, where full-time teacher mentors support and guide new teacher mentees.
Ken-Ton to Celebrate Wellness Week (Mar. 13-16) Across District
From March 13th-16th, the Ken-Ton School District will be celebrating "Wellness Week" in all of its school buildings with the goal of encouraging everyone to make healthier choices every day.
Weekly Spotlight: Maeve Phillips, Hoover Middle
Throughout the school year, we're recognizing outstanding students, teachers, and support staff across our district. This week, we recognize Hoover Middle student Maeve Phillips.
Ken-Ton Farm to School in March is All About Breakfast!
As the school calendar turns to March, the Ken-Ton Farm to School Program is celebrating all things breakfast. This includes a special take-home opportunity for all Ken-Ton 7th graders.
Free Hugs Event Coming to Ken-Ton on March 8th
The Ken-Ton School District and the Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks and Recreation Department are teaming up to bring the Free Hugs Project to our community.
Ken-Ton Acquires Blender Bike to Inspire Healthy Habits
The Ken-Ton School District Food Service Department has acquired a new piece of equipment to inspire healthier habits among students and staff: a blender bike!
Encouraging and Providing Opportunities for the Visually Impaired
Ken-Ton’s Visually Impaired Department covers all 10 district buildings. Alicia Schwock, April Kress, Sheila Ewing, and Deborah Fose work hard to educate and bring opportunities to the 60 students they serve.
Farm to School Program Brings Soup-Filled February
The Ken-Ton Farm to School program enters another month and February is all about soups and our harvest of the month: potatoes and kale!
Jerry Starr Ken-Ton Schools' Sleepout Returns for 36th Year
On Friday, February 3rd, the Ken-Ton School District will once again come together for a worthy cause. The event, known as the Jerry Starr Ken-Ton Schools’ SleepOut, will return for its 36th year.
Weekly Spotlight: Hoover Middle Buildings & Grounds Staff
Throughout the school year, we're recognizing outstanding students, teachers, and support staff across our district. This week, we honor several members of the Hoover Middle custodial staff.