The Hoffman Hum

Our Official Newsletter

... from the principal's desk ...

Dear Hoffman Families,

It is the middle of the school year and it's time to check in on how we're doing! Your input is important for this! Please help us by taking the 5Essentials survey:

Click here to take the survey!

We need at least 20% of parents to respond in order to receive results! This also helps our score on the state report card - help us keep our "Exemplary" status!!

Take Care,


School Hours

M, T, Th, F

Arrival Begins: 7:35am

Classes Begin: 7:45am

Dismissal: 2:40pm


Arrival Begins: 8:35am

Classes Begin: 8:45am

Dismissal: 2:40pm

Important Dates

February 10 - Family Library Program/Programa Nuestra Biblioteca 6-8pm

February 14 - Valentine's Day Classroom Parties 1:45 - 2:30 pm

February 20 - No School/ No Hay Escuela

Parking Lot Concerns

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From the Health Office !

Student Attendance

Whenever your child is going to be absent you are required to call the Health Office 847-657-2594 to report that absence by 9:00am. You may also email Munhi Sohn, our school nurse: The school needs notification of every day your child will be absent.

Munhi Sohn BSN RN

Hoffman School Nurse

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Kids Heart Challenge

Our Kids Heart Challenge is coming to an end and our students have done an amazing job learning how to keep their hearts and minds healthy!

This is your last chance to join us. You won’t want to miss out on learning 7 ways from our heart heroes on ways to keep your whole heart healthy!! Which heart hero is your student's favorite?

    1. If you haven’t already, register at and Download the App for iPhone or Android by searching for Kids Heart Challenge. See your Heart Heroes come to life, take selfies with your heroes, and fundraise from your mobile device. You can even scan checks in the mobile APP!

    1. Send 10 emails, ecards, or texts to family and friends and share the message of heart health! It’s so easy, with pre-written messages in your Headquarters.

    1. Complete FINN’S MISSION to learn about Hands-Only CPR, how to spot a stroke F.A.S.T., and how to help spread awareness by connecting to social media.

THANK YOU! Your family is an important part of our school’s Kids Heart Challenge team. Together, our efforts will help the American Heart Association save lives! I cannot thank you enough!

When you support KHC, you are helping kids with special hearts. Learn more about how your donations help families just like Siddharth.

Don’t forget: Double your Gift! Check to see if your employer will match your donation today! Follow the steps and forward the confirmation to to have this added to the student’s fundraising page.

Ashley Meade Olson

Development Director,School Engagement

American Heart Association

300 South Riverside Suite 1200

Chicago | IL | 60606

M 847.209.9663

Mother/Daughter YOGA @ Yoga Six!

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Mother/daughter Yoga at Yoga Six - February 19th, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Join the PTA for a fun mother/daughter event at Yoga Six! Cost is $15/pp. Be sure to wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat if you have one! The studio is available to loan a mat if needed.

Limited spots remain, so purchase your ticket today!


We need volunteers!!!!!

We are looking for on site volunteers, one time volunteers, book fair volunteers, spring benefit volunteers for the remainder of the year. These events do not happen without your help. Please visit the site here to check out the opportunities!


Lost and Found

Check out our Lost and Found page, updated frequently to find your lost water bottle, mitten or shoe!


February PTA Meeting - February 24th 9:15 a.m. Henking LRC

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All Visitors

Please have your photo ID

ready as all visitors must sign in

at the front office.

To help prevent unauthorized

entry please do not hold door

open for others.

Your help is greatly appreciated

to ensure the safety of our

students and staff.


If your child forgot their homework,

lunch, etc. you may drop off those

items (labeled with student name & grade) and place on cart by the main

office. Please email the classroom teacher as well. We

will do our best to have items

delivered in a timely fashion.