School News

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Important Info for Incoming Seniors

3/28/2017

Before our incoming seniors can begin school in the fall, they must meet a new mandatory state vaccination requirement. Students without proof of vaccination or an exemption will not be allowed to attend classes. Currently, 81% of Hoover juniors do not have this vaccination. Click on the headline to read more about what is needed, and where students can find assistance meeting this requirement.

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ACDEC SUCCESS AT STATE

3/7/2017

Hoover’s Academic Decathlon team represented the school well over the weekend of March 3-4, 2017.  Colby Williams earned an individual silver medal for her interview and Max Tensen earned a bronze medal for his knowledge of this year’s music curriculum.  The team also significantly improved its overall score when compared to both this year’s regional … Read more »

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EXPERTS WORK WITH RESEARCH STUDENTS

3/7/2017

On Friday, March 3rd, Mr. Clark’s research methods classes received feedback on the first drafts of their World Food Prize issue papers.  Local experts received the papers earlier in the week and reviewed changes and suggestions with students during class.  Ten of the approximately 40 students will be selected by these experts to advance to … Read more »

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STEM ACADEMY VISITS VERMEER

3/7/2017

On Thursday, March 2nd, 35 STEM Academy students visited the Vermeer manufacturing plan in Pella.  Students toured two of their manufacturing plants and engaged with Vermeer employees in 7 different small-group activities.  Vermeer donated $100 to defer some of the costs associated with the trip

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Once Upon a Melody Concert

2/21/2017

It is time for our annual Once Upon a Melody Concert! It is Monday night, March 6, 7:00-8:00 pm in the Hoover auditorium. This concert will feature Meredith and Hoover orchestras playing music from the movies Enchanted, Frozen, Jungle Book, Trolls, Mulan and Zootopia. Also dance music by Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars, Justin Timberlake, Shakira, … Read more »

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Commencement Speaker Auditions

2/13/2017

Any senior interested in auditioning to be a speaker at commencement 2017 must sign up sometime between Monday, February 13th and Thursday, February 16th. All sign-ups stop at 3 PM on Thursday. The sign-up sheet is located in the main office. Once you sign up you need to talk with Mr. Badger regarding the rough … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Apr 4
Tennis: Boys Varsity
Apr 4
Tennis: Boys JV
Apr 4
Tennis: Girls Varsity
Apr 4
Tennis: Girls JV
Apr 5
Iowa Assessments

Hoover High School is an IB World School. Click here to learn more about this elite classification.

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Hoover High School is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. Find out more about the IB Program under the Academics tab, or follow this link.


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About Hoover High School

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4800 Aurora Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310

P: 515-242-7300 | E: hoover@dmschools.org

Hoover High School’s instructional program is designed to meet the needs of every level of learner with course offerings creating overlapping layers of support for struggling and advanced learners.  Hoover offers the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme to all students in grades 9-10.

 

 

Welcome to Hoover! I look forward to working with you, your student and the Hoover community.