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Parent-Teacher Conferences


  Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held this coming Wednesday and Thursday, October 22nd & 23rd, from 4:00-8:00 PM.   Sisters for Success will be serving a spaghetti dinner from 4-7 PM in the cafeteria during conferences. Cost for High School students and adults is $5.00, Grades K-8 is $3.00 and Pre-K and younger eat for … Read more »


Hoover Welcomes World Food Prize Laureate


Students at Hoover High School had a very special “substitute teacher” as Dr. Gurdev Khush, the 1996 World Food Prize laureate, paid a visit. He spoke to a group of science students and visited Hoover’s highly-acclaimed STEM Academy. Click the photo to read and see more about this unique learning opportunity.


New Inductees to the Hoover Hall of Fame


Two Hoover Alumni, Todd Steggerda, class of 1983 and Dr. Matt Hill, class of 1985 were inducted into the Hall of Fame.  They were presented plaques during halftime of the football game on Friday, October 10th.


Breakfast With The Arts


Please join us on Saturday, November 8th from 7:30 to 11:00 AM for our annual Breakfast with the Arts fundraising event which benefits the Husky Alliance (Hoover/Meredith Booster Club). Enjoy a delicious breakfast and performances from the Hoover and Meredith Fine Arts Departments and have an opportunity to bid on silent auction items. Tickets are $10 … Read more »


What’s for Lunch? Ask the DMPS Mobile App


You can now find out what’s for breakfast and lunch at every school on every day of the year. You can even find out nutritional information. Just visit the Dining section on the new DMPS Mobile App. If you don’t yet have the app, click the header to download it for Apple or Android and learn more about its many features.


Reminder: Explore, Plan & ACT Test Dates


The Explore, Plan, and ACT tests measure high school students’ skills and understanding in English, math, reading, and science, and help monitor progress toward career and college readiness. Be sure to mark your calendar for October 22, 2014 for the Explore and Plan test (9th and 10th grade) and April 28, 2015 for the ACT test (11th grade). Click the header for more information.

Upcoming Events

Oct 23
Cross Country: Boys Varsity
Oct 23
Cross Country: Girls Varsity
Oct 23
Flu Clinic
Oct 23
Oct 23
Swimming: Girls Varsity

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

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Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 22nd and Thursday, Oct. 23rd from 4:00-8:00 PM both evenings.

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.

Remember to check the Infinite Campus Parent Portal for grade and assignment updates.  Can’t access the parent portal? Call 242-7302 for assistance.

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4800 Aurora Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310

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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.



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