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Post Prom Fundraiser


Huskies driveway prints are now available for $20 ($10 for each additional print at the same property). Support Post Prom and show your Husky Pride! Contact Susie at or 515-577-9207 to schedule a time. Order by April 30th. Pay day of print – cash or check to: Hoover Post Prom 2014. Thank you!

String Fusion

Jazz Fusion Dessert Concert a Success


Visitors enjoyed great music and tasty desserts at the Hoover Jazz Fusion Dessert Concert this week. The Hoover Jazz Combo and Hoover String Fusion performed. In case you haven’t heard, Hoover’s String Fusion is an auditioned alternative strings group. The students played electric instruments and also danced while playing their acoustic instruments. We have great music programs at Hoover High School! Proceeds from Tuesday night’s concert went to support the Hoover Band and Orchestra programs.


Hoover Gives 1-2 Punch at STEM Conference


Educators from across the state gathered for the Iowa STEM Conference III, and Hoover delivered a powerful one-two punch. Teacher Eric Hall and STEM Academy Coordinator Maureen Griffin were presenters while three academy students were part of a panel discussion. Click the headline to read more about Hoover’s STEM leadership.


Hoover Staff Take Pies in Face for Fundraiser


Staff at Hoover High School braced for pies in the face at the last student rally of the year. They also competed in a dance off against students! See the photos and read more about why they signed up to be targets by clicking on the picture!


Hoover Students Performed at All-State


Jennifer Martin and Nick Black performed at the IHSSA All-State Festival at the University of Northern Iowa. Martin advanced for poetry, Black for musical theater. Click the headline to read more about it.

Husky Alliance Golf Outing

Annual Husky Golf Outing


Mark your calendars for the Annual Husky Alliance 4 Person Best Shot Golf Outing on Saturday, May 3rd at the Waveland Golf Course, sponsored by Harding Hills Hy-Vee. Shotgun start at 8:00 AM. Register as a team or as an individual golfer – $75 per golfer or $45 for student golfers. All friends, alumni, parents, neighbors, staff, and … Read more »

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Our second Spring Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held on April 24th from 4 – 7 PM.

ATTENTION SENIORS! If you haven’t already paid your senior dues, you can pay them by following this link.  Remember that the current price of $70 goes up to $80 on May 1st.

Hoover High School is an International Baccalaureate (IB) Candidate 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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At Hoover, our 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. Read More…

Because of our size, Hoover students experience a great balance between personalized attention and expanded academic opportunies.