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Sisters for Success Legislative Day on Capitol Hill

5/12/2015

On Tuesday, May 5th, eleven young ladies, members of the Sisters for Success group at Hoover, were invited to take part in a “Day on the Hill” at the Iowa State Capitol. House of Representative Ruth Ann Gaines and House of Representative Ako Abdul-Samad hosted the legislative day for the members and leaders of the … Read more »

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Hoover in Top 12 on Iowa AP Index

5/7/2015

For the third year in a row, all five DMPS high schools are listed among the state’s top 50 high schools on the Iowa Advanced Placement Index. And according to the list prepared by the University of Iowa, Hoover is among the top dozen schools in Iowa! Click the headline to read the full story.

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HOOVER STEM RESEARCH Class attend the World Food Prize Global Youth Institute

5/1/2015

Hoover’s Scientific Research classes have been working hard to write up extended essays in preparation for the World Food Prize’s Global Youth Institute in Ames this past Monday. Students have chosen a country on which to focus and created unique solutions to an identified issue related to availability, quality or quantity of food.  Students have … Read more »

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Hoover STEM Research Gets Expert Advice

4/21/2015

Hoover’s Scientific Research classes have been working hard to write up extended essays in preparation for the World Food Prize’s Global Youth Institute in Ames next week.  Students have chosen a country on which to focus and created unique solutions to an identified issue related to availability, quality or quantity of food.  This week, students … Read more »

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DMPS Offers Free Summer Meal Program

4/21/2015

DMPS will again offer breakfast and lunch over the summer months to children 18 and younger. The number of sites has grown, and so have the number of meals served. Last summer, DMPS staff fed children 28,722 breakfasts and 79,698 lunches. DMPS has sponsored a summer meal program for more than 30 years. Click on the headline for more information and a list of sites.

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World Language Festival

4/17/2015

  DMPS invites you to join us for the World Language Festival at the Central Campus Commons on Thursday, April 23rd from 4-6 PM. Learn more about the cultural language program, create crafts and celebrate!  

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Graduation
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May 26
Soccer: Boys Varsity
May 26
Baseball: Varsity
May 26
Baseball: 9th

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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.