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Husky Alliance Golf Tournament


The annual Husky Alliance Golf Tournament was held on Saturday, May 7th. This years event was a huge success and a good time was had by all. Money raised by the annual event benefits the Husky Alliance (Boosters) for Hoover and  Meredith Schools. For more photos from the event, visit the Hoover Flickr page at


Free School & Sports Physicals


Youth Sports Injury Prevention Clinic will have free school and sports physicals on Wednesday, May 11th and Wednesday, July 20th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm at the Downtown Iowa Ortho and Physio, 450 Laurel St. Parent/guardian must be present in order to provide consent. Pre-registration encouraged, walk-ins also welcome. Register through Allison at 515-323-6485 or … Read more »


Dwight Talks New Goal: Renewable Energy


Tim Dwight is known best for scoring touchdowns, both as an Iowa Hawkeye as well as during his career in the NFL. These days he has a new goal: renewable energy. He visited with students at Hoover High School and Edmunds Elementary School about the possibilities of new energy sources and the importance of educating young scientists to work on these important issues. Click on the image to read and see more.


2016 DMPS World Languages Festival


Please join us to celebrate the language and cultural learning of the DMPS World Languages Program.  The festival will be held this Saturday, April 30, from 11am to 1pm in the Hoover-Meredith TLC (library).  Hands-on demonstrations and other displays will be available for families to enjoy during this unique event.


Hoover High Presents “The Great Gatsby”


Hoover High School presents F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic “The Great Gatsby.” Performances are Thursday, April 21, Friday, April 22 and Saturday, April 23 at 7:00 PM in the school’s Denis Hildreth Auditorium. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for students and $3 for those with student activity passes.

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Students Present at Drake


Scientific Research students presented at the 13th annual Drake University Conference on Undergraduate Research in the Sciences (DUCURS), hosted by the Drake Undergraduate Science Collaborative Institute (DUSCI) on Thursday, April 14th. Students have been involved during their senior year of high school in scientific research with Grand View University professors in the fields of chemistry, biology, psychology and microbiology. … Read more »

Upcoming Events

May 28
May 30
Holiday – No school, offices closed
May 31
Baseball: 9th
May 31
Baseball: Varsity
May 31
Baseball: 10th

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

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The Class of 2016 Commencement Ceremonies will be held at the Drake Knapp Center on Saturday, May 28th at 3:30PM. Family and friends unable to attend can live stream the event by clicking here.

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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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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