School News


Huskies’ Green Turns to Hoover Blues


The school colors are green and gold but there was an outbreak of those Cold Old Middle o’ January How Come Final Exams Come AFTER Winter Break Blues at Hoover High School all this week. Click the photo to read and see more about a unique music lesson for Hoover students thanks to the Central Iowa Blues Society.

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Hoover Band Boosters Garage Sale


Please help support the Hoover Band Boosters! There are two ways you can help – First, consider donating items to the sale. Donations received on January 23rd at Hoover from 5pm to 7pm. Not accepting TV’s, computers and/or fabric furniture. We appreciate if items are pre-priced in 25cent increments. Second, join us on Saturday, January … Read more »


Hoover Senior Signs Letter of Intent


Senior Tanner Peeler signed his Letter of Intent to join the William Penn bowling team over lunch on Wednesday, January 14th.  Tanner’s bowling coach from William Penn presented him with the letter.  Tanner will be on scholarship there this fall. Tanner was joined by his mom and dad, Cindy and Ross Peeler, and Hoover bowling … Read more »


Huskies Basketball Start Season at 10-0


The Hoover Huskies boys basketball team is off to a perfect 10-0 start this season following a 68-37 win last night over the North Polar Bears. The Huskies are currently ranked #4 in Class 4A. Click the photo to enjoy more photos from last night’s boys’ and girls’ basketball games on the DMPS Flickr page.


Employees’ Children Offered Scholarship


The Des Moines School Employees Association is pleased to once again offer a $500 one-time scholarship to DMPS employees’ children who are graduating from a DMPS high school. To read about the scholarship guidelines and download application and recommendation forms, click on the image.

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Winter Clothing Drive


On Saturday, December 13th, Hoover ELL students who attend ELL Saturday School for literacy enrichment put on their Winter Wear Clothing Drive, which was open to the public.  After collecting donations for the past several months, the amount collected was able to help about 75 refugee families.  Families went away with Winter clothing like coats, … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Jan 27
Bowling: Boys Varsity (Rescheduled from 01-08-15)
Jan 27
Bowling: Girls Varsity (Rescheduled from 01-08-15)
Jan 27
Basketball: Boys 10th
Jan 27
Basketball: Girls JV
Jan 27
Basketball: Boys 9th

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

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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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