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Congratulations Hoover Bowlers


The Hoover Boys Bowling Team won the District Championship yesterday and qualified for the State Meet next Tuesday, February 24th!  Also, Tanner Peeler placed first overall and is an automatic individual qualifier.  Justin Kimball earned a 3rd place individual medal and his sister Sam Kimball earned a 5th place individual medal for the Hoover Girls Team. … Read more »


Your Feedback is Needed


The Hoover-Meredith IB Partnership needs your feedback regarding two of our IB-MYP policies that are up for review.   Click on the picture to the left or copy/paste the link below for a chance to read the policies and provide some quick feedback about them.      


Dream Season Remains Alive for Hoover


Hoover’s undefeated season may have come to an end last night against Waukee, but by most almost any measure the Huskies are one of the top boys’ basketball teams in Iowa this year. Click the photo to read and see more of last night’s game and why the dream is still very much alive for what was shaping up to be a dream season for Hoover.


Students to Provide Lunchtime Feedback


Starting this week, middle and high school students will be asked to review one new menu item each month. It’s a new program the Central Nutrition Center hopes will engage students in a discussion about nutrition and taste. To see photos of February’s featured item and learn how to give your feedback, click on the image.

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Headed to Iowa Western


  Dejorian Thedford signed his letter of intent to play football at Iowa Western Community College in the fall. Dejorian made second team in his division this season at Hoover.   Pictured with him is his brother, Devonte and mother, Carmelita.  

MYP Expo for Website

Save The Date!


Students, families and community members are invited to the 1st annual IB World Day & MYP Project Expo on March 5, 2015.  Student projects will be on display and Hoover students will perform in the diversity assembly at the end of the evening.  More information will be coming!

Upcoming Events

Mar 4
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Mar 5
Diversity Assembly
Mar 7
Jazz Fest

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

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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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