Archive for October, 2016
October 11th, 2016

On October 7, 2016, the Hoover Marching band performed a Pink Out program in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. At the game they asked everyone for a donation to help support this cause. With each donation a band member put a pink plume in their hat for the halftime performance. The money raised will … Read more »

October 6th, 2016

On Friday, September 30th, Page Keely, former President of NSTA (National Science Teachers Association) and the recently retired Senior Science Program Director at the Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance spent the day with the Hoover High School Science teachers and instructional coaches. The day included a focus on using formative assessment probes to uncover students’ … Read more »

October 5th, 2016

Ms. Soderstrum’s Husky Time participated in the Iowa Healthiest State Initiative Walk on Wednesday, October 5.  They walked 1 mile around the track and got to see the new scoreboard.  Go Huskies!  

October 3rd, 2016

Congratulations to the 2015-16 Hoover Huskies yearbook staff! The group received a letter from Walsworth Yearbooks praising their “superior examples of coverage, design, photography and copy.” The Hoover Huskies yearbook has been inducted into the Walsworth Gallery of Excellence, and will be used as an example nationwide for other high schools to follow.

October 3rd, 2016

The Rotary Club of Des Moines honored two Hoover High grads. The 2016 Police Officer of the Year is Jack “Chip” Beardsley (Class of ’84). Ted Jefferson (Class of ’73) is the Firefighter of the Year. We want to add our congratulations and gratitude to these former Huskies for their dedicated and exceptional careers in public service.