Archive for January, 2017
January 31st, 2017

Hoover’s Academic Decathlon team has been invited to the State AcDec competition in Cedar Rapids next month.  Our team placed in the top 12 large school teams from across the state.  Team members will compete in the areas of economics, math, social studies, language & literature, science, art, and music.  Additionally, each will perform a … Read more »


January 27th, 2017

Every year, the Hoover faculty departments and organizations each nominate a student from the senior class for the Student of All Seasons award. This award recognizes students that have shown excellent performance throughout their high school career and exceeded expectations in that department. Congratulations to the following seniors : Pryce Johnson, Max Tensen, Lal Zual, Jesse Luangaphayvong, … Read more »


January 25th, 2017

We met Abdul Fattah Tameem, Ghazweh Aljabooli and their five children last summer when the first family of Syrian refugees to find its way to Iowa was part of a group from all over the world taking a crash course in assimilation at the DMPS Summer Refugee Jumpstart at Meredith Middle School. Then in November … Read more »


January 3rd, 2017

The end of the first semester is fast approaching! Final week starts on Tuesday, January 10th. Wednesday, Jan. 12th, is a regular early dismissal day. On Thursday and Friday, Jan. 13th & 14th, classes are dismissed at 10:35. Lunch will be offered on both days. There will be no classes on Monday, January 16th in … Read more »