School News

Winter Break

12/14/2018

Winter Break will be from December 24th through January 4th. Hoover offices will be close December 24th, 25th, 28th & 31st and January 1st. Regular office hours will begin on January 2nd. Classes resume on January 7th, which will be a Gold Day. Have a safe and happy holiday break!

Hoover at SCIBA Jazz Festival

12/10/2018

This past weekend, the Hoover Jazz Band competed at the South Central Iowa Bandmasters Association (SCIBA) Jazz Festival in Waukee. This was their first competition in many years and allowed them to dip their toes into the world of competitive music for the first time. Hoover students performed marvelously and were great ambassadors to the … Read more »

Students Tour Manufacturing

12/6/2018

Career & Technical Education Students toured Dee Zee Manufacturing during Iowa’s 2018 Manufacturing Week. They gathered with students from several other local districts for the tour and lunch, and had the opportunity to meet with congressman, David Young. Pictured left to right: Yanas Morgan Mason Charon Congressman, David Young Wayne Grimes Devon Patterson Keeshon Smith The students … Read more »

2018 Alumni Hall of Fame Induction

12/3/2018

On Monday, December 3rd, Hoover Alumni, Steven C. Bahls, was inducted into the Hoover Alumni Hall of Fame at a ceremony held at a school assembly. Steven attended Hoover High School for three years, graduating in its fourth class in May of 1972. Mr. Bahls is an attorney, and education leader, and is only the … Read more »

Hoover student dances with Moore Elementary students.

Hoover Leaders Visit Moore for Universal Children’s Day

11/21/2018

For Universal Children’s Day, student leaders from Hoover High School engaged with future Huskies. Members of the Hoover Difference Makers – including many members of the school’s Student Council and National Honor Society – first went to the Science Center of Iowa’s preschool before visiting their neighbors at Moore Elementary School. Click on the headline to see photos of their visits.

Students stand in front of Japanese castle.

Application Period Open For Trip to KOFU, Japan

11/15/2018

The student application process for the June 2019 Kofu, Japan Exchange is underway. This student exchange is entering its 36th year and proves to be one of the most rewarding educational opportunities offered to the students of Des Moines Public Schools. Click on the headline to see a student produced video and read more about the trip.

Upcoming Events

Dec 17
Hoover Meredith Booster Club
Dec 18
Bowling: Boys Varsity vs. Des Moines Roosevelt (Away)
Dec 18
Bowling: Boys JV vs. Des Moines Roosevelt (Away)
Dec 18
Bowling: Girls Varsity vs. Des Moines Roosevelt (Away)
Dec 18
Bowling: Girls JV vs. Des Moines Roosevelt (Away)

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

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Winter Break will be from December 24th through January 4th. Hoover offices will be close December 24th, 25th, 28th & 31st and January 1st. Regular office hours will begin on January 2nd. Classes resume on January 7th, which will be a Gold Day.


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.


Remember to check the Infinite Campus Parent Portal for grade and assignment updates.  Having trouble accessing the parent portal? Call 242-7302 for assistance.


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About Hoover High School

4800 Aurora Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310

P: 515-242-7300 | E: hoover@dmschools.org
New School Hours: 8:25 AM to 3:25 PM

 

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.

 

 

Welcome to Hoover! I look forward to working with you, your student and the Hoover community.