School News

Hoover’s Fall Play

10/11/2018

Hoover Drama presents She Kills Monsters October 18, 19, & 20 at 7pm in the Denis Hildreth Auditorium at Hoover High School.  She Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes Evans, a very average girl who must battle many monsters in a journey to save her sister’s soul.  In the end, Agnes learns to save herself.  … Read more »

Hoover, Drake Partnership Expands to Entrepreneurship

10/9/2018

Hoover High School’s STEM Research Methods class engaged with Drake University students around entrepreneurship and innovation today. Students built off of a previous work session to design business models from their research project uses of the barley plant, with ideas ranging from creating cereal to making pillows. See how this partnership between Hoover and Drake is getting students to see how STEM is also $TEM. Click the headline to read more.

Senior Meeting and Class Picture

10/9/2018

On Monday, October 15th there will be two REQUIRED senior activities. At 8:45 am, Lifetouch photographers will be here to take a large group senior picture. Order forms for the picture are available in the main office and orders are given directly to the Lifetouch photographers at the time the picture is taken. At 9:00 … Read more »

Conferences

10/3/2018

Please come join us for Parent/Teacher conferences this Wednesday, October 10th from 4:00 – 7:30 PM. Also take advantage of our Flu Clinic that will be held in the library 3:30-7:30 PM on conference night. Bring your insurance card if you have one and get your flu shot.

HOOVER STUDENTS BREAK THE CODE

9/25/2018

In partnership with the local Pi515 organization, Hoover students are being taught the skills and mindsets needed for success in the tech world.  Once a week, nearly 30 students participate in programming that exposes them to coding, innovation and creative thinking.  Students are supported by Pi515 staff, as well as an undergraduate student from Central … Read more »

HOOVER STEM & DRAKE U. PARNTER FOR INNOVATION

9/24/2018

Hoover’s STEM Academy Research Methods I class partnered with several students from Drake U. as part of an entrepreneurship and innovation initiative.  Drake students – all of whom own their own businesses – helped the Hoover Research I students to better understand what entrepreneurship and innovation are, as well as to begin thinking about how … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Oct 18
Swimming: Girls Varsity vs. Ottumwa, Des Moines East, Des Moines Lincoln, Des Moines North, Des Moines Roosevelt (Away)
Oct 18
Swimming: Girls Varsity vs. Ottumwa, Des Moines East, Des Moines Lincoln, Des Moines North, Des Moines Roosevelt (Away)
Oct 18
Football: 10th vs. North / Hoover vs. Des Moines Lincoln (Home)
Oct 18
Football: 9th vs. North / Hoover vs. Des Moines Lincoln (Home)
Oct 18
Football: 9th vs. North / Hoover vs. Des Moines Lincoln (Home)

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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.