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Academic Awards


Presentation of the 2017-2018 Academic Awards will take place Wednesday, September 19th at 10:00 am. The academic letter recognizes the achievement of students who have maintained a 3.5 minimum grade point average during two consecutive semesters in four or more academic classes the previous year. Congratulations to the students receiving this award!

School Picture Day


School pictures will be taken this Thursday, September 13th. Order information is available in the Main Office and was also sent home with students earlier this week. All students should plan on having their picture taken, even if they don’t plan on purchasing a picture package. Students that attend Central Campus in the morning should … Read more »

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Hoover Homecoming Dance Postponed


The Homecoming Dance at HHS scheduled for Saturday night has been postponed until Sat., Sept. 22, at Hoover from 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. See main office for any ticket questions. We look forward to this celebration with our Hoover students later this month.

Homecoming 2018


Next week starts HOMECOMING WEEK!! Each day has a theme to dress to. They are as follows: Tuesday: Disney Character Day Wednesday:- Freshmen- Backwards Day- Sophomores- Athletes Day- Juniors- Frat Out- Seniors- Toga- Staff- Hawaiian Thursday: Meme Day Friday: SPIRIT Day We will have a Homecoming pep assembly next Friday, September 7th at the end … Read more »

Save the Date: Hoover Community Night


Join us for our Hoover Community Night filled with activities and information for students and their families.  Hoover Community Night will be August 30, 2018 from 4 pm to 6pm. A light snack will be provided during the event.  Afterwards, everyone is invited to join us in cheering on our 10th Grade Football team as they … Read more »

Fall Play Auditions


Auditions for the fall Play, She Kills Monsters are right around the corner!  This action adventure tragi-comedy is a show you won’t want to miss!   Auditions are Tuesday, August 28th and Thursday, August 30th at 3:45 in the Auditorium.  For more information, swing by the drama room to pick up a cast or crew application.  … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Sep 18
Golf: Boys Varsity vs. Ottumwa (Home)
Sep 18
Golf: Boys JV vs. Ottumwa (Home)
Sep 18
Golf: Boys Varsity vs. Ottumwa (Home)
Sep 18
Golf: Boys JV vs. Ottumwa (Home)
Sep 18
Volleyball: 9th vs. Des Moines Lincoln (Away)

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

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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.

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About Hoover High School

4800 Aurora Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310

P: 515-242-7300 | E:
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.