Archive for September, 2018
September 25th, 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 »


September 24th, 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 »


September 21st, 2018

If you missed getting your school picture taken in September,  the photographers will be at Hoover on Tuesday, October 9th to take your picture!


September 20th, 2018

As part of Hoover STEM’s Research II programming, two of our seniors – Colby Long and Dayna Nguyen – are conducting research at the Science Center of Iowa. Earlier this week, they completed their preliminary training and were awarded with a ‘Protecting Human Research Participants’ certificate from the National Institutes of Health. Their research involves … Read more »


September 18th, 2018

Presentation of the 2017-2018 Academic Awards took place Wednesday, September 19th at 10:00 am. The academic letter recognized 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!


September 8th, 2018

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.