Archive for November, 2018
November 21st, 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.


November 15th, 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.


November 6th, 2018

Seniors, Do you still have questions about your graduation cap and gown order? Herff Jones will be at Hoover on Tuesday, November 13th from noon to 1:30 pm. Don’t miss this opportunity to ask your questions and make your payments! You can also order your cap & gown on-line, as well as a variety of … Read more »


November 5th, 2018

Have you ever purchased a snack or drink at a concession stand at a Meredith or Hoover event? Concession stand sales generate the most money to help support the Booster Club’s mission. Parents who volunteer in the concession stands not only raise money for their groups, but they help promote a great experience at Meredith … Read more »


November 2nd, 2018

There is a Des Moines & Kofu, Japan Student Exchange opportunity for students entering grades 7-11. In June 2019, students can spend almost two weeks immersed in the Japanese culture. They spend time as a member of a Japanese family, visit Japanese schools, and explore many cultural offerings of the beautiful cities of Kofu and … Read more »