Hoover Elementary School (Barrington Rd.)

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Principal's Message

  • Dennis Harnack Welcome incoming Hoover students and parents! It is my pleasure to help create a new Hoover community. It is exciting to have students come together from many different schools. We will celebrate our commonalities and learn about what makes us all unique individuals and learners. The current Hoover staff have been planning for this move since hearing of our change. We know we face challenges ahead, but the opportunities are many and our future is bright. We look forward to meeting all our new Hoover Hawks. There will be opportunities coming up before the end of the current school year for us all to meet and plan. As opportunities arise, they will be posted to this page, so stay tuned.

    Dennis Harnack, Principal
    (319) 688-1370
    harnack.dennis@iowacityschools.org

Hoover News

  • Home School Look-Up

    The Iowa City Community School District is proud to present an online tool through which anyone can lookup attendance areas. To determine school attendance areas for a particular location, type that address into the search box in the top left corner. The system will auto-complete possible addresses. When you see the address you are searching for, click it. The map will update to show the elementary, junior high, and high school that location is assigned to. Each school will show a phone number and a link to the school's webpage where you can find more information about that school.

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District News

  • 2019 Summer Reading Resources

    District teacher librarians have compiled a great list of resources for summer reading! From recommended book lists by grade level and links to online books, to area library reading programs, free bus ride to the library, and the current location of the bookmobile, this newsletter has it all.

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  • Share Your Ideas on How to Improve Equity in the Iowa City Community School District

    The Iowa City Community School District is engaging in a strategic planning process to update the Comprehensive Equity Plan for 2019-2022. Given the importance of ensuring that the District come up with a Comprehensive Equity Plan that is aligned and integrated with current District goals and accountability structures, is data- and research-informed, and is produced through an inclusive process, we are inviting you to provide input and share your suggestions related to achieving equity in the District.

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  • Elementary Open House/Attendance Area Transition Opportunities

    Elementary attendance area changes will take place beginning with the 2019-2020 school year. For families who will be attending a new school next year, our principals are eager to meet your student(s) and welcome you to your new school! Please see the opportunities below that will be provided to ensure a successful transition.

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  • 2019-20 Pay-to-Ride Transportation

    The Iowa City Community School District offers a Pay-to-Ride program for individuals that are not eligible for mandatoory busing. The program details, as well as information on the application process, are listed below.

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  • Making Up Missed School Time

    It goes without saying that this winter has delivered its fair share of inclement weather for our area. It has been quite some time since we have experienced a winter of this magnitude. With that being said, we understand that many of you have questions about how the multiple cancellations, late starts, and early dismissals will impact the end of the school year.

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