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Rider Root Beer is BACK!


RIDER ROOT BEER is back!  And so are the cool t-shirts!    We will be selling ice cold bottles of RRB just stop into the building anytime between 8a.m.-3pm.. to purchase bottles or cases. The 32oz bottles are being sold for $10 each, $110 for a case of 12 – all proceeds going to the Art and … Read more »


Prom Pictures Available


Prom Pictures now available for free download to share on social media, email, and sharing. You can also order prints online.


End of the Year things TO DO


As we get ready to close out the year remember the following things:

Return library books & Textbooks,

Return sports uniforms & equipment,

Check fees in IC,




Saturday, May 28th Knapp Center 7:00p.m.

Checklist with red felt pen, and checked boxes.

Seniors Checklist


Senior Check List. Student Check out cards, commencement practice, senior renegotiation, final transcript request, fees, senior parts, senior finals.

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Online Registration for 2016-2017 opens up July 5th


Online Registration opens up on July 5th!  Des Moines Public Schools is in our second year of the online registration process! It will be available starting July 5 through August 12. Computer make you nervous? Don’t stress! DMPS has created a video to walk families through this new, convenient process on the District website! You … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Sep 1
Golf: Boys Varsity
Sep 1
Volleyball: JV
Sep 1
Volleyball: 10th
Sep 1
Volleyball: 9th
Sep 1
Football: 10th
4419 Center Street, Des Moines, IA 50312
P: 515-242-7272 | F: 515-242-7350

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Athletic Calendars and Schedules
Our scrolling calendar to the right lets you know if we have student events.  But if you want the up-to-the minute details of sports teams, what time and where, go to the ATHLETICS tab on the menu bar above and select “Schedules”.  You can also get information about the CIML events at

Please See Senior Page, under Students for more information and deadlines

Visit the TRHS Alumni Foundation
The Roosevelt Alumni Foundation can be found at, you may email them at or call 515.664.2020.  Their Mission: “The Roosevelt High School Foundation/Alumni Association is organized for educational purposes in order to advance, support and assist in the development and growth of the students and faculty at Roosevelt High School.”

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About Roosevelt High School


4419 Center Street, Des Moines, IA 50312

P: 515-242-7272 | E:

This historic 90 year old school has developed a tradition of excellence, both academically and in various extra-curricular activities, which are a source of pride to the community it serves, the students, faculty, and alumni.

Roosevelt High School is committed to excellence in Academics, the Arts, and all Activities. Success for Every Student! GO ROUGHRIDERS!