School News

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Come See Those Dancin’ Feet!


Plan to attend Roosevelt Drama Department’s production of 42nd Street in the Roosevelt auditorium! April 21 @ 7:00 p.m. April 22 @ 7:00 p.m. April 23 @ 2:00 p.m. Click HERE for online ticket sales!


Over 200 New Titles Have Been Added to the Roosevelt Library!


Stop into the Roosevelt library and check out all the new titles!

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PSAT Test Results Available in Counseling!


The PSAT test scores are available for pick up in the counseling office Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 3:15 p.m!

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FREE College Fair – Monday, February 27!


Make plans to attend the College Fair on Monday, February 27 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. in the Roosevelt large gym.  Over 78 colleges and universities will be set up to answer your questions!

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Junior Families! Important New Vaccination Requirement!


The Iowa Department of Health has issued a new vaccine rule.  All 12th graders for the 2017-18 school year, with a birthday after September 15, 1999, will be required to provide proof of meningococcal vaccine (two doses in most cases).  Please call your health care provider immediately to discuss your child’s status.  If you have … Read more »

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Register for AP Exams by March 22


AP Exam registration has begun! AP Exams must be submitted by March 22, 2017. Students pick up an exam order form from the counseling office. A few reminders about AP Exam Registration: * Each AP Exam cost $93.00: a $15 non-refundable deposit is required for each exam. Full payment is required before an exam will … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Feb 27
Basketball: Girls Varsity vs. TBA (Home)
Feb 28
Basketball: Boys Varsity vs. TBA (Home)
Mar 3
Track: Boys Varsity vs. Washington (Washington IA), Waukee, Iowa City High, Iowa City, Iowa City West, Cedar Rapids Washington, Fairfield, Cedar Rapids Prairie, North Scott, Pleasant Valley, West Liberty, Williamsburg, Iowa City Regina (Away)
Mar 6
Basketball: Boys Varsity vs. TBA (Home)
Mar 7
Track: Boys Varsity vs. University of Northern Iowa Indoor, TBA (Away)
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!