School News


Rider Crew Applications Are Available!


Rider Crew applications may be picked up in the main office, counseling office, or Mrs. Thomason’s office (room 2170). They are due April 7 in room 2170.      




In the auditorium on Wednesday, March 22, from 9:50-10:20 a.m., there will be a return bus trip to Central at 10:20 a.m. Herff Jones will be in the Commons to distribute orders from 7:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.  

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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 »


NHS Blood Drive


The TRHS National Honor Society is sponsoring a Blood Drive on Thursday, April 6, from 8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. in the Roosevelt library.  Sign-up sheets are posted outside of room 2260 for students to select a donation time.  Minors must complete a permission form to donate blood.  They have a critical shortage and are in desperate … Read more »


TRHS Band Garage Sale


April 1 from 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM in the Band Hall

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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!

Upcoming Events

Mar 29
Statewide Tornado Drill - Sever Weather Awareness!
Mar 30
Soccer: Boys 9th vs. Urbandale (Away)
Mar 30
Track: Girls Varsity vs. Boone, Fort Dodge, Marshalltown, Newton, TBA (Away)
Mar 30
Soccer: Boys JV vs. Urbandale (Away)
Mar 30
Soccer: Boys Varsity vs. Urbandale (Away)
4419 Center Street, Des Moines, IA 50312
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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!