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2014-2015 Yearbooks are IN!


The 2014-2015 yearbooks are in! Stop by Mrs. Dunbar’s room 2040 to pick yours up beginning Thursday 10/8 . She will be handing them out before or after school or during 4th block.


Bonfire, Parade Marks Roosevelt Homecoming


The Roosevelt Roughriders play our homecoming football Friday night, but the celebration heated up – literally – Thursday night with an open house, neighborhood parade and bonfire. Click the photo to enjoy more images from the event on the DMPS Flickr page.


Spring Break Trip to Washington, DC


Plans are in the works for a trip to Washington, DC as well as historic Philadelphia during the 2016 spring break for DMPS 8th grade and high school students. For interested parents and students, please click the photo to learn more about this fun and educational opportunity including information on costs, application forms, schedules and more.


Homecoming Next Week


Help celebrate TRHS Homecoming week! Click on the story for more information!


Yearbook photos RETAKE day !


On Monday, September 28 from 7:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., Lifetouch will be in the south commons to take the remaining student pictures and re-take any from summer for disappointed customers.


Paying school fee’s ONLINE


The DMPS is working with RevTrak, a national credit card payment processo0r, will provide you a secure site for making online payments. These fees include textbook fees, planners, course fees, and other school specific fees. The webs store also allows you to connect to existing departments that currently offer online payments including payments for schools meals and community education courses.

Upcoming Events

Oct 8
Cross Country: Boys Varsity
Oct 8
Cross Country: Boys JV
Oct 8
Cross Country: Girls Varsity
Oct 8
Cross Country: Girls JV
Oct 8
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!