School News

Soccer player kicks ball.

Riders Make Repeat Trip to State Soccer


The Roosevelt High School boys’ soccer team has advanced to the State tournament for the second year in a row. After a rainy and scoreless first half in the Substate final, the Roughriders scored early in the second half and held off Johnston by a result of 1-0. Roosevelt will face West Des Moines Valley on Thursday at 5:15 PM at the Cownie Soccer Complex in Des Moines. Enjoy photos from Saturday’s win on the district’s Flickr page by clicking on the headline.

Students in a crowded school hallway.

Important Info for Incoming Seniors


Before our incoming seniors can begin school in the fall, they must meet a new mandatory state vaccination requirement. Students without proof of vaccination or an exemption will not be allowed to attend classes. Currently, 38% of Roosevelt’s incoming seniors do not have this vaccination. Click on the headline to read more about what is needed, and where students can find assistance meeting this requirement.


Sign Up for Summer School by May 31 at Noon!


Current 9th, 10th, and 11th graders who need credit recovery, or would like to earn some extra credits, should sign up for summer school with their counselor in the Roosevelt Counseling office.  If the student meets Drop Out Prevention criteria, the courses are free.  It is $50 per course to earn extra credits toward graduation. … Read more »


Cummings Courtyard Brick Sale Now Through June 15


Personal engraved bricks make wonderful gifts for graduation and other memorable celebrations!  Roosevelt maintains a memorial brick courtyard east of the library in honor of Bob Cummings, a former Roosevelt math teacher.  Personally engraved bricks are available for $50 each. Click HERE for the order form. Brick orders are due by June 15.

Infinite Campus Parent Portal

Online Registration for 2017-18 Will Open July 18!


Parents, log into your Infinite Campus Parent Portal to re-activate your user name and password.  OLR is easier than ever!

Prom pic 2017

Prom Pictures Available for Viewing/Purchase!


Browse the prom pics and if you are interested, click the “Buy” button! Click HERE for the JB Photography website (!

Upcoming Events

Jun 22
Baseball: 9th
Jun 22
Softball: 9th vs. Mason City (Home)
Jun 22
Baseball: 10th vs. Mason City (Away)
Jun 22
Softball: JV vs. Mason City (Home)
Jun 22
Baseball: Varsity
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.”

Calendar of Events


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!