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Cummings Courtyard Brick Sale


Imagine you or your family’s name forever immortalized at Roosevelt. Need a great gift idea? Personally 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.


Rider Crew Applications are avialble


Rider Crew applications are now available. You can pick them up in the main office, counseling office, or Mrs. Lupe Thomason’s office. They are due April 15”      


ACT Testing


ACT test will be administered to all Roosevelt Juniors on April 19th. Freshmen, sophomore and seniors do not have regular class that day. Juniors if you did not fill out your ACT registration during ITEDS on 3/30, please see Ms. Ramirez in the V.P. Office.


Roosevelt Theatre Presents: PROOF


Roosevelt Theatre Presents:
Adapted by David Auburn
April 7, 8, 9
7:30 PM
Roosevelt Auditorium
All Tickets $5




Thursday, March 31 ~ 4:00-7:45 p.m., located in teacher classrooms

Tuesday, April 5 ~ 4:00-8:00 p.m., located in the cafeteria, library, and small gym


Last chance to order graduation items


Last chance to place your Late Order for Graduation items, including the cap, gown, and tassel! March 31st at 5 p.m. is the deadline to place your Senior online order at this site: . Pricing will rise significantly, if your order is not placed by March 31st, at 5 p.m. Orders can only be placed online, at this time.

Upcoming Events

May 2
Tennis: Boys Varsity
May 2
Soccer: Boys 9th
May 2
Soccer: Girls Varsity
May 2
Soccer: Girls 9th
May 2
Soccer: Girls JV
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!