School News


10th Grade Students Visting Central Campus


Roosevelt High School 10th grader students will have the opportunity to visit Central Campus on Wednesday December 17th (9-11).

Student if you are interested in this opportunity to visiting Central Campus you will need to sign up in the Counseling office with Mrs. Fahey-Salow by Friday December 12.


SENIOR Class Picture


SENIOR Class Picture has been scheduled for Wednesday, December 10 at 9:50 in the large gym. Price: $16 for a non-laminated photo and $21 for a laminated photo, plus $3 for shipping. Pick up your order forms in the VP office asap! Please have your orders ready to turn in to LifeTouch/Jolesch on December 10. Any questions see Mrs. Powers in the VP office.

Herff Jones

Senior Deadline Approaching


If you haven’t been able to pay your Senior Dues, order your TRHS graduation announcements, or senior gear yet, it’s not too late. The deadline is December 12th.

TRHS Winter Concerts

Don’t Miss the Winter Concerts


Don’t miss you chance to hear some beautiful music created by you very own Roosevelt High School students. Orchestra – Tuesday December 9th – 7:00p.m. Band-Thursday, December 11th – 7:00p.m Vocal Music – Thursday, December 18th – 7:00p.m. All concerts Take place in the Roosevelt High School Auditorium


Megan Schott to Run for Iowa State Cyclones


Another day, another Des Moines Public Schools student signs a National Letter of Intent! Congratulations to Roosevelt High School senior and 2014 state cross country champion Megan Schott on signing to run for Iowa State University.


Riders create artwork for Philanthropy Awards


The Central Iowa Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) announced the 2014 Philanthropy Day award winners last summer. The annual awards recognize individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the quality of life in central Iowa. A select number of Roosevelt Students created artwork for each award recipient.

Upcoming Events

Dec 22
Winter Break
Dec 22
Winter Recess
Dec 23
Winter Break
Dec 24
Winter Break
Dec 25
Winter Break
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

Senior Events and Information

Graduation is May 23, 2015!  Check out college information under the Academics tab on the menu bar above (Academics > Counseling > Counseling PLC).  Transcript request forms are under the STUDENT tab– first 5 are free with an addressed stamped envelope; $2 per transcript after request number 5.  A Seniors information folder is located under the Student tab.  Forms for college visits, the senior calendar , deadline infomation,  important announcements for students and families for the Class of 2015 will be posted under the Student tab as it becomes available.  Check regularly!

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!