School News

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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. As of Aug. 1, 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.

Expect TRAFFIC DELAYS on Your Way to Roosevelt!


The Streetscape Improvement Project on 42nd CONTINUES!  Allow for considerable delays in the morning and afternoon traffic!  This project is slated to go through NOVEMBER!

DMPS Bus Transportation Information in IC Under the DMPS Transportation Tab!


Bus number, pick up times, drop off times, and locations are posted in IC portals.  Allow extra time in the first few weeks while the buses work out routes and get everyone to their spots safely!  Information will be updated on Monday, double check your assignments! DART Monthly Student Bus Passes are for sale at … Read more »

First Day of School!


First day of school is Wednesday, August 23 beginning at 7:40 a.m.  It will be an early dismissal day using a compressed schedule.

Student Schedules Are DELAYED – More Information To Come!


Student schedules are being continuously built in the counseling office.  Schedules are not currently available.  Instructions will be posted for the process on schedule changes at that time.

Online Registration for 2017-18 is Closing Soon!


Parents may do OLR (online registration) anytime from the comfort of your home – anywhere there is network access in Infinite Campus!  Handy Tips: If you are using an Apple/Macintosh electronic device, download the free app ‘Puffin’.  OLR in Infinite Campus will not function properly without ‘Puffin’. Use Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome on a … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Aug 17
Golf: Boys Varsity vs. Abraham Lincoln, Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson, Des Moines Hoover, Pleasant Valley, Sioux City East, Urbandale (Home)
Aug 17
Golf: Boys Varsity vs. Des Moines Hoover, Des Moines Lincoln, TBA, Urbandale (Home)
Aug 17
Golf: Boys JV vs. TBA (Home)
Aug 18
Golf: Boys Varsity vs. Indianola, TBA (Away)
Aug 18
Golf: Boys JV vs. Indianola, TBA (Away)
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!