School News

9th Grade Dental Forms DUE!


Please turn your completed 9th grade Dental forms into the Nurse’s office asap!  You may also have the dentist office fax the document to the school by using 515-242-7350.  Click HERE for the form.

Purchase Your 2018 Yearbook Senior Baby Ads!


Senior Parents:  Baby Ad information is now available.  You will create your own baby recognition ad yourself!  Visit today to start your ad and pay online!

Missed Senior Product Order Day?


Head to Herff Jones website and get your orders in!  DEADLINE without late fees:  DECEMBER 8, 2017!

Teen Talk 2017! A Free Day-Long Workshop by Primary Health Care-October 27 at the Olmsted Center, Drake University


A health education program aimed at high school and middle school aged teens. Fun day of activities, informative workshops, new friends, and great prizes! Register at For a poster with more information, click HERE.



2017 yearbooks are in! Pick them up before/after school in Ms. Dunbar’s room 2260 through October 13! 2017 seniors can pick up their yearbook in the Bookkeeper’s office Monday through Friday, 7:30-3:00.

No School on October 27th! Great day for college visits!


There will be no school on Friday, October 27 for students and associates due to Teacher EQ Professional Development. This is a great college visit day for seniors and juniors!  Pick up your College Visit form in Attendance window in the front foyer before you go!

Upcoming Events

Oct 17
School Board Meeting
Oct 18
DMPS Job Fair
Oct 18
Swimming: Girls Varsity vs. Des Moines North, Des Moines East, Des Moines Hoover, Des Moines Lincoln, Ottumwa (Away)
Oct 18
Swimming: Girls Varsity (Location Changed) vs. Des Moines North, Des Moines East, Des Moines Hoover, Des Moines Lincoln, Ottumwa (Away)
Oct 18
Volleyball: Varsity vs. TBA (Home)
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:
School Hours: 7:40 AM to 2:40 PM


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!