School News

Past Yearbooks for Sale $25! Years 2004-2014


To trim down our inventory, yearbooks from the years 2004-2014 are being offered for $25.  Get ’em while supplies last!  Contact the Roosevelt library clerk, Sherri Harney, at, or by phone at 515-242-7282.  Library hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am. – 3:00 p.m.  If shipping is requested, additional charges will apply.

Online Registration Will Begin in July! Be Ready!


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 »

DEADLINE for Final Transcript Requests: July 18!


All final transcript requests, submitted through June 18, have been processed.  Check with your post-high school destination for their receipt confirmation. Admission to your college or university will not be complete until they receive an official final transcript from Roosevelt. Request forms must be turned in by July 18, after that date they will not be processed … Read more »

All Fall Sports Begin Official Practices August 6!


Check directly with the coach for summer conditioning programs!  Click HERE for the Roosevelt Athletics site! Football: Cross Country: Volleyball: Boy’s Golf: Girl’s Swimming: Cheerleading: Band: Theater:

Summer Sports Camps – Information through Community & Adult Education!


Click HERE for the link to the Community & Adult Education sports camps available!  Sign up and pay online, so easy!

Cummings Courtyard Brick Sale Now EXTENDED Through June 30!


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 the order form. Brick orders and payments are due by June 30.

Upcoming Events

Jun 23
Softball: Varsity vs. Marshalltown, BCLUW, Bondurant-Farrar, Colfax-Mingo, Lisbon, Lynnville-Sully, Marion, West Marshall (Away)
Jun 23
Baseball: Varsity vs. TBA (Home)
Jun 25
Baseball: 9th vs. Des Moines East (Away)
Jun 25
Baseball: 9th vs. Des Moines East (Away)
Jun 25
Softball: 9th vs. Des Moines East (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 the link ‘Senior Year’, under the ‘Students’ tab 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.”

Equity Statement for Des Moines Public Schools

It is the policy of the Des Moines Community School District  not to illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity, and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices.  There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination.  If you believe you have (or your child has) been discriminated against or treated unjustly at school, please contact the Director of Human Resources, Dr. Anne Sullivan, at 2323 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA  50312, (515) 242-7911,


People with disabilities who need information regarding accessibility to the building or who need sign or language interpretation should contact the office at (515) 242-7272 for assistance.

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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!