School News

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 »

Online Registration Will Begin in July 16! Be Ready!


ROOSEVELT WILL HAVE COMPUTER TIME AVAILABLE ON WEDNESDAYS ONLY FROM 8:00-2:00 IN THE LIBRARY THROUGH AUGUST 8! 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 … Read more »

Freshman Orientation Will Be August 1 and 2! All Freshmen Should Plan to Attend!


Freshman orientation will be held August 1 (last name A-Kit) and 2 (last name Kiy-Z), from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in the large gym.  Drop off/pick up at the southeast blue door entrance by track.  Look for information letters mailed out with details.   All freshman should plan to attend! The first day of school for all … Read more »

Student Schedules are Expected to Open at the End of July in Infinite Campus


Students schedules will be available for viewing in IC near the end of July.  An electronic form will be available at that time to request changes.

Junior Families! Important New Vaccination Requirement!


The Iowa Department of Health has issued a new vaccine rule.  All 12th graders for the 2018-19 school year, with a birthday after September 15, 1999, will be required to provide proof of meningococcal vaccine (two doses in most cases).  Please call your health care provider immediately to discuss your child’s status.  If you have … Read more »

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.

Upcoming Events

Jul 18
Baseball: Varsity vs. TBA (Home)
Jul 25
Baseball: Varsity vs. TBA (Home)
Aug 9
Golf: Boys Varsity vs. Abraham Lincoln, Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson, Des Moines Hoover, Pleasant Valley, Sioux City East, Urbandale (Home)
Aug 9
Golf: Boys Varsity vs. Abraham Lincoln, Ankeny High School, Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson, Des Moines Hoover, Pleasant Valley, Sioux City East, Urbandale (Home)
Aug 9
Golf: Boys Varsity vs. Abraham Lincoln, Ankeny High School, Des Moines Hoover, Pleasant Valley, Sioux City East, Urbandale (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!