Free Arabic Summer Program

STARTALK 2014: Summer Arabic Program at Lincoln High School runs June 9 – 27. The class is open to all DMPS 8th grade and high school students. Learn to read and communicate in Arabic and make comparisons between Arabic cultures, your own culture and the dominant culture in the United States. Click the headline for more information.

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Sign up by May 1 for Free School & Sports Physicals

Register by May 1 with Troy Kleese at troy.kleese@physiocorp.com or call 515-323-6485. Sports Injury prevention information will be shared as well as a physical and/or reassessment of old injuries.  Parent or Guardian must be present to provide consent.  …

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Roberts-Lewis & Davis Champs at Drake Relays

Seniors, Jalynn Roberts-Lewis and Sydne Davis took home first place wins at Drake Relays on Friday, April 25.  Roberts-Lewis repeated her champion performance in the long jump with a 19-foot leap!  She also won the 100 meters in …

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Stackhouse Wins Rotary Scholarship

Zoey Stackhouse was one of six Des Moines Public Schools seniors to win an $8,000 Rotary Club of Des Moines scholarship to the school of her choice. Stackhouse told the Club that she wants to be a pediatrician and work in third-world countries. She also she was proud to come from a great school like Roosevelt where academic competition is fierce. Click the headline to read more.

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Roosevelt Seniors ‘Say Yes to the Prom’

Thirty Roosevelt High School seniors were treated to a day of pampering at La James International College in Johnston. “Say Yes To The Dress Atlanta” host Monte Durham and his team helped each girl select a prom dress and jewelry. The event culminated in a runway show with a lot of smiling faces. A special will air soon on Mediacom. Click the photo to see more lovely dresses.

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Online Personal Finance Class Earns Roosevelt $1000

Roosevelt High School was selected as a $1,000 winner in the 2013 – 2014 Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge sponsored by Iowa Student Loan®, the Iowa Department of Education, the Iowa Jump$tart Coalition, Junior Achievement of Central Iowa and …

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ACT Plan & Explore for 10th and 9th graders

Freshman and Sophomores take the ACT Explore and Plan tests on Thursday from 7:40 – 11:30.  Bring a photo ID, pencils and a calculator.  No school for Juniors on Thursday.  Seniors can complete community service and fill out …

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Burke Signs Letter of Intent for Western Kentucky

Senior Murphy Burke signed a national letter of intent with Western Kentucky University today.  Burke is the daughter of Stephanie Pruesch and Bernie Burke.  She is a 3-time individual state champion in debate and is currently ranked 24th …

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Roosevelt Student Stars in ‘Pinkalicious’

Roosevelt A.P. student and senior Connor Bredbeck proves you can do it all. In addition to his long list of Advanced Placement classes, he’s also starring in the Des Moines Playhouse’s new musical, Pinkalicious. The musical runs April 25 – May 18. For tickets and show times, click on the picture. Connor was interviewed by WHO-TV 13 this month about Advanced Placement when Roosevelt made the Washington Post’s list of the nation’s most challenging high schools.

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Sharks Since 1926

Sharks have done it again!  Putting on a fantastic show of strength, grace, timing, teamwork and hold-your-breath pageantry!  The team has logged more than 440 hours of philanthropic service in addition to preparing for the show and being …

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