Bridges to Harmony Kicks Off Holiday Sounds

The Ola Babcock Miller Building, a State of Iowa office building at 1112 East Grand Avenue in Des Moines, hosted Roosevelt High School’s Bridges to Harmony Choir for some holiday music over the lunch hour last week. The acoustics of the Miller Building’s rotunda beautifully showcased the wonderful sounds of the choir. Click on the image to enjoy photos from the performance on the district’s Flickr page.

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Attention Seniors

Next Friday, December 11th, is the LAST DAY that Roosevelt can accept orders for graduation items from Herff Jones.

SENIORS – If you have missed this deadline please contact Herff Jones directly at 515-993-3809

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Winter Concert Series

Come enjoy the sounds of the season in the Roosevelt Auditorium.
Tuesday, December 8th 7:30p.m.

Thursday, December 10th 7:00p.m.

Vocal Music
Thursday, December 17th 7:00p.m.

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The 50th Anniversary of the Tinker Armband Protest

The Roosevelt High School Foundation and Alumni Association is pleased to present the first annual Teddy Talks: The 50th Anniversary of the Tinker Armband Protest. Join us on Tuesday, December 15th at 7:00pm in the Roosevelt High School Auditorium for an evening to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the events resulting in the landmark Supreme Court case, Tinker vs. Des Moines Independent School District, which put a spotlight on Des Moines schools and established free speech protections for students.

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R’velt Grad: Top 10 Up and Coming Scientists

Science News magazine has named Feng Zhang, a 2000 graduate of Roosevelt High School who also attended Central Academy, as one of the world’s top 10 up and coming scientists. Zhang, who attended Harvard and Stanford and currently holds appointments at MIT and Harvard, was selected by a panel of 30 Nobel Prize winners for his groundbreaking research on brain ailments. Click the headline to read the Science News story.

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14 Students Earn National Merit Honors

Ten Riders are among the 14 high school seniors chosen as Semifinalists in the 61st annual National Merit Scholarship competition, placing them among the top young scholars in the state and nation. The DMPS students were selected based on their strong performance on the Preliminary SAT (PSAT) test taken last year. Click the image for more about this year’s honorees.

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Paying school fee’s ONLINE

The DMPS is working with RevTrak, a national credit card payment processo0r, will provide you a secure site for making online payments. These fees include textbook fees, planners, course fees, and other school specific fees. The webs store also allows you to connect to existing departments that currently offer online payments including payments for schools meals and community education courses.

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ELL Assisted Registration for School

Des Moines Public School Families, DMPS will have ELL assisted registration for 2015-2016 School year on Tuesday, July 21nd and Thursday, July 23rd from 4-8p.m. The registration will be held at Meredith Middle School 4827 Madison Ave. Childcare …

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Apply for Free & Reduced Lunch and Fee Waviers

Click on Apply for Lunch to get instructions and complete an online application.

Free & Reduced Lunch and Fee Waivers must be submitted each year. Fee waivers apply to the current year fees only, application must be completed before the end of the school year.

Questions on fee waivers? Contact the Roosevelt bookkeeper at 515-242-7323.

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