Senior Year

Important information for seniors and families on senior year deadlines & activities!

ROOSEVELT COMMENCEMENT 2024  ♦  SATURDAY,  May 25 ♦ Time 4:00 p.m. (TENTATIVE) ♦  Drake Knapp Center (TENTATIVE)♦  No tickets required!

Drake University Parking  information – click HERE.

Can’t attend graduation ceremonies and would like to watch it from home?  Click HERE for the graduation ceremony provided by Herff Jones!  Other schools and different years are available for On Demand viewing now!

Line of March Practice and Senior Celebration will be held on May 26, 2023  beginning at 7:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. in the RHS auditorium.  Seating assignments, graduation information, rehearsal, and cap and gown distribution will be just a few items on the agenda to get done this morning!  If you plan to participate in graduation, you must attend this practice!

Senior Graduation Order Day with Herff Jones!  October 19, 2022 in the Roosevelt auditorium from 11:00 am until 7:00 pm.  Turn in your orders, pay for orders, get help, and see merchandise!  Don’t miss it!

Senior Cap & Gown Orders are due no later than DECEMBER 1, 2022!

TO ORDER CAP & GOWN click HERE.   For ordering assistance from Herff Jones, please call 866-238-5336. DEADLINE for orders and payments is December 1!  After this date, late fees will be assessed.


SENIOR YEARBOOK PORTRAITS!   Date for Senior Yearbook Pictures:  Deadline to submit senior pictures for the 2022-23 yearbook is FEBRUARY 14, 2023.
Photos must be vertical. Other people or props are not allowed in the picture. We prefer to have images sent electronically.  
Your photographer may send your photo via e-mail in High Res PDF format (wallet size) or JPG at least 300 dpt resolution or higher to You may also mail a wallet sized photo with the student name printed on back to:

Carly Triplett, Yearbook
Roosevelt High School
4419 Center St
Des Moines, IA  50312-2299

Questions?  Email


SENIOR RECORD SHEET  – Required for senior class candidates.

Senior Obligations – All senior financial obligations must be resolved in order to  receive their cap and gown for graduation at line of march practice. This includes returning athletic uniforms/equipment, library and textbooks, and individual classroom obligations.  Payment can be made by cash or check to the bookkeeper, Mrs. Stonerock in the main office. NO CHECKS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER MAY5th!

DMPS SENIOR SURVEY –  Is available for seniors to complete before their last day of school in Infinite Campus Inbox!   This must be completed for the Senior Check Out process.