Roosevelt High School Urban Griots’ video discusses students’ experiences with racism.........And they do a better job than so called "Main Stream" media. A problem so many in our communities have to live with EVERYDAY!!! Unfortunately conduct approved by to many in our society!! A Sign of the times.
Students from East and Roosevelt high schools walked away with several honors at the 1st Annual Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards. East students won honors for Outstanding Student Orchestra, Outstanding Performance in a Leading Role, Outstanding Performance in Supporting Role, and Outstanding Achievement by a Student Choreographer. Roosevelt earned Outstanding Musical Production, Outstanding Ensemble, Outstanding Student Orchestra, and Outstanding Performance in a Leading Role.
Congratulations to Jacob Thompson of Roosevelt High School on finishing third in the extemporaneous speaking category at the National Speech & Debate Tournament. Students from East, Lincoln and Roosevelt qualified for the national event, which was held last week in Salt Lake City.