Rough Rider Review

"We graduate students who are college and career ready."

November 15th Staying Connected Edition "An Attitude of Gratitude"

*** Rider Pride is Alive ***

Manny Pena Academic Field Day 2023

Emmanuel “Manny” Peña’s passion for teaching and learning lives on today in the form of a beloved tradition at Camelot Elementary School.This event is a collaboration between Roosevelt PALS, Gifted and Talented (GT) English students and Ready, Set, Teach students. It also features Design and Technology Academy (DATA), Engineering & Technology Academy (ETA) and Roosevelt students. Camelot students rotate through academic stations “field day” style. Each challenge was created by GT students with core Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) in mind.

Veteran's Day Ceremony

The Rough Rider Battalion hosted the annual Veterans Day Ceremony. This tribute honored the immense dedication, sacrifice, and commitment of all current and former Armed Forces members have toward our nation.

Roosevelt Fine Arts- Fall Orchestra Concert

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AVID Juniors Visit Texas A & M

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***Save the Dates!***

Student Holiday November 21st - 25th

Please plan ahead for the November student holiday break. Offices and the Roosevelt campus will be closed.

Early Release Date - November 29th

Tuesday, November 29th Early Release is at 2:00 pm.

Future Early Release Tuesdays are January 31st, February 28th, March 28th, and April 25th.

*** Roosevelt Family Events ***

Principal's Coffee - November 15th

TR PTSA invites you to please join us for coffee with Mr. Norwood to share your thoughts and ideas as we navigate our students through high school.

The coffee talk will begin at 10am so arrive early to check in with your ID at the front desk.

NEISD College and Career Expo - November 16th

NEISD is hosting a day filled with providing knowledge about the wide variety of opportunities in the career and college world. Save the date, and join us on Wednesday, November 16th from 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm.

Please reference the flyer for more information.

***Class of 2023 News***

Josten's Cap & Gown Orders

Josten's is our vendor for all graduation cap & gown orders. Cap & gowns are required for graduation. The deadline to order is Friday, November 25, 2022. Please visit for all product information and ordering. No orders or payment are taken at Roosevelt High School. Seniors can pick up information packets from Josten's in the AP Office.

Parent/Senior Field Trip Opportunity

Don't miss this exciting college visit opportunity! Come learn about San Antonio College with your Senior on December 1, 2022. Please click here to register . Parents also need to complete forms with NEISD to attend by clicking here. For more information please contact Ms. Mendiola at and Mrs. Purcell at

FAFSA - January 5th

Filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, which opens Oct. 1, is one of the most important steps students and their families can take to pay for college.

Join us for the next FAFSA Fiesta event on Thursday, January 5th to get assistance from college and financial advisors.

Completing the FAFSA is a graduation requirement.

Blossom Scholarship

Seniors, are you planning a career in education? TR PTSA student members may apply for the $5,000 Blossom Scholarship. Applications are due no later than January 31, 2023.

Find out more information about this great scholarship opportunity at

Seniors can apply here.

Save Your Seat- Alamo Promise

Take the first step to a strong future and 'Save Your Seat' to be an AlamoPromise Scholar! Please read all of the important information and take the next step for this great opportunity at

*** Rough Rider Academics ***

NEISD 2022 - 2023 Exam Exceptions

The district has updated the Exam Exemption Guidelines for 2022 - 2023 to include absences and tardies.

  • Absences and tardies for the following dates 8/10/2022- 8/19/2022 will not go toward exemptions.

  • An extenuating absence due to a positive covid test will not count toward exemptions.

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Skyward Family Access

Access the NEISD Skyward Family Access Portal here

In order to receive the most up-to-date information including emails and text messages from Roosevelt, please be sure to update your contact information in Skyward.

*** Roosevelt Athletic News ***

TR Fall Sports Schedule

Let's get ready for NEISD Fall Sports by downloading the Ticket Spicket Application. Ticket sales will only be offered online at the Roosevelt Ticket Spicket Application. This will also include tickets sold at all stadium games.

Team Schedule Links:

Swim Meet Schedule

Girls Basketball Schedule

Boys Basketball Schedule

Roosevelt Ticket Spicket App:

Live Stream Basketball Home Games

Scan the sports QR Code to be linked to our school's YouTube page, which is where all Home games at Roosevelt and games held at Littleton Gym will be live streamed.

Varsity Girls Basketball

Varsity Boys Basketball

School Spirit Sign

Let your community know that you have Rough Rider Spirit. Brag about your students' sport, club, or organization with a yard sign.

See the flyer below and contact Data Alliance at if you have any questions.

PTSA Membership

Have you joined the Roosevelt PTSA for the 2022 - 2023 school year? If not, let's become a member today with a quick scan of a QR code. Another way to join is by turning in a registration form in person to the vice principal secretaries. PTSA Membership Form

A one-year membership is only $7 and opens eligible memberships to scholarships. If you have any questions about PTSA contact or on social media at /

*** Building Family Connections ***

Roosevelt Family Specialist

Melissa Mendiola is Roosevelt's Family Specialist. Her email is Ms. Mendiola is available to assist with any needs or issues in a student's home life that can negatively affect a student's ability to excel at school. She is able to provide support and services for all students and their families, creating a true connection between home, school, and community.

Check out the parent workshops that are happening in the Roosevelt Cluster!Click the link to find an event:

Family Engagement Cluster Catalog

*** Roosevelt Support Services ***

Roosevelt Counseling Department

Meet the Counseling Team and get connected to counseling information and resources by clicking here.

Listed below is a reference contact list for Roosevelt's Counseling Department.

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Attendance: Notes for Absences

If your student will be absent, it's important to submit any documentation for absences to TR Attendance Office. The fax number is 210-650-1291. Documentation can also be emailed to the attendance clerk, Ms. Kimberly Hulsey,

Student Code of Conduct & Secondary Student/Parent Handbook 2022-2023

Parents and students can access the Student Code of Conduct and Secondary Student/Parent Handbook for the 2022-2023 school year by clicking here

Please note, Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to open the files, and since the files are extremely large, they may take several minutes to open.

*** NEISD School Nutrition Services ***

Rough Rider Cafe

Each student at Roosevelt High School will receive one free breakfast and one free lunch in the 2022-2023 school year. Any additional breakfasts or lunches will be charged to the student. Students without adequate funds will not be allowed to purchase extra items or meals.

Information about the school cafeteria is available on the NEISD School Nutrition website

Reminder- NO Outside Food Deliveries

Students are not allowed to have food deliveries to Roosevelt campus at any time (from Uber Eats, grub hub, restaurants, etc). Thank you for your understanding.

*** Roosevelt Magnet Program Information ***


Check out some of the latest info from our DATA Magnet program at their website.

You can also see their weekly newsletter by visiting the "Director's Den".


Check out some of the latest info from our ETA Magnet program at their website.

Stay looking fresh in the newest ETA t-shirts! Go online today and see their new merch alert section. All shirts are only $15 and cash payment is available by emailing the contact below.

ETA Online Merch Store:

If you have any questions about products please email ETA alliance at

Theodore Roosevelt High School

Rider Pride IS Alive!

Theodore Roosevelt School Mission Statement: Our mission is to challenge and encourage each student to achieve and demonstrate
academic excellence, technical skills, responsible citizenship, and a healthy lifestyle for success in global society.

Address: 5110 Walzem Road San Antonio TX 78218

Phone: 210-356-2200