Rough Rider Review

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

November 1st - 15th

*** Rider Pride News ***

Trinity Prize for Excellence in Teaching Award

This prize is awarded in the spring to two teachers from among 21 school districts in the San Antonio area. This award is co-sponsored by Trinity University and the HEB Foundation. Criteria for the Trinity Prize for Excellence in Teaching consist of the following categories outstanding classroom performance, leadership in the school, and outstanding community service.

Mr. Clark will be representing Roosevelt High School for the 2022 - 2023 school year. He is an outstanding mentor to his students and peers. He has been a part of the Roosevelt campus for 18 years and is a part of the History department. As an educator, he is driven to grow students in special education with his love of music and Star Wars. Way to go, Mr. Clark!

NEISD November Super Star Student

North East ISD is excited to introduce its first Superintendent “NEISD Super Star of the Month” program. This eight-month program allows every principal to highlight one boy and one girl who are making “super strides” on campus.

Special Olympics Bowling - October 27th

Cleaning up the strikes, at Astro Bowl! Did you know that bowling is among the most popular sports in Special Olympics? Check out our amazing athletes in the zone.

UIW Military Appreciation - October 22nd

The University of Incarnate Word hosts a Military Appreciation Day event at their football game. TR Cadets helped honor our veterans during their beginning ceremonies.

Fall Showcase - October 20th

Don't ever silence your talent. Check out our Roosevelt Theater Company juniors and seniors as they showcase their great skills on stage.

National Merit and College Board National Recognition Program - October 14th

On Friday, October 14, seven TR Cadets were recognized for honors received as part of the National Merit and College Board National Recognition Program. At the Roosevelt v. Brandeis football game Friday evening, the cadets were recognized and presented with a plaque during half-time. The future is looking bright for these hard-working cadets. Congratulations Scholars!
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UIL Region 12 Marching Contest - October 15th

We are proud to announce the first division "Superior" rating TR band!

*** Roosevelt Family Events ***

Picture Day - November 1, 2, and 3

You can never be overdressed for picture day! Get ready to have your picture taken for the campus yearbook. The student schedule for pictures will be given to students by their English teacher.

For picture, purchases click the link

ASVAB Testing - November 2nd

While these tests measure achievement and for college applications, the ASVAB measures knowledge and acquired skills. This helps predict future academic and occupational success and gives students insight into their options and planning their next steps after high school.

NEISD Teacher Career Fair - November 5th

The District has openings throughout the year for teachers. If interested, please be sure to come by the NEISD Career Fair at Churchill High School.

Click the link to see current job openings: NEISD Careers

FAFSA - November 10th

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 on November 10th to get assistance from college and financial advisors.

Principal's Coffee - November 15th

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 11 am 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.

*** 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

Varsity Football 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.

Mentoring Cluster Littles - October 25th

You've got a friend in me! Check out our campus PALs and Futbol players mentoring at two elementary schools in the Roosevelt cluster.

Community Service

Talent wins games, but teamwork builds character! Take a look at our students going the extra mile to build a better community.

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

Upcoming Events with Ms. Mendiola

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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Roosevelt Red Ribbon Week

Our mission is to lead and support our nation's families and communities in nurturing the full potential of healthy, drug-free youth.

The 2022 Red Ribbon campaign theme, is Celebrate Life. Live Drug-Free!

Red Ribbon Campaign Posters

Creating artwork is just one way to bring awareness to the community about being drug-free. Take a look at some student artwork created to support Red Ribbon Week.

*** NEISD School Calendar ***

Student Holiday November 21st - 25th

Please plan ahead for the November student holiday break.

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.

*** Rough Rider Academics ***

Skyward Family Access

Grades for the first nine weeks have been posted. (10/12/2022)

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.

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 last week and this week (8/10/2022- 8/19/2022) will not go towards exemptions.

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

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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