Rough Rider Review

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December 4th Edition "The Wonders of Winter"

*** Rider Pride is Alive ***

Roosevelt 2022 Teacher of the Year

Mrs. Hana Velik who calls Roosevelt's Math Department her home was selected as the 2022-2023 Roosevelt Teacher of the Year! Congratulations Mrs. Velik!
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AVID Program Juniors Visit Texas A&M

AVID Program Juniors discover a world of possibilities at the Texas A&M campus visit!
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"Sit & Sew" and "Cook With Coleman" Community Engagement Events

Community engagement is robust at Roosevelt! On November 30th, families and students honed their sewing and cooking skills together under the guidance of Mrs. Ashley Taylor and Mrs. Karen Coleman of TR's FCCLA organization. The creations of the evening were just the start of something amazing!

Roosevelt Cheer Clinic

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***Save the Dates***

TR StuCo presents Holiday Spirit Week

Join in the fun as StuCo presents Holiday Spirit Week Monday, December 5th- Friday, December 9th. We are excited to have students, staff, and faculty participate in the fun of this year's Spirit Week!
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STAAR EOC Re-Testing Schedule

STAAR EOC Re-Testing will be held at Roosevelt this week during the regular school day. Students who need to take the EOC tests (which are a Texas graduation requirement) should plan to take advantage of this December testing administration. Students can check with their counselor if they are scheduled to test.

December Testing Schedule:

Tuesday, December 6th- English I and US History

Wednesday, December 7th- Algebra I

Thursday, December 8th- English II

Friday, December 9th- Biology

Saturday School

Fall Semester – 2022/2023 School Year (Hours earned will be applied to Fall 2022 Semester courses)

Students needing to make up missed class time, due to excessive absences, have options to register for Saturday School on campus or online. All online registrations and payments must be successfully submitted no later than 4 PM on any given Thursday leading up to a scheduled Saturday School. An $8.00 payment is required before a student is allowed to participate. An email will be send on the Monday leading up to each Saturday school with a link for online registration. Cash payments may be made in the AP Office.

Roosevelt HS is scheduled to conduct on campus Saturday School for attendance purposes on the following dates, from 8am to 12pm, on the following dates:

December 10, 2022

January 7, 2023

January 21, 2023

February 4, 2023

The following submissions are required to successfully register for any given Saturday School:

  • Date of Saturday School student is registering for
  • Student ID#
  • Official Student Last Name
  • Official Student First Name

All students must report to the TR cafeteria on time (8 AM) and have enough work to last for 4 hours.

Josten's Class Ring Delivery

Class rings are coming! Students who ordered their class rings can come pick up their merchandise from Josten's during their assigned lunch period in the cafeteria on Monday, December 12th.

Winter Break

Please plan ahead for the Holiday Break. Winter break is from 12/19/22-1/2/2023. Students will return to school on Tuesday, 1/3/2023. District offices and the Roosevelt campus will be closed.

Early Release Date - January 31st

Tuesday, January Early Release is at 2:00 pm.

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

*** Roosevelt Family Events ***

Winter Fest 2022

Join TR StuCo this Friday, December 9th at 6:30pm -8:00pm in the TR cafeteria for Winter Fest. There'll be games, crafts, music, food, and drinks. We hope to see you there for this annual holiday celebration!
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Principal's Coffee - Save the Date- March 7, 2023

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, and we'll have freshly brewed coffee and conversation in the Library Pit.

***Class of 2023 News***

Class of 2023 Google Classroom

Don't miss out or be the last to know! If you haven't already done so, please join the Class of 2023 Google Classroom to stay connected. Information is posted on important academic deadlines, scholarship opportunities, and graduation details. Parents are also invited to join!

Join code is uyumjeq

Senior Dues

Senior Dues are $55 until December 16th. Senior Dues will be $65 from December 17th-March 11th. The dues cover two field trips, a Senior Class T-Shirt, and Senior Breakfast. Please pay your Senior Dues to Ms. Roark, Senior Sponsor, in Portable 6. Any questions, please contact Ms. Roark at or Ms. Rich, Senior Class Administrator, 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.

Senior Picture Retakes

Save the date and practice your smile for Senior picture retakes! Retakes will be held on Wednesday, January 11, 2023 in the Library.

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.

Josten's Cap & Gown Delivery- Save the Date!

Josten's is our vendor for all graduation cap & gown orders. Josten's will deliver all orders to TRHS on Monday, April 10, 2023 during lunch periods. Please visit for all product information and payments. No payments are taken at Roosevelt High School. Seniors can pick up information packets from Josten's in the AP Office.

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

Exam exemption window is coming up! The window is open for students on Monday, December 5th at 7:00am and will close on Wednesday, December 7th at 4:30pm. Grades will be pulled from Skyward on Monday, December 5th at 2:30am.

Here is a video for students on how to submit their exemptions. To view video click here.

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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Final Exam Schedule

NEISD After Hours Homework Help

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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 ***

Toy Drive

It's that time of year, and Athletics is partnering with Adoption Priorities to collect toys for Christmas. If you are able to donate, toys can be dropped off at the front office or outside of Coach Carroll's office. Toys can be donated through Thursday, December 8th. Thank you in advance for your generosity!
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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

Rough Rider Invitational Wrestling Tournament

TR Wrestling hosted 31 schools to participate in the annual Rough Rider Invitational. Way to represent Rough Riders!

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 /

December Dessert Bar- Donations & Volunteer Help Needed

TRHS teachers and staff make a difference in the lives of our students each and everyday! PTSA is asking for your help to show appreciation to teachers and staff at TRHS. PTSA is hosting a Holiday Dessert Bar on Thursday, December 15th. Donations of desserts may be dropped off to the front office receptionist in advance of this event. Volunteers are also needed for this event. Interested volunteers can use this link to sign up:

*** 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