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Mike Critelli Retirement

July 4, 2017 by Mike Critelli (Register to contact)

Mike Critelli, TRHS Class of 1976 retires after a distinguished 30 year career at Silver Eagle Distributors in Houston, Texas. Silver Eagle is the nations largest Anheuser-Busch distributor and carries Modelo brands as well dozens of local, regional and national craft beers. While Mike was directing SED's Marketing Department, he helped move their market share from 24% in 1987 to 64% in 2005. Since 2005, Mike has been a Key Account Manager calling on national and regional chains. Today, two out of every three beers sold in greater Houston area comes through Silver Eagle's warehouse. Mike is retiring in July 2017 and will take an extended vacation at family home at Lake Okoboji, IA.

Class of 56

October 17, 2012 by Jack Harkness (Register to contact)

About 30 alumni from the class of 1956 will gather in Scottsdale, AZ on November 14th. There will be two days of a golf match between the Jewish alumni and the Gentile alumni, which is a rematch from our 50th reunion played at Wauconda and Waveland golf courses in September of 2006. I would be happy to report to you highlites of this fun
event, along with a photo or two. Organizers and co-hosts include Max and Carolyn (Bookey) Lettween, Marty and Cris Waldinger, Dorie (Onthank) Fisher, Bill and Sharon Wenner. You have my e:mail contact info.

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Students hope to solve statewide lack of skilled labor problem

September 29, 2017 by KCRG

KCRG“I was always worried about the big debt that comes with going to college,” Roosevelt High School senior Michael Bromert said. “Skilled trades really helped me. They give me a good opportunity with job security.” “These programs give students hope and ...

FINAL SCORES: Week 5 of Iowa high school football

September 22, 2017 by

DesMoinesRegister.comHere are Week 5 high school football scores from Iowa. Scores to be updated throughout Friday night. Waukee 48, D.M. Roosevelt 13. Iowa City West 48, Cedar Rapids Prairie 28. Ankeny 34, Des Moines Hoover 30. Ankeny Centennial 42, Des Moines ...

Roosevelt grad snags one of science's top prizes — worth $500000

September 21, 2017 by Business Record

Des Moines Register: One of the brightest students to graduate from Des Moines' Roosevelt High School has landed one of the richest prizes in American science. Feng Zhang was named Tuesday as the 2017 recipient of the $500,000 Lemelson-MIT prize for ...

'Let's go shock the state:' In just two years, Erik Link has Roosevelt football on the verge of contention

September 20, 2017 by

DesMoinesRegister.comDes Moines Roosevelt's football team begins preparations for each Friday on a Monday afternoon in a classroom tucked away on the school's north side. Lying on the floor, leaning against the wall and sitting in desks, all 55 varsity players cram into a ...

Iowa prep football takeaways: Large-school sack leaders reside in central Iowa

September 17, 2017 by

DesMoinesRegister.comDefenses don't always get a lot of love at the high school level. Which is a shame, ... In terms of points allowed, there are at least five defenses that are giving up fewer than two touchdowns per game, including Des Moines Roosevelt. There are ...

Roughriders fast start keeps Bulldogs winless

September 15, 2017 by Ottumwacourier

OttumwacourierOTTUMWA — There was no "arrival" by the Des Moines Roosevelt High School football team, as coach Erik Link told his team Friday night. No, the Roughriders have much room to grow, as the second half showed against Ottumwa. The Roughriders looked ...

Take Five: Dowling Catholic looks every bit like the Class 4A favorite again

September 8, 2017 by

DesMoinesRegister.comWEST DES MOINES, Ia. — These words are being written just three weeks into the Iowa high school football season, and it's important to recognize that because a lot can change over the next two months. But three weeks into the 2017 season is enough to ...

Iowa high school football final scores for Week 3

September 8, 2017 by

DesMoinesRegister.comHere are Week 3 high school football scores from Iowa. Akron-Westfield 26, Woodbury Central, Moville 0. Ames 56, Iowa City High 33. Ankeny Centennial 13, Des Moines, Roosevelt 6. FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedIn. Week 3: Central Iowa high school ...

Joy R. Reed

August 31, 2017 by Burlington County Times

Burlington County TimesJoy Renae Wellen was born Oct. 7, 1948, in Des Moines, Iowa, the daughter of Melvin and Shirley (Rupp) Wellen. She was a graduate of Roosevelt High School and was a music major at John Brown University. She married Ken Reed Aug. 18, 1967, in Des ...

Des Moines' core diploma offers pathway to graduation

August 29, 2017 by

DesMoinesRegister.comAn army of volunteers went door-to-door in Des Moines neighborhoods this weekend to share the importance of earning a high school diploma with students at risk of dropping out. The Graduation Walk is an annual tradition, part of a growing effort to ...

CIML Football Outlook: Storylines from the first day of practice

August 7, 2017 by

DesMoinesRegister.comMonday was the first official day of practice for high school football teams in Iowa (the majority of them, at least; a slew of teams that are scheduled to play a Week 0 game opened practice a week ago). As such, the .... 25: at Des Moines Roosevelt ...

Antics of All Center Bums long gone but still remembered

August 4, 2017 by

DesMoinesRegister.comBack in their heyday, circa 1966-67, it was simply The Center, as in the Roosevelt Shopping Center, the state's first such marketplace when it opened for business in 1933, next door to the Des Moines Community Playhouse. The playhouse ... The ACBs were ...

New principals for 2 DMPS schools

July 29, 2017 by

DesMoinesRegister.comTwo Des Moines schools will have new principals when classes begin next month, the district has announced. ... Graeber, a Roosevelt High School graduate, was named the Rod Vahl Teacher of the Year by the Iowa High School Press Association in 2013.

F. Carolyn Hughes Kirkwood

July 28, 2017 by Daily Herald

Daily HeraldShe was raised in Des Moines, Iowa, and graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1942. She attended Lindenwood College in St. Charles, Missouri, and Drake University in Des Moines. During the summers of her youth, she went to Camp Hantesa (Boone, ...

State board resurrects former teacher's sexual abuse case

July 27, 2017 by KCCI Des Moines

KCCI Des MoinesA former Des Moines Roosevelt High School teacher and girls' basketball coach made sexual advances toward an underage student in 2015, according to an investigative report from the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners, resurrecting what was thought to ...

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