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Football in America: The Family Game in Minnesota

October 5, 2017 by Sports Illustrated

Sports IllustratedAs the sun sets on Cherry Creek and the row of trees that separate the water from the high school field, the Cleveland High band gathers underneath the scoreboard to play the national anthem. This no-stoplight town's official population is just 719 ...

Lawrence S. 'Pal' Cuffe

September 5, 2017 by Mesabi Daily News

... Minneapolis to Lawrence A. and Emma (Carlson) Cuffe. He graduated in 1946 from Virginia Roosevelt High School. Larry was a U. S. Army veteran of World War II, serving in the 720th MP Battalion in Japan. He later joined the Minnesota Air National ...

Nice Ride, HCMC join forces to offer free bike memberships to patients

September 1, 2017 by Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minneapolis Star TribuneHennepin County Medical Center and Nice Ride Minnesota are partnering to offer patients with mental illness free use of bikes throughout the summer. Launched in 2016, the program aims to help people with mental illness build trust, develop good habits ...

Mohamed in the middle: Somali teen struggles to find place after high school

August 12, 2017 by Minneapolis Star Tribune

Gallery: Mohamed Hassan took a selfie with friends at an after school hang-out at Roosevelt High School in Minneapolis, Minn., on December 2, 2016. .... She never saw herself as anything other than a regular teen growing up in Minnesota — until now ...

Former Gophers star John Thomas' new role: Getting Wolves/Lynx 'super close' to community

July 31, 2017 by Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal

Minneapolis / St. Paul Business JournalJohn Thomas, a Minneapolis basketball standout who made it to the NBA, joined the Minnesota Timberwolves/Lynx this spring as vice president of community engagement. In that role, he oversees the Timberwolves/Lynx community foundation and basketball ...

Mike Zimmer Foundation Awards Pair of $10K Academic Scholarships

July 12, 2017 by academic scholarships awarded to student athletes from the state of Minnesota. This year's scholarships were awarded to Noah Sanders, a senior at Apple Valley High School, and Randy Cuate Galarza, a senior at Roosevelt High School in Minneapolis.

William (Bill) Neil Laituri

June 27, 2017 by Mesabi Daily News

An Iron Ranger most of his life, he graduated from Roosevelt High School Class of 1966 in Virginia, MN. He received a Certificate in Computers from Honeywell and then worked at Lutheran Brotherhood in Minneapolis, maintaining their large computers.

Thomas Named VP at Minnesota Timberwolves/Lynx

May 25, 2017 by

Gophersports.comA Minneapolis native and graduate of Roosevelt High School, Thomas was a four-year standout for the Golden Gophers (1993-97). Thomas logged a professional career that included NBA stops with Boston, Toronto, Minnesota, Memphis, Atlanta and New ...

Timberwolves name John Thomas VP of community engagement

May 25, 2017 by USA TODAY

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — John Thomas grew up in Minneapolis, becoming a prep star at Roosevelt High School before playing at the University of Minnesota and bouncing around the NBA for five seasons. One of those seasons toward the end of his career was ...

Students rally against transit cuts and fare hikes

May 2, 2017 by Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minneapolis Star TribuneOn Tuesday morning, students representing South, Southwest and Roosevelt high schools held a rally at the bustling intersection of 22nd Avenue and Lake Street in Minneapolis to speak out against a plan that would cut funding for Metro Transit bus and ...

Minneapolis schools' plan to cut back on building engineers sparks safety concerns

April 20, 2017 by Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minneapolis Star Tribune“Buildings as old as ours need constant attention from trained professionals to prevent problems that could affect student learning or safety,” said Roosevelt High School teacher Jill Jacobson in a statement released by the Minneapolis Federation of ...

Richard Johnson, the "Music Man" of Roosevelt High School, dies at age 92

February 25, 2017 by Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minneapolis Star TribuneFrom 1963 to 1983, Johnson led the band and orchestra programs at Roosevelt High School in Minneapolis, with a high point in 1974 of taking second place in an international music festival in Vienna, competing against bands from around the world. “He ...

Richfield resident inducted into Roosevelt High School Hall of Fame

September 8, 2016 by The Sun Current

The Sun Current17, it will have been exactly 50 years since Lita Malicsi arrived in Minnesota from the Philippines. Appropriately, that's the date the longtime Richfield resident's legacy as an educator will be cemented, when Malicsi, 78, is honored with an induction ...

Minneapolis district's Arabic program grows to reach Washburn High

September 1, 2016 by Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minneapolis Star TribuneThe district is one of Minnesota's most diverse, it said, adding that the first program started at Roosevelt High School more than 15 years ago. In addition, the release said about 12,000 students in the district are enrolled in foreign language ...

Mihalopoulos: Teacher gets tough civics lesson after bucking Rahm

August 16, 2016 by Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-TimesWhile teaching social science at Roosevelt High School, Tim Meegan got deeply involved in civic life himself, running for alderman against one of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's allies. His students led a boycott of the ... north to Minnesota on Wednesday. The ...

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