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Stanford tabs Iowa native for startup course

Sep 19, 2014 • DesMoinesRegister.com
Ben Silbermann, who graduated from Des Moines' Roosevelt High School and launched the social pinboard site Pinterest in 2009, will be one of about 20 speakers to help students who go through the "How to Start a Startup" course. Other speakers include ... More

Tech Talk: Silbermann tapped for startup class

Sep 21, 2014 • DesMoinesRegister.com
A Stanford University class on startups will feature a West Des Moines native who has built one of the largest social media sites. Ben Silbermann, who graduated from Des Moines' Roosevelt High School and launched the huge social pinboard site Pinterest ... More

Runners Slush Through The Mud at Heartland Classic

Sep 20, 2014 • whotv.com
Nearly 1,800 runners from 6 states all converged on Iowa State University's Cross Country course Saturday morning. The Cross Country meet is hosted each year by Des Moines Roosevelt High School. In the Girls Varsity race, Johnston Senior Jordyn Kleve ... More

Biz Buzz: Former Iowan has shades named after him

Sep 16, 2014 • DesMoinesRegister.com
A 1998 Roosevelt High School graduate says he annoyed a sunglasses manufacturer so much that the company named a new line after him. Watkinsville, Ga.-based ... “Our team at European Motorcars is very thankful for the work Easter Seals Iowa does in our ... More

High school cracks down on student cellphone use

Aug 26, 2014 • KCCI Des Moines
When the World Cup was on, people were watching the World Cup,” said Skyler Ball, a senior at Roosevelt High School, in Des Moines. Roosevelt English teacher Haley Moehlis said students claim it's their parents who are contacting them when their phones ... More

Girls' Cross Country: Jaguars finish third

Sep 16, 2014 • DesMoinesRegister.com
15 Ankeny, meanwhile, finished in the middle of the pack. The Hawkettes placed ninth with 225 points. Megan Schott of Des Moines Roosevelt won the 4K race in a time of 14 minutes 48 seconds. Centennial was led by Kate Smith, who placed fifth in 15:11. More

Volunteers visit struggling Des Moines students

Aug 23, 2014 • DesMoinesRegister.com
Tascha Brown and Erika Ramirez, two school improvement leaders at Roosevelt High School, and Maria Bennett, a volunteer from Wells Fargo, arrived at his home to reach out. To their surprise, Shafie was already at school practicing with the football ... More

America's anthem turns 200

Sep 11, 2014 • Radio Iowa
In Des Moines, the 200-member Roosevelt High School Band plans a Friday tribute on the school's front lawn. Band director Treg Marcellus served 26 years in the ... in celebration of a poem written two centuries ago. By Rick Fredericksen, Iowa Public ... More

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