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Roosevelt’s Athletic Director Sanjay Bedi has been working with the Alumni Association quite heavily this school year and has written this update for us to share with all alumni. He would like to share information on the successful Winter season that just concluded and the upcoming Spring season which is just starting. Read more: We […]


  Thanksgiving weekend, and I wish all who read this a relaxing (we can hope, right) and bonding time with friends and family.  Neither my husband nor I am from N. Portland (I’m a New Englander, and he’s a Sheboyanite), yet St. John’s is home.  It wasn’t always that way for me.  In fact I’ve […]


An update on athletics written by the Athletic Director, Sanjay Bedi.


New track to be dedicated at Homecoming Game Have you seen the new NCAA-standard track at Roosevelt?  The recently upgraded Roosevelt High School athletic complex is now open and being used by Rough Riders and the community. The all-season running surface is the third phase of the Theodore Roosevelt Athletic Complex (TRAC) and completes the […]


Roosevelt’s track looks more amazing every time I see it. Last night we drove by again to see the progress, and we stood in awe. Seeing that tricked-out track in the middle of my ‘hood is a little like finding an unexpected oasis in a sometimes dry desert. Don’t get me wrong. I have always […]


UPDATE sent to the RHS staff from the Cheer Coach: Hello Roughrider Nation! I just wanted to send a thank you out to all of you who have supported the Roosevelt Cheer Squad. The program has been very successful because of the support they’ve received from the staff here at Roosevelt. Thank you for coming […]


Dear Roughrider Nation! My name is Leina’ala Slaughter. I am the Head Coach for Roosevelt’s Cheer Squad. This year I am happy to announce our Roosevelt High School Cheer Squad is already under way. Cheer try-outs are around the corner and by the end of the school we will have formed our squad.  The coaches […]


In case you missed this story in the Oregonian, check out the talk from around the PIL and featuring Roosevelt’s own coach Christian Swain, about current and future athletic classification structures.  Do you remember the days representing the Teddies or the Rough Riders in a unified Portland Interscholastic League? Splintered by reclassification, PIL ponders return to simpler days […]