Sebastian Joe’s Welcomes Roosevelt Class of 1975!

Get your reunion groove on with The Tom & Rick Show And Friends, featuring our very own RHS classmates Tom Lund, Rick Smetana, David Eiland & Philip Rampi.

Featuring Tom Lund, Rick Smetana, David Eland & Phil Rampi

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Reunion Tickets Available Now

Roosevelt 40th Class Reunion tickets are available now.  Please view our “40th Reunion Information” tab for reunion events and ticket information.

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Hold On…

We have 4 months to go until our 40th Class Reunion on Saturday, September 26th.

We appreciate all of your help in contacting classmates.  Continue to share our reunion information and keep sending us emails for our classmates.

Please invite classmates to keep current on reunion information by visiting this site, or by viewing information on our Minneapolis Roosevelt High School Facebook page:

Ticket information posted soon, so just hold on…


Deb, Jo, Pete & Tom

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Headlines of 1975

Courtesy of Our 1975 Sagamore Yearbook

Emphasis on zero population…energy crisis awakens Americans…Watergate scandal rocks Americans…Agnew and Nixon resign…designated president and vice-president guide our country…no “gas wars”…55¢ a gallon for gasoline…Jack Benny dies… Minneapolis has worst snow storm in 30 years…unemployment rate highest since depression…food prices climb…”good-bye” Cadillac-“hello” Pinto…1975 gold rush…Hearst kidnapping…D.F.L. landslide in November elections… Minneapolis builds new Orchestra Hall and new addition to the Institute of Arts… M.S.T.C. busses wrong way on the one-ways downtown…new at Roosevelt:  busses for students…trimester scheduling classes…open registration…library turned into a Media Center…Minnesota Orchestra visited any and all school classes…larger F.H.A….                  sweatshirts for Pep Club…more emphasis on girls’ sports…no school nurse…subscription sale of the “Standard”…Blue-Tri loses its “Y” Sponsorship…Senior dress-up day.

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Here is a little something to get you in the mood to celebrate our upcoming 40th Class Reunion!  Save this date:  Saturday, September 26, 2015.  Reunion Event to be held at the Ramada (Thunderbird) Mall of America.  Hotel information posted on our 40th tab. More details to follow.


Deb, Jo, Pete & Tom

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40 years ago…

SNL’s 40th Anniversary Celebration Tonight!

Tune in for SNL’s Live 40th Anniversary Celebration February 15, 2015.
More information here:

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When forty winters shall besiege thy brow…

Look out, it is coming our way soon.

Yes, our 40th class reunion…

Just in case you were interested, here is the entire Shakespeare Sonnet.


When forty winters shall besiege thy brow
And dig deep trenches in thy beauty’s field,
Thy youth’s proud livery, so gazed on now,
Will be a tattered weed, of small worth held.
Then being asked where all thy beauty lies—
Where all the treasure of thy lusty days—
To say within thine own deep-sunken eyes
Were an all-eating shame and thriftless praise.
How much more praise deserved thy beauty’s use
If thou couldst answer “This fair child of mine
Shall sum my count and make my old excuse”,
Proving his beauty by succession thine.
This were to be new made when thou art old,
And see thy blood warm when thou feel’st it cold.
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