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Ulysses F. Olsen High is a school in the Roswell High series. It is the high school where the main characters all attend.


Main characters:

Other students:

  • Arlene Bluth, a senior and Liz's rival for valedictorian
  • Jerry Cifarelli, he and Liz date for a while
  • Maggie McMahon, she's in a relationship with Rick
  • Rick Surmacz, he's also in a relationship with Maggie
  • Kyle Valenti, son of Sheriff Valenti


  • Lucinda Baker, she keeps a website that "ranks the kissing technique of every guy in school"[7]
  • Tish Okabe, Isabel's friend
  • Stacey Scheinin, head cheerleader and rivals with Isabel
  • Julie
  • Corrine Williams, she's the resident party thrower [7]

Football players:

  • John Andrews
  • Nikolas Branson, he and Isabel date for a while
  • Craig Cachopo
  • Doug Highsinger, he dances with Stacey at a party
  • Richard Jamison
  • Rick Montes
  • Tim Watanabe


  • Mr. Beck,[8] history teacher; Liz is in her class
  • Ms. Hardy,[9][10][11] biology teacher; Max and Liz are lab partners in her class
  • Ms. Markham,[12] English teacher; Isobel, Maria, and Arlene are in her class
  • Ms. Shaffer,[13][14] school principal, her car ended up on the roof of the gym junior year because of Isabel


  • Guffman High is a rival school.[15]
  • The cheerleader uniforms are green and black.[16]
  • In the German book translations, Ms. Shaffer is split into two characters: Ms. Shaffer and Mr. Shaffer.[17]


In the 1999 Roswell television series, the high school is renamed West Roswell High School.

In the 2019 Roswell, New Mexico television series, the high school is renamed New Roswell High School.


  1. 1.0 1.1 The Wild One, chapter 11: "Yeah, Isabel was good in math. But she was a junior, and Liz was a senior."
  2. The Outsider, chapter 3, Liz speaking to Max: "Should I start with the fact that the UFO crash supposedly happened more than fifty years ago — and you’re only a senior in high school?"
  3. The Seeker, chapter 3: “Hey, I’m still a junior,” Maria answered. “I have time. I’m not an old woman like you.”
  4. The Watcher, chapter 12, described by Alex's father: "Senior in high school and he has no idea what he wants to do with his life."
  5. The Outsider, chapter 4: "Not that there was any real doubt, but Isabel was a junior, and usually the homecoming queen was a senior."
  6. Book 4, The Watcher, chapter 5, Maria (a junior) asks Michael what it's like being a senior: “Um, yeah. I mean, are the classes a lot harder when you’re a senior? Should I be worried?”
  7. 7.0 7.1 The Watcher.
  8. The Outsider, chapter 8.
  9. The Outsider, chapter 5.
  10. The Wild One.
  11. The Seeker, chapter 11.
  12. The Seeker.
  13. The Outsider, chapter 8 and chapter 15.
  14. The Wild One, chapter 1: “You guys don’t know the stuff she’s pulled,” Max said. “Remember last year when Ms. Shaffer’s car ended up on the roof of the gym?” “Yeah!” Alex cried. “That was great!” “That was Isabel,” Max said, frowning.
  15. The Wild One, chapter 1.
  16. Book 5, The Intruder, chapter 2. "She was wearing a short skirt - green and black," Adam answered. Isabel, Michael though. Isabel in her cheerleading outfit.
  17. The German wiki entry for Mr. Shaffer.