Clubs and Activities

Academic Competition - Sponsor: Joel Schlabach

Richmond High School particiapted in the Hoosier Academic Superbowl.  Teams are fielded in English, Fine Arts, Social Studies, Science, Math, and Inter-disciplinary.  Teams start meeting in the fall and participate in academic meets in winter and spring.  RHS teams have qualified for the state meet and have been state champions in several subject areas.

 

Bowling Club - Sponsor: Chris Dunham

 

Business Professionals of America - Sponsors: Angie Witham/Denise Selm

Business Professionals of American is a co-curricular youth organization that provides the opportunity for students to compete in a variety of competitive events.  These events include administrative support services, key boarding production, intergrate office applications, desktop publishing, support teams and many more.  Students feel a sense of membership and belonging in a truly unique way.  The competitive events begin within the district, advance to the state level and ultimately to the national level.  Students have an opportunity to meet with others who will be our business leaders.

 

Drama Club  (Red Devil Players) - Sponsor: Bill Langley

The Red Devil Players is Troupe 3767 of the International Thespian Society.  Each year the troupe produces at least two shows, travels to regional and state conferences, and works with professional and amateur theatre groups that perform in Richmond.  The troupe has earned recognition on the state and national level for its productions. 

 

Health Occupations Students of Americas (HOSA) - Sponsor: Heidi Hisrich

 

Kick-Off Mentoring Program (KOM) - Sponsor: Tre Ronne/Tess Scheiben

11th  and 12th grade students may apply to become a Kick-off-Mentor (KOM) for 9th grade homeroom students.  KOM’s will meet with their 9th grade students during Bonus Period each week.  KOM’s are eligible to receive Service Learning credit and/or fulfill their Capstone requirement.

 

The Movement Club - Sponsor: Leslie Bolser

 

National Honor Society - Sponsor: Kris Heiderich

National Honor Society is an organization scope designed to recognize outstanding high school students. Richmond High School has a local chapter based on the national guidelines.  Membership in Richmond's National Honor Society is based upon excellence in four areas:  Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character. Sophomore, junior, and senior students with a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or better are eligible for membership.  In addition to the academic requirement, participation and leadership in school and community activities is required.  Once the candidate qualifies with a 3.5 grade point average, Richmond High School faculty members evaluate each candidate based on the areas of character, leadership, and service. An induction ceremony takes place in the early spring of each year. 

 

Pierian/Registrer - Sponsor: Jeff Gabbard

 

SkillsU.S.A. - Sponsor: Matt Amos

Skills U.S.A. is a national organization serving more than 240,000 high school and college students and professional members who are enrolled in training programs in technical, skilled and service occupations, including health occupations.  Skills U.S.A. promotes leadership and competition at the state, regional and national levels. 

 

Speech Club - Sponsor: Ronnie Swango

The Richmond High School Speech/Debate Team is a club where students compete against other schools to test their speaking and thinking abilities. There are several categories such as: Duo, Impromptu, Poetry, Original Oratory, Radio, and Prose. Students from all over Indiana compete and the National Forensic League gives them points for their efforts. These points can be transferred to the students' transcripts. Students enjoy performing the skills, which help make them better communicators for life.

 

Student Council - Sponsor: Hunter Lambright

The purpose of the Richmond High School student government is to develop open communications between the teaching and administrative staff and the student body.  It is in place to help develop leadership skills within the student populations and through this leadership represent all facets of the student body.  The members of the Student Council and its officers have a responsibility to the students, staff, and the community to represent themselves and the school in the highest ideals.  These members should strive to maintain the highest standards in their every day activities both in school and out.  Members include officers of the class and any student of that given class who presents a properly completed application and meets the standards as set in the section titled Standards for Members of Student Council.

 

Freshman Class Council - Sponsor:  

 

Sophomore Class Council - Janet Bowling

 

Junior Class Council  - Sponsor: Meg Hinkey

 

Senior Class Council - Sponsor: Jane Parks