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.

 

Bleacher Creatures

The Bleacher Creatures are a group of students who support all of Richmond High School Athletics.  They attend athletic events to show their school spirit with different themes and to have fun.

 

Bowling Club - Sponsor: Chris Dunham

The Bowling Club consists of both a boys’ team and a girls’ team. Tryouts are held for novice to experienced bowlers.  The final roster consists of 8 to 10 individuals per team.  Teams practice twice a week and have conference matches on Saturdays. The Bowling Club uses IHSAA Academic Guidelines for eligibility.  The season runs from October to February.  Matches are held at various bowling facilities in New Castle, Rushville, Richmond, and Connersville.  It is the parent’s or student’s responsibility to get to practice and competitions when scheduled.

 

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.

 

Creative Writing Club - Sponsor: Cammi Fulvi

The purpose of the Creative Writing Club is to provide all students interested in creative writing the opportunity to improve their abilities as a writer in a positive and nurturing environment. We welcome everyone, from aspiring authors to casual hobbyists.

 

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. 

 

Fellowship of Christian Athletes - Sponsor: Vagas Ferguson

FCA unites two passions, faith and athletics. FCA focuses on serving local communities around the globe by engaging, equipping and empowering coaches and athletes to unite, inspire and change the world through their faith. The FCA at Richmond High School invites not just athletes but welcomes all students to join.

 

Gay-Straight Alliance/Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) - Sponsor:

The Gay-Straight Alliance/Gender and Sexuality Alliance is a club in which students can talk and learn about sexual orientation, gender identity, and some of the issues that surround them. The GSA has weekly meetings to provide a supportive and accepting space for all students. We actively work to improve our school climate and community as well as foster positive friendships.

 

Health Occupations Students of Americas (HOSA) - Sponsors: Heidi Hisrich / Sarah Hawley

HOSA is an international student organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Science Education (HSE) Division of ACTE. HOSA's two-fold mission is to promote career opportunities in the health care industry and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people. HOSA's goal is to encourage all health science instructors and students to join and be actively involved in the HSE-HOSA Partnership.HOSA provides a unique program of leadership development, motivation, and recognition exclusively for students enrolled in health science education and biomedical science programs or have interests in pursuing careers in health professions.

 

International Club - Sponsor: Christina Howard

International Club is a gathering for any students interested in learning about other countries, cultures, and languages. In the club, students will try international foods, learn words and phrases in new languages, celebrate cultural holidays, and watch internationally relevant movies. Students who have traveled or lived in other countries will find this club a wonderful place to share and teach others about their experiences. All other students can join to learn about other countries and meet students from around the world.

 

Red Devil Mentors (RDM) - Sponsor: Tre Ronne/Tess Scheiben

11th  and 12th grade students may apply to become a Red Devil Mentor (RDM) for 9th grade homeroom students.  RDM’s are eligible to receive Service Learning credit.

 

National Honor Society - Sponsor: Derek Worch

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: Larry Wilson

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 - 

 

Sophomore Class Council - Jay Rodriguez 

 

Junior Class Council  - Sponsor: Janet Bowling

 

Senior Class Council - Sponsor: Meg Hinkey