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SAT Prep Classes with ExcelEdge

District 218 will be offering SAT prep classes by ExcelEdge. For information about the classes, including class dates and costs, click the link.


Graduation / Jostens Information

If you have not completed the Jostens information sheet please take a minute and complete the following form   Click Here  – this form will allow us to reserve a graduation cap and gown for your student.  Your student’s cap and gown will be on hold until your payment is received. You can make a payment at school on the dates listed below, or you can make your payment when ordering online. If you place your order online, please print a copy of your receipt.

  • Classic Cap and Gown with Tassel package = $33.00.  
  • Additional spirit wear products and packages are available.   

You can view the additional products by clicking here, or by picking up the information packet available in the Main Office or the Activities Office. 


Please note that a $10.00 late fee will be assessed if ordered and paid for after December 31. Jostens will be on-site the following days for measurements and payments during all lunch periods in the student café:

November 10th, November 17th, January 19th, February 22nd, March 15th, April 6th, April 26th, and May 11th.

If you should have any further questions, please call Heather Bergman at 708-499-2550, Extension 5520.

Moraine Valley Community College will be offering interested high school students two new Dual Enrollment opportunities. Beginning in the fall of 2018 they will offer welding, and in the spring of 2019 they will offer Emergency Medical Technician. Both program will model, and  be similar to the Basic Nursing Assistance Training Program (CNA) that has been offered since 2012-2013.

HVAC Dual Enrollment opportunity

For more information, please see the link below. 


Here is your November monthly newsletter from Chartwells, filled with nutritional information you can use.



Don't Miss Out on the Memories - If you have not ordered your yearbook yet, it's not too late!

These days, it’s important you get the most value for every dollar you spend. When you buy your student a yearbook, you are buying a product that will be treasured today and for years to come.

You can buy online with a credit card, debit card or PayPal at www.yearbookforever.com or at school with cash or check in Room 126. Order now, so your student won’t miss out when the yearbook is distributed at the end of the school year.

This invaluable keepsake of the 2018 Golden Year is only $55.

Get your money’s worth while securing your child’s memories – buy a yearbook now!


Breakfast After the Bell

Start your day off with a quick “to go” breakfast.

It’s free, and available every day in the cafeteria until 8:15am. Pleas Click Here  to view our Breakfast menu.


To all parents of Junior and Senior Students of Richards High School


For any Junior or Senior wanting to help defer the cost of your prom ticket– Student Council has a Fundraiser available to you.  For each Butter braid sold you will receive a credit of $4.00.

Please see the attached order form with direction or pick up your order form in the main office or activities office


For further information please call Heather Bergman at 708-499-2550  ext 5520