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Clubs meeting this week! #GetInvolved  

See below for a list of clubs, their meeting day/time.

October 11-October 15


Meeting Day/Time

Meeting Location

Feminism Club

Tuesday at 7:20 am

Room 254

Mathlete Club

Tuesday at 7:20 am

Room 278

Anime Club

Tuesday at 3:20 pm

Room 232

Chess Club

Tuesday at 3:20 pm

Room 206

Chess Club

Tuesday at 3:20 pm

Room 206

Gaming Club

Tuesday at 3:20 pm


Literary Magazine Club

Tuesday at 3:20 pm

Room 160

Student Council

Tuesday at 3:20 pm

North Cafe

Mathletes Club

Tuesday at 3:20 pm

Room 274

Art Club

Wednesday at 3:20 pm

Room 228

GSA Club

Wednesday at 3:20 pm


French Club 

Thursday at 3:20pm

Room 132


Thursday at 3:20pm

Room 264

Stress Relief Club

Thursday at 3:20pm

Room 234

Yearbook Club

Thursday at 3:20pm

Room 236


No School

There will be no school on Monday, October 11.

PSAT Testing 

All freshmen, sophomores and juniors will take the PSAT on Wednesday, October 13th.  School will start at 8:00 am that day (no resource hour).  Students will be released when testing it over at noon.  Wednesday is a non attendance day for seniors.

Staff of the Month Nominations

Nominations for Staff of the Month will be open now through October 14th.  


Boys Bowling Informational Meeting

All boys interested in bowling should plan to attend an informational meeting on Thursday, October 14th at 3:30 pm in Room 268.  If you have any questions, please contact Coach Umecker at

Blood Drive

NHS and the Activities Department is hosting a blood drive on Friday, October 22nd during all lunch periods in the PAC.  All students 16 and older may register to donate blood.  Complete the consent form and bring to Mrs. Swanson in the Activities Office to schedule your appointment.

Drive in Movie Night on Saturday, October 23rd

Student Council is hosting a Drive-In Movie on Saturday, October 23rd at 6:45 pm in the parking lot.  We'd like YOU to vote for your favorite Halloween Movie!  The one with the most votes will be shown that evening.  Vote online now.

Senior Spiritwear Order

Student Council is sponsoring the annual Senior Spirit wear sale.  All orders must be submitted online at:  The designs were created by current seniors and voted on amongst the senior class.  These are the top two designs.  Clothing must be ordered by October 24th and will be delivered in school the week of November 8th.  Be sure to order early!  No late orders will be accepted.  

Senior Yearbook Pictures

Please be advised that Lifetouch will be at Richards on Monday, October 25, 2021 to take photos of any Senior who has not yet been photographed for the yearbook.  You will need to report to the LRC (AP Lounge area) during your lunch period. If you do not have your photo taken that day and haven’t already taken it, you will not be included in the yearbook.

Community Service Opportunity

Help is needed at the 1st United Methodist Church on Central in Oak Lawn to assist with maintaining their pumpkins at their annual pumpkin patch.   Please contact Ms. Gesell to volunteer at or at 708-955-6418.

Underclass Yearbook Picture Retakes  

Underclass yearbook picture retakes will be held on Thursday, October 28th.   Lifetouch will be in the PAC during periods 1-8.  Students can go during their lunch or ask their teacher for a pass to take the yearbook picture.  Pictures can be ordered online at


Math Lab Tutoring Help 

The Richards Math Lab will be open during all lunch periods starting Monday, August 30th. The math lab is a place where you will be able to stop in at the beginning of your lunch period to receive help on any of your math work. This is an incredible resource to have available so if you ever need help in your math class, please do not hesitate to go to the math lab!  If you would like to go to the math lab, you 

must come down to the LRC at the beginning of your lunch period in place of going to your homeroom. 



 Want more information about a club?  See Mrs. Swanson in the Activities Office.  


20-21 Yearbook Pick Up 

If you ordered a 2020-2021 yearbook and have not yet picked it up, you can do so during your lunch period in Room 234.  If you have questions, please contact Mrs. Bell at


Volunteer Opportunities 

 Looking to volunteer in our community?  Contact Mrs. Swanson ( to set up an InnerView account which will help you find and track service hours or visit the Volunteer Opportunities section on the Activities Information page on the school website.


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