Richards Bulldogs

Bulldog Buddies Unified Club

Bulldog Buddies is a club for students with and without intellectual disabilities that comes together for sports, games, community service, school events, and most importantly, to have fun! The Bulldog Buddies will provide opportunities for one to one friendships, leadership development, and inclusive opportunities for all students involved.

As a member of this club the students will become part of a growing movement of people with and without disabilities, dedicated to ensuring everyone has the opportunity to have a friend and to be involved in the school community.  Students with and without disabilities are invited to serve as leaders who plan events and engage the whole school community.


Activities the club may participate in during the school year:


Spread the word, Inclusion Campaigns

Polar Plunge or Roller Coaster Challenge

Leadership Course through IHSA and SOILL

Virtual Bingo, Trivia Nights, Dance Parties

Ice Cream Social

Homecoming Hall decorations, Homecoming Pack the Stands at Football or Soccer Game, Homecoming Dance, Halloween Party

Youth Activation Summit, Thanksgiving Cards to Community (first responders or nursing home)

Holiday Party, Pack the Stands for Basketball game


Attend a basketball practice right after school, Valentines day celebration

Spring Play and Crafts

Leo Club Prom and End of year party

Meetings will be held in 172G
Jan 30th- School wide club meeting. Making blankets for kids at Hope Children’s.

February 13- School wide club meeting. Making Valentines for senior citizens.

February 26

March 11

April 8

April 22

May 6th