Clubs and Activities
Academic Competition - Sponsor: Brandon Hilbert
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.
Anime Club - Sponsor: Tia McCargish
The Anime Club is all about understanding a very unique part of Japanese culture. Anime refers to hand-drawn and computer animation originating in Japan. It has its own unique tropes, clichés, and story styles that allow you to individualize it from other forms of media. In the Anime Club you will not only watch and discuss your favorite anime, but also learn more about this part of Japanese culture. You will have discussions comparing this form of media to others and discuss the tropes and qualities that set the plot-line apart. This club will improve your comprehensive skills and understanding of the Japanese culture.
AVP Club -Sponsor: Archer Bunner
Bible Club - Sponsor: Sara Ainsworth
A student led organization to encourage positive spiritual discussion in our school about Christianity and to learn more about the principles taught in the Bible, and to pray for the needs of the students, our school, community, and nation. Our regularly scheduled meetings are open to all students genuinely interested in knowing more about spiritual matters.
Bleacher Creatures-Sponsor: A. J. Cox
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
Coaches: Mike Higgins and Jeff Maitlen
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 - Sponsor - Angie Witham/Denise Selm
Business Professionals of America 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.
Council Club - Sponsor: Karen Ball
The Council Club has one underlying theme: ambition. It is all about accomplishing goals as a group, proving that anything can be done if you put our mind to it. The Council is about helping people accomplish their goals and great things together. Whether it’s starting a business or having an intellectual discussion, the Council Club is a very free-form group.
Drama Club (Red Devil Players) - Sponsor: Kirsten Bunner
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.
Drone and Robotics Club - Sponsor: Jim Russell/Scott Seibel
E-Sports Club - Sponsor: Tia McCargish
Red Devil E-Sports is competitive team-based video gaming. Scholar-Gamers compete at the state and national level. Red Devil E-Sports focuses on teamwork, leadership, communication, organization, strategic thinking, and camaraderie. Try-outs are held in August and January.
Fashion & Design Club - Sponsor: Lily Vincent
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: Jennifer Hartman
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: Sarah Hawley and Stephanie Stout
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.
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.
Photography Club - Sponsor: Audrey Burke
Pierian/Register-Sponsor: Brian Bennett
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.
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.
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.
Freshmen Class Sponsor: TBA
Sophomore Class Sponsor: Lucas McCabe
Junior Class Sponsor: Abby Busse
Senior Class Sponsor: Janet Bowling
Young Life - Sponsor: TBA
Young Life is a faithh-based organization dedicated to creating a fun and oving environment for high school students. All students are welcome at Young Likfe. Fore event details, find us on Instaram and Facebook (Greater Richmond Young Life)