Visitation for Richards High School teacher Matt Gavin, who passed away at age 32 of cancer, is set for Monday at Adams-Winterfield & Sullivan Funeral Home in Downers Grove. Funeral services will be private.
Richards High School
Monday, May 13, 2013
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Popular social studies teacher and tennis coach with a knack for bringing out the best in students, dies Friday at age 32.
Richards High School is reeling from the loss of a popular teacher and tennis coach who lost his battle with cancer. Parents received an automated voice-mail from the school principal informing them that Matt Gavin had passed away at age 32 on Friday morning. Gavin is the son of Mary Ellen Gavin, who serves Dist. 218 as a speech pathologist at Eisenhower High School in Blue Island. Listen to the automated message from the Richards HS principal. In his automated message to parents, principal John Hallberg said that counselors would be available at the school Monday to talk to students and staff. After the news broke late Friday afternoon, many parents and students left messages of sadness and grief on Richards’ Facebook page, portraying …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Harold L. Richards High School in Oak Lawn proudly announces students who earned High Honors for fall semester for achieving grade point averages between 3.5 and 3.99.
Monday, March 4, 2013
Students with a grade point average between 3 and 3.49 qualify for Honor Roll.
Friday, March 1, 2013
Richards High School high honor roll for for the first semester of the 2012-13 school year.
Saturday, February 16, 2013
Relive the excitement of Friday's matchup between the Richards Bulldogs and Eisenhower Cardinals' boys basketball on Patch.
Did you miss last night's game? Want to watch it again? Don't worry, we won't tell you the score.
Friday, February 8, 2013
The Richards' boys take on Reavis starting at 6:55 p.m. and you can watch it live on Patch.
The Richards Bulldogs boys' basketball team entertain the Reavis Rams at home. You can watch the full game live on Patch starting at 6 p.m. Richards is 10-7 this season and Reavis is 15-5.
Monday, January 14, 2013
Johnny Holmes' second DUI arrest in three years has readers wondering whether he should stay a representative of Dist. 218 families.
Quite a few Patch readers have asked whether Dist. 218 school board member Johnny Holmes should leave or have demanded outright his resignation from the board. Holmes was arrested in December for drunken driving and abruptly retired from his position as Robbins police chief earlier this month. Here's what some are saying about Holmes: Mother 24: "I want to know why Chief Holmes wasn't held accountable for his FIRST DUI?!! Public officials should be held to the same regards of the law, just as everyday citizens are!! Does Mr Holmes not realize the consequences of drinking and driving? God-Forbid a drunk driver ever hurt someone close to him, I'm sure he would want justice served, yet he gave no regard to himself getting behind the wheel of …
Monday, December 17, 2012
Richards wins runner-up award in 35-team tournament sponsored by Sandburg and Oak Lawn High Schools.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
D218 nurses trained over 700 students in life-saving CPR skills.