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Rich South's Tierra Webb Signs With Indiana State University
In the fall of 2015, Rich South basketball star Tierra Webb will be attending and playing basketball for Indiana State University. 
Rich East's Andre Stokes Awarded Academic All-State In Football
Rich East senior Andre Stokes has earned the esteemed Academic All-State 5A Award for Football for outstanding high school achievement throughout his high school career. 
Rich Central Foreign Language Students Give Back To The Less Fortunate
Ms. Acosta is a Foreign Language Teacher at Rich Central and several of her students responded this Christmas season by supporting the Angel Tree Program. 
Rich East Business Professionals of America Advance in Competiton
On Wednesday, December 3rd and Friday, December 5th 26 students from Rich East competed in the Area competition for Business Professionals of America. They compete in different events testing their knowledge and skills in four areas; administrative support, financial services, information technology, and management/human resource. 
Negotiations Update
In continuing our efforts in clarity and communication, here is an update regarding our negotiations.  
Rich Central Business Professionals of America Team Ranks High With Competiton
On Wednesday, December 3 (at Andrew HS) and Friday, December 5 (at DeVry in Tinley Park), Rich Central BPA (Business Professionals of America) members competed in the 2014 BPA Area 12 Competition. 
Notice To School Board Candidates
If you're interested in serving the Rich Township High School District community as an official school board member, please see the attached information.  
Rich East Teacher Joe Kuhn Selected To Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame
Joe Kuhn was selected to the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame, class of 2015. Kuhn, who started his basketball coaching career at Lincoln School in Calumet City, served as an assistant coach at Thornwood High School (1987-89), University of St. Francis (1990-92), and Joliet J.C. (1992-93), and Rich East (1993-940 before becoming the head coach at Rich East High School (1994-97). Kuhn was hired as the head coach at Joliet in 1997. Induction is May 2 at Illinois State University. 
ISAC Recognizes District 227 State Scholars
The Illinois Student Assistance Commission has recognized twenty-three District 227 scholars for their outstanding achievement. 
Rich South AP U.S. History Students Visit The State Capital
Forty-two Rich South AP U.S. History students traveled to Springfield to see the State Capital and visit with Senator Hastings. 
Rich East Biology Teacher Robert LaFrance Awarded Mini-Grant For Professional Development
Rich East Advanced Placement Biology teacher Robert LaFrance applied for a mini-grant from the Meemic Foundation to attend the National Science Teacher Association Conference. His proposal was accepted, and will be awarded the cost of registration to attend the conference. 
District 227 Students Write About Reality
In the aftermath of the verdict issued last week in Ferguson Missouri regarding the death of teen, Michael Brown, Superintendent Dr. Collins Ayanlaja, asked principals from Rich Central, Rich East, and Rich South to randomly identify students and engage them in a quick write of their responses to the verdict. The high profile incident is controversial, receiving national and international attention, making it a culturally relevant event. 
Rich East Alumnus Dr. Sharon Ingram Serves The Community
Dr. Sharon Ingram (Sharon Harris) grew up in Park Forest, IL. She graduated from Rich East High School, where she was involved with both basketball and track all four years. 
Rich South Alumnus Joy McCall to Deliver Commencement For Indiana State University
Rich South High School alumnus Joy McCall of Richton Park will serve as student commencement speaker for Indiana State University. McCall is graduating with a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing. 
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