“Juan brings positivity wherever he goes,” said ELL teacher JoHanna Andrews. “Despite not being at Richfield High School for all four years, he has really helped create an inclusive community amongst our new-to-Richfield ELL students.”
Events & Festivities
Parade: Mark your calendars! The fourth annual citywide Richfield Homecoming Parade will be held on Saturday, September 30 at 10 a.m. More information about the parade will be available soon.
Football game: Then, join the Spartan football team on Saturday at noon for our homecoming game! Details will be updated on this page as they become available. Go, Spartans!
Dance: Saturday night will be the Homecoming Dance, held in the RHS gym from 8-11 p.m. Tickets must be purchased in advance, and will only be sold to current RHS and RCEP students. Tickets will be sold on www.schoolpay.com. If students cannot process a payment electronically, they can purchase a ticket with cash in the Activities Office.
“Trey is remarkably gracious,” said counselor and Track & Field coach Jessica Okey. “He always takes the time to thank people who have helped or supported him. He is kind, respectful and joyful.”
“Bruce is a smart, reflective and caring senior,” said RHS kitchen assistant Sarah Jesperson. “Bruce has grown up so much over this past year and I am so very proud of him for finishing the year strong and deciding to apply to college. Bruce overcame so much to get to this point in life and I know his future will be bright! Keep shooting for the stars Bruce, I know you will do great things!"
“Syncerely is a dedicated student who has high standards for herself,” said teacher Erin Huber. “She sets difficult goals and then rises to the challenge and continually reaches for the next accomplishment. She is kind to everyone, a hard worker and thoughtful about how she interacts with the world and what she wants for her future."
“Tino came to the US from Togo, Africa at the height of the pandemic when we were distance learning,” said RHS counselor Jessica Okey. “He came to a new place at a strange time and did not speak much English. He has come so far and worked so hard and has a warm, jovial personality."
“From the first moment I met her, Maggie has demonstrated what it looks like to be a lifelong learner,” said teacher Madame Steele. “She loves learning and isn’t afraid to try things outside of her comfort zone."
“Chris has a positive attitude and an incredible drive to achieve,” said his English Language Arts teacher Karah Holle. “His determination and focus on his future is admirable. I know that Chris is going to accomplish great things for himself and his family."
“Dominique is going to make a huge impact on our world!” said RHS Social Worker Jill Carlton. “Through her time at RHS, she has shown constant warmth, kindness and dedication to her education all while juggling so much outside of the high school walls. She always has a smile for anyone who needs it and cares so much for those around her."
“Joshua is an incredibly musically talented individual,” said teacher Mitchell Turner. “He has released lots of catchy and well-produced music on Spotify under the name LilTime. He's definitely a rising star here at RHS!
“Alex is an extremely pleasant person to be around and is very helpful to have as a student,” said teacher Benjamin Powers. “Whenever I make a mistake or forget to do something, I can count on Alex to graciously correct my mistake. She is a great example of a well-rounded student.”
“Liz is one of the hardest working people I know,” said teacher Benjamin Powers. “She took some of the most challenging classes at RHS with only three years of English experience. She also works two jobs when she isn't in school.”
“Tristin has such an open and friendly personality!” praised Career & College Readiness Coordinator Julie Magnuson. “He always has a great story to share, and is always looking out for others. He's determined to succeed, no matter what, and will always find the bright side in any situation. It's been such fun to see him grow and mature into a caring and fun young man.”
“She is such an independent, focused student,” said Social Worker Jill Carlton. “She has done so much and made such an impact on Richfield High School with all of her hard work!”
“Mari's enthusiastic and inclusive personality is heartwarming and energizing,” said Counselor Jessica Okey. “She brings light and positivity to all she does.”
“Melvin is a one of a kind student,” said Physical Education Teacher Tracie Hofmann. “He sets his goals and does anything and everything in his power to achieve them. This guy is going places! I can't wait to see his clothing line in the near future!"
“Emily is an incredible student who works hard to achieve greatness,” said teacher Erin Huber. “She challenges herself and never discredits her own worth. She looks at all difficult situations with a growth lens and finds creative ways to reach her goals. Emily has strong intrinsic motivation and excellent time management to balance all of the commitments in her life."