Harold L. Richards High School is a co-ed public high school located in Oak Lawn, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, and is a member of Illinois school district 218. The current enrollment is over 1,876 students. The school mascot is the bulldog. The school colors are Gold, Black, and White. The yearbook is 'The Golden Year' and the school newspaper is the 'Richards Herald'.
Richards competes in the South Suburban Conference (SSC) and is a member of the Illinois High School Association (IHSA),.The body which governs most athletics and competitive activities in the state. Teams are stylized as the Bulldogs.
In 2008 the Bulldogs captured the first ever IHSA Class 4A Boy's Basketball State Championship. The championship was also the first ever Boy's Basketball State Championship for Richards
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