Ridgewood High School (Illinois)
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|Ridgewood High School|
|Location||7500 West Montrose Avenue
Norridge, Illinois, USA
|Colors||Kelly Green, White|
Ridgewood High School, or RHS, is a public four-year high school located in Norridge, Illinois, a western suburb of Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. It is part of Ridgewood Community High School District 234.
Ridgewood High School received national attention in the 1960s following its opening, by TIME Magazine and the Ladies Home Journal selected it as one of "America’s Top Ten High Schools" in May 1968. Ridgewood's main rivals are Elmwood Park High School and Riverside-Brookfield High School.
- Art Club
- Chess Club
- Italian National Honor Society
- Garden Club
- Glee Club
- Jazz Band
- Multimedia Club
- National Honor Society
- Newsmagazine (The Rebellion)
- Scholastic Bowl
- Student Council
- Radio Club: 89.7 FM WRHS-FM Norridge and 88.1 FM WRWX/WXMS Harwood Heights
- Television Club: WRHS-TV TV 19, WRWX TV 4
- Yearbook (The Imperial)
In 2009 Ridgewood celebrated their 50th anniversary with the homecoming theme of "Chicago: My Kind of Town". Also in 2009, RHS built new softball fields and began construction on the field house, football field and track.
On June 5, 2013, Ridgewood celebrated the completion of its $20 million sound abatement project, funded with federal grants from the FAA.
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