The school was founded in 1958. Richview’s Latin motto, "Monumentum Aere Perennius" means "a monument more lasting than bronze". Its traditional rival is the Etobicoke Collegiate Institute "Rams" to the south. Richview's current Principal is Joanne Zimny, and the two Vice Principals are Mrs. Ardelle and Donna Drummond.
Richview offers a range of diverse educational courses, including a French Immersion program. Courses include those in Arts, Business Studies, Canadian and World Studies, Classical and International Languages, English, French, Guidance and Career Education, Health and Physical Education, Interdisciplinary Studies, Mathematics, Science, Social Sciences and The Humanities, Broad-Based Technology Education, and Computer Studies. There are a large number of business based programs for grade 11 and 12 students.
Richview also has an elite power cheerleading team, which cheers at football games, and compete at a national level throughout the year.
The Richview baseball program is well known due to the emergence of Major League Baseball player, Joey Votto. The Baseball team had an excellent season in 2006, winning the West division title, after being winless in 2005. During the 2008 season, the baseball team persevered and defeated power house Birchmount Park to win the City Championships, the first in school history.
Along with these came an exceptional soccer season in 2006, almost reaching the finals.
Both Richview Basketball teams (Junior and Senior) were weak in 2007 .
Richview's Football teams are some of the better in Toronto, as both teams won their division and advanced to the cities.
Students may also participate in: Beginner, Intermediate, or Senior Band, Stage Band, Junior Orchestra/Symphony, Senior Strings, Choir, Charity Week Activities, Fashion Show, Volleyball, Tennis, Swimming, Soccer, Cross Country, Track & Field, Athletic Council, Student Council as well as various activities in the dramatic arts such as short plays, the SEARS Drama Festival Production and the Improv Team.
Anchors aweigh ; The schooner Ardelle With the launch of the wooden schooner Ardelle, North Shore adds another jewel to its crown
Jul 17, 2011; E SSEX - At high tide, it came down to teamwork and muscle. Perhaps a thousand spectators watched from the Essex Shipbuilding...
Living out her golden years behind bars; At age 70, Ardelle Manthey will be the second-oldest woman in the state corrections system.(NEWS)
Sep 29, 2004; Byline: Robert Franklin; Staff Writer ardelle and Francis Manthey had been married for nearly 52 years, raised eight...