Williamsville-Sherman CUSD #15
800 S. Walnut St.
Williamsville, IL 62693

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WCUSD15 News

Congratulations to the WHS Jazz Band on an excellent performance at last Saturday's Eastern Illinois University Jazz Festival! The band competed against schools big and small from around the state and earned 1st place for the fourth consecutive year! Senior tenor saxophonist Tucker Hirsch was recognized as the most outstanding soloist for the festival. In addition, the following students were also recognized as outstanding individual performers:

  • Senior Emily Cotner, vibraphone
  • Freshman Jacob Hinds, trombone
  • Freshman Isabella Lang, trombone
  • Freshman Jenna McCarty, bass guitar
  • Sophomore Tom Sagins, drum set

 Blizzard Bash 2016 Champs

WJHS 6th grade Volleyball took 1st place at the area "Blizzard Bash" tournament on Saturday Feb 6th. The tournament included nine area teams. The bee bees welcomed back two players (Eyman and Gladden from injury) and played their best matches of the 2016 season with five wins over: Springfield Christian (21/6; 21/5), Wavery (20/22; 21/7), Little Flower (21/10; 21/12) and Christ the King 21/18; 21/13) . After morning play ended, Williamsville was seeded second in the tournament behind Athens. Athens suffered an unexpected loss to Waverly in the afternoon. Williamsville advanced to the championship match to once again beat out Waverly (21/15; 21/14) for the big win! Congratulations to all fourteen players (pictures left to right): (backrow) Lyvia Stull, Aubrey Kirkman, Aubry Bova, Maranda File, Grayson Mirabile, Laura Romence, Lindsey Law, Coach Damery (next row) Alysa Dame, Madison Bishop, Lauren Craig, Regan Kramer, Kendall Ray, Olivia Gladden (front) Reganne Eyman 

Financial State of the District Update

Updated Williamsville Index comparing January 2005-January 2016

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Dear 5th Grade Parents,

We will have a 6th grade orientation night this year on March 8th, 2016 at 6:00 pm in the Williamsville Junior High gym. The purpose of this night is to discuss the transition of your student into WJHS. While they have had the opportunity to become familiar with parts of our building, there is still a transition to becoming a 6th grader. The program will last for about 30-40 minutes and there will be a question and answer session afterwards. The program for the evening is listed below:

  1. Welcome-Mr. Shoufler will welcome students/parents and discuss expectations and extracurriculars at WJHS.

  2. Curriculum-Mr. Ibbotson will discuss core classes and academic expectations for 6th grade and the elective structure.

  3. Fine Arts electives: Mr. Muskopf and Mrs. Cole will discuss the 6th grade band and choir program.

  4. Registration-Mrs. Damery will discuss the registration and scheduling process.

  5. Question and answers: Staff will be available afterwards to answer specific questions about curriculum, schedules. fine arts or electives.

We hope to see you on the 8th and look forward to partnering with you on the next step in your student’s educational path.

Sincerely,

Mr. Shoufler -WJHS principal

Mr. Ibbotson-WJHS assistant principal/educational specialist

Mrs. Damery-WJHS guidance counselor

2015 PARCC Test Results Letter is attached.

Dinner and delightful live music await attendees of the 5th annual Williamsville Jazz Dinner, to be held 5 to 9 p.m.Saturday, April 30 at the Williamsville Junior High gym. The April 30 festivities feature live performances by the award-winning Williamsville High School Jazz Band and Jr. High School Jazz Band, which will perform with other surprise musical guests, TBA. In addition, a set of jump blues/swing music will be performed by Juke House, a local band with ties to the WHS music program. A full meal catered by Hickory River Smokehouse is part of the package, with a vegetarian meal available upon request.  Doors open at 5 p.m. Tickets are $25 each and can be purchased through the link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/5th-annual-williamsville-jazz-dinner-april-30-2016-tickets-20376970066

 

Come to a Paint Party on February 21 hosted by the WHS After Prom.  It will be in the WHS cafeteria from 1:00-3:00pm.  Choose from two picture options.  The cost is $40 per person and includes all materials and snacks.  Space is limited to 50 so call Michelle Buscher to reserve your spot.  Details are outlined on the attached flyer.

Come out and support the Williamsville Sports Boosters as they help the Williamsville Athletic Department continue to be one of the premier athletic departments in Illinois. For the 2015-2016 school year alone, the sports boosters are slated to give over $65,000 back to the athletic department.

The annual dinner dance will once again be held at Northfield Center on March 5.  One of Springfield's favorite bands, Shenanigans, will be providing the entertainment!

Everyone attending will have their name put in the barrel for the cash prizes.  The Grand Prize will be $2,000 and that winner will be drawn at the beginning of the night, but not revealed until later in the evening.  There will be a total of $3,250 given away in cash prizes!

Ticket prices went up $5 to help cover the cost of the band, but if you arrange a table of 8 the price is the same as the individual ticket price last year. Pricing is as follows:

Individual -  $70

Couple   -  $135 ($5 discount)

Table of 8  - $520  ($130/couple or $65/person)

Deadline to register is February 29.  Please contact Debbie Price at 414-1330 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for reservations or if you have questions.

Dinner Dance Registration Form

5 Essentials Survey

5 Essentials Survey
(available until March 11)

5 Essentials Survey Information

Note from Superintendent Root attached.

 

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