WHS Daily Bulletin


Monday, November 8:


Lunch:  BBQ beef sandwich or hot ham & cheese sandwich, corn souffle OR lettuce salad, diced peaches, fruit sherbet cup, ½ pint of milk


Vocal Music Boosters at 6:30 pm in the high school teachers' workroom


Library is limited to no more than 4 students from each resource 5th hr. today.


Teen court is tonight in Williamsville Firehouse – 5:00 PM


Tuesday, November 9:


Lunch:  Chili cheese wrap or Teriyaki chicken, whole wheat breadstick, seasoned potato wedges, diced pears, brownie, ½ pint of milk


Student Council Meeting 7:45 AM - Mrs. Walsh's room.


Seniors – Graduation orders for Jostens are due on Tuesday, November 9th during Lunch.  Payment in full or a minimum $60 deposit is required.  Extra order forms are available in the office.  Questions for Jostens can be directed to 217-483-8989.


Wednesday, November 10:


11:30 Dismissal


All sophomores will be taking the PLAN test from 8:20am-11:30am in the cafeteria.


Parent-Teacher Conferences:  5:00-8:00 PM by appointment


Sophomores - PLAN test from 8am-11:30am in the WHS cafeteria.


Financial Aid Night - for juniors/seniors and their parents in the cafeteria. The presentation will include information on different types of financial aid, the aid process and scholarships.


Thursday, November 11:


No School


Parent-Teacher Conferences:  8:00-12:00, Break, 1:00-4:00 by appointment


Cross country awards night - 6:30 PM at Sams Too.


Scholastic Bowl at Rochester - JV & Var vs. New Berlin and Rochester - Bus leaves 4:15 PM


Barnes & Noble volunteers, please make Thursday available during the day to deliver posters and vouchers to area vendors and work getting ready for the bookfair on the 21st. Let Mrs. Letterly know if you cannot be there. 


Friday, November 12:


No School – Veterans’ Day


Girls Varsity Basketball - Home vs. Purple & Gold Night - 6:00PM


Saturday, November 13:


Football Playoffs – Quarterfinal game hosted by WHS –
WHS vs. Maroa-Forsyth - 1:00 PM – Go Bullets!


Sunday, November 14:


FCA Meeting in the WHS Gym 3:00 PM

Scholastic Bowl Fundraiser - Sherman Craft Fair


General Announcements:


Study Club will be available Tuesday & Thursday 3:20-4:00 PM in the Library and Wednesday morning 7:30-8:10 in the Library.  Resource support will be available on Tuesdays & Thursdays as well.


WHS Vocal Music Fundraiser: Members of the WHS Choirs will be selling Gourmet Delight cheesecakes again for this holiday season.  Orders & payment are due by Nov. 30.  Delivery will be Dec. 9.  Contact a choir student to place your order, or you may call Mrs. Bosworth at 566-3361.  Thank you for supporting our vocal music program!


Class Rings will be delivered on November 16th from 7:30 AM – 8:10 AM.  Payment is expected for ring pick-up.


Central Illinois Food Bank would like to thank Shannon Doyle, Leah Levin, Andrew Sapochak, and Sephra Urbas:   their artwork was used to increase awareness of hunger in our communities. The work was on display at the Harvest Ball 2010, and donated to sponsors of CIFB.


Congratulations to Shannon Doyle, Andrew Sapochak, Robert Konzelmann, Greg Harpring, and Lauren Mordacq – Their artwork was selected for the 2010 High School Art Exhibition in the Access Gallery from November 5-18, 2010 hosted by the UIS Visual Arts Program.  This exhibition is a showcase of area High Schools artwork. Each school is limited to the entry of five works.  Exhibition opening and reception November 11, 6:00 pm - 8:00pm * Awards ceremony at 6:30 pm.


Youth and Government: Great job at Pre-Leg I!  Ms. Faloon-Sullivan was very proud of the impression you made on our guests.  We will have a meeting the week of Nov. 15, so check Edmodo for details.  Also, remember that Butter Braid delivery is this Wednesday, Nov. 10 at 12:00.  Thanks to those of you who signed up to help sort.  Everyone else, please pick up your order at 2:00 p.m. that day.  If anyone needs to meet with me individually, please message me on Edmodo or stop by.  Please continue to get money turned in for Fannie May as soon as possible.


Seniors:  New Scholarship Opportunities:


  • Henry Bunn Memorial: Must demonstrate financial assistance beyond reasonable levels of parent and self-help. This is a one-time award. March 1, deadline.   


  • Polly Roesch Vocal Music: This is a $1,500.00 award renewable for the entire 4 year college term. Please see Mrs. Bosworth for an application. March 1, deadline.

  • Skelton Scholarship: Any student in high school and a resident of Sangamon County may apply. This is also available to students already attending college. Qualifications are based principally on economic hardship, however academic achievement is also considered. March 1, deadline.


  • Davey Scholarship Foundation: Open to residents of Sangamon County, ages 16-25. Deadline to apply is June 15th, 2011. Please come to the guidance office for more information.


  • Plato & Flora S. McCourtney Foundation: For students planning to major in a technical or scientific field with a GPA of no less than 3.0.  Applications, transcript & essay are due by March 31st. Last year, 38 area high school students received the scholarship out of 86 applicants.


  • Thomas H. Moore Illinois Electric Cooperatives Memorial Scholarship: Applicants must be a child of an electric cooperative member (receives service from), an employee, or director. Packets can be downloaded at www.menard.com. Deadline to apply is Jan. 1, 2011. Please stop by guidance for more details.


  • Attention Engineering Majors: The Capital Chapter of the Illinois Society of Professional Engineers is again offering scholarships to high school seniors enrolling in an engineering program, have a minimum ACT score of 29 Math, 25 English, and a 3.0 g.p.a. Scholarship packets can be found at http://www.illinoisengineer.com/chapter-capital.shtml. or stop by the guidance office. Deadline to apply is January 21, 2011.


  • The Alumni Scholarship for Southeast Missouri State Department of Physics & Engineering: Must plan to major in one of the Bachelor of Science programs & have a 24 ACT or higher.


Congratulations to the following Lottery Calendar Winners:

  • Nov 1- Katie Harpring - $250
  • Nov 2 – Sharon Waldron - $50
  • Nov. 3 – JR Jennings - $50
  • Nov. 4 – Vicki Peterman - $50
  • Nov. 5 – Tammy Craig - $50
  • Nov. 6 – T. Thomas - $50
  • Nov. 7 – K. Rockford - $100