WHS Daily Bulletin


Wednesday, November 17:


Lunch: Mini corn dogs or Starfish nuggets, macaroni & cheese, baby carrots/celery sticks, blueberry cobbler, pint of milk


FFA Agronomy contest here at Williamsville 5:30 PM Workers please be here by 4:30 PM, Participants by 5:00 PM


FCCLA Meeting after school in the FCS room


FCCLA Section 12 Planning Meeting at 4:30 PM at Marios in Springfield. See Mrs. Wachter if you are interested in attending.


Volleyball banquet will be at 6:15pm in the Library . Please invite your parents. There will be food provided.


Thursday, November 18:


Lunch: Toasted cheese sandwich or Taco quesadillas, string cheese, goldfish pretzels, tomato soup, fresh fruit, pint of milk


Attention all football players: Gear turn in is Thursday right after school. Make sure that all of year gear is clean and ready to turn in. If you are not going to be at school for some reason on Thursday, make arrangements to get your gear here.


Live Wire Demo Shortened Day Schedule

1 - 8:18 8:52

2 - 8:56 9:30

3 - 9:34 10:08

4 - 10:12 10:46


EL 10:46-11:16

5th - 11:20-11:54


5th - 10:50 11:24

LL - 11:24 11:54

6 11:58 12:32

7 12:36 1:10

8 - 1:14 1:48


Scholastic Bowl at Decatur LSA vs. Chatham, Decatur-LSA, and PORTA - Bus leaves 3:30 PM

Girls Varsity Basketball - Home - Early Bird Tourney - Virginia vs. St. Teresa - 6:00 PM, Lutheran vs. WHS - 7:30 PM


Friday, November 19:


Lunch: Spaghetti with meat sauce/Garlic breadstick or Italian meatball sandwich, lettuce salad, mandarin oranges, vanilla wafers, pint of milk


Saturday, November 20:


IMEA District Jazz Festival at PORTA High School

Girls Varsity Basketball
- Away @ Riverton - Early Bird Tourney - TBA - Bus leaves TBA


Sunday, November 21:


FCA Meeting in the WHS Gym


Barnes & Noble Fundraiser November 21 - 1:00-4:00 PM-
Sign your class poster at the greeter table while you shop and be entered for a chance to enjoy a pizza lunch with music & relaxation on the first day of finals. Those attending the book fair from the class with the greatest number of signatures will be the lucky winners.


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 If you did not pick up your class ring this morning, Jostens has left them in the office.


Seniors If you did not turn in your graduation order, there are extra forms in the office. Jostens would like to have all orders for those planning on going through the ceremony by November 29. You can drop your order off in the office or you can also call Jostens directly and pay by credit card at 217-483-8989.


Scholarship Opportunities


Seniors planning to attend the University of Illinois at Springfield, Robert Morris University, or Lincoln Land Community College please stop by the guidance office to pick up a copy of the Focus on Your Future Scholarship. Deadline to apply is December 17th, 2010.


Any senior who has applied or is planning to apply to Northern Illinois University please let Mrs. Chladny know for a possible $4,000 renewable scholarship nomination. If you would like to be considered for nomination, please submit an updated resume with all involvement and leadership in extracurricular activities, especially any community service. Apply in the guidance office by December 1.


U.S Bank Internet Scholarship Program: High school seniors planning to enroll next fall at an eligible four-year college or university participating in the U.S. Bank No Fee Education Loan Program are eligible to apply. Forty $1,000 scholarships awards. Recipients are selected through a random drawing process. Further details can be found at usbank.com/scholarship. Online applications will be accepted through March 2011. Stop by guidance for a flyer.


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 $1500 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 g.p.a 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.