WHS Daily Bulletin


Wednesday, August 31:


Lunch:  Chili cheese wrap or Teriyaki chicken, wheat dinner roll, lettuce salad, fruit yogurt parfait, ½ pint of milk


FFA Farm Progress Show

Chamber design ideas need to be turned in to Mrs. Walsh by Wednesday, August 31. 

5:30 m - HS Boys Varsity Soccer - Four Corners Classic – WHS vs. Springfield at the WHS field

4:00pm - HS Girls Varsity Golf vs Rochester High School

4:00pm - HS Boys Varsity Golf vs Plains/Riverton JV @ The Rail

Youth and Government Student Organizational Meeting: 6:30-7:30 pm in Room 101. We will be choosing roles and bill groups


Cast of "Back to the 80's" - The cast list for the show has been posted in the display case across from the office.  Congratulations to all those who were cast!  Rehearsals will start tonight at 6:00 p.m. for some of the principal characters, so please pick up a rehearsal schedule for this week.  You may also see Mr. Martens to get a copy of the script and music.


After Prom meeting Aug 31st at 7:00 for all Juniors and their parents in the High School teachers’ workroom.  This is a big event that will need a lot of volunteers so we can have a fun and safe after prom.  Please join us – everyone’s input is needed & welcome. Contact Lori Long 494-0850, or Angie Dees 836-8985 with any questions.


Student Council members:  please log into Edmodo and join the Student Council group. The code is on yesterdays agenda.


Thursday, September 1:


Lunch:  Loose tacos or Crispitos, tortilla chips, corn & pepper salsa, sliced peaches, cinnamon churro, ½ pint of milk


5:30 PM - HS Boys Varsity Soccer - Four Corners Classic – WHS vs. CCA at the WHS field

3:00pm - HS Boys Varsity Golf @ Illini Central High School @ Crane Creek – Van leaves 1:45

6:15pm - HS Boys Freshman Football @ Riverton High School – Bus 5:15 PM

6:15pm - HS Girls Varsity Volleyball @ Pleasant Plains High School- Bus leaves 4:30 PM

Friday, September 2:


Lunch:  Hot ham & cheese sandwich or Sloppy Joe sandwich, corn soufflé, fresh fruit, fruit sherbet cup, ½ pint of milk

4:15pm - HS Girls Varsity Golf vs (Pana/T-Town @ Oak Terrace)

7:00pm - HS Boys Varsity Football @ Porta High School – Bus 4:45 PM

Saturday, September 3:


9:00am - HS Boys Varsity Soccer vs (Four Corners Classic)

10:00am - HS Coed Varsity Cross Country @ Rochester High School (Rochester Invite) – Bus leaves 7:15 AM

General Announcements:


Freshmen – Please pay class dues of $20 by October 1, 2011.  Dues can be given to Mr. Martens, Mr. Beard, Mrs. Root, or Mrs. Whitten.  Class dues are collected yearly and saved for future use to pay for Junior Prom and Senior Trip. 


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!!  WCUSD #15 will be holding two Bike Rodeos (bicycle safety course) in September and volunteers are needed.  The 1st Bike Rodeo will be held in Williamsville on Saturday, September 10th from 3 - 6 pm. at the old Williamsville Christian Church site.  The 2nd Bike Rodeo will be held at Sherman Elementary, on Saturday, September 24th from 2 - 5 p.m.  If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Sandy Walden as soon as possible at 544-3234 or sandy.walden@wcusd15.org  A letter of service hours will be provided upon request. 


Volunteers needed for Saddle Up!  Saddle Up is United Cerebral Palsy Land of Lincoln therapeutic horseback riding program for children with disabilities. Training for volunteers will be Tuesday, August 30 from 5pm-7pm. For more details, please stop by the guidance office and see Mrs. Damery. This is a great an opportunity to get hands on experience, volunteer service hours, meet new people & have fun! 


Sophomore Class:  Nominations are being taken in the office for Class President, Vice President, and Secretary/Treasurer through Wednesday, August 31.  Voting will take place in English Friday, September 2.  Pay your class dues of $20 asap to any of your sponsors.  If you have any questions, see Mrs. Walsh


Upcoming College Visits:

September 14 - MacMurray College

September 16 - UIS

September 26 - William Woods University

September 27 - McKendree University

October 11 -     SEMO

October 12 -     LLCC & Quincy University

October 13 -     Illinois College


Job OpportunityUS Marble & Granite is looking for someone strong & dependable to work in the shop after school from 4:00-6:00 PM and some Saturdays.  Contact Jay Oshesky with questions, 741-8757.


S.A.V.E. members-

1.  Please sign up for club officer positions in the office. There are criteria so please read the information on the nomination form which is on the front desk in the office.


2.  Please pay your $10.00 dues by next Friday to Mrs. Lorton and place your order for a SAVE t-shirt which costs $10.00.


3.  Sign up in Mrs. Lorton's room to volunteer for the bike rodeo scheduled September 10.


Free Seminar, open to the public: "Keeping Up With Rising College Costs," will be held Tuesday, October 4th from 6:30-7:30pm or Saturday, October 8th from 9:00-10:00am at the Wells Fargo Advisors office in Springfield. A financial advisor will be presenting on college financial planning opportunities and understanding 529 plans. 

For more information, please stop by or call the guidance office.  


Senior class officer nominations forms are in the office on the front desk. Please have all nominations completed by Friday. Voting will be Monday in English.


Engineering Explorers Post: This program offers students help to continue their pursuit of engineering to the college level & as practicing engineers. Students will get hands-on experience in the engineering field and an opportunity to spend time with engineers and technicians. "First Nighter" is scheduled for Thursday, September 15th from 6:00-7:30 at the IDOT Central Office. At First Nighter students will have the chance to ask questions & sign up for the Engineering Explorers Post Program. Please come to the guidance department for more information. Flyers will be posted in your science classes.


Art Club will meet Tuesday Sept 6, in the art room from 3:30 - 5:00.


Congrats to the Freshmen Class Officers –

President:         Noah Horton

Vice President:  Drew Keenan

Secretary:        Kelsey Jones