WHS Daily Bulletin


Friday, October 21:


11:30 Dismissal


11:30 Meeting for all NHS Members - Reminder that there is a mandatory meeting on Friday, October 21, 2011, at 11:30 a.m.  Attending mandatory meetings is a membership obligation to redb20111021 a member of NHS

7:00pm - HS Boys Varsity Football @ Mt. Olive High School – Bus leaves 4:30 PM

Saturday, October 22:


JV Volleyball @ Pleasant Plains High School JV Tournament – Bus time 7:30 AM.


Cross Country – Franklin Regional – 10:00 AM – Bus leaves 7:45


General Announcements:


Boys Basketball Parent-Athlete Meeting- October 25 at 6:30 in the Main Gym


Girls Basketball Parent-Athlete Meeting - There will be a mandatory parent-player meeting for those girls interested in trying out for girls basketball and their parents, held on Wednesday, October 26th at 6 pm in the library at Williamsville High School.


Girls basketball players that sized for basketball shoes need to bring in their money for their shoes before they can receive them.



  • Emory College is seeking applicants for scholarship nominations.  Eureka College wants to invite students to apply for the Ronald Reagan Leadership Program


  • The Elite Conference is seeking area students who are interested in secondary education. This conference is held November 28th in Bloomington.


  • The National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine is accepting nominations from students interested in the medical field for their summer program.


  • The Horatio Alger Scholarship is now available online at: www.horatioalger.com/scholarships Applications are due Oct 30th.


  • The AXA Achievement Community Scholarship is now available online at: www.axa-achievement.com Applications are due February 1st.


Ask Mrs. Damery for more information about any of these opportunities. 


Monday, October 24 – Picture Retake Day!


Juniors – If you still have after prom lottery tickets and money, please turn them in ASAP to the office.


The following students need to turn in a signed Computer Usage Agreement to the Office.

Asper, Brian

Funk, Taylor

Hauck, Kendra

Hickman, Luke

Hollinshead, Deven

Jones, Blake

Osman, Jacob

Payne, Isaac

Penman, Travis

Rademacher, Wade

Robinson, Spencer

Skeels, Brianna

Ushman, Tiffany

Williams, Zachary


Next Week is Red Ribbon Week:- This annual event began as a response to drug violence that claimed the life of drug enforcement officer Enrique "Kiki" Camarena. Every time someone chooses to buy drugs or use drugs it indirectly supports this violence. Stop the violence and be drug free.


Monday- Be a Smartie. Be Drug Free.  Dress like a Nerd Day!


Tuesday-"Love Yourself and Come As You Are." Dress in Pajamas! The Art Club will paint a red heart on you at lunch today!


Wednesday- "Be the Hero Others Need to Stay Drug Free." Dress as an Everyday Hero or                     Superhero.


Thursday- “Don’t let drugs take away your future.” Dress in Futuristic Clothes or a Career Outfit.


Friday- "Imagine a Day Where No one Dies from Drugs. Black Out Drugs." - Wear Black


Sophomores: Join the premier youth leadership organziation in the country-HOBY Leadership Seminar. Interested students should have a desire to represent WHS, have participation in community service activities, & outstanding oral and/or written communication skills. To learn more about the HOBY experience visit www.hoby.org or stop by the guidance office. You must notify the guidance office if you would like to be nominated. Deadline for nominations is November 21st.


St. John's College Open House: To learn more about St. John's nursing program please attend on Monday, October 24, 2011 from 4-6pm. Reservations can be made by calling 525-5628. Please check the orange flyers in the guidance office for more details.


There is still time to order Butter Braids, frozen Cookie Dough, and Fannie May Candy! Please see a Youth and Government student or Ms. Faloon-Sullivan if you want to order.  A half-pound box of Fannie May is only $11, which is $3 less than the retail cost. 


Youth and Government students: Please turn in order forms for Butter Braids and Fannie May on Tuesday, October 25 to Ms. Faloon-Sullivan.


Volleyball News: 

  • The JV volleyball team lost to the Illini Central Cougars last night.  They will finish their season with a round robin tournament at Pleasant Plains on Saturday. 


  • The Varsity volleyball team finished up the regular season with a great come back win against the Cougars of Illini Central.   They finished the regular season with a 25-4 record and 8-1 in the Sangamo Conference.  We travel to Athens on Tuesday, October 25th to play in the first round of Regionals.  The match begins at 5:30pm.


  • If you would like to ride the Volleyball fan bus to the regional championship next Thursday, October 27, please sign up in the office.  The cost to ride the fan bus is $5 and must be paid in advance.  The bus will leave at 5:20 PM.  We need at least 40 students to sign up.


Congratulations to the Freshman Football team on their victory over Athens last night.  They finished the season undefeated with a 7 and 0 record and were the New Berlin Freshman-Sophomore Jamboree Champions.  This season they scored 352 points and allowed just 6!