WHS Daily Bulletin


Tuesday, February 14:


Happy Valentines Day!

Lunch:  Cheese pizza or Sausage pizza, buttered corn, sliced strawberries, brownie, ½ pint of milk


6:00pm - Boys Basketball vs Riverton High School (H) – Senior Night!  Paint the Gym Purple – everyone wear purple and cheer on our team to victory!


Wednesday, February 15:


Lunch:  Cheeseburger macaroni or Italian meatball sandwich, lettuce salad, sliced pears, chocolate grahams, ½ pint of milk


Parent-Athlete Night for Girls Soccer – 6:00 PM


Parent-Athlete Night for the Boys and Girls Track Teams - 6:30PM


Thursday, February 16:


Lunch:  Deli turkey sandwich or BBQ rib sandwich, tortilla chips, chicken fajita soup, sliced peaches, ½ pint of milk


6:15pm - HS Boys Freshman Basketball @ Maroa-Forsyth High School


7:30 pm – Girls Basketball vs. Quincy Notre Dame – Sectional Championship


Let's head to Beardstown and cheer on the Lady Bullets as they compete for the Class 2A Girls' Basketball Sectional Title on Thursday at 7:30.  The fan bus will leave at 6:00.  Students must sign up by 10:00 am Thursday morning.  The cost is $9.00 per person which includes the price of admission and must be paid when you sign up.  A minimum of 30 must sign up.


Friday, February 17:


11:30 Dismissal


National Honor Society Members - Remember there is a mandatory meeting at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, February 17th.  All active members must attend.  We will be planning for the induction ceremony.


Mandatory meeting for all guys going out for baseball:  Friday right after school at 11:30 in the cafeteria.


6:15pm - HS Boys Varsity Basketball @ Auburn High School


Saturday, February 18:


Masonic Scholastic Bowl Sectionals at Auburn H.S. The van will leave at 7:00 a.m. Check-in is between 7:15 a.m. and 7:45 a.m. Opening ceremony is at 8:15 am with the start of play immediately following.


6:00pm - Sports Boosters Dinner & Dance - Prime rib/chicken dinner. Sherman AC club, Imagine That will be playing.


General Announcements:


FCCLA & FFA Winter Dance – February 25, 2011 – 8:00-11:00 PM


SAVE – No meeting this week


Boys optional track practices this week:  Wed from 3:30 to 5, Fri from 11:30 to 12:30.


Scholastic Bowl practice this week: Tuesday, 3:30-4:30 JV; Wednesday and Thursday, 3:30-4:30 Varsity.  Varsity, Masonic Sectionals is Saturday at Auburn. You must let me know by Tuesday if you cannot attend. 


Congratulations Jazz Band! - The Jazz Band put on an outstanding performance Saturday at the EIU Jazz Festival winning 1st place.  Melaney Brown, Jacob Hardy, Kathryn Spenn, and Calvin Walter were recognized as outstanding soloists, while Marty Pesch was awarded as the most outstanding performer of the day.  Congratulations to the band!  WHS has much to be proud of!


Robert Morris University is holding a Scholarship Contest March 10th @ 10AM. Students participating in the Design Contest will compete for the Best Photo, Best Logo, or Best Video. Winners will receive $3,000 in tuition at Robert Morris University. See Mrs. Damery for more details or call 217-793-2500 to register.


The American Cancer Society is hosting its 10th annual summer research program, which seeks students who are interested in scientific research, specifically cancer research. This program designed for current juniors who demonstrate strong ability in math and science, have a GPA of 3.0, and an outstanding attendance record. Applications must be completed by March 14th.  See Mrs. Damery to apply.


Accounting for Dummies $1,000 Scholarship - Applications are due May 31st


The annual "Got Milk?, Milk Mustache" includes a $7,500 scholarship, weekend at Walt Disney World and the opportunity to star in a special “Got Milk” Ad. Apply online until March 19, 2012.