WHS Daily Bulletin


Monday, October 21:


Lunch: Toasted cheese sandwich or Taco quesadillas, chicken fajita soup, creamy coleslaw, applesauce, choice of Milk


6:00pm - JV Football @ Riverton High School Bus time 5:00 pm


Tuesday, October 22:


Lunch: Breaded chicken sandwich or Spicy chicken sandwich, chipotle sweet potato fries, fresh fruit, sherbet cup , choice of Milk


4:00pm - Boys Soccer @ IHSA Sectional Semi-Final @ Bloomington Central Catholic - Bus leaves 2:00 pm


6:00pm - Volleyball vs New Berlin High School (H)


6:00-7:00 pm Youth & Government Meeting


Wednesday, October 23:


Lunch: Spaghetti with meat sauce or Italian meatball sandwich, garlic breadstick, orange spinach salad, baby carrots, diced peaches, choice of Milk

Play off Shirt Orders Due Today! Turn in order forms with payment to Mr. Kershaw.

Thursday, October 24:


Lunch: Cheese pizza or Pepperoni pizza, tomato soup, buttered corn, sliced pears, chocolate chip cookie, choice of milk


6:00pm - Volleyball vs Illini Central High School

6:00pm - Freshman Football vs Riverton High School


Friday, October 25:


11:30 Dismissal


Baseball: There will be a mandatory meeting for all guys interested in going out for baseball this year on Friday right after school in the cafeteria.


11:30am - National Honor Society Meeting


4:00pm - Boys Soccer @ IHSA Sectional Final @ Bloomington Central Catholic


7:00pm - Varsity Football @ Auburn High School Bus leaves 4:45 pm


Saturday, October 26:


Volleyball @ Pleasant Plains JV Tournament Bus leaves 8:00 AM

National ACT

11:15am - Cross Country @ OPEN DATE (IHSA Regional @ Uhland Acres in Liberty, IL) Bus leaves 7:30 AM

7:00pm - WHS Drama Production "Just Another High School Play" District Fine Arts Center


Sunday, October 27:


2:00pm - WHS Drama Production "Just Another High School Play" District Fine Arts Center


General Announcements:


Attention Junior Parents: The After Prom committee needs your help! Lottery Calendar tickets for November are now available. We are asking each family to sell 10 or more tickets if possible. We are selling them for $10 this year. One ticket offers 30 chances to win! We can also get tickets to you directly by calling Laura Horton at 494-3331 or Lori Bleyer at 494-1465. Stubs and money can be turned into class officers.


Boys Basketball: There will be a mandatory parent-athlete meeting on Monday, November 4th at 6:30 pm in the high school gym for any boys interested in trying out for boys basketball this year. Tryouts will be held November 11 and 12 for all boys not currently involved in a sport.


Baseball: There will be a mandatory meeting for all guys interested in going out for baseball this year on Friday right after school in the cafeteria.


SAVE Club is celebrating Red Ribbon Week. Schools across America are celebrating the choice to be Drug Free. We are also encouraging everyone to take a stand against bullying.


On Wednesday, dress in red to show we stand as one against drugs and violence.


On Thursday, SAVE Club invites you to join us for a movie and pizza right after school.


Plato & Flora S. McCourtney Foundation Scholarship applications are available in the guidance office. Preference will be given to students seeking a technical or scientific education. The scholarship is renewable for up to four years. Deadline to apply is March 31, 2014.


For anyone needing community service hours, Sherman Elementary School is hosting their Scholastic Book Fair in conjunction with Parent-Teacher Conferences, and they need volunteers to work two- or three-hour shifts on the following dates: Sunday, November 32:00-5:00 p.m.; Wednesday, November 64:00-7:00 p.m.; Thursday, November 712:00-2:00 p.m., 2:00-4:00 p.m., 4:00-6:00 p.m. and 6:00-8:00 p.m.; and Friday, November 98:00-10:00 a.m., and 10:00 a.m.-12:00 (noon). If anyone is interested, please see Mr. Martens.


The WHS Guidance Webpage has been updated with several new scholarship opportunities including:

         Greenhouse Scholars

         National Wild Turkey Federation

         Elks National Foundation

         Disability Awareness Scholarship

         Sangamon Valley Mensa Scholarship

         Elks National Foundation

         Illinois PTA, Lillian E. Glover Scholarship


Congratulations to Marty Pesch for tying for 11th place at the State golf tournament in Bloomington this weekend. Marty shot a 75 on Friday and 79 on Saturday against 112 golfers. Great Job Marty at the State Golf Tournament!


The second annual No Butts Left Behind Diaper drive will be next week October 28th through November 1st. The FCCLA is challenging 4th hours to bring in the most diapers per student to help the Mini O' Beirne Crisis Nursery. All sizes of diapers are needed as well as baby wipes, liquid lysol, winter clothes, and other baby needs. The winning class will receive a donut extravaganza party:) So bring in those diapers for a great cause!


Order your football playoff shirts NOW! Money and forms can be turned into Coach Kershaw at WHS or Coach Compardo at WJHS or Coach Peters at Sherman Elementary no later than October 23. Delivery will be in the high school cafeteria October 30, 2013 from 6:007:30pm. Shirts for Sherman Elementary students will be handed out at Sherman Elementary.


Upcoming College Visits

Thursday, October 24th: Blackburn

Saturday, October 26th: National ACT test

Wednesday, October 30th: Robert Morris University

Thursday, October 31st: ITT Tech

Friday, November 1st: EIU & WIU

Thursday, November 7th: Financial Aid Night at 6:30pm

Tuesday, November 12th: LLCC