WHS Daily Bulletin


Monday, December 9:


Lunch:  French toast sticks/syrup or Sausage gravy over biscuit, sausage links, tomato juice, breakfast potatoes, orange slices, choice of Milk


Madrigal Setup  & Rehearsal– After School until 8:30 pm


Teen Court tonight at Sherman Fire Department at 5:30 PM


6:00pm - HS Girls Varsity Basketball vs Tri-City High School

Penny Drive Competition Starts Today!  All proceeds benefit local families through Contact Ministries.  Sign up to participate in fun games during the assembly!


Tuesday, December 10:


Lunch: Mini corn dogs or Crispy fish sticks, honey cornbread, sweet baked beans, mango chunks , choice of Milk


S.A.V.E. will be selling candy cane messages this week during both lunch shifts Tuesday through Friday. Pick a flavor and write a message and SAVE's elves will deliver the sweet treats next week. Each candy cane is $1.00 so they will go fast. Don't delay!!


Jazz Dinner Planning Meeting: On Tuesday, Dec. 10th at 6:00 p.m., there will be a meeting for those interested in helping to plan the annual Jazz Dinner which will be held in April. This is a huge event, but well worth the effort. Everyone welcome - just bring your enthusiasm for our band program, and if you have any new ideas, bring those too!


Band Booster Meeting: The next meeting for Band Boosters will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 10th at 6:30 p.m. in the High School Band Room.


Madrigal Setup & Rehearsal– After School until 8:30 pm


5:00pm - Scholastic Bowl - (H) vs. Plains/Auburn/Decatur LSA, WHS Players be here at 4:15 to set-up

6:00pm - Girls Basketball vs Dee-Mack High School (H)

6:00pm - Boys Basketball @ Athens High School  - Bus leaves 5:05 pm

6:00pm - Boys Wrestling @ Sacred Heart - Griffin High School (Mt. Olive/SHG) – Bus leaves 3:30 pm


Wednesday, December 11:


Lunch:  Southwest pizza or Cheese quesadilla, buttered peas, diced pears, pumpkin cake, choice of Milk

Baseball open gyms for all guys going out for baseball this year that are not playing basketball:  Wednesday 12/11 6pm


Madrigal Setup – After School


Madrigals at Crown Plaza – Private Party – Bus leaves 5:30


Football Banquet at Poe’s Catering Center - 6:45 Dinner, 7:30 Awards


Thursday, December 12:


Lunch:  Sliced beef & Cheddar sandwich or Maid Rite sandwich, soft pretzel, baked potato, seasoned broccoli, diced peaches, choice of Milk

The WHS Madrigal Ensemble presents an inaugural performance,A Beggar’s Feast”, Thursday, December 12, 2013 – 6:30PM at the WJHS Fine Arts Center. Come join us for the full Madrigal Renaissance Christmas experience: music, drama, and all of the water and bread crumbs you can consume.   Tickets on sale now:whs.booktix.com ($5 + 50¢) or $6 at the castle door.  Performance Length –75-minutes


5:15pm - Scholastic Bowl - Sangamo Conference - Varsity at PORTA, Bus leaves 3:15

6:00pm - HS Boys Varsity Wrestling @ Auburn High School (Auburn/Taylorville/DM) , Bus leaves 3:15

6:00pm - JV Girls Basketball vs Pleasant Plains High School (H)

7:30pm - JV Basketball vs Pleasant Plains High School (H)


Friday, December 13:


Lunch: Chicken and noodles or Chili cheese wrap, wheat dinner roll, baby carrots, pineapple chunks , choice of Milk

Baseball open gyms for all guys going out for baseball this year that are not playing basketball:  Friday, 12/13 6am


Food Drive Assembly 2:50


6:00pm - Girls Basketball @ Pleasant Plains High School – Bus leaves 4:45

7:15pm - Boys Basketball @ Pleasant Plains High School– Bus leaves 4:45

Saturday, December 14:


Scholastic Bowl - Freshmen/JV Tournament at PORTA, Time TBA

Girls Freshmen Basketball @ Taylorville Freshman Tournament - TIME 7:45 AM

8:30am - Boys Varsity Wrestling @ Porta Invite – Bus leaves 5:30 AM


The Sports Booster Clothing Sale will be held on Saturday, Dec. 14th – 9a – 12p at the Sherman Athletic Club. Get your bullet wear Christmas presents!!! The After-Prom Committee will be selling Krispy Kreme donuts as well. Glazed - $8 a dozen; Chocolate Glazed - $10 a dozen.

1:00 PM Madrigal Tea &
6:00 PM Madrigal Dinner at the District Fine Arts Center



General Announcements:


The Penny Drive will take place in 6th hour classes this week!!-- December 9-13. All proceeds will go to benefit Contact Ministries and local families. Our goal this year is $6,000. Winning class with the highest average per student will receive a pizza party.


·         Sign up at lunch to participate in the Annual Penny Drive Assembly. A $1 donation will put your name in the drawing to participate in the Minute to Win It Christmas games. There will also be sign-ups for the bat spin and sheet relays.


·         Bring in a teen gift and put your name in the drawing for a $20 gift card to Wal Mart! Bring unwrapped, new gifts to the library December 9-13. The drawing will be held at the assembly.


·         Food pick-up will be December 14 from 10-12. Those helping will have the opportunity to win one of four $20 Best Buy gift certificates.


Baseball open gyms for all guys going out for baseball this year that are not playing basketball:

·         Wednesday 12/11 6pm

·         Friday 12/13 6am

·         Monday 12/16 6pm

·         Thursday 12/19 6pm


Congratulations to the 2013-14 Illinois State Scholars: 

Dalton Andring, Jacob Beal, James Buzzell, Abby Deutch, Morgan Flynn, Jordan French, Nino Giganti, Megan Hanney, Jacob Hardy, Rachel Haworth, Anna Kluemke, Rachel McCullar, Annelise Mool, Kayla Nevill, Tyler Nichols, Noah Osman, Marty Pesch, Amber Robbs, Rebecca Williamson


There will be a short informational meeting for boys interested in participating in track and field on Monday, Dec. 16th in Mr. Rigneys' room immediately after school. Important information about the upcoming season will be discussed.


Juniors who took the PSAT can pick up their score reports on December 17th from 8:18-9:03am in the guidance office. Mrs. Chladny will distribute scores and answer questions if needed in the guidance center (located in the library). If a student cannot pick them up during this time, they will need to see Mrs. Chladny to arrange an alternate time to get them during the day on the 17th.