WHS Daily Bulletin


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


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


Art Club will meet Thursday after school from 3:30 to 5:00 pm


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

5:00pm - HS Boys Varsity Wrestling @ Auburn High School (Auburn/Taylorville/DM), Bus leaves 2:15, dismiss 2:05 pm

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

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


Attention Seniors: Remember the deadline is tomorrow, December 13th, to register for our free FAFSA class on January 9th!! Please return your form to the Guidance Office.


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:


Community Food Pick-up – 10:00 AM - Noon


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



Sunday, December 15:


Cheerleading Competition at Pinkneyville – Bus leaves 8:15


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.

Power washing business is looking for part-time help. Job includes washing buses, FedEx trucks etc. Interested students must be at least 15 years old. Please contact the guidance office for more information.


Save the Date! The After-Prom committee is having a Quarter Auction on January 9th at the Williamsville Community Center. Doors open at 6:00. Just bring a couple bucks and all the quarters you can find to get in on the action. You can bid on some neat stuff and possibly win it for as little as 25 cents! If you want to have a good time while raising funds for an awesome After-Prom party, grab a friend and please join us! Thank you!


Congratulations to the JV & Varsity Girls Basketball teams on their wins Tuesday night over Dee-Mack!


Congratulations to the JV & Varsity Boys Basketball teams on their wins Tuesday night over Athens!