WHS Daily Bulletin



Tuesday, February 25:


Lunch:  Teriyaki chicken or Pork eggroll, brown rice pilaf, stir fry vegetables, pineapple chunks, soft cinnamon pretzel, ˝ pint of milk


WHS hosts Boys Basketball Regionals – WHS vs. Riverton (H) – 8:00 PM


Get Jazzed About Reading Daily Trivia Question

What medieval tradition can Mardi Gras be traced back to?


Wednesday, February 26:


Lunch:  Mini corn dogs, homemade chili OR Chicken noodle soup, oyster crackers, baby carrots, sliced pears, ˝ pint of milk


Baseball Open Gym: 6-7:30pm


SAVE meeting 7:45 a.m. on Wednesday in Mrs. Lorton's room. Students in early bird please see Mrs. Lorton after school.


Thursday, February 27:


Lunch:  Crispy chicken or spicy chicken lettuce salad, diced tomato, fresh dinner roll, buttered corn, mandarin oranges, ˝ pint of milk


Baseball Open Gym:  2/27 - 6-7:30pm


Friday, February 28:


11:30 Dismissal


11:30 AM - NHS Members:  mandatory meeting Friday, February 28 in Mr. Martens’ Room (Rm. 103).  Attending mandatory meetings is one of the membership obligations to redb20140224 a member of NHS!


Saturday, March 1:



Sunday, March 2:


WHS hosts Mardi Gras “Get Jazzed About Books” Book Fair at Barnes & Noble:  Join us on Sunday, March 2, for special performances by the WHS Vocal Jazz and WHS Choir Ensembles.  Raffles, crafts, King Cake Frappuccino, and much more!  See the Library website for more information!


Monday, March 3:


No School Today


Baseball Try-Outs


General Announcements:


Upcoming college visits:

·        Tuesday, February 25: Lincoln College & Benedictine University

·        Wednesday, February 26: WIU

·        Wednesday, March 5: SIU-E

·        Tuesday, March 11: Blackburn


IL Sheriffs Association is will award 105 scholarships to permanent residents of Illinois. Applicants will write an essay on prevention of school violence. Print an application at http://www.ilsheriff.org/index.php/scholarships/63 The deadline is March 15th.


ACT Prep Workshops at Lincoln Land Community College: The Spring semester schedule is available and registration is open with classes beginning in March and May. Cost is $125 and includes textbook and handouts. The schedule for fall classes is also available. To register, contact Registration Services at 217-786-2292.


Lincoln Land Community College Youth Enrichment Program is looking for volunteers for their College For Kids programs. Several different volunteer positions are available. For more information contact, Jessica Ingold at 217-786-4905, Jessica.Ingold@llcc.edu or stop by WHS guidance office for an application.


2014 Notice of Apprenticeship Opportunity for Construction Craft Laborer: must be a high school graduate and at least 18 years of age. All questions regarding this notice and/or the Apprenticeship program should be directed to: Michelle Payne at 217-773-9083 or visit www.illaborers.org


Congratulations to Rachel Rhodes and Marty Pesch on being named to the 2013-2014 IHSA All Academic Team!  Every IHSA member school was invited to nominate one female student and one male student by the February deadline. Nominees needed to possess a minimum 3.50 grade point average on 4.0 scale after their 7th semester, have participated in at least two IHSA sponsored sports or activities during each of the last two years and demonstrated outstanding citizenship.  13 male and 13 female students were selected from a pool of 450 applicants.


Youth and Government: MANDATORY meeting for all members next week: Choose one of two attendance times: Monday, 3/3 at 6 p.m. or Tuesday, 3/4 at 3:20 p.m. Also, Bill groups: Sign up sheet outside Room 101- I need to meet with each bill group (including lobbyists). LAs- see Edmodo message to set up a meeting with me ASAP.https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/images/cleardot.gif


Get Jazzed about Trivia – Win a King sized candy bar and a chance for a $50 Visa Gift Card by submitting your answers to Mrs. Bryant by the end of 7th hour.  One entry per person per day.

Monday’s winner:  Nicole Parnell


Brandon Icenogle is the February Student of the Month at LTech!  Brandon is in the Building Trades department.