WHS Daily Bulletin


Friday, February 28:


11:30 Dismissal


Get Jazzed About Reading Daily Trivia Question

King Cake is a traditional dessert served during Mardi Gras.  What item is hidden inside the cake before it’s baked?


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 redb20140228 a member of NHS!


7:00 Boys Basketball Regional Championship (H) – WHS vs. PORTA


Saturday, March 1:



Sunday, March 2:


Barnes & Noble Book Fair has moved to Monday, March 3


Monday, March 3:


No School Today


WHS hosts Mardi Gras “Get Jazzed About Books” Book Fair at Barnes & Noble:  Join us on Monday, March 3, 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!


Baseball Try-Outs


General Announcements:


Upcoming college visits:

·         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


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


New Berlin Art Fair March 15-18 Students wanting to enter their art work, must have it turned in to their art teacher by March 5.  Exhibition Hours: Saturday, March 15, 10am-2pm;Sunday, 12pm - 4pm and Monday, 9am-2pm


Kathryn G. Hansen Scholarship 2014-15 applications are available in the guidance office or by visiting the guidance office scholarship webpage. This scholarship is open to seniors planning to pursue a higher education in an office professional, secretarial, or business-related field within the State of Illinois with preference given to attendance at the University of Illinois. For more details and eligibility requirements please visit the guidance webpage.

Volunteer Opportunity - Sherman United Methodist Church — Kids 5k or 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk - For anyone needing community service hours, the Sherman United Methodist Church is sponsoring a Kids 5k or 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk on Friday, April 25, 2014, at the Sherman Elementary School track. The SUMC is looking for volunteers to service the water tables, hand out medals, take times, paint faces, lead games, etc. Volunteers will be needed from approximately 3:30-5:30 p.m. Please see Mr. Martens if you are interested or have any other questions.