WHS Daily Bulletin


Tuesday, March 11:


Lunch:  Boneless Buffalo chicken wings or Roasted chicken, warm dinner roll, fresh hummus, celery sticks, applesauce, Cinnamon Toast Crunch snack, ˝ pint of milk


Boys Basketball Equipment turn in will be today immediately after school outside Coach Beard’s office. If you are in another sport, please drop your bag off before heading to practice.


Boys Basketball Banquet RSVP’s Due Today


Reminder that all sophomores will be attending Career Day at LLCC on Tuesday, March 11 from 9am and will return by 1st lunch. Students should report to 1st hour and will be dismissed by intercom when our buses arrive.


6:00 NHS Initiation Ceremony –

·         Inductees:  make sure dues are paid

·         Arrive by 5:30 PM

·         Please stay and help after setup after school


Wednesday, March 12:


Lunch:  Hamburger pony shoe or Breaded chicken pony shoe, baked French fries with cheese sauce, diced peaches, honey grahams, ˝ pint of milk


S.A.V.E. Club will have two meetings in Mrs. Lorton's room for members on Wednesday:  before school at 7:45 and after school at 3:20. We will discuss end of year events and summer opportunities.


Thursday, March 13:


Lunch:  Shredded BBQ chicken sandwich or BBQ rib sandwich, cinnamon roasted sweet potato, lettuce & rodb20140311e salad, pineapple chunks, ˝ pint of milk


Friday, March 14:


Lunch:  Loose tacos or Fish taco, sweet Mexican beans, tortilla chips, shredded lettuce & diced tomato, diced mango, ˝ pint of milk


Youth & Government: State Assembly


Saturday, March 15:


Youth & Government: State Assembly


8:15 AM – Girls Track & Field @ Charleston High School (Charleston Invite @ EIU)  Bus leaves 5:15 AM


9:00 AM - Scholastic Bowl Sectionals at PORTA – Bus leaves 8:00 am


General Announcements:


Upcoming college visits:

·         Tuesday, March 11: Blackburn


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


Scholarship: Sigma Phi Epsilon-offered to incoming male students who have excelled in the areas of scholarship, leadership, athletics, and community service. Must be attending the U of I at Champaign/Urbana. No obligation to join the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity. Application must be postmarked by Friday, April 18th. Applications are available in the guidance office.


University of Spa & Cosmetology Arts and the University of Spa & Massage Therapy invites the public to attend an open house Saturday, May 3, from 10:00am to 1:00pm at 2913 West White Oaks Drive in Springfield, Illinois.

Campus tours, financial aid guidance, program information, refreshments and much more will be available during the open house. The event is free and open to the public.


All Academy Night: Hosted by the Office of Congressman Aaron Schock and representatives from all five US Service Academies.  Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 7:00pm at the Springfield Air National Guard.  Those interested in attending must RSVP no later than April 15 to renard.jackson@ang.af.mil


Orlene Drobisch Moore scholarship applications are available in the guidance office. Deadline to apply is April 25, 2014. This is a local scholarship open only to WHS graduates.


Capital City LaCrosse in Springfield is looking for more players - Flyers available in the office


Congratulations to the girls track team on their 2nd place finish at the Illinois College Invitational on Saturday. This is the highest place that the girls have ever placed at this meet.

·         Amber Robbs 3rd place in pole vault

·         Rachel Rhodes 1st place in high jump and 2nd place in the 400

·         4x400 m relay 2nd place (Tia McCarty, Caitlin McCain, Abbey Galusha and Rachel Rhodes)


Congratulations to the boys track and field team on their fourth place finish at the Jacksonville HS Indoor Invite at Illinois College on Saturday. The boys scored 39 points at the meet that included 24 schools.

·         Morgan Flynn won the 400m dash (52.13)

·         Nick Cox won the shot put (47' 7").

Other scoring points were: John Karras, Connor Icenogle, and Mitch Owens


Congratulations to Adam Hulskotter and Ben Kovacevich for advancing in the IHSA 3 point contest!  They will compete on Thursday in Peoria.


Congratulations to the students that competed in the IHSA Solo & Ensemble Contest.  ALL 24 instrumental entries received I - superior ratings. This is the highest rating possible for this contest.  Three students received "Best of Day" awards for having the most outstanding performance of the day in their performance venue. They are:

·         Tucker Hirsch, tenor saxophone solo

·         Lynzie Emerson, trumpet solo

·         Mary Walden, flute solo


YMCA Spring Soccer League: Any boy interested in participating in a Spring Soccer League should meet in the cafeteria after school on Wednesday March 12th.


Congratulations to the Scholastic Bowl team for winning Regionals last night!  They advance to sectionals on Sat., March 15, at PORTA at 9:00.