WHS Daily Bulletin


Monday, September 22:


Lunch:  Chicken nuggets, fresh dinner roll, roasted sweet potato OR mashed potato/gravy, seasoned green beans, rosy applesauce, ½ pint of milk


Attention Juniors: Sign up to take the PSAT (Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test) in the guidance office. The cost is $15. The test will be given at WHS on October 15th. Limited tests available so register early. Deadline to sign up is September 22nd. See Mrs. Chladny with questions.


Orders are being taken for Chamber T Shirts and Homecoming T shirts.  The Homecoming t's are also worn during class color day of homecoming week.  The cost is $10 per shirt.  Orders must be turned into Mr. Hampton or Mrs. Walsh no later than the beginning of 5th hour, Monday, September 22


4:00pm - Boys Golf @ Auburn, North Mac, IC @ Oak Leaf in Girard – Bus leaves 2:30, dismiss 2:20


4:15pm - Girls Golf @ Pana/Greenvile @ Oak Terrace – Bus leaves 2:20, dismiss 2:10


5:30pm - Boys Soccer @ Crusader Classic @ Lutheran High School – Bus leaves 4:15


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


After Prom will be selling tickets for their annual calendar fundraiser at tonight’s game!  Please support the Junior class parents as they raise money for this year’s After Prom.


Tuesday, September 23:


Lunch:  Teriyaki chicken or Meatballs in orange sauce, brown rice pilaf, stir fry vegetables, baby carrots, Mandarin oranges, mini honey grahams, ½ pint of milk


Art Club – 3:30 – 4:30 – Please note shorter time today!


4:00pm - Boys Golf vs Hart-Em/Riverton/Pittsfield @ The Rail


4:30pm - Cross Country @ Franklin High School Bus leaves 2:15, dismiss 2:05


6:00pm - Volleyball vs North-Mac (JV and Varsity Only) (H)


Wednesday, September 24:


Lunch:  Loose tacos or Chipotle burrito & cottage cheese, shredded Rodb20140922e lettuce, fresh salsa, tortilla chips, diced peaches, ½ pint of milk


S.A.V.E. Club will be meeting after school 3:20 to 4:00 in Mrs. Lorton's room. All members need to attend.


4:00pm – JV and Varsity Boys Golf @ Shambolee (moved from 9-9-14) – Bus leaves 2:45, dismiss 2:35


4:00pm - Girls Golf vs Waverly/Lincolnwood @ The Rail – Dismiss at 3:05


4:00pm - Boys Soccer vs. Athens High School @ Lutheran’s Crusader Classic  - Bus leaves 2:45, dismiss 2:35


Thursday, September 25:


Lunch:  Southwest pizza or Cheese quesadilla, buttered peas, diced pears, juice cup, ½ pint of milk


4:00pm - Boys Golf vs Lanphier/Lincoln/Taylorville @ The Rail


4:00pm - Boys Varsity Soccer vs Lutheran High School @ Lutheran’s Crusader  - Classic – Bus leaves 2:45


5:00pm - Volleyball @ Carlinville High School (with Freshman Game) Bus leaves at 3:20, dismiss 3:10


6:00pm - Freshman Football @ Pleasant Plains High School – Bus leaves 4:15


The first meeting of the Writers' Reading Club will be Thursday, Sept. 25 in Dr. Morrissey's room (215) beginning at 3:25. We'll discuss the story "The Story of an Hour," which is available outside room 215. We'll also discuss plans for the literary magazine and other creative writing projects. The meeting and discussion will last until about 4:00.  See Dr. Morrissey or Mrs. Flammini if you have questions.


Friday, September 26:


11:30 Dismissal


4:00pm - Boys Varsity Golf vs Chatham/Springfield JV @ The Rail


7:00pm - Varsity Football vs New Berlin High School – “Pink Out” Night


After Prom will be selling tickets for their annual calendar fundraiser at tonight’s game!  Please support the Junior class parents as they raise money for this year’s After Prom.


Saturday, September 27:


Boys Varsity Golf @ Sangamon County Tournament @ TBA


Varsity Volleyball @ Sangamon County Tournament @ New Berlin - TIME T.B.A.


9:45am - Cross Country @ Springfield High School (@ Lincoln Park) – Bus leaves 8:15 am


11:00am - Boys Soccer vs Pekin High School (+ JV) (H)


General Announcements:


Are you interested in a career in the medical field?  Medical Explorers Post 998 Kick Off Meeting! Monday, September 22, 2014 @ 7pm, Lincoln Conference Room, 801 North Rutledge Building on SIU School of Medicine's campus, Springfield.  Students and parents welcomed!  For more information, contact Whitney Zahnd (wzahnd@siumed.edu or 217-545-2428)


Turn in Computer Usage/Handbook/Field Trip Form in to the office ASAP!


Lincoln Community High School's Annual College Night will be held October 16 from 6:00pm-7:30pm. This event is open to all high school students and their parents. The evening begins with a financial aid presentation followed by a college fair featuring over 35 college representatives and military recruiters.


2014 Actuarial Career Fairs: Enjoy math? Like a challenge? If so, you have what it takes to be an actuary, a well-paid professional who uses math skills to solve business and social problems. Attend a career fair organized by the Actuarial Program at Illinois State University. Open to both high school and college students. Any questions? Contact: Dr. Ostaszewski at krzysio@ilstu.edu or 309-438-7226. Registration is required. 


Picture Retakes:  October 6


Big Brothers Big Sisters high school mentoring program is looking for volunteers.  Mentors meet with their little sister or brother for just one hour, once per week at the little’s school.  Please see Kaylee Nichols for more information.


Better Prep Success ACT Online Video Class: This online course is now available year round at a price of $199. Students who register by December 31st and use a coupon code provided by their guidance counselor will receive $50 off! Please visit BetterPrepSuccess.com for more information or stop by the guidance office. 


2014 WHS Homecoming Parade will be held on Wednesday October 1, 2014.  Parade step-off time will be 6:00pm.  Line up will start at 5:00pm.  Floats, cheerleaders, court and JFL and other teams with transportation will line up in the Student Lot(south end lot) and band, girls scouts/boy scouts, walkers, Grand Marshall will line up in the Teacher's lot(north end).  Please call or email Vicki Karras(654-1184 or composerkids@msn.com) to sign up your group and receive more information.  Please sign up by Monday September 29.  Go Bullets!!  Thanks to Sports Boosters for organizing this great event!


Cell Phone Found – A cell phone was found at the football game on Friday night.  Check with the WHS Office if you think it might be yours.


College Visits During Lunch:    

Monday - Sept 22 - WIU

Tuesday - Sept 23 - Maryville University and Illinois College

Wednesday - Sept 24 - Millikin and Lincoln College

Thursday - Sept 25 - LLCC and Army


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Homecoming Dance  Tickets will be on sale September 29-October 2 at lunch.  The cost is $10 per person.  If you forget to buy a ticket on those days, tickets will be sold on Friday, October 3 from Mrs Walsh, the cost is $20 per person.  Tickets can be purchased at the dance for $25 per person.


The Homecoming dance will take place on Saturday, October 4 in the back gym.  Doors will open at 8:00 p.m.


Homecoming Dress-Up Days

·         Monday --        Hawaiian Day

·         Tuesday --       Country Club Day

·         Wednesday -- Class Color Day

o   Seniors -      Black, Pink, and Camo

o   Juniors -      Safety/Neon Green

o   Sophs -        Blue

o   Freshmen    Orange

·         Thursday --      Retirement Day

·         Friday --           Spirit/Purple and Gold Day


Please come to the back gym to be counted on dress-up days.  There will be prizes each day for those that dress up!


Sign up at lunch during homecoming week to compete in the Class Olympics. These games will be played after the parade and pep rally on Wednesday night.


One Scholarship Endless Opportunities: Check out the guidance webpage or www.horatioalger.org/scholarships for details. Deadline to apply is October 25. 


Discover Duke: Thursday, October 23 at 7pm in St. Louis Missouri-meet with Duke admission officers and learn about financial aid opportunities. Please register at admiss.ugrad.duke.edu/discover-duke