WHS Daily Bulletin


Wednesday, October 15:


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



Celebrate My Drive – Today’s the Day, Bullet Fans!  Celebrate My Drive hits the road today and WHS needs your commitment to safe driving to get to the winner’s circle!  Our school could win $100,000 and an amazing concert!  Please go to www.celebratemydrive.com and make a commitment for WHS today!  Invite your friends and family to join us.  Anyone age 14 and up can participate. 



4:00pm - Boys Soccer - IHSA Class 1A Regional Semi-Final – Meridian vs. Athens


S.A.V.E. Club meeting for ALL members after school in Mrs. Lorton's room to make posters and a video for Red Ribbon Week.


Juniors:  Please encourage your parents to attend the next After Prom Meeting - October 15th @ 6:00, WHS.


Thursday, October 16:


Lunch:  Loose tacos or Chipotle burrito & cottage cheese, shredded Rodb20141015e lettuce, fresh salsa, tortilla chips, diced peaches, ½ pint of milk



Celebrate My Drive – Let’s rev things up for Celebrate my Drive!  Make your safe driving commitment today at www.celebratemydrive.com and tell someone you did.  No matter how you share – Twitter, Facebook, Instagram – tell someone you know and invite them to help our school win!  Ten high schools will win $100,000 and two will get a spectacular concert experience.   



Softball Meeting – After School in FCCLA Room – Seniors, Juniors, Sophomores Only – Should last until 4:00 pm


5:00pm - Volleyball @ Springfield High School (with Freshman Game) – Bus leaves 4:00 pm


6:00pm - Freshman Football @ Porta High School – Bus leaves 4:30 pm


Friday, October 17:


Lunch:  Turkey/cheese wrap & lettuce salad or Chicken tender lettuce salad, diced tomato & cauliflower, diced pears, Cheez It crackers, ½ pint of milk

End of First Quarter



Celebrate My Drive – Crashes are the leading cause of death for teens, and we’re out to help change that fact!  Support WHS and make your safe driving commitment today!  Remember – always drive 2N2:  2 Eyes on the Road, 2 Hands on the Wheel.  Make today’s commitment for our school at www.celebratemydrive.com.



Sports Boosters is in need of 4 additional people to sell 50/50 tickets at the game this Friday night.  Workers would need to report to the concession stand shortly before 6 to pick up tickets and get a gate assignment.  Tickets are sold through the beginning of the second quarter and then the tickets and money are brought to the concession stand for tallying.  If you are available to help, please call or text Debbie at 414-1330.


7:00pm - Varsity Football vs Athens High School – Senior Night – FB Players, Cheerleaders, and Marching Band


Concession Workers:  Gina Rapp, Jennifer Gross, Madonia, Keller, McCafferty, Whaley, Thompson, Beckett


Saturday, October 18:


11:00am - Boys Varsity Soccer - IHSA Class 1A Regional Final


1:00pm - Cross Country @ Peoria Heights High School – Bus leaves 10:00 am


General Announcements:


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. This is a great opportunity to gain valuable information in one location regarding the next step after high school. 


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



Parent-Teacher Conferences: WHS is once again using Sign-Up Genius for parents to reserve Parent-Teacher Conferences with each of their student’s teachers.  Ten minute slots are available on the following days:

·         November 6th:  12:30-3:30 PM, 4:00-8:00 PM

·         November 7th : 8:00 – 11:00 AM

Click on the following link to sign-up:




Once you sign in, scroll down the list to find the teacher you’d like to meet with and then choose your time.



WHS is looking for an outstanding sophomore to represent our high school at the 2015 Hugh O'Brian Youth (HOBY) Leadership Seminar.  Each year HOBY empowers 9,000 high school students to excel as leaders and innovators. Sophomores who are interested in advancing their leadership skills should see a guidance counselor to apply for this competitive opportunity. Find out more at: http://www.hoby.org/


Volunteer Opportunities –

Capitol Radio Group—Zoolie Ghoulie at Henson Robinson Zoo

For anyone needing community service hours, the Capitol Radio Group is sponsoring Zoolie Ghoulie at Henson Robinson Zoo from 1:00-5:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 18 and 25, 2014, and Sunday, October 19 and 26, 2014. If anyone is interested, please see Mr. Martens.


S.A.V.E. will be selling coupon books for $20.00 for their fundraiser this year. The proceeds will go toward the events we have during the year. Many businesses from Springfield and Sherman are featured. Please take a look at the book at the following website: http://issuu.com/enjoythecityinc./docs/spring.


FCCLA will be sponsoring the third annual diaper drive during 5th hour classes from October 20th through the 24th.  The class that collects the most diapers/student will win a pizza party!  This is a great cause for mothers and babies in need in our community.


Band Booster Meeting: Tuesday, October 21 at 6:30 pm in the WHS band room. All band parents are encouraged to attend.


Missing Computer Usage/Handbook/Field Trip Form:









































Congratulations to the following band members have been selected to the ILMEA All-District Band:

·         Summer Tiarks, flute

·         Skyler Tiarks, flute

·         Athena Welander, flute

·         Lizzie Bleyer, clarinet

·         Corinne Barnett, trumpet

·         Mark Mangiaracina, trombone


Congratulations to the following band members have been selected to the ILMEA All-District Jazz Band:

·         Eric Reed, alto saxophone

·         Max Janssen, alto saxophone

·         Tucker Hirsch, tenor saxophone

·         Mark Mangiaracina, trombone

·         Zachary Buscher, trombone

·         Jack Waugh, bass trombone

·         Corinne Barnett, trumpet

·         Haylee Kirkman, trumpet

·         Emily Cotner, vibraphone

·         Alex Fishel, bass

·         Tommy Sagins, drums


Boys Basketball:  There will be a MANDATORY Parent-Athlete meeting on Monday November 3rd for anyone interested in trying out for boys basketball at 6:30 in the high school gym.  Please make sure at least one parent attends the meeting.  Boys Basketball tryouts begin November 10th.