WHS Daily Bulletin


Football Playoff Shirt Orders due Today!!   Tshirts and hoodies are available in both black and purple. Help us show your school spirit for the #1 ranked 3A team in the state!  Orders must be received by end of school, Wednesday, October 22.  Please turn in orders to: Mr. Kunz.  Order forms available on the school’s website or in the HS office. 


Wednesday, October 22:


Celebrate My Drive – Think about what our school could do with a $100,000 grant!  We can’t win without your support!  www.celebratemydrive.com.  Ten high schools will win $100,000 and two will get a spectacular concert experience.  Let’s all remember to buckle up, every trip, every time!


Youth and Government Students: Please turn in Fannie May forms NO LATER than Wednesday, Oct. 22! Butter Braid forms are not due until Nov. 5, so keep selling! Meeting Wednesday at 6 p.m. for Legislators, Lobbyists, and Legislative Assistants to work on writing bills, but those in the play are excused. We will do the same thing next Wednesday, Oct. 29- meet to work on bills.


7:00pm - Boys Soccer vs St. Thomas More HS (IHSA Sectional Semi-Final @ Maroa-Forsyth High School ) – Bus leaves 4:45 pm


Thursday, October 23:


Lunch:  Spaghetti with meat sauce or Italian meatball sandwich, strawberry spinach salad, crispy carrot coins, diced peaches, Cookie Crisp, ½ pint of milk


Attention Seniors: Reminder that October is "College Application Month" come work on applications, essays, scholarships or ask anything college related on Thursday, October 23 in the library where Illinois Student Assistance Commission representatives will be available to assist you. A sign-up sheet is in the library or walk-in's are welcome on Thursday. 


Celebrate My Drive – We’re in the home stretch, but we need your help to get to the finish line!  You can make the difference!  Make your safe driving commitment today at www.celebratemydrive.com.  Ten high schools will win $100,000 and two will get a spectacular concert experience.  Let’s all remember to buckle up, every trip, every time!


Softball Meeting After School for all those interested in playing – FCCLA Room


6:00pm - Freshman Football vs Athens High School

Concession Workers:  Scott Eggleston, Brian & Sandy Leka, Chris Creswell


6:00pm - Volleyball vs Illini Central High School – Senior Night – Volleyball, Cross Country & Golf


Friday, October 24:


Lunch:  Cheese pizza or Pepperoni pizza, lettuce salad with Ranch chick peas, buttered corn, sliced pears, Chocolate chip cookie, ½ pint of milk


Celebrate My Drive – It’s the last day  www.celebratemydrive.com.  Ten high schools will win $100,000 and two will get a spectacular concert experience.  Let’s all remember to buckle up, with 2N2!


7:00pm - Varsity Football @ Riverton High School – Bus leaves Players - 5:15 PM, Cheerleaders 5:45


Saturday, October 25:


JV Volleyball @ Pleasant Plains JV Tournament - TIME T.B.A.


10:15am - Cross Country @ IHSA Regional at South Park in Quincy, IL – Bus time 6:30 am


11:00am - JV Football @ North-Mac (Moved from 9/15/14) – Bus leaves 9:30 am


7:00pm - WHS Fall Play @ District Fine Arts Center


Sunday, October 26:


2:00pm - WHS Fall Play @ District Fine Arts Center


General Announcements:


Missing Computer Usage/Handbook/Field Trip Form:







































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 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/


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.


Congratulations to the following WHS music students on their selection to the 2014 ILMEA All-District Festival to be held at Western Illinois University on November 1st!



Christina Wells



Corinne Barnett

Lizzie Bleyer

Mark Mangiaracina

Skyler Tiarks

Summer Tiarks

Athena Welander



Cara Buckley

Logan Caspar

Leah Doneghue

Morgan Fleck

Kassy Johnson

Robbie Krebs

Joshua Laughhunn

Joy Miller

Samantha Mool

Allison Mool

Kirsten Parr

Isaac Payne

Nathan Rodd

Emily Smith

Megan Smith

Burke Stout



Corinne Barnett

Zachary Buscher

Emily Cotner

Alex Fishel

Tucker Hirsch

Max Janssen

Haylee Kirkman

Mark Mangiaracina

Eric Reed

Tommy Sagins

Jack Waugh



Robbie Krebs

Nathan Rodd

Emily Smith


Any student interested in community service UCP coin drive is looking for volunteers to collect money on Saturday for 2 hours at the at Schnucks on Sangamon. Please see Mrs. Chladny for more details. 


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. 


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


Congratulations to the Boys Soccer Team on their Regional Championship!  They will play again on Wednesday at Maroa-Forsyth at 7:00 pm.


S.A.V.E. Club is selling coupon books for $20.00 as a fundraiser for club outreach activities for students. Please check it out at this link: http://issuu.com/enjoythecityinc./docs/spring


Don’t Be Spooked 5K – Saturday, October 25, 9:00 AM, Festival 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Sherman Elementary, Costumes Encouraged, Register at www.active.com.  T-shirts for adults, prizes for kids.


Girls Soccer:  If you are interested in playing soccer, please sign up in the office.


The Writers' Reading Club will meet Thursday, Oct. 30, in Dr. Morrissey's room (215) from 3:25 to 4:00 to discuss the ghost story "The Lilies" by Alison Prince, which is available outside of Dr. Morrissey's room. A writing prompt based on the story is also available. See Dr. Morrissey or Mrs. Flammini if you have questions.