WHS Daily Bulletin


Friday, November 21:


Lunch: Chicken & noodles or Chili cheese wrap, wheat dinner roll, California blend vegetables, fresh fruit, pint of milk


Purple & Gold Day


Assembly Schedule Go Bullets!


Madrigals Sherman and WJHS Assemblies 8:00-10:30 AM


State Swim Meet Good luck Ashleigh Sinks!


Saturday, November 22:


Girls Basketball at Clinton Turkey Tussle - TBA


State Swim Meet Good luck Ashleigh Sinks!


2:00 Varsity Football vs. Mt. Carmel WHS hosts the IHSA Semifinals - $6 admission


General Announcements:


Next Y&G meeting will be Monday, 11/24 at 6 p.m.


Madrigal Tickets Can Be Purchased at https://whs.booktix.com/


Attention Seniors applying to SIUE: The SIUE Alumni Association is providing incoming students with several opportunities to apply for college scholarships. Applications for these 2015-2016 scholarships are available online at www.siue.edu/alumni/awards. They must be submitted or postmarked by Friday, January 30, 2015. 


James Chad Young Memorial Scholarship Fund: Applications available on the guidance webpage or hard copies available in the guidance office. Seniors must have at least a 3.0 and have a relative that is a member of the military.


Congratulations to the 2014 Bullets Football Team on winning the IHSA Quarterfinal game on Saturday! The Bullets defeated Auburn on Saturday 38-6 and advance to the Semifinal round on Saturday. The Bullets will play Mt. Carmel at 2:00 pm. This will be the Bullets first semifinal appearance since 1988. Final 4! Go Bullets!


IHSA Girls Swimming:  Congratulations to our girls swim team on a great sectional meet!  All three girls placed and scored points in each of their events, earning WHS 10th place overall out of 30 teams.  Ashleigh and Morgan made it to the medal podium on both of their swims.  Ashleigh got 1st place in the 100 butterfly and earned a trip to the state swim meet in Evanston on Friday and Saturday.  Good luck Ashleigh!


After Prom Lottery winners for the second week of November are: Steve McLaughlin, Dennis Whitley, Jennifer Coady, Tyler Wood, Jim Morgan and Heidi Milford.  The 2015 After Prom Committee would like to thank all of you who bought lottery tickets.


SPARC is looking for volunteers to help at The Design Ideas Holiday Outlet Store. This is an excellent volunteer opportunity. Students can work after school-7pm or on the weekends. Please stop by guidance or contact Denise Schainker at dschainker@spfldsparc.org or 793-2100 ext 145. 


A local farm with horses is looking for paid help-possible two positions open. Job duties would include cleaning horse stalls and weed eating in the summer. The position is on an as needed basis and more hours would come in the summer. Please stop by guidance if you are interested. 


The Think Center is offering a FREE program, Monday, November 24 from 8-9pm called, "Pathway to the NCAA".  Parents of 6th-12th graders are welcome to attend.  For more information or questions, call 217-960-0095 or go to their website @ www.think-center.com.


Students 9th-12th grade with an interest in the field of medicine have a chance to be nominated to attend the upcoming National Youth Leadership Forum: Medicine.  Students who have demonstrated leadership potential have a chance to be nominated.  If you are interested, please make an appointment to see Mrs. Chladny in the Guidance office.  Deadline is December 1st.  (Nominations are limited to 10 students.)


The Writers' Reading Club will meet Thursday, Dec. 11 to discuss the story "The Coyote Howls" by Mary C. Moore. The discussion will be in Dr. Morrissey's room, 215, and last from 3:25 to 4:00. The story is available outside of 215 or it can be accessed here:  http://flashfictiononline.com/db20141121/article/the-coyote-howls/

There's also a creative writing prompt based on the story. See Dr. Morrissey or Mrs. Flammini if you have questions.


The music department would like to invite you to Memorial's Festival of Trees next Tuesday night at the Orr Building at the State Fairgrounds.  The WHS Madrigals will be performing at 5 PM and the WHS Jazz Band will follow at 6 PM. This is a great venue and the groups are sounding great! This is an event for a great cause and the kids would love to see you all there!


S.A.V.E. Club will be meeting Monday and Tuesday before and after school to make posters for the upcoming movie night. Come join us!!!