WHS Daily Bulletin


Monday, August 31:


Lunch:  Mini corn dogs or Hawaiian chicken wrap, sweet baked beans, diced pears, Goldfish honey & oat cookies, ½ pint of milk


School Pictures – Monday, August 31 – Bring forms and money for the photographer on Monday.  If you prefer to order online, please visit inter-state.com/order and use code:  01497K.


5:30pm – Boys Varsity Soccer vs Sacred Heart - Griffin High School (Four Corners Tournament )


6:00pm - Junior Varsity Football vs Auburn High School


Tuesday, September 1:


Lunch: French toast sticks or Bacon/egg/ cheese pizza, sausage links, seasoned potato wedges, orange slices, juice cup, Cinnamon Toast Crunch , ½ pint of milk


Pick up your athletic pass in the office if you ordered one!


FCCLA meeting after school.  Do not forget your dues.


3:30pm - Boys Varsity Golf @ Auburn/Lutheran/Riverton @ Brookhills – Bus leaves 2:30, dismiss at 2:20


4:00pm - Girls Varsity Golf vs Rochester High School


4:15pm - Cross Country @ Carlinville High School – Bus leaves 2:00pm


6:00pm - Varsity Volleyball vs Mount Pulaski High School


Wednesday,  September 2:


Lunch:  Hot ham & cheese sandwich or BBQ shredded chicken sandwich, sliced tomato, tater tots, red pepper strips, mixed fruit, ½ pint of milk


There will be a S.A.V.E. Club meeting after school Wednesday in Mrs. Lorton's room. We will discuss Red Ribbon Week, Parade Float, future bake sale, and Game Night. Please be prompt.


Youth and Government parent meeting in Room 101 from 6-7 pm on 9/2/15


4:00pm - Boys Golf vs Plains/Riverton JV @ The Rail – Please dismiss at 3:00 pm


4:00pm - Boys Varsity Soccer vs North-Mac (Four Corners Tournament)


Thursday, September 3:


Lunch:  Sliced beef & Cheddar sandwich or Maid Rite sandwich, soft pretzel, baked potato, buttered broccoli, diced peaches, ½ pint of milk


4:00pm - Boys Varsity Golf @ Illini Central High School – Bus leaves 2:30, dismiss at 2:20


4:00pm - Girls Varsity Golf @ Pana High School – Golf leaves 2:10, dismiss at 2:00


5:00pm - Volleyball @ Pleasant Plains High School (With Freshman Game) – Bus leaves 4:00 pm


5:30pm - Boys Varsity Soccer vs Beardstown (Four Corners Tournament )


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


Friday, September 4:


Lunch: Chicken & noodles or Chili cheese wrap, soft dinner roll, buttered peas, fresh fruit, sliced pears , ½ pint of milk


Art club meeting on Friday after school


7:00pm - Varsity Football vs Breese-Mater Dei Catholic (H)


Saturday, September5:


Boys Varsity Soccer  Four Corners Tournament @ Riverton - TIME TBA (H)


10:00am - Cross Country @ Rochester High School – Bus leaves 7:15 AM


General Announcements:


Class Dues are collected every year by class sponsors in lieu of fundraisers.  Money collected is used to pay for the Junior Class Prom and the Senior Trip.  It is not collected in registration and should be paid directly to a class sponsor. 

·         Freshmen – Class of 2019 Class Dues – Pay $20 dues by October 1 to:  Mr. Beard, Mr. Martens, Mrs. Whitten, Mrs. Beard

·         Sophomores – Class of 2018 Class Dues – Pay $20 dues to:  Mrs. Walsh

·         Juniors – Class of 2017 Class Dues – Pay $20 dues to:  Mrs. Sturgeon


Congratulations!  The winners in the Freshmen Class Elections are as follows:

·         President:  Bill Spaniol

·         Vice President:  Providence Andrews

·         Secretary: Dawson Higginbotham


Congratulations!  The winners in the Senior Class Elections are as follows:

·         President:  Colton Weiss

·         Vice President:  Cody Evans

·         Secretary: Kaylee Nichols

·         Treasurer:  Abbey Galusha


Congrats to the boys golf team on finishing in 2nd place at the Greenview invite tournament with a team score of 349. Eli Reevis finished in 2nd place with a score of  77. Other scores were Josh Gray-87, Jake Pennell-92, Tucker Hirsch-93 


Acorn Equality Fund: is a grassroots organization that provides academic scholarships for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender (GLBT) persons and their children in Illinois’ downstate counties. 2015 scholarships range from $1,000 to $5,000. Visit: www.acornequalityfund.org  Applications are due September 25th


What do you want to be when you grow up?  The Medical Explorers Post 998 gives area high school students the opportunity to seriously explore this question before they finish high school. The program is open to any local high school students between the ages of 14 and 20 and meets one to two evenings a month from September through May.  An introductory kick-off meeting for the 2015-2016 Medical Explorers program will be held Thursday, September 17th  at 6 pm in the West Auditorium  on the 2nd floor of the 801 North Rutledge building. If your kids, neighbors, family friends, or any high school students you know are interested in a potentially pursuing a career in medicine, please pass along this information.

There is no application process to become part of this program, as any local high school students 14 years old or older can participate.  However, there is some registration paperwork and a participation fee.


Community Service Opportunities

·         The Sherman Area Chamber of Commerce is organizing a Sherman Homecoming this year.  The Sherman Homecoming will be held August 28-30, 2015, on North Peoria Road in Sherman on the East Side of the The Rail Golf Course.  There will be amusement rides, food vendors, craft vendors, concerts, kids’ activities and bands.  They are specifically looking for volunteers to help with collecting the entry fee at the Main Gate, selling 50/50 tickets at the Main Gate, and helping with parking.  Please see the sign-up sheet for available shifts.  If anyone is interested, please see Mr. Martens.


·         Sports Care is sponsoring the Williamsville Challenge in conjunction with the Williamsville Fall Festival on Saturday, September 12, 2015.  Sports Care is looking for students who will help monitor each of the different events in the Williamsville Challenge for both the student (grades K-8) and adult (grades 9 and up).  Volunteers will be needed from approximately 1:00-4:00 p.m.  Please see Mr. Martens if you are interested or have any other questions.


·         Lincoln Memorial Gardens is having their Indian Summer Festival on Saturday, October 10, 2015, and Sunday, October 11, 2015.  Volunteers will most likely be helping in the Children’s Area working with the crafts and games, and shifts are 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. both days.   If anyone is interested, please see Mr. Martens.


·         Capitol Radio Group is sponsoring Zoolie Ghoulie at Henson Robinson Zoo from 4:00-8:00 p.m. on Friday, October 23, 2015, and 1:00-5:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 24 and Sunday, October 25, 2015.  Volunteers will be passing out candy in the safe trick-or-treating event inside the zoo gates or working in the carnival area.  Volunteers are also encouraged—but not required—to dress in costumes if they can.  If anyone is interested, please see Mr. Martens.


·         Volunteers are being sought to assist with the Sherman Holiday Wonderland, which will be hosted at the Sherman Athletic Club on Sunday, November 15, 2015.  Proceeds from the Sherman Holiday Wonderland are put toward the Sharon Miller Scholarship.  Volunteers will be needed on Sunday, November 15, 2015, helping venders unload from 7:00-9:00 a.m. and working the Welcome Table from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., and additional volunteers are needed on Saturday, November 14, 2015, to help set up from 7:00-8:30 p.m.  If anyone is interested, please see Mr. Martens.