WHS Daily Bulletin


Friday, October 16:


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

End of 1st Quarter


Cheerleaders:  Please be ready by 5:30pm tonight


7:00pm - Varsity Football @ Athens High School – Bus leaves 5:10 pm


Girls Golf @ State Tournament in Decatur – Good luck, Lynzie Emerson!


Boys Golf @ State Tournament in Bloomington – Good luck, Eli Reevis!


Saturday, October 17:


Boys Golf @ State Tournament – Good luck Eli Reevis!


Girls Golf @ State Tournament – Good luck, Lynzie Emerson!


8:30am - JV Volleyball @ Pleasant Plains JV Tournament – Bus leaves 8:15 am


11:00am - Boys Varsity Soccer vs. Athens - IHSA 1A Regional Final


1:00pm - Cross Country @ Peoria Heights High School – Bus leaves 10:00 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 –Pay $20 dues:  Mr. Beard, Mr. Martens, Mrs. Whitten, Mrs. Beard

·         Sophomores – Pay $20 dues to:  Mrs. Walsh

·         Juniors – Pay $20 dues to:  Mrs. Sturgeon


Attention Sophomores: Registration is open for the HOBY Leadership Summer Conference. Sophomores chosen to attend this conference will develop hands-on leadership activities, meet leaders within our state, and explore personal leadership skills. Interested students must exibit outstanding communication skills, strong decision-making skills, charismatic personality, and have participation and/or interest in community service. WHS will choose two HOBY Ambassadors from the students who apply. Please see Mrs. Chladny or Mrs. Damery if you would like to apply. Deadline to apply is November 13th


Community Service Opportunities




·         Sherman Elementary School is hosting their Scholastic Book Fair in conjunction with Parent-Teacher Conferences, and they need volunteers for various functions (set-up, baggers, poster puller, online ordering, customer helper, back-order volunteer, teacher wish list helper, and clean-up) to work two- or three-hour shifts on the following dates:  Sunday, November 1—3:00-5:00 p.m.; Wednesday, November 4—3:45-5:45 p.m. and 5:45-7:30 p.m.; Thursday, November 5—12:30-2:30 p.m., 2:30-4:30 p.m., 4:30-6:30 p.m. and 6:30-8:00 p.m.; and Friday, November 6—7:45-9:45 a.m., and 9:45-11:30 a.m.; and Sunday, November 8—3:00-5:00 p.m. If anyone is interested, please see Mr. Martens.


Congratulations to Eli Reevis for advancing to the boys state golf tournament!  Eli qualified with a score of 82 and placed tied for second place at Sectional. Eli will be playing in the state tournament this Friday and Saturday in Bloomington. Congrats and good luck, Eli!


Congratulations to Lynzie Emerson for advancing to the girls state golf tournament!  Lynzie shot an 86 and tied for 7th at Sectional.  Lynzie will play Friday and Saturday in Decatur!  Congrats and good luck, Lynzie!


Boys Basketball Parent Meeting- There will be a mandatory parent meeting for all boys interested in trying out for Boys Basketball on Monday November 2nd at 6:30 p.m. in the high school gym. Both the athlete and at least 1 parent needs to attend. Please contact Coach Beard if there are any other questions. 


Girls basketball will have a parent/athlete meeting on Oct. 26th at 6 pm in Coach Halford's room. 


Last Chance to Buy After Prom Fundraising Tickets
!  If you are interested in purchasing a lottery calendar ticket, please call Jennifer Clark at 217-553-6487.  The tickets are $20 each and are eligible to win $50-$500 every day throughout the months of November & December. Winning numbers are chosen using the evening Pick 3 numbers of the Illinois State Lottery.  The parents of the Class of 2017 need your help to create a fun & safe after prom event!


Congratulations to the following music students that earned IMEA Honors on Monday:


Concert Band:

Marantha Andrews - Flute

Lizzie Bleyer - Clarinet

Jacob Hinds - Trombone

Julia Kienzler - Tenor Sax

Summer Tiarks - Flute

Athena Welander - Flute

Nasi Bode - Percussion


Jazz Band:

Emily Cotner - Vibes

Luke Halford - Trumpet

Jacob Hinds – Trombone               

Tucker Hirsch – Tenor Sax

Max Janssen – Alto Sax

Julia Kienzler – Tenor Sax

Isabella Lang – Trombone

Kyle Price – Baritone Sax

Eric Reed – Alto Sax

Tommy Sagins – Drums

Jack Waugh – Bass Trombone


Kiersten Fodor

Josh Laughhunn

Kaylee Mitts

Samantha Mool

Allison Mool

Kirsten Parr

Amy Saladino

Emily Smith



Providence Andrews – Violin

Christina Wells – Violin

Skyler Tiarks - Flute


Vocal Jazz Ensemble:

Josh Laughhunn

Samantha Mool

Emily Smith