WHS Daily Bulletin

 

Thursday, October 29:

 

Lunch: Cheese pizza or Pepperoni pizza, creamy coleslaw, buttered corn, diced peaches, Halloween cookie , ½ pint of milk

 

Boys Basketball- Open gym will be after school until 5:00 p.m.

 

6:00pm - Varsity Volleyball – IHSA Regional Championship – WHS vs. Central A&M - $4 Admission

 

Juniors – All After Prom Ticket Stubs & Payment Due Tomorrow!  Any unsold tickets need to be returned as well.  Prize drawings start Sunday!

 

Friday, October 30:

 

11:30 AM Dismissal

 

11:30 AM – Mandatory NHS Meeting with Mr. Martens

 

Saturday, October 31:

 

Cross Country heads to Elmwood for Sectional on Saturday - 7:00 AM Bus

 

1:00 PM – Bullet Football at IHSA 3A Playoffs – WHS vs. PBL at Paxton, IL

 

Sunday, November 1:

 

2:00 AM – Daylight Savings Time - Turn clocks back 1 hour!

 

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 to Mr. Beard, Mr. Martens, Mrs. Whitten, or 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

 

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. 

 


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!

 

Wrestling Parent-Athlete Meeting - Wrestling meeting will be Monday, November 2nd at 6 pm. in the high school cafeteria at Riverton High School.

 

Parent-Teacher Conferences November 5 & 6, Sign up online! CTRL-click on the link:

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c44a9ae29a1fb6-2015

 

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/

 

2015-2016 Yearbook - Jostens, our school's yearbook publisher, has been sending out emails this year to students and parents to purchase yearbooks for 2015-2016 school year.  These are legitimate emails, and yearbooks can be purchased by following the instructions in the email.  This is the first year Jostens is using this email system.    For students who want to purchase the books during school, the yearbook class will be selling 2015-2016 yearbooks during lunch next week.  The cost of the yearbook is $55.  Please make checks out to WHS and put "Yearbook" in the memo area.

 

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.

 

·         Williamsville Middle 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, customer helper, back-order volunteer, and clean-up) to work two- or three-hour shifts on the following dates:  Sunday, November 1—3:00-5:00 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.

·         Capitol Radio Group is sponsoring the Bridal Extravaganza at the Crowne Plaza on Sunday, November 15, 2015.  They need volunteers to help with unloading and setting up the vendors from 7:00-10:00 a.m., working vendor relations during the event from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., and cleaning up from 3:00-4:00 p.m.  Volunteers may dress casually (jeans and t-shirts) for the unloading/setting up and cleaning up, but those working the vendor relations during the event need to be dressed nicely.  If anyone is interested, please see Mr. Martens.