No Lunch –
11:30am - Mandatory NHS Meeting
Good Luck to Marah Abu-Tayeh
for advancing to the Final Four of the state 3 pt contest!
5:30pm – 3 pt
Contest – Boys Basketball at Eureka High School
7:00pm – Bullet Basketball vs. Porta–
Regional Championship at Eureka High School
9:00am - ACT
12:00pm - Scholastic Bowl Fundraiser
FCCLA/FFA hosts the Winter Formal from 8-11pm at WHS
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.
In order to buy a prom ticket, all class dues must be paid.
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 Mr. Chladny
and delightful live music await attendees of the 5th annual
Williamsville Jazz Dinner, to be held 5
to 9 p.m. Saturday, April 30 at
the Williamsville Junior High gym. The April 30 festivities
feature live performances by the award-winning Williamsville High School Jazz
Band and Jr. High School Jazz Band, which will perform
with other surprise musical guests, TBA. In addition, a set of jump
blues/swing music will be performed by Juke House, a local band with ties to
the WHS music program. A full meal catered by Hickory River
Smokehouse is part of the package, with a vegetarian meal available
upon request. Doors open at 5
p.m. Tickets are $25 each and can be
purchased through the link below:
Congratulations to Erin Buckley – January
Student of the Month!
Join Us at the Sports Boosters Dinner - Come out and support the Williamsville
Sports Boosters as they help the Williamsville Athletic Department continue to
be one of the premier athletic departments in Illinois. For the 2015-2016
school year alone, the sports boosters are slated to
give over $65,000 back to the athletic department.
Deadline to register
is February 29. Please contact Debbie Price at 414-1330 or firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations or if
you have questions.
The Village of Williamsville is hosting a
village flag design competition for students in grades 6-12. Information sheets available in the
office. Prizes will be awarded for the
top designs of $300 for 1st, $100 2nd, $50 for 3rd. Show student ID upon delivery of flag design
entry. Village Hall hours are
7:30-11:30am, 12:30-3:30pm. Winner will
be announced on July 11.
2016 SIUE Engineering
Summer Camps: Open to current junior high, freshmen, and sophomore students. For more
information, contact the High School Guidance department.
All Sophomores will attend Career Day "Connect" on
Thursday, March 10th. Students should report to 2nd hour for attendance
and we will make an announcement to dismiss them to report to buses at
9:10am. We will return to WHS at approx 11:30am. The Guidance Dept will be
closed during this time
Child Care Summer Job: A family in district is looking for a high school
girl for summer babysitting. The job would include caring for a 6th grade girl
doing fun things and some tutoring. Please contact the guidance department
if you are interested.
National Honor Induction Ceremony –
March 8, 2016 at 6:00 in the WHS gym.
If the boys basketball team plays in the Super-Sectionals that night,
the NHS induction ceremony will be moved to March 9 at 6:00pm in the WHS
gym. There will be refreshments served
after the ceremony and you and your entire family are
encourage to attend.
Seven Varsity Teams from 15-16 Fall Season Earn IHSA
The Williamsville CUSD 15 Athletic
Department is proud to announce that all seven varsity teams from the 15-16
fall season have been awarded the IHSA Team Academic
Achievement Award. In order to be eligible for this award, a team must have a
cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. The bar has always been set high at
Williamsville High School with success in both academics and athletics. We are
proud that this group of student athletes has carried on this tradition of
Lincoln Land Community College's Capital City Training Center is offering three Healthcare Career Training Programs this semester. The
goal of the program is to ensure workforce development and decrease
unemployment in the community. The three programs include: Pharmacy Technician,
Phlebotomy Technician, Veterinary Assistant, Dental Assistant, and Hemodialysis
Technician. A free information session will be held on March 8th and payment
plan options are available through LLCC. classes are
held in the evening from 6:00-9:00pm. Pharmacy Technician classes start August
8th, Vet Assistant classes start August 15th, Phlebotomy classes start August
22nd, Hemodialysis classes start September 19th, Dental
Assistant classes start August 2nd)
Seniors Carley Horn and Ernesto Valadez had their poems accepted for
Volta, an event which features student-created poetry, dance and music by
Springfield-area teenagers. Volta will be held April
22 at the Legacy Theater. The students may be asked to read their poems
during the event, or their poetry may be set to music and dance -- the program
is still being finalized. Since the event is on Earth Day, the students were
asked to submit poems about nature. The Volta poetry competition was judged by
the Vachel Lindsay Association. This is the second
annual Volta event.
Congratulations to the JV Scholastic Bowl team for going undefeated this
season with a record of 34-0!
Cerebral Palsy – Life without Limits Day Camp - The United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) offers three different and fun-filled camps
for children ages 6 to 21 years old with the support of the United Way.
One camp is the Life without Limits Day Camp. Volunteers are paired with
a child who has a disability and accompany that child throughout the day at the
camp. As the campers renew friendships, participate in craft activities,
utilize the UCP computer lab and go into the community on field trips, the
volunteer is a constant companion for the camper. Field trips will be
educational and recreational, including visits to historical sites, behind the
scenes tours of their favorite stores, and bowling. A volunteer can sign up for just one week,
certain days, or all summer. The Life without Limits Camp meets at the
UCP center for students 6 to 21 years old who have any type of disability.
Camp runs Monday thru Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. starting on June 20
and ending on August 5. If you have any questions, please see Mr.
United Cerebral Palsy –
Overnight Camp - The United
Cerebral Palsy (UCP) offers three different and fun-filled camps for children
ages 6 to 21 years old with the support of the United Way. One camp is
the Overnight Camp. Volunteers are paired one-on-one with a camper with a
disability. The camp is a unique social opportunity for campers and attendees
to enjoy crafts, swimming, interacting with special guests, and meeting new
friends. The volunteer “Buddy” is a constant companion throughout camp
for all activities. This three day, two-night camp is the only one of its
kind in central Illinois. The UCP Overnight Camp is held in two sessions,
one for campers 6-13 years old on Monday, June 6, starting at 8:00 a.m., thru
Wednesday, June 6, ending at 11:00 a.m. The other camp is for campers
14-21 years old on Wednesday, June 6, starting at 6:00 p.m., thru Friday, June
8, ending at 4:00 p.m. Both camps will be held at the Springfield
Christian Assembly Campground. Volunteers can sign up for one or both
sessions of camp. If you have any
questions, please see Mr. Martens.
Capitol Radio Group—Annual
Easter Egg Extravaganza - For anyone needing community service hours, the
Capitol Radio Group is sponsoring their Annual Easter Egg Extravaganza at
Knights Action Park on Saturday, March 26, 2016, and they need some help
getting prepped for the event. Volunteers will be placing candy in the
plastic Easter eggs. Volunteers will be working at the offices of the
Capitol Radio Group doing the work in preparation for the Annual Easter Egg
Extravaganza. Teams can sign up to work any day Monday-Friday starting in
March and up to the date of the event from either 4:00-6:00 p.m. or 4:00-7:00
p.m. If anyone is interested, please see Mr. Martens.
Capitol Radio Group—9th
Annual KidsFest at Prairie Capital Convention Center
anyone needing community service hours, the Capitol Radio Group is sponsoring
the 9th Annual KidsFest at the Prairie
Capital Convention Center to benefit St. John’s Children’s Hospital and the
Children’s Miracle Network on Saturday, March 5, 2016. They need
volunteers to work the event from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. If anyone is
interested, please see Mr. Martens.
Foundation — Quarter Auctions - For
anyone needing community service hours, the Williamsville Community Foundation
is looking for volunteers to assist with their Quarter Auctions to benefit
different charities. They need help on the second Wednesday of every
month from 5:00-6:00 p.m. to set up chairs at the Williamsville Community
Center, and then they will need help on the second Thursday of every month from
6:30-9:30 p.m. to work concessions during the auctions. Please see Mr.
Martens if you are interested or have any other questions.
The Marine Corps is once again hosting a Summer
Leadership and Character Development Academy. This is a great opportunity
for students who are looking to build leadership skills and make a positive
impact in their communities. As well as, improve their list of achievements and
community service hours when applying to colleges and for scholarships.
Participants in the academy spend a week in Quantico, Virginia.
They privately tour the USMC museum, some Marine aviation units,
and visit the capitol/ White House, they complete a service project, hear
lectures and engage in activities designed to build character and refine their
leadership skills. There is no expectation that these students intend to join
the armed forces. Students who have finished their junior or sophomore
years, that are over 16 years old, have a 3.0 GPA or better, and are involved
in extra-curricular activities like sports, and clubs
are eligible to apply. Students that have an influence or
leadership position in their communities or school are highly encouraged to
apply. Academy dates are July 17-23 and
the application deadline is April 8th. Accommodations for food
and lodging are provided, the only cost to the
participants is the plane ticket to Dulles. See your guidance counselor for an
Youth Volunteers: If you have been
extensively involved in community service projects in the greater Springfield
area, you may qualify for an award nomination. See your guidance counselor for
more information on the Good as Gold award