WHS Daily Bulletin

 

Thursday, March 3:

 

Lunch:  Rotisserie chicken or Buffalo chicken nuggets, soft dinner roll, pasta salad, baby carrots, sliced apples with creamy dip, ˝ pint of milk

 

Scholastic Bowl at Riverton – Bus leaves 4:10pm

 

Financial aid meeting for juniors and their parents (All grades levels and families are welcome) to discuss the changes to the financial aid process for the upcoming school year. The meeting will be from 6:30pm-7:30pm in the WHS cafeteria. Please contact Mrs. Chladny with questions. 

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Youth & Government meeting for all members from 6-7 p.m. Please make an effort to attend. Assembly is less than three weeks away!

 

Friday, March 4:

 

Lunch:  Sausage pizza or Stuffed cheese pizza, buttered broccoli, cherry carrot salad, mandarin oranges, frozen fruit swirl cup, ˝ pint of milk

 

Saturday, March 5:

 

9:00am - Track & Field @ Jacksonville Invitational @ Illinois College – Bus leaves 8:00am

 

9:00am - ACT Review Class

 

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.  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 – Goes up $5 after Spring Break

 

Dinner 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:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/5th-annual-williamsville-jazz-dinner-april-30-2016-tickets-20376970066

 

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.

 

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

National Honor Induction Ceremony – March 8, 2016 at 6:00 in the WHS gym.  There will be refreshments served after the ceremony and you and your entire family are encouraged to attend.

 

Spring Break:  2:15 Dismissal on March 25, No School on March 28-April 1

 

Reminder:. Deadline to sign up for the AP exams is March 11. Please return registration form and money to your AP teacher

 

After Prom Tickets Will Be Sold for $10 each the Week of April 11 -15Waivers will be available in the Office.  Everyone attending (including dates from other schools) must complete a waiver form.  There will be lots of entertainment including a dodgeball tournament, laser tag, human bowling, sumo wrestling, an obstacle course, a mechanical bull, and of course lots of food and prizes!

 

Seven Varsity Teams from 15-16 Fall Season Earn IHSA Academic Award

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 excellence.

·                     Boys Cross Country: 3.51


·                     Boys Golf: 3.65

·                     Boys Soccer: 3.4

·                     Football: 3.26

·                     Girls Cross Country: 3.79

·                     Girls Golf: 3.89

·                     Volleyball: 3.70


 

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)


 

The WHS Sports Boosters Outstanding Sportsmanship Scholarship is now open to senior athletes, cheerleaders, and student managers.  Applicants must have a letter of recommendation from his or her coach.  One award will be given to senior male athlete and one senior girl athlete worth $500. Award is not based on athletic ability. Applications are on the guidance webpage in the file(s) to download section or you can pick up a paper copy in the library and must be submitted by April 8th

Congratulations to the National Honor Society Inductees for 2015-2016:

 

Seniors

Juniors

Sophomores

Hofferkamp, Andrew

 

Harrison, Blake

Mierzejewski, Haley

Penk, Annika

Rayhill, Hannah

Szabo, Isabella

Wilham, Kourtney

Bleyer, Elizabeth

Buckley, Cara

Budinger, Molly

Calvert, Coldin

Cordum, Delaney

Dennis, Danielle

Fisher, Ahabb

George, Caleb

George, Chloe

Gray, Joshua

Gudwien, Grace

Hegland, Robert

Holton, Grace

Kirkman, Haylee

Marcolini, Isabella

McCullar, Scott

McDermott, Ashleigh

Mitts, Kaylee

Mool, Allison

Murray, Erica

Owens, Jared

Poe, Caleb

Reed, Ashley

Sagins, Thomas

Thompson, Hunter

Tuttle, Casey

Walbert, Emma

Walter, Zachary

Weiss, Micah

Welander, Athena

Wilson, Annalise

Ziemba, Shelby

 

 

Volunteer Opportunities

 

United 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. Martens.

 

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 - For 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.

 

Williamsville Community 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 application. 

 

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