WHS Daily Bulletin


Wednesday, March 9:


Lunch:  Breaded chicken sandwich or BBQ rib sandwich, spicy sweet potato fries, fruit juice, cinnamon applesauce, ˝ pint of milk


S.A.V.E. Club will have a meeting this Wednesday after school in Mrs. Lorton's room.


Basketball uniform turn in after school If you are in another sport, please drop it off before you head to practice. 


6:30pm - Baseball Parent-Athlete Meeting


Thursday, March 10:


Lunch: Toasted cheese sandwich or Taco cheese empanadas, homemade chili, mini saltine crackers, creamy coleslaw, fresh fruit, ˝ pint of milk


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


Friday, March 11:


Lunch:  Baked cheese spaghetti or Cheese-stuffed breadsticks, marinara sauce, baby carrots, diced pears, chocolate Chex mix, ˝ pint of milk


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


5:30pm - ACT Review Class


Saturday, March 12:


Scholastic Bowl Sectionals @ A-C Central High School on 3/12 starting at 10:00am - Bus Time 8:15am



Boys Track & Field @ Jerseyville High School (Jersey Winter Thaw Indoor Meet - Boys)


8:15am - Girls Track & Field @ Charleston High School (Charleston Invite @ EIU - Girls)


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


Join S.A.V.E. Club for Board Game Night in the Library on Wednesday, March 16th from 3:30-4:30. Snacks and drinks will be provided.


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.


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! 


Congratulations to John Beal – February Student of the Month!


Congratulations to the winners of the election for the 2016-2017 NHS Executive Committee:

President - Adam Clark

Vice President - Matthew Neale

Secretary - Caroline McCormick

Members-at-Large - Andrew Roberts and Morgan Rottinghaus


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


The Basketball and Cheerleader Awards Ceremony will be held on Monday March 21st at 7:15 at the Poe’s Banquet Hall.  At 6:30, prior to the ceremony, dinner will be served. Please see Coach Beard for Banquet Forms. RSVPS are due back by March 16th. 

Need a Prom Dress?  Glenwood High School has a collection of gently used prom dresses in all styles and sizes that they would like to make available to any student who is interested. Please see Mrs. Chladny if you have an interest. 


Looking for a great way to make money this summer?  CRD Advisors LLC is currently seeking applicants for temporary summer positions in the Research Department, working in the corn breeding nursery developing new parent lines and assisting with corn yield trial plot observations.  You can sign up in the office or contact Nathan Bergschneider at 217-415-0220 or through email: nbergschneider@gmail.com


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.



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. 


New! Lincoln Land Down Syndrome Society will be hosting an Easter Egg Hunt for its members on Saturday, March 19th at Lakeside Christian Church, 225 Toronto Road, Springfield.  They are looking for volunteers between the hours of Noon-4.  Volunteers can opt for all 4 hours or 2 hour shifts.  Please contact Lynn Evans 217-415-8716 or lynn.evans70@yahoo.com by Tuesday, March 15th if interested in helping.