WHS Daily Bulletin


Tuesday, March 15:


Lunch:  Crispitos or Corn dog, string cheese, buttered corn, sweetened strawberries, fresh-baked chocolate chip cookie, ˝ pint of milk


4:30pm – Fresh/Soph Baseball vs Rochester High School


New! 4:30pm - Varsity Baseball at Pawnee High School (+ JV ) – Rescheduled from Saturday


New! 4:30pm - Varsity Softball vs Pawnee High School (+ JV ) – Rescheduled from Saturday


Wednesday, March 16:


Lunch:  Sloppy Joe sandwich or Turkey sandwich wrap, broccoli & fruit salad, sweet baked beans, diced pears, chocolate grahams, ˝ pint of milk


5:30pm – Volunteer Opportunity – Stuff eggs for the community Easter Egg Hunt – Meet at the Williamsville Community Center tonight


Youth & Government parent form and money due.


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 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. 

4:30pm - Varsity Baseball vs Sacred Heart - Griffin High School


Thursday, March 17:


Lunch:  Garlic cheese bread pizza or Pepperoni bread pizza, tomato soup, buttered peas, fruit juice, mango fruit cup, ˝ pint of milk


4:30pm - Varsity Softball @ Stanford-Olympia High (+ JV ) – Bus leaves 2:30pm


4:30pm - Varsity Soccer @ Quincy Notre Dame High (+ JV) – Bus leaves 1:45pm


6:30pm Band Booster Meeting: Thursday, March 17th at 6:30 pm in the WHS band room. All band parents are encouraged to attend.


Friday, March 18:


11:30 Dismissal


Youth & Government State Assembly


Youth & Government students- please bring ALL luggage, coats, backpacks, and purses to the cafeteria as soon as you arrive Friday morning. We will leave after 2nd hour.


4:30pm - HS Boys Varsity Baseball @ Lutheran High School – Bus leaves 3:05pm


Saturday, March 19:


Youth & Government State Assembly


8:15am - Varsity Track & Field @ Charleston High School (Charleston Invite @ EIU - Boys) – Bus leaves 5:30am


Sunday, March 20:


Youth & Government State Assembly


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


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.


Congratulations to John Beal – February Student of the Month!


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!


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


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. 


Lawrence Technological University is offering a $8,000 scholarship to JUNIOR students with outstanding academic achievement in Math and Science. The scholarship is only good for enrollment at Lawrence Tech. If you are interested in being nominated, please see a guidance counselor by April 10th.


Congrats to the boys track team on their efforts Saturday at the Jersey Indoor Winter Thaw track and field meet at Principia College.  The boys team went up against a field that was db20160315ly 2A and 3A competition.  Connor Icenogle was the only Bullet to bring home a top 3 finisher medal as he won both the 60m dash and the 200m dash.  


Congratulations to all of the WHS music students who participated in the IHSA Solo & Ensemble Contest on March 5th @ PORTA High School!  WHS music events received 65 Excellent or higher ratings including 60-Superior I ratings! Additionally, 6 WHS music events were named “Best of the Day” in their performance rooms by their respective adjudicators as the most excellent performance of the festival “Best of the Day” event winners were:

·         Emily Cotner - xylophone-solo

·         Tucker Hirsch - alto sax solo

·         Summer Tiarks - flute soloJacob Hinds - Trombone solo

·         Emily Smith - Soprano vocal solo

·         WHS Vocal Jazz Ensemble


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 8, ending at 11:00 a.m.  The other camp is for campers 14-21 years old on Wednesday, June 8, starting at 6:00 p.m., thru Friday, June 10, 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.