WHS Daily Bulletin


Juniors & Seniors:  After Prom Tickets Will Be Sold for $10 each day during the Week of April 11 -15After Prom Waivers available in the Office.  Everyone attending (including dates from other schools) must complete a waiver form.  Pick one up in the office this week!  Start forming your dodgeball teams!


WHS Juniors & Seniors can win prizes if they buy early – An Updo & Men’s Haircut at Gatsby Hair Boutique in Sherman, Buffalo Wild Wings Gift Card, Williamsville Car Wash Gift Card, and Free Pizza from Caseys!


Friday, April 8:


Lunch:  Baked cheese spaghetti or Cheese-stuffed breadsticks, marinara sauce, baby carrots, diced pears, chocolate Chex mix, ½ pint of milk


The yearbook class will be selling yearbooks Wednesday-Friday during lunch.  The cost is $55.


3:30pm - NHS Service Forms & Dues for Senior Members


4:00pm – Girls Track & Field @ Shelbyville High School (Shelbyville Open - Girls) Bus leaves 1:30pm, dismiss 1:20pm


5:00pm - Girls Varsity Soccer vs Carlinville High School (+ JV)


6:35pm - ISU Jazz Band Festival Performance


Saturday, April 9:


11:00am - Varsity Baseball vs. Tremont & Olympia (H) – Game start time moved one hour later

·      11:00am - Tremont vs. Williamsville

·      1:00pm - Tremont vs. Olympia

·      3:00 pm -Olympia vs. Williamsville


10:00am - JV Baseball @ Hillsboro High School (JV and Fresh/Soph DH) – Bus leaves 8:00am


11:00am - Varsity Softball vs North-Mac (+ JV)


7:00pm - WHS Musical "You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown" – District Fine Arts Center, Adults $5, Students $3


Sunday, April 10:


2:00pm - WHS Musical "You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown" – District Fine Arts Center, Adults $5, Students $3


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 $25 dues to Mr. Chladny


Congratulations to Colton Weiss – March Student of the Month!


Williamsville High School presents "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" at 7:00 PM, April 9 and 2:00 PM, April 10 in the Fine Arts Gym at WJHS. Tickets can be purchased at the door and are $5 for adults and $3 for students.


After Prom Tickets Will Be Sold for $10 each the Week of April 11 -15Waivers 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!


S.A.V.E. Club is having a Chicken Dinner Fundraiser using Nelson's Catering. Each meal is $10.00 and includes 1/2 chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, and a roll. Pick up for the meals will be Friday, April 29th from 4-6 p.m. from the north entrance of the high school. Tickets can be purchased through April 15th. If you are interested in tickets please email Mrs. Lorton at lorton@wcusd15.org.


Junior Parents:  After Prom Meeting, Wednesday, April 20, at 6:30 at WHS Cafeteria


Help Support Ronald McDonald House by participating in a 5K Glow Run!  Pleasant Plains has challenged Williamsville to see who can bring more students.  The Glow Run will be May 6 from 7:00-11pm at Southwind Park.  Register on rmhc-centralillinois.org.  Hope to see you there!


The Sherman & Williamsville’s Boy Scout Troop 330 is hosting a fundraiser at the Texas Roadhouse on Thursday, April 14th from 3 to 10 pmAll you have to do is mention to your server that you are there to support Boy Scout Troop 330, dine on your favorite meal, and 10% of your total food purchases will be donated back to the Troop.  All proceeds will be used to support various camping experiences.  Thank you for your support.


Free Swing Dancing Lessons:  WJHS Fine Arts Gym - Tuesday, April 12th 6:30-7:30pm and Wednesday, April 20th 6:30-7:30pm   All students and parents are welcome. 


Cheerleading News:  There will be another tryout informational meeting held on Wednesday, April 13th at 3:30 pm in the HS cafeteria. If you cannot make this meeting but would still like the information, there will be additional tryout packets in the office. We hope to see you there! If you have any questions, please contact Coach Danielle at duncan@wcusd15.org.


HS Volleyball Information: HS forms and summer calendars were handed out to those high school girls interested in playing volleyball next fall.  Please check your summer schedules and return all forms and money to Coach Beard by Monday, April 25th.


Congrats to the boys' track and field team on their win last night in quadrangular meet in New Berlin.  Also congrats to Connor Icenogle who set a new school record in the 100m dash with a 10.93 time in Tuesday's meet.  The old record was 11.0 set in the 1984 by Troy Boyer. 


Congratulations to Tucker Hirsch for making the Class A Second All-State Team for Scholastic Bowl this season!


Reminder to Seniors: Local Scholarship Application Deadlines are Approaching! The Guidance Office has had Low Numbers of Completed Applications. Don't forget to submit your completed application. Upcoming Deadlines:


·         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 in the file(s) to download section and must be submitted by April 8th

·         The Williamsville Education Association (WEA) Scholarship is open to all WHS seniors.  Students must write an essay about the opportunities and experiences they have had at WHS that will benefit them in the future. Applications are in the file(s) to download section and must be submitted by April 15th


·         Vocal Music Boosters will again offer a $500 scholarship to a graduating senior who was involved in vocal music during their high school career and who intends to engage in some type of vocal music activity during college. This scholarship is sponsored by Nicoud. Download an application above and complete by April 15th


·         Williamsville Junior Football Association provides scholarships to those who have participated in the WJFL and graduate from WHS. Applicants must have good character, good citizenship, and demonstrate need for financial assistance. Due April 18th




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.