· School Closed On Monday, September 12
· Class Color Homecoming and Chamber t-shirts orders are being taken through noon, on Tuesday, September 13. Order forms are outside Mrs. Walsh's room and in the office. They are $10 each. Chamber shirts are BLACK.
Lunch: Soft taco or Crispy fish taco, tortilla chips & fresh salsa, buttered corn, refried beans, shredded Rodb20160909e lettuce, diced peaches, ½ pint of milk
Meeting Moved! Boys Basketball- There will be a Mandatory meeting on Tuesday during the last 10 minutes of each lunch in the BACK GYM for anyone interested in playing basketball this season. If you cannot make it, please see Coach Beard.
Students who have applications for the 2016 Teen Court should bring the aps and signed parent signature page to the Williamsville Fire Department at 6 pm Monday, September 12. There will be a training session led by current court members. Applications can be picked up in the Guidance Office.
Girls Basketball - There will be a meeting for any girl not in a fall sport interested in going out for basketball on Friday Sept. 9 at 8 AM in Coach Halford's room.
Cancelled - Boys Golf @ Four Willows
7:00pm - Varsity Football at Maroa-Forsyth – Friday Night Rivals Game – Bus leaves 4:35pm
CEFCU Friday Nights Rivals Scholar Athlete of the Week – Congrats to Senior Football Player - Jonathan Bartlett!
Village of Williamsville – Fall Festival – Pick up information in the office to participate in an obstacle course or a fishing derby.
TBA -JV Volleyball @ Pawnee FR/SO Tournament @ Pawnee GS – Bus leaves 7:30 AM
TBA -Freshman Volleyball @ SHG Freshman Tournament – Bus leaves 7:40 AM
TBA -Varsity Volleyball @ Mahomet Seymour Tournament – Bus leaves 7:15 AM
9:00am - Boys Golf @ Sangamo Conference Tournament @ Piper Glenn – Van leaves 7:00 am
9:00am - Cross Country @ First to the Finish @ Detweiller Park – Bus leaves 6:30 AM
10:00am – JV Cross Country @ Porta High School – Bus leaves 6:30 AM
10:00am - Boys Soccer vs Warrensburg-Latham High School
Upcoming Lunch Visits for the month of September:
· September 13th - Lincoln College and Illinois Wesleyan
· September 19th - Western Illinois University
· September 20th - SIU-Carbondale
· September 21st - Lincoln Land Community College
· September 27th - St. Ambrose
Representatives will be here on the dates listed above during both lunch hours. Students should plan to stop by the recruitment table to find out more information on course work, degree programs, job opportunities, financial aid, and how to apply. College and military recruiters will offer marketing materials, brochures, and freebies for students to take home. It is never to early to start planning your future!
All interested parents are welcome to attend the Williamsville Vocal Music Boosters (WVMB) meeting on Monday, September 12th at 6:30 p.m. in the high school teachers’ lounge. This meeting will follow the Madrigal parent meeting. We hope to see you there!
Freshmen: Please play class dues to Mr. Halford by the end of first Quarter – October 14
Sophomores Please pay their class dues of $20.00 by September 30, 2016. Please pay your dues to Mr. Martens or Ms. Faloon-Sullivan.
Juniors: Please pay class dues to Mrs. Walsh
Seniors: don't forget to add the Guidance Department to your Remind Ap. We have already sent out important announcements about scholarships. The app is free and it is easy to join. Parents are also welcome: text "message@bullet17" to the number 81010
Interested in the Pharmacy major?: The 6 schools of pharmacy in Illinois in addition to St. Louis College of Pharmacy are banding together to create awareness of careers in pharmacy on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at Heartland Community College in Normal, IL. This is a free event. Registration and additional details can be found here: http://illinoispharmacy.wix.com/prepharmfair.
Juniors: The Capital Area Education Fair will be held on October 5 at the fairgrounds. Students will report to 1st hour and will be dismissed by intercom when buses arrive after their morning routes. We will be back at approximately 10:45-11:00. Juniors must have their Computer Usage/Field Trip/Handbook form completed and turned in to be eligible.
Job Opportunity – Lynne Harbin has job openings at Huddle House for evenings and weekends.
The Think Center is seeking a Junior or Senior student to tutor in math and/or science ($9.00-$10.00/hr) with tutor training provided. Tutors will work any where from 3-10 hours per week dependent on their availability. Please see the guidance office if interested.
The Think Center is offering ACT/SAT prep courses. Please see the guidance webpage for more details.
Community Service/Volunteer Info:
Sherman Holiday Wonderland: Volunteers are being sought to assist with the Sherman Holiday Wonderland, which will be hosted at the Sherman Athletic Club on Sunday, November 20, 2016. Proceeds from the Sherman Holiday Wonderland are put toward the Sharon Miller Scholarship. Volunteers will be needed on Sunday, November 20, 2016, helping vendors unload from 7:00-9:00 a.m. and working the Welcome Table from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., and additional volunteers are needed to help set up for the event. Set up will be either Saturday evening or early Sunday morning, but that time has not yet been confirmed.
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 5:30-8:30 p.m. to work concessions during the auctions. Please see Mr. Martens if you are interested or have any other questions.
Sports Care — Williamsville Challenge: For anyone needing community service hours, Sports Care is sponsoring the Williamsville Challenge in conjunction with the Williamsville Fall Festival on Saturday, September 10, 2016. Sports Care is looking for students who will help monitor each of the different events in the Williamsville Challenge for both the student (grades K-8) and adult (grades 9 and up). Volunteers will be needed from approximately 12:45-3:00 p.m. Volunteers will meet Paul Kircher at the pavilion next to the playground at the park in Williamsville. Please see Mr. Martens if you are interested or have any other questions.
Lincoln Memorial Gardens — Indian Summer Festival: For anyone needing community service hours, Lincoln Memorial Gardens is having their Indian Summer Festival on Saturday, October 8, 2016, and Sunday, October 9, 2016. Volunteers will most likely be helping in the Children’s Area working with the crafts and games, and shifts are 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. both days. If anyone is interested, please see Mr. Martens.
Capitol Radio Group — Zoolie Ghoulie at Henson Robinson Zoo: For anyone needing community service hours, the Capitol Radio Group is sponsoring Zoolie Ghoulie at Henson Robinson Zoo from 4:00-8:00 p.m. on Friday, October 21, 2016, and 1:00-5:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 22 and Sunday, October 23, 2016. Volunteers will be passing out candy in the safe trick-or-treating event inside the zoo gates or working in the carnival area. Volunteers are also encouraged—but not required—to dress in costumes if they can. If anyone is interested, please see Mr. Martens.
183rd Fighter Wing – Family Day: For anyone needing community service hours, the Airman and Family Readiness Program of the 183rd Fighter Wing in Springfield is looking for volunteers to assist with their Annual Family Day. Volunteers will be needed on Saturday, September 10, 2016, from 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. helping with various resource tables, food services, and contests. They will also need help setting up from 8:00-11:00 a.m. and cleaning up from 4:00-5:00 p.m. The event will take place at the Department of Natural Resources’ Conservation World located on the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield. If anyone is interested, please see Mr. Martens.
Williamsville Community Foundation — Williamsville Fall Festival - For anyone needing community service hours, the Williamsville Community Foundation is sponsoring the Williamsville Fall Festival on Saturday, September 10, 2016. They are looking for volunteers to help set up tents and unload vendors. Volunteers will be needed from approximately 6:45-8:30 a.m. They are also looking for about five volunteers to work various two-hours shifts throughout the event from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Please see Mr. Martens if you are interested or have any other questions.
183rd Fighter Wing – Children’s Christmas Party - For anyone needing community service hours, the Airman and Family Readiness Program of the 183rd Fighter Wing in Springfield are looking for volunteers to assist with their Annual Children’s Christmas Party. Volunteers will be needed on Sunday, December 11, 2016, from 1:00-5:00 p.m. helping with the children’s craft tables. The event will take place at base of the 183rd Fighter Wing at 3101 J. David Jones Parkway in Springfield.