Missing Computer Usage/Field Trip/Handook Forms: Please turn in forms to the office ASAP!
Lunch: Pasta with meat sauce or Italian meatball sandwich, ranch chick peas, strawberry Rodb20160915e salad , cheese garlic croutons, Mandarin oranges, ½ pint of milk
9:00am - Jostens will be meeting with all sophomores.
Stop by the office today: Kylie Coker, Hannah Guymon, Parker Manley
Band Booster Meeting: Thursday, September 15th at 6:30 pm in the WHS band room. All band parents are encouraged to attend.
4:00pm - Girls Golf @ Auburn/Porta/Rochester @ The Links in Jacksonville – Van leaves 2:30pm, dismiss 2:20pm
4:30pm - Boys Golf vs Auburn High School (JV @ The Rail)
Time Change! 5:00pm - Boys Soccer @ Pleasant Plains, Bus leaves 4:10pm
5:00pm – Fr-JV-Var Volleyball vs Maroa-Forsyth High School
6:00pm - Freshman Football @ Maroa-Forsyth High School – Bus leaves 4:00pm
Lunch: Stuffed cheese pizza or Pepperoni pizza, creamy coleslaw, buttered corn, strawberry-mango cup, fresh-baked cookie, ½ pint of milk
Juniors – If you have After Prom Lottery Ticket Money, Mr. Buckley will be here during lunch to pick it up
Y&G Members: Complete registration online (D-1) and turn in printed and signed D-2 form to Ms. Faloon-Sullivan ASAP. These are due by 9/16! Be sure to sign up for Google Classroom and Remind (separate student and parent groups). If you miss a meeting, check Google Classroom for the agenda and see Ms. Faloon-Sullivan for additional information.
TBA - Varsity Volleyball @ Mt. Pulaski Tournament– Bus leaves 4:30pm
3:30pm - Girls Golf vs SHG (@ Panther Creek) – Van leaves 2:30pm, dismiss 2:20pm
7:00pm - Varsity Football vs North-Mac (H)
TBA -Varsity Volleyball @ Mt. Pulaski Tournament – Bus leaves 7:45am
TBA -Freshman Volleyball @ Lutheran Freshman Tournament
9:00am - Boys Varsity Golf @ Havana Invite – Bus leaves 6:30am
10:00am - Cross Country @ Dunlap High School – Bus leaves 7:00am
Upcoming Lunch Visits for the month of September:
• 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!
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.
Sophomores: Jostens will be at WHS to receive your class ring order on Wednesday, 9/21/16 during lunch. Custom design your rings and bring your completed forms along with $60 deposit.
Juniors: Please pay class dues to Mrs. Walsh
Juniors – After Prom Meeting: After Prom next Wednesday, Sept 21, at 6:30 in the cafeteria
Seniors: If you have not placed your graduation order with Jostens, please do so on Wednesday, September 21.
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
Congrats to the Williamsville Cross Country teams on their performances this weekend at the First to The Finish Invite. The girls team finished 2nd out of 45+ Schools. Audra Koechle, Grace Gudwien, Caroline Gwaltney, and Lexy Henrikson all medaled out of 350+ runners! The Boys team placed 12 out of 45+ teams.
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.
Memorial Health System is hosting its Second Annual Healthcare Education Open House on Tuesday, September 20th from 2:00pm to 6:00pm in the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation. This event provides students with the opportunity to speak with representatives from several of our Academic Partners about education opportunities that are available to them. Members of Memorial’s Workforce Development and Recruitment teams will be present to answer questions and offer information on how Memorial can help those who desire to have a future career in healthcare.
Job Opportunity – Lynne Harbin has job openings at Huddle House for evenings and weekends.
Job Opportunity - 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 anywhere 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.
SIUE School of Nursing will host "Explore Academic Excellence Day" on Saturday, October 1, 2016 from 8:00AM-12:00PM. Prospective students can visit the School of Nursing and the Simulated Learning Center. This program will cover all SIUE Nursing Programs as well as specialty areas of Nursing Anesthesia and Family Nurse Practitioner. Preregistration is recommended, and available at www.siue.edu/nursing.
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.
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 – 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.
For anyone needing community service hours, the Senior Services of Central Illinois is looking for volunteers to help with the 2016 Illinois Senior Olympic Games. The games will be held from Thursday, September 16, to Sunday, September 18, and Wednesday, September 21, to Sunday, September 25, 2016. They are looking for volunteers to help with check-in, pass out t-shirts and medals, and to help keep score and monitor many different events, including archery, badminton, bags, basketball, bowling, casting, cycling, 5K and 10K runs, etc. Each of the events are held at various times during the course of the Senior Olympic Games and at various locations around Springfield. If anyone is interested, please see Mr. Martens to get a Volunteer Form and Release Form, which need to be returned as soon as possible.