Missing Computer Usage/Field Trip/Handook Forms: Please turn in forms to the office ASAP!
Lunch: Stuffed cheese pizza or Pepperoni pizza, creamy coleslaw, buttered corn, diced peaches, fresh-baked cookie,½ pint of milk
Orders are being taken by Tuesday, October 12, for Pink Out! Shirts for the football game on October 21, 2016. Since we are not in school on Friday or Monday, please note the orders are due the day we come back. In support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Williamsville and Athens schools are teaming up for a cure. Hooded sweatshirts and t-shirts are available in both charcoal gray or pink. Pink jackets are also being sold for Survivors only. Names of survivors will be recognized at halftime. Survivors can indicate on the order form if they would like to participate. Order forms are available in the office.
5:30pm - Boys Varsity Soccer @ Lincolnwood High School – Bus 3:30pm
6:00pm - Freshman Football vs New Berlin High School
No School- Teachers' Institute
7:00pm - Boys Varsity Football vs Pittsfield High School
10:00am - Cross Country @ Liberty High School – Bus leaves 6:45am
Upcoming Lunch Visits for the month of October:
· October 11 - EIU and Bradley
· October 12 - Illinois College
· October 12 - Northern Illinois University
· October 13 - IL Air National Guard
· October 17 - Truman State and University of Missouri-St. Louis
· October 27 - Southeast Missouri State
Congratulations to SAR & DAR Citizenship Award Winners: Adam Clark & Ally Karras!
Congratulations to the September Student of the Month: Adam Clark!
Sign-Up for WHS Parent-Teacher Conferences at this website: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0C44A9AE29A1FB6-2016 - Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held on November 9 (12:30-3:30, 4:00-8:00 PM) or November 10 (8:00-11:00 AM). You need to sign up for individual meeting times with teachers listed on your student’s schedule. Scroll down the list and pick times that work with your schedule. Once you have selected all conference times you want, please hit the submit button. It will prompt you for contact information.
Freshmen: Please play class dues to Mr. Halford by the end of first Quarter – October 14
Juniors: Please pay class dues to Mrs. Walsh
Attention Sophomores: Learn more about the HOBY Leadership Seminar for Outstanding Sophomores by visiting HOBY.org. Apply to become a HOBY Ambassador and have the opportunity to attend leadership training on a college campus. Interested sophomores should see the guidance office.
Seniors: Senior parents and students are encouraged to sign
up for important guidance announcements through the "Remind Ap". You can join by simply texting the words
"@bullet17" to the number 81010 For
those that are signing up late, you will still be able to view old
announcements. Announcements can be sent to your email address or can appear as
a text on a mobile phone (standard text messaging rates apply). If you are
having trouble with this method of signing up for Class of 2017 notifications,
please visit https://www.remind.com/join/
Seniors: Jack Kent Cooke Foundation scholarship program opened September 30. Internships, study abroad, and other opportunities are available through the $40,000 per year Cooke College Scholarship Program. Check the guidance webpage for upcoming details.
Congrats to the Lady Bullets Golf Team - Regional Champions! Congratulations to Margaux Thuillez on medaling with a score of 74! The girls will advance to sectionals on Monday, October 10 at the Lincoln Elks Golf Course. Good Luck!
Congrats to the Boys Golf Team at Regionals! They placed 2nd at Greenview shooting a team score of 354. Eli Reevis scored the 2nd best score in the tournament with a 79. Josh Gray shot a 83, Coldin Calvert shot a 95, and Jake Pennell had a 97. These golfers, along with Colton Ratliff and Derrick Cox, will compete in Sectionals on Monday, October 10, at Hawthorn Ridge in Aledo. Good Luck Bullets!
Eureka College will be hosting a financial aid workshop and completion night on October 19th at 6:30pm. Spicy snacks will be served to particpants in the Rigazio classroom 108, Sanders Hall. The financial iad director, Erin Bline, will be able to help you with this step-by-step process. Contact Erin at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to register
A Healthcare Explorers Of Central IL monthly program will also be offered to high school students starting October 6th at 6pm in the same location. Visit: https://www.choosememorial.org/Careers/High-School-Programs for more information
Juniors: The After Prom Committee will be collecting money and ticket stubs again on Wednesday, October 12 during lunch.
Scholastic Bowl Try-outs and Practice - If you are a current player or want to try out for scholastic bowl, please see the information below:
and Seniors: The first practice, along with try-outs
for new players, will be held on Oct 17th at 3:30 - 4:30pm in the
· Freshmen and Sophomores: The first practice, along with try-outs for new players, will be held on Oct 18th at 3:30 - 4:30pm in the library.
Revised Schedule for Volleyball Game on Thursday, October 13 - The Lady Bullets Volleyball team will travel to Springfield High School on Thursday, October 13, 2016 for a freshman, junior varsity, and varsity match with the Lady Senators. The following schedule will be used for the matches that evening:
· 5:00 pm: Varsity
· 6:00 pm: Junior Varsity
· 7:00 pm: Freshman
Community Service/Volunteer Info:
Healthy Kids Running Series at Williamsville Park is still accepting volunteers for their 5-week program. Volunteers can work any or all of the 5 weeks. The program is on Sundays starting 3:45PM with family friendly yoga and zumba and then the races kick-off at 4:30PM. This is a great opportunity for high school students looking for service hours. Please see Mrs. Chladny if interested.
Memorial Medical Center is looking for volunteers for the annual Be Aware Women's Fair on Saturday, Oct 8 at the fairgrounds. Volunteers will work two-hour shifts. Volunteer forms are available in guidance or by visiting www.BeAwareWomensFair.com. Forms need to be completed by September 21.
Parent/Teacher Conferences – Online Math Content Volunteers - For anyone needing community service hours, the elementary school, middle school, and junior high school are each looking for volunteers for during Parent/Teacher Conferences to work in their computer labs to help parents gain access to their children’s online math content. Two volunteers are being sought for each of the shifts, which include: Wednesday, November 9 – 12:30-3:30 p.m.; Wednesday, November 9 – 3:30-6:30 p.m.; Wednesday, November 9 – 6:30-8:00 p.m.; and Thursday, November 10 – 8:30-10:00 a.m. There will also be a short training you will need to attend at the Williamsville Junior High School prior to the conferences. Details for that training are yet to be determined. Please see Mr. Martens if you are interested or have any other questions.
Williamsville Middle School—Scholastic Book Fair - For anyone needing community service hours, Williamsville School is hosting their Scholastic Book Fair in conjunction with Parent-Teacher Conferences, and they need volunteers for various functions to work two- or three-hour shifts on the following dates: Wednesday, November 3—3:00-5:00 p.m.; Wednesday, November 9—12:30-2:30 p.m., 2:30-4:30 p.m., 4:30-6:30 p.m. and 6:30-8:00 p.m.; and Friday, November 10—8:00-11:00 a.m. If anyone is interested, please see Mr. Martens.
Sherman Elementary School—Scholastic Book Fair - For anyone needing community service hours, Sherman Elementary School is hosting their Scholastic Book Fair in conjunction with Parent-Teacher Conferences, and they need volunteers for various functions to work two-hour shifts on the following dates: Thursday, November 3—3:00-5:00 p.m.; Tuesday, November 8—5:00-7:00 p.m.; Wednesday, November 9—12:30-2:30 p.m., 2:30-4:30 p.m., 4:30-6:30 p.m. and 6:30-8:00 p.m.; and Thursday, November 10—8:00-10:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. If anyone is interested, please see Mr. Martens.
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.