Important Announcement: Students are not allowed in the Library before school without supervision. The door will be locked until Mrs. Clow arrives at 8:00am.
Lunch: Chicken & noodles or Chili cheese wrap, soft dinner roll, buttered peas, seasonal fresh fruit, ½ pint of milk
End of 1st Quarter
Boys Basketball- Shoe sizing will be during both lunches on Friday in the db20161014 gym. If you are interested in trying out, please be there.
Girls & Boys Golf – State – Good luck to Margaux and Eli
7:00pm - Varsity Football @ Porta High School – Bus leaves 4:45pm
JV Volleyball @ Pleasant Plains JV Tournament – Bus leaves 7:20am
11:00am - Boys Soccer hosts IHSA 1A Regional Final – WHS vs. Blue Ridge – Admission $5
1:00pm - Varsity Cross Country @ Peoria Heights High School – Bus leaves 10:00am
Upcoming Lunch Visits for the month of October:
· October 13 - IL Air National Guard
· October 17 - Truman State and University of Missouri-St. Louis
· October 27 - Southeast Missouri State
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.
Congratulations to SAR & DAR Citizenship Award Winners: Adam Clark & Ally Karras!
Congratulations to the September Student of the Month: Adam Clark!
Congratulations to Eli Reevis for winning the Sectional Tournament Monday by shooting a 74. Eli will be advancing to the state tournament this Friday and Saturday at Bloomington. The boys team carded a 346 which earned them 6th place out of 12 teams. Great Job Eli and the Bullets!
Congratulations to Margaux Thuilliez on placing 2nd at Sectional by shooting a 74. She will be advancing to the state tournament on Friday and Saturday. The girls team placed 5th. Great job Margaux and the Bullets!
Sign-Up for WHS Parent-Teacher Conferences at this website: Copy and paste this website to your browser - 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.
Please support the Youth & Government Fundraiser! Y&G students are currently taking orders for Butter Braids, Cookie Dough, and Fannie May Candy. These items are great for the holidays! If you need to be connected with a student, please contact Ms. Faloon-Sullivan.
Freshmen: Please play class dues to Mr. Halford by the end of first Quarter – October 14
Juniors: Please pay class dues to Mrs. Walsh
Seniors: Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) U.S. Scholarship Program - Graduating high school seniors, visit www.rmhc.org for more information or apply today at aim.applyISTS.net/RMHC. Application deadline: January 18, 2017
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/
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
Community Service/Volunteer Info:
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.
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.