Lunch: Teriyaki chicken or Popcorn chicken in orange sauce, brown rice pilaf, stir fry vegetables, baby carrots, mandarin oranges, animal crackers, ½ pint of milk
7:30 AM Picture Retakes – WHS Gym – Bring picture packet back if you want to have picture retaken.
PSAT exam will be given this Wednesday, October 19 to those students who
have registered. Students should report to their assigned testing rooms when the bell
rings to begin 1st hour. Test room assignments are posted in English and
Y&G members: Fannie May order forms are due Wednesday, Oct. 19. Butter Braid forms are due Oct. 25. No meeting this week. Next meeting will be Oct. 26 from 6-7 pm.
7:00pm - WHS Fall Concert - Choirs & Jazz Band @ WJHS Fine Arts Center
S.A.V.E. Club - There will be a club meeting after school in Mrs. Lorton's room.
Lunch: BBQ beef rib sandwich or cheesy garlic flatbread, seasoned green beans, sweetened strawberries, pudding cup,½ pint of milk
6:00pm - Freshman Football @ St. Joe Ogden – Bus leaves 4:00pm
6:00pm – JV & Var Volleyball vs Illini Central High School – Senior Night for Volleyball, Golf, & Cross Country – Seniors will be recognized immediately after the JV volleyball game.
Thursday is White Out night at the volleyball game. Those attending will receive a free Bullets t-shirt!! Come cheer on our seniors in volleyball, golf, and cross country!
Band Booster Meeting: Thursday, October 20th at 6:30 pm in the WHS band
room. All band parents are encouraged to attend.
Lunch: Soft taco or Crispy fish taco, tortilla chips & apple salsa, buttered corn, refried beans, shredded Rodb20161019e lettuce, diced peaches, ½ pint of milk
Pink Out! 7:00pm - Varsity Football vs Athens High School – Senior Night for Band, Cheerleaders, and Football – Seniors will be recognized at 6:15pm.
3:00pm – Boys Soccer at Sectional Championship @ St. Thomas More in Champaign – Bus leaves 12:30pm
Cross Country @ Liberty for Regionals – Bus leaves 6:15 AM
Upcoming Lunch Visits for the month of October:
· October 27 - Southeast Missouri State
Congratulations to the Boys Soccer Team on their Regional Championship! Good luck at Sectional Championship on Saturday!!
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.
Auditions for the spring musical, Beauty and the Beast, will be
held November 1 and 2. Go to https://sites.google.com/a/
Freshmen: Please play class dues to Mr. Halford by the end of first Quarter – October 14
Juniors: Please pay class dues to Mrs. Walsh - After December 1 the cost goes up to $25 a year!!
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: 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
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 aid 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
Trip to Iceland Being Planned – June 6-11, 2017 – Informational Meeting – Tuesday, November 1st at the Junior High 6:00pm. For information contact Mrs. Thomas at email@example.com or Mrs. Lorton at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also visit worldstrides.com/signup, trip id = 141885.
High School Cheerleading Basketball and Competition Squad Tryout Information - Anyone who is interested in trying out for the '16-'17 Cheerleading Basketball/Competition Squad must attend the Winter Parent/Athlete meeting being held on Monday, October 24 starting at 6:00 pm in the db20161019 gym at WHS. Cheerleading will move to the cafeteria for its' specific meeting afterwards. It is highly recommended that you bring your health insurance card with you, as mandatory insurance waivers and IHSA paperwork will also be completed at this meeting. As a reminder, student-athletes will need updated physicals in order to participate. The athletic handbook is available online on the district webpage if you want to access it prior to the meeting.
Tryout Clinic: Tuesday, October 25 Middle School Gym 3:45 - 6:00 pm.
Tryouts: Wednesday, October 26 Back Gym of WHS 3:45 - 5:00 pm.
If you have any additional questions, please contact Coach Duncan.
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.