The Yearbook class will be taking orders for the 2016-2017 yearbooks today and Thursday during lunch. Yearbooks cost $58. The books are $63 if you would like your name stamped on it and icons added to it. Make checks payable to WHS. Students can also order yearbooks online at jostens.com. Yearbooks will be on sale on the Jostens’ website through May 2017.
Lunch: Pasta with meat sauce or Italian meatball sandwich, crispy seasoned chick peas, apple & Rodb20161026e salad, cheese garlic croutons, Mandarin oranges, ½ pint of milk
Winter Cheerleading Tryouts: Wednesday, October 26, Back Gym of WHS, 3:45 - 5:00 pm. If you have any additional questions, please contact Coach Duncan. firstname.lastname@example.org
Youth & Government: Meeting Wednesday from 6-7 pm. Bills, bill briefs, and Non-candidate interview stories should be completed at the meeting.
Report Cards Handed Out 8th Hour Today
Lunch: Stuffed cheese pizza or Pepperoni pizza, creamy coleslaw, buttered corn, strawberry-mango cup, fresh-baked cookie,½ pint of milk
6:00pm – IHSA Regional VB Championship – WHS vs. Plains @ PORTA – Bus leaves 4:45pm
11:30am – Mandatory National Honor Society Meeting
10:00am - Cross Country Sectional @ Elmwood – Bus leaves 7:00am
1:00pm – Varsity Football hosts 1st Round of IHSA 3A Playoffs – WHS vs. Hillsboro - $5 admission.
All seating within the stadium is general admission and will be available on a first come first serve basis when gates open at noon on Saturday. Any and all materials placed on the bleachers prior to the opening of the gates on game day will be removed.
7:00pm – WHS Drama Department proudly presents Chateau La Roach at the WJHS Fine Arts Center
2:00pm -WHS Drama Department proudly presents Chateau La Roach at the WJHS Fine Arts Center
Upcoming Lunch Visits for the month of October:
· October 27 - Southeast Missouri State
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.
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
Juniors: Please pay class dues to Mrs. Walsh - After December 1st, the cost goes up to $25 a year!!
Boys & Girls Golf Awards Night – November 1st – WHS Cafeteria at 6:00pm
Interested in Wrestling? There is a mandatory parent-athlete meeting at Riverton HS at 6pm on Tuesday, November 1st.
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) US 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
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 db20161026 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.
If you can’t make it to the FB game, you will be able to watch it live on WHS Bullets TV on the NFHS Network. If you don’t already have a subscription, you will be able to purchase one by going to www.whsbulletstv.com and purchase one of the three passes that are available so you won’t miss a moment of the action during the 2016 playoffs.
Sherman United Methodist Church Kids Place afterschool program is looking to update our sitter list for parents. We have lots of parents looking for teens to watch their kids on the weekends, over breaks, and sometimes in the evenings. Each year we start a new list that we print and hand out to parents. If you would like your name included in this list, please email Carmen Arnberger, director at email@example.com with your name, grade, and telephone number. Even if you gave us your name last year, please contact us again so we know you still want to be included on this list.
Community Service/Volunteer Info:
183rd Fighter Wing – Trunk or Treat Event - 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 Trunk or Treat Event that they are co-hosting at Camp Lincoln. Volunteers will be needed on Saturday, October 29, 2016, from 12:00-5:00 p.m. helping with the children’s activities. The event will take place at Camp Lincoln located at 1301 N. MacArthur Blvd. in Springfield. Volunteers are also encouraged—but not required—to dress in costumes if they can. If anyone is interested, please see Mr. Martens.
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.
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.