WHS Daily Bulletin


Tuesday, January 10:


Lunch:  Mini corn dogs, sweet baked beans, diced pears, chocolate Gripz snack, ½ pint of milk


Prom Meeting- There will be a meeting for any junior wanting to help plan prom on Tuesday, January 10 at 7:45 in Mrs. Walsh's room!


Track:  All students interested in running track, Polar Runs will begin Tuesday January 10th from 3:30-4:30. Conditioning and runs will be held every Tuesday and Thursday until track practice begins. Please meet in the cafeteria no later than 3:30pm.


5:00pm - Scholastic Bowl vs Lincoln/North-Mac/Maroa (+JV)


6:00pm - Wrestling @ Beardstown/Illini West @ Beardstown – Bus leaves 3:15pm


6:00pm - Boys Freshman Basketball vs Auburn High School


Wednesday, January 11:


Lunch:  Hot ham & cheese sandwich or Shredded BBQ chicken sandwich, tater tots, baby carrots, pineapple chunks, ½ pint of milk


Attention Seniors: ISAC Rep, Ms. Widmer, will be at WHS on Wednesday, January 11 from 3:20-4pm in Mr. Halford's room (105) for the "Comparing Award Letters" Workshop. Please bring your award letters with you to the workshop. This workshop will help seniors make financial decisions about the colleges they have applied to. 


Band Trip 2017 Informational Meetings - Parents and Students should plan to attend one of the following meeting dates:

·         Wednesday January 11, 6:30 PM @ WHS Band Room

·         Thursday January 12, 6:30 PM @ WHS Band Room


Thursday, January 12:


Lunch: Pasta with meat sauce or Italian meatball sandwich, garlic breadstick, fruit & Rodb20170110e salad, mandarin oranges , ½ pint of milk


4:30pm - Scholastic Bowl @ Tri-City/AC-Central @ Tri-City (+ JV)


6:00pm - Girls JV & Varsity Basketball @ Porta High School (@ A-C Central High School) – Bus leaves 4:30pm


6:00pm - Boys Basketball - WHS vs. New Berlin – Bus leaves 4:40pm


Friday, January 13:


Lunch:  Chicken & noodles or Chili cheese wrap, soft dinner roll, buttered peas, seasonal fresh fruit, ½ pint of milk


Saturday, January 14:


TBA -Boys JV Basketball @ Warrensburg-Latham JV Tournament


9:00am - Wrestling @ Mahomet-Seymour High School Tournament – Bus leaves 5:15am


10:00am - Boys Freshman Basketball @ Jacksonville-Routt High School – Bus leaves 8:25am


Sunday, January 15:


Bowling Party @ King Pin Lanes - Sunday, January 159pm11pm

There’s no school Monday so join us for some fun! Unlimited bowling including shoe rental is $15.  Everyone is invited.  Lanes can hold 5-6 people. This event is sponsored by the Band Boosters.  Forms are available in the office to reserve your lane. You can also register at the door starting at 8:30 pm as long as lanes are still available. Only cash or checks made out to Williamsville Band Boosters will be accepted.  Pizza and snacks will be available to purchase.  Any questions?  Email cmhalford@yahoo.com.


Monday, January 16:


No School – Martin Luther King Day


General Announcements:


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/bullet17


Congrats to Jacob Sexton – December Student of the Month!


Freshmen:  Please play class dues to Mr. Halford


Sophomores:  Please pay class dues to Mr. Martens


Juniors:  Please pay class dues to Mrs. Walsh


Track:  All students interested in running track, Polar Runs will begin Tuesday January 10th from 3:30-4:30. Conditioning and runs will be held every Tuesday and Thursday until track practice begins. Please meet in the cafeteria no later than 3:30pm.


Senior students are encouraged to submit their name and letter of interest to be considered for the 2017 Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln Student of the Year recognition and scholarship. Students who wish to submit a letter of interest to the guidance department should do so by January 18th. Six seniors will be selected to represent Williamsville as "students of the month". If you are chosen as a Student of the Month, you will then be able to complete an essay for the "Student of the Year" scholarship. All students of the month will be published in the State Journal Register. 


Vocal Music Parents:  All interested parents are welcome to attend the Williamsville Vocal Music Boosters (WVMB) meeting on Monday, January 9th at 6:30 p.m. in the high school teachers’ lounge.  We hope to see you there!


Youth Day & Youth to Washington Tour: Interested students must be a high school junior, live in a home with a parent or guardian who is a member of Menard Electric Cooperative, and be able to attend events on March 29, 2017 and June 9-16, 2017 if chosen. Further information and applications are available on the guidance webpage or in the Guidance Department. 


Congratulations to the WHS Scholastic Bowl team for going 9-0 and placing 1st (out of 21 teams) at the Mattoon Turnabout Tournament!  Also, congratulations to Mitch McCullar and Eli Reevis for making the all-tournament team (1st place and 8th place, respectively).  Great job!