WHS Daily Bulletin


Wednesday, March 29:


Lunch:  Cheese French bread pizza, orange glazed carrots, pasta salad, fruit juice, mango fruit cup, ½ pint of milk


S.A.V.E. Club meeting Wednesday after school in Mrs. Lorton's room. Please make plans to come and discuss Pizza Ranch fundraiser.


Students:  Reminder that food and drink are not allowed anywhere in the building other than the lunch room.  Students are not allowed to bring in open containers such as sodas, McDonalds cups, tumblers from home, etc.  


Mark your calendar to attend a free FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) preview meeting for juniors and their parents on March 29, 2017, from 6:00-7:00pm in the high school cafeteria. There are many changes to the FAFSA, including the filing date. Next fall, seniors can begin filing October 1, 2017. Please attend this meeting to get the most up-to-date information on the financial aid process. 


CANCELLED - JV Softball @ East Peoria High School


CANCELLED - JV Baseball vs. Taylorville


Thursday, March 30:


Lunch:  Beef & noodles or Cheese quesadilla, soft breadstick, buttered peas, fresh fruit, ½ pint of milk


4:30pm - Track & Field vs Auburn/Pawnee/Rochester


4:30pm - Varsity Softball @ Mt. Zion High School (@ Millikin University) – Bus leaves 2:40, please dismiss 2:30pm


4:30pm - JV Baseball @ Auburn High School– Bus leaves 2:45, please dismiss 2:35pm


4:30pm - Girls Varsity & JV Soccer @ Auburn High School (@ Divernon) – Bus leaves 3:00, please dismiss 2:50pm.


Friday, March 31:


11:30 Dismissal


Sports Boosters is hosting Dueling Pianos at Boondocks – Friday, March 31st $20 Dinner/Dueling Pianos/DJ or $10 Dueling Pianos/DJ.  Tickets can be purchased online at boonduckspub.com. You can also call Michelle Buscher at 217-494-5475 or Debbie Price at 217-414-1330.


4:30pm - JV Baseball @ Porta High School (Moved from 5/11/17)


5:45 – Jazz Band Performance – Knights of Columbus Fish Fry at St. John’s Vianney


6:30pm - Varsity Baseball at Glenwood Tournament - WHS vs. Glenwood- South Park – Bus leaves 4:55pm


Saturday, April 1:


9:00am - Varsity Softball @ Normal Communtiy High Sch (Porta Tournament @ UIS)


10:00am - JV Baseball @ Auburn/Rochester @ Rochester


10:30am - Varsity Softball @ Illini West (Porta Tournament @ UIS)


Varsity Baseball at Glenwood Tournament –

·      10:00am WHS vs. Mt. Zion-played at Glenwood HS – Bus leaves 8:20am

·      2:00pm Bloomington vs. WHS at Glenwood HS


1:30pm - Varsity Softball @ Clinton Community High School (Porta Tournament @ UIS)


General Announcements:


Freshmen:  Please play class dues to Mr. Halford

Sophomores:  Please pay class dues to Mr. Martens

Juniors:  Please pay class dues to Mrs. Walsh


Seniors – Graduation orders that haven’t been picked up are available in the office.  Checks cannot be accepted for payment at this time.  We can only accept cash or money orders.  If you prefer to pay with credit or debit cards, please call Jostens at 217-483-8989.


Seniors – Many Scholarships Available on the Guidance Webpage


Thank you to all who participated in the stuffed animal drive, and congratulations to Mrs. Cappellini's 4th hour class for bringing in the most total stuffed animals, as well as the most per student.  We were able to collect 440 items total from all of the classes who participated, which we will be able to donate to several local places.  


Any girls interested in playing volleyball next year, there will be a meeting in Coach Carlson's room, at the junior high on April 4th at 7:40 a.m. If you have any questions or are unable to attend please see Coach Beard.


PORTA Pool will offer the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Course April 11 - 15. Sessions on April 11 - 13 will be 5:30 - 9:00 p.m. and sessions on April 14 and 15 will be 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Cost of the certification course is $225.00 and includes CPR and First Aid certification as well as rescue training. Classes include both pool and classroom time. Participants must be 15 years old by April 15 and will be required to pass a pre-course swim test. For more information and to register contact Rachel Frost, PORTA Pool Manager, 217/632-4745. 


FREE Swing Dance Lessons:  Before the 6th Annual Williamsville Jazz Dinner, swing dance lessons will be offered in the WJHS Athletic Gym on Tuesday, April 4th and Monday, April 17th from 6:30-7:30pm.  The lessons are free.  All students and parents are welcome to join in the fun!


Beat the Blahs right before Spring Break!  Participate in the following days during the week leading up to Spring Break!


Monday, April 3 - Hat Day

Tuesday, April 4 - Groutfit (wear gray on gray)

Thursday, April 6 - Jersey Day

Friday, April 7 - Spirit Day




Volunteer Opportunities


Sherman Area Chamber of Commerce — Easter Egg Hunt -  For anyone needing community service hours, the Sherman Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Sherman Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at Waldrop Park in Sherman.  .  They are looking for volunteers to help set up, to supervise the organized activities, and clean up after the event.  Volunteers will be needed from approximately 9:00 a.m. to noon.  Please see Mr. Martens if you are interested or have any other questions.


Williamsville’s Healthy Kids’ Running Series - For anyone needing community service hours, the Williamsville’s Healthy Kids’ Running Series is looking for volunteers.  They are looking for volunteers to help leading stretches, directing runners along the courses, helping keep kids in order at the finish line, etc.  The races take place at the Williamsville Park on Sunday afternoons from April 2 to May 7 (with no races on April 16 because of Easter).  Volunteers would need to be at the park from about 3:45-5:30 p.m.  Please see Mr. Martens if you are interested or have any other questions.


United Cerebral Palsy – Learning without Limits Day Camp - The United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) offers three different and fun-filled camps for children ages 6 to 21 years old with the support of the United Way.  One camp is the Learning without Limits Day Camp.  Volunteers are paired with a child who has a disability and accompany that child throughout the day at the camp.  As the campers renew friendships, participate in craft activities, utilize the UCP computer lab and go into the community on field trips, the volunteer is a constant companion for the camper.  Field trips will be educational and recreational, including visits to historical sites, behind the scenes tours of their favorite stores, and bowling.


A volunteer can sign up for just one week, certain days, or all summer.  The Learning without Limits Camp meets at the UCP center for students 6 to 21 years old who have any type of disability.  Camp runs Monday thru Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. starting on June 19 and ending on August 11.  If you have any questions, please see Mr. Martens.


United Cerebral Palsy – Overnight Camp - The United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) offers three different and fun-filled camps for children ages 6 to 21 years old with the support of the United Way.  One camp is the Overnight Camp.  Volunteers are paired one-on-one with a camper with a disability.  The camp is a unique social opportunity for campers and attendees to enjoy crafts, swimming, interacting with special guests, and meeting new friends.  The volunteer “Buddy” is a constant companion throughout camp for all activities.  This three-day, two-night camp is the only one of its kind in central Illinois.  The UCP Overnight Camp is held in two sessions, one for campers 6-13 years old on Monday, June 5, starting at 8:00 a.m., thru Wednesday, June 7, ending at 11:00 a.m.  The other camp is for campers 14-21 years old on Wednesday, June 7, starting at 6:00 p.m., thru Friday, June 9, ending at 4:00 p.m.  Both camps will be held at the Springfield Christian Assembly Campground.  Volunteers can sign up for one or both sessions of camp.  If you have any questions, please see Mr. Martens.


The Center for Youth & Family Solutions - For anyone needing community service hours, the Center for Youth & Family Solutions is seeking volunteers.  The Center for Youth & Family Solutions is a social service agency that provides strength-based, family centered social services to youth and their families in need throughout Central Illinois.  Currently, the agency serves nearly 700 individuals in Springfield and the surrounding communities.  Duties of the volunteers would include assisting with answering phones, greeting clients, performing miscellaneous clerical jobs, assisting with child care, organizing visitation room and foster care clothing closet, and other duties as assigned. If you have any questions and/or would like a volunteer application, please see Mr. Martens.