WHS Daily Bulletin

 

Turn in Your Computer Usage/Field Trip/Handbook Forms to the office ASAP!

 

Friday, September 1:

 

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

 

Freshman:  Deadline to sign-up for class officers has been extended to Friday, September 8th!  Sign-up sheet is in the office.

 

Seniors:  Sign up for class officers is in the office, the deadline is Thursday, Sept 7.

 

7:00pm - Varsity Football @ Auburn High School- Bus leaves 4:45pm

 

Saturday, September 2:

 

10:00am - Cross Country @ Rochester High School

 

General Announcements:

 

All members of the Class of 2019 (Juniors) are reminded they need to pay their class dues of $20.00 by October 1, 2017.  Please pay your dues to Mr. Martens.

 

Freshmen & Seniors – Class officer sign-ups are in the office!

 

Girls Basketball:  There will be a meeting for any girl who wants to go out for basketball in Mr. Halford's room on Wednesday Sept. 6 @ 8 AM

 

Boys Basketball- There will be an informational meeting for any boys interested in trying out for basketball this year on Thursday September 7th during the last 10 minutes of each lunch in Coach Chladny’s room.

 

Memorial hosts Healthcare Education Open House – Students interested in pursuing education related to healthcare fields are invited to attend an open house on Sept 11 from 2:00-6:00pm in the MG Nelson Family Auditorium at Memorial Medical Center.

 

Memorial Health System is excited to debut Hands-On Healthcare, a new program designed specifically for high school to college students as well as adult learners who want to determine if a healthcare career could be part of their future. 

Stay tuned for more information on Hands-On Healthcare. First session launches September 28, 2017 from 6 – 8 p.m. Find additional information at https://jobs.choosememorial.org/students/hands-on-healthcare/

 

Upcoming opportunity for Juniors or Seniors interested in Nursing. UIS, in partnership with UIC College of Nursing and Memorial Health System, is hosting an Open House on September 21st. Learn more at http://www.uis.edu/nursing/.

 

The Williamsville High School Athletic Department will be hosting a Spirit Night in conjunction with Chick-fil-A on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. The event will take place from 4:00-7:00 pm at the Chick-fil-A located at 2431 Wabash Avenue in Springfield. Twenty percent of all sales during the Spirit Night will be donated back to the athletic department.

 

Fall Play Info – Things have changed so please read!  The date of auditions has been changed to Tuesday, September 5th for 6PM-8:30PM in the choir room. Everyone who wishes to audition is required to visit the show website at https://ourtownwhs.wixsite.com/ourtownwhs for all information related to auditions and the show and to sign up for an audition timeslot.

 

After Prom Meeting on Monday, Sept 11th, at 7pm in the WHS Cafeteria. All Junior Class Parents are encouraged to attend. 

 

Dining for Women is an organization that helps support women who struggle to succeed in developing countries.  Mrs. Flammini has agreed to be the teacher sponsor and the group would present no expenses to the district. The group will meet once a month after school in Mrs. Flammini's room. All meetings will be optional and tailored to the schedules of the individuals involved. The group is a way to be involved with a charity without a huge time commitment. This group is just another opportunity for our high schoolers to broaden their horizons and be involved with the world outside of Illinois. 

 

 

Volunteers Hours Available

 

183rd Fighter Wing – Family Day – 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 Family Day.  Volunteers will be needed on Saturday, September 9, 2017, from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. helping set up, 1:00-4:00 p.m. helping with various resource tables, food services, and contests, and 4:00-5:00 p.m. helping clean up.  The event will take place at the Department of Natural Resources’ Conservation World located on the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield.  If anyone is interested, please see Mr. Martens.

 

Senior Services of Central Illinois—Illinois Senior Olympic Games - For anyone needing community service hours, the Senior Services of Central Illinois is looking for volunteers to help with the Illinois Senior Olympic Games.  The games will be held from Thursday, September 14, to Sunday, September 17, and Wednesday, September 20, to Sunday, September 24, 2017.  They are looking for volunteers to help with check-in, pass out t-shirts and medals, and to help keep score and monitor many different events, including registration, bags, bowling, 5K and 10K runs, pickleball, softball, swimming, table tennis, track& field, etc.  Each of the events are held at various times during the course of the Senior Olympic Games and at various locations around Springfield.  If anyone is interested, please see Mr. Martens to get a Volunteer Form and Release Form, which need to be returned as soon as possible and will require a parent/guardian signature on the volunteer waiver if the student is under 18 years of age. 

 

Friends of Sherman Library – Sherman Library Book Sale - For anyone needing community service hours, the Friends of the Sherman Library are looking for volunteers to assist with setting up for their Sherman Library Book Sale.  The Friends of Sherman Library are willing to work with volunteers to arrange a time after school during the week of August 28-September 1st.  Volunteers will be helping to transfer the books for the sale from the shed at Sherman Library to the location of the sale.  If anyone is interested, please see Mr. Martens.

 

Williamsville Community Foundation — Williamsville Fall Festival – For anyone needing community service hours, the Williamsville Community Foundation is sponsoring the Williamsville Fall Festival on Saturday, September 9, 2017.  They are looking for volunteers to help set up tents and unload vendors from approximately 6:45-9:00 a.m., to work various two-hours shifts throughout the event, and to help clean up from 5:00-6:00 p.m.  Please see Mr. Martens if you are interested or have any other questions.

 

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.

 

Sherman Area Chamber of Commerce – Sherman Fall Festival – For anyone needing community service hours, the Sherman Area Chamber of Commerce is organizing the Sherman Fall Festival this year.  The Sherman Fall Festival will be held September 22-23, 2017, on the east side of The Rail Golf Course.  There will be amusement rides, food vendors, craft vendors, concerts, kids’ activities and bands.  They are specifically looking for volunteers to help with collecting the entry fee at the Main Gate.  Please see the sign-up sheet for available shifts.  If anyone is interested, please see Mr. Martens.

 

Williamsville’s Healthy Kids’ Running Series – Fall 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 September 24 through October 22.  Volunteers would need to be at the park from about 3:00-5:00 p.m.  Please see Mr. Martens if you are interested or have any other questions.

 

Lincoln Memorial Gardens—Indian Summer Festival – For anyone needing community service hours, Lincoln Memorial Gardens is having their Indian Summer Festival on Saturday, October 7, 2017, and Sunday, October 8, 2017.  Volunteers will most likely be helping in the Children’s Area working with the crafts and games, and shifts are 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. both days.   If anyone is interested, please see Mr. Martens.

 

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 20, 2017, and 1:00-5:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 21 and Sunday, October 22, 2017.  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.

 

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 19, 2017.  Proceeds from the Sherman Holiday Wonderland are put toward the Sharon Miller Scholarship.  Volunteers will be needed on Sunday, November 19, 2017, 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.  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 3, 2017, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. helping with the children’s craft tables.  The location for the event has not yet been determined.  If anyone is interested, please see Mr. Martens.