Orders for Homecoming and Class Color T-shirts will be taken through noon, Monday, September 25. Forms can be picked up in each hall and outside of Mrs. Walsh's room. T-shirts are $10 each.
Lunch: Chicken & noodles or Chili cheese wrap, soft dinner roll, buttered peas, celery sticks with Sun butter, seasonal fresh fruit, ½ pint of milk
4:00pm - Boys Golf @ Chatham/Lincoln/Springfield JV @ Lincoln Elks– Bus leaves 2:30pm, please dismiss at 2:20pm.
7:00pm - Varsity Football vs Pleasant Plains High School - Paint the Field Pink Night! Come out and support the cause! Any cancer survivors who want to be recognized at halftime, please notify Michelle Buscher by calling 494-5475. Extra pink shirts will be available at the game.
Varsity Volleyball @ Sangamon County Tournament @ Riverton – Bus leaves 8:10am
9:45am - Cross Country @ Springfield High School (@ Lincoln Park)
10:00am - Boys Varsity & JV Soccer @ St. Thomas More HS
11:00am - Boys Varsity Golf @ Sangamon County Tournament @ Lincoln Greens – Van leaves at 10:00am
Juniors – Turn in class dues of $20.00 by October 1, 2017 to Mr. Martens
Sophomores – Turn in $20 class dues to Mr. Halford
Freshmen – Turn in $20 class dues to Mrs. Shade
Juniors - Please help make our After Prom successful. Sell all of your tickets by October 5th. Please turn in your money and ticket stubs to Riley, Bill, or Landon.
Paint the Field Pink Night is this Friday! Come out and support the cause! Any cancer survivors who want to be recognized at halftime, please notify Michelle Buscher by calling 494-5475.
Tutor Needed: A Williamsville family is looking for a math tutor for a 7th grade boy. Contact the guidance office if interested.
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/.
Exploring College Options: Student/Parent Information Sessions will be held in Champaign IL on Wednesday, October 4 at 7pm. If you are a senior considering Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, Penn, or Stanford, please make plans to attend. RSVP at exploringcollegeoptions.org
Homecoming Parade Information – October 11, 2017 at 6:00pm. Line-up begins at 5:00pm in the student parking lot at WHS. If anyone would like to walk in the parade, please email Debbie Price at Debbie.iL99@gmail.com by Friday, October 6.
Congratulations to the Sophomore Class Officers:
President Carson Cole
VP Hayley Rapp
Secretary Cole Eigenmann
Congratulations to the Freshmen Class Officers:
President - Noah Sanders
Vice President - George Spaniol
Secretary - Katie Kennedy
Treasurer - Avery Allen
Attention ALL Sophomores! Do you have an interest in representing WHS and discovering your leadership talents at the HOBY State Leadership Seminar? Learn more by visiting HOBY.ORG and by talking to your counselors. Apply by talking to your counselors no later than November 3.
Starting January 2018, HOBY will accept registrations from parents seeking the HOBY experience for their children. These "direct registrations" will be self-paid. Parents can visit HOBY.ORG for more information or email to email@example.com with further questions.
Volunteers Hours Available If anyone is interested, please see Mr. Martens.
183rd Fighter Wing –Halloween 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 Halloween Event that they are co-hosting at Camp Lincoln. Volunteers will be needed on Saturday, October 28, 2017, from 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. helping with the children’s activities. The event will take place at Camp Lincoln, Bldg. 10 located at 1301 N. MacArthur Blvd. in Springfield. Volunteers are also encouraged—but not required—to dress in costumes if they can.
183rd Fighter Wing – Easter/Spring 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 Easter/Spring Event that they are co-hosting at Camp Lincoln. Volunteers will be needed on Saturday, March 24, 2018, from 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. helping with the children’s activities. The event will take place at Camp Lincoln, Bldg. 10 located at 1301 N. MacArthur Blvd. in Springfield.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.