Would you like to be nominated to Homecoming Court? If so, sign up with Mrs. Walsh. Deadline is Friday, September 29! Voting will take place Monday, October 2.
Lunch: Soft taco or Crispy fish taco, fresh salsa & tortilla chips, buttered corn, refried beans, shredded Rodb20170928e lettuce, diced peaches, ½ pint of milk
4:00pm - Girls Golf @ Porta & Rushville @ PORTA – Van leaves 2:45pm, dismiss 2:35pm
4:30pm - Boys Varsity & JV Soccer @ Athens High School – Bus leaves 3:20pm, dismiss 3:10pm
6:00pm - Freshman Football vs Pleasant Plains High School
6:00pm – JV & Varsity Volleyball vs Hartsburg-Emden High School
11:30 Dismissal – No Lunch Served Today
Reminder that those students signed up to take the PSAT/NMSQT will be completing the non-test items at the start of 2nd hour, dismissed by intercom. This should only take us 45 min-1 hour to complete and students will return to class.
7:00pm - Varsity Football @ New Berlin High School – Bus leaves 4:45pm
Boys JV Soccer @ Jacksonville JV Tournament – Bus leaves 8:00am
7:00am - Girls Golf @ Auburn Ryder Invite @ Edgewood – Van leaves 5:15am
8:30am - Boys Varsity Golf @ Taylorville High Invite – Van leaves 6:45am
9:30am - Cross Country @ Jacksonville High School – Bus leaves 7:15am
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
Scholastic Bowl - Try-outs for New Players - Pick one session to attend:
· Monday, October 16th
· Tuesday, October 17th
Both sessions will be from 3:30-4:00pm in the library. Please sign up with Mr. Trimpe or Mrs. Vicich if you plan on attending one of these sessions or let one of them know if you can’t attend but want to join.
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.
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.
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.
Congratulations to the 2017-2018 WHS Youth & Government Officers: President- Thomas Hofferkamp, Vice-President- Aaron James, and Secretary-Treasurer- Julia Kienzler
Youth & Government: Important Fundraising Kick Off Meetings: Choose ONE day to attend- Oct. 3 OR Oct. 4 at 3:20 p.m. Students who cannot attend due to sports practices please see Ms. Faloon on Wednesday, 10/4 before school to get forms and instructions.
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.
Lincoln Land Down Syndrome Society – Child Care at Membership Meetings -
Volunteers are being sought by the Lincoln Land Down Syndrome Society to assist with child care during membership meetings. Upcoming meeting dates are Thursday, November 9, 2017; Thursday, January 11, 2018; and Thursday, March 8, 2018. Meetings are held at Erin’s Pavilion at Edwin Watts Southwind Park. Volunteers would need to arrive by 5:45 p.m. and stay until approximately 7:30 p.m. Four volunteers are needed for each meeting.
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.
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.
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.