Lunch: Breaded chicken sandwich or Spicy chicken sandwich, seasoned sweet potato fries, warm cinnamon apples, Pineapple chunks, ½ pint of milk
Resource teachers: please do not forget to take your resource students to the library to vote for homecoming court.
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-Sullivan on Wednesday, 10/4 before school to get forms and instructions.
9:00am - Boys Varsity Golf @ IHSA 1A Regional @ The Links Golf Course in Jacksonville
4:15pm - Cross Country @ Rushville High School (Franklin/Rushville Flighted Invite @ Rushville) – bus leaves 1:45, please dismiss 1:35pm
Lunch: Pasta with meat sauce or Italian meatball sandwich, fruit & rodb20171003e salad with croutons, crunchy ranch chickpeas, mandarin oranges, ½ pint of milk
All juniors will be attending the Capital Area Education Fair at the Illinois State Fairgrounds. Students will report to 1st hour and will be dismissed by intercom once buses have arrived. Students will be dismissed to the gym for bus assignments. We will return during 4th hour.
9:00am - Girls Varsity Golf @ IHSA 1A Regional @ Lincoln Greens – Van leaves 7:45am
5:00pm – Freshman, JV, Varsity Volleyball vs Dee-Mack High School
Lunch: Stuffed cheese pizza or Pepperoni pizza, creamy coleslaw, buttered corn, fresh fruit, fresh-baked cookie, ½ pint of milk
4:30pm - Boys Varsity & JV Soccer vs Lincolnwood High School
6:00pm - Freshman Football @ New Berlin High School – Van leaves 4:15pm
7:00pm - Varsity Football @ Pittsfield High School – Bus leaves 4:00pm
9:00am - Girls Varsity Golf at IHSA 1A Sectional @ The Rail
10:00am - Cross Country @ Liberty High School – Bus leaves 6:45am
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.
Juniors - After Prom meeting in the WHS cafeteria on Tuesday, October 17 from 7pm to 8pm. All Junior parents are welcome and encouraged to attend!
Congratulations to Grace Gudwien – September Student of the Month!
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.
Start Planning For Homecoming Week!
Dress up Days:
· Tuesday -- Out of this World
· Wednesday -- Class Color Day
o Freshmen -- Orange
o Sophs -- Blue
o Juniors -- Neon Yellow/Green
o Seniors -- Black, hot pink, camo
· Thursday -- Destination Thursday - Dress as your hallway decorations or your favorite vacation destination.
· Friday -- Purple and Gold Spirit Day
Wednesday and Thursday will also be Feed the World days. There will be a class competition between grades to see who can bring in the most cans!
Each day a student from each grade will be awarded a prize for having the best costume in their grade.
There will be a daily assembly complete with tug of war and dodgeball between classes.
Homecoming Tickets will be on Sale Next week at lunch. Cost is $10 per person.
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 8, 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 – the Airman and Family Readiness Program of the 183rd Fighter Wing in Springfield is 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.
Sherman Elementary School—Scholastic Book Fair - Sherman Elementary School is hosting their Scholastic Book Fair in conjunction with Parent-Teacher Conferences, and they need volunteers for various functions to work two-hour shifts on the following dates: Thursday, November 2—5:00-6:00 p.m.; Tuesday, November 7—5:00-7:00 p.m.; Wednesday, November 8—12:30-2:30 p.m., 2:30-4:30 p.m., 4:30-6:30 p.m. and 6:30-8:00 p.m.; and Thursday, November 9—8:00-10:00 a.m. and 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Williamsville Middle School—Scholastic Book Fair - For anyone needing community service hours, Williamsville School is hosting their Scholastic Book Fair in conjunction with Parent-Teacher Conferences, and they need volunteers for various functions to work two- or three-hour shifts on the following dates: Wednesday, November 8—12:30-2:00 p.m., 2:00-3:30 p.m., 3:30-5:00 p.m., 5:00-6:30 p.m., and 6:30-8:00 p.m.; and Thursday, November 9—8:00-10:00 a.m.
Williamsville Public Library and Museum – Space Day - For anyone needing community service hours, the Williamsville Public Library and Museum is looking for volunteers to assist with their “Space Day.” Volunteers will be needed to assist with various space-related activities with elementary school students on Thursday, November 9, 2017, from 9:00 a.m.-noon and 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the Williamsville Public Library and Museum.