WHS Daily Bulletin


The Penny Drive will take place December 4-8 during 6th hour.  The class with the highest per student average will receive a pizza party! All proceeds go to Contact Ministries and local families.


Thursday, December 7:


Lunch:  Pasta with meat sauce or Italian meatball sandwich, fruit & rodb20171207e salad with croutons, crunchy ranch chickpeas, mandarin oranges, ½ pint of milk


4:15pm - Scholastic Bowl Sangamo Conference Tournament @ Auburn – Bus leaves 3:00pm, please dismiss 2:55pm


6:00pm - Girls JV & Varsity Basketball vs Pleasant Plains High School


6:00pm - Varsity Wrestling vs Auburn/Taylorville @ Riverton – Bus leaves 3:30pm


Friday, December 8:


Lunch:  Stuffed cheese pizza or Pepperoni pizza, creamy coleslaw, buttered corn, sweetened strawberries, fresh-baked cookie, ½ pint of milk


Penny Drive Assembly Schedule


6:00pm - Boys JV & Varsity Basketball @ Pleasant Plains High School – Bus leaves 4:30pm


Saturday, December 9:


Community Food & Teen Gift Drive - Pick-Up Day


Sports Boosters Clothing Sale: Saturday, December 9 from 9:00am–2:00pm at Sherman Athletic Club.


WHS Madrigal Dinner and Tea - Dec. 9th (1PM - Tea / 6PM - Dinner)  


Varsity Cheerleading @ Peoria High School (ICCA Invite ) – Bus leaves 10:30am


11:45am Girls JV Basketball @ Taylorville JV Tournament – Bus leaves 10:15am


8:30am - Wrestling @ Porta High School (Porta Invite) – Bus leaves 5:45am


10:00am - Boys Freshman Basketball @ Maroa-Forsyth High School – Bus leaves 8:30am


General Announcements:


Juniors – Turn in class dues of $25.00 by to Mr. Martens

Sophomores – Turn in $20 class dues to Mr. Halford

Freshmen – Turn in $20 class dues to Mrs. Shade


The Lincoln Land Community College Foundation is currently accepting scholarship applications for the 2018-2019 academic year. Students considering or planning to attend LLCC beginning in fall 2018 are encouraged to apply. The deadline to apply is Mar. 1, 2018.   The online application is available at www.llccfoundation.org/scholarships. For more information, visit the website or contact Lori Smith, LLCC scholarship program coordinator, at 217-786-4502.


2nd Semester Schedule Changes:  If you need to make a schedule change for 2nd semester, please sign up in the Guidance office to schedule a future appointment.  The Guidance team will meet with students December 4th-15th. (Appointments will be made on a first come, first served basis.) 


SAT Math & SAT English Prep: Get a jump start of SAT prep-Playaway pre loaded tablets are available for check out from the Sherman Public Library. Info available on the guidance webpage. 


Sangamon CEO student application is now available at www.sangamonceo.com.  This program is a full year class open to 2019 SENIOR HS students. Current juniors should apply now. Interested students can learn more by visiting the website. The online application must be completed in full by 5 PM on March 15, 2018. Supporting documents can be found on the website. The direct link to the online application:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdcioARatKyU-hrGHPldqhqeWMznzq5XEwXrp1b9Lg2JyqDyw/viewform

Please see Mrs. Chladny if interested.


The 10th Annual Springfield Good as Gold Awards Ceremony will be held on April 23, 2018 at UIS. The program is looking for our nominations to a deserving volunteer for recognition at the ceremony. 

You can learn more about the nomination categories and access to the online nomination form at http://go.uis.edu/goodasgold.



Volunteers Hours Available

If anyone is interested, please see Mr. Martens.


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, 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.


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.