WHS Daily Bulletin


Wednesday, January 31:


Lunch:  Chicken fajita or Soft taco, buttered corn, cowboy caviar with tortilla chips, diced peaches, ½ pint of milk


Spring Parent-Athlete Night – January 31st – 6:00 PM – WHS Gym


Thursday, February 1:


Lunch:  Baked cheese spaghetti or Cheese breadsticks with marinara sauce, sweetened sliced carrots, diced pears, chocolate Chex mix, ½ pint of milk


Rich Johnson, Director of the Sangamon CEO program, will be here from 11:45-1pm on Thursday, February 1, during both lunch shifts to talk to interested students.


4:30pm - Scholastic Bowl vs Franklin/Lincoln (+JV)


6:00pm - Boys Freshman Basketball vs Lincoln High School (@ Williamsville Junior High )


6:00pm - Girls JV & Varsity Basketball vs North-Mac


Friday, February 2:


Lunch:  Hot dog or Toasted cheese sandwich, homemade chili, mini saltine crackers, baby carrots, mixed fruit, ½ pint of milk


6:00pm - Boys JV & Varsity Basketball vs Argenta-Oreana High School


Saturday, February 3:


TBA -Wrestling @ IHSA Regional @ Jacksonville High School


9:00am - Girls JV Basketball @ Riverton High School (Tri-City/Sangamon Valley Freshman Shootout) – Bus leaves 8:00am


10:00am - Boys Freshman Basketball @ Chatham-Glenwood High School – Bus leaves 8:45am


1:00pm - Girls JV Basketball @ Tri-City High School (Tri-City/Sangamon Valley Freshman Shootout)


2:00pm - Boys JV & Varsity Basketball @ Downs Tri-Valley High School – Bus leaves 12:15pm


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


Track Polar Runs/Conditioning will meet in the cafeteria. They will be held on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays until practices begin.


Spring Parent-Athlete Night – January 31st – 6:00 PM


Attention Seniors: 30 scholarship opportunities are available through the Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln and the application process is NOW OPEN and will redb20180131 open until March 1st. Scholarship criteria and applications are available via the website www.cfll.org or by visiting the guidance department website.


Scottish Rite Scholarship applications are available. The link to the application can be found on the guidance webpage or by visiting https://www.aasr-spi.org/   Applications may be printed, filled out, and returned the address on the application. Deadline to apply is April 1, 2018. 


Sign up the WHS SAT Prep Classes:  Complete a form and return it to the Guidance office with the $50 registration fee by February 9. Mr. Kershaw and the Guidance Office has registration forms.  Please make checks payable to Williamsville High School. Classes will be:


February, 23rd, Friday 1pm-4pm: Practice SAT

March 8th, Thursday 5pm-8pm: Math

March 10th, Saturday 9am-12pm: Math

March 28th, Wednesday 5pm-8pm: English


Fight for Air Climb (service hours opportunity) Earn service hours and have fun while supporting the American Lung Association at the Springfield Fight for Air Climb on February 25th! Register to join the WHS team, led by Julia Kienzler (Blood, Sweat, and Stairs). To register go online or contact Julia for more details! 


Sharon Miller Memorial Scholarship applications are available in the Counseling Department to seniors who will be majoring in education.  Graduates who are currently in college majoring in education are also eligible to apply. The due date for the scholarship application is April 6, 2018.  Only the scholarship applications that contain all of the information requested will be considered for selection. Recipients of the scholarship will be notified in May and will receive $1000.


New scholarship opportunity for students from Menard Electric Cooperative:

·         One $1,000 scholarship to a 4-year college or university

·         One $500 scholarship to a 2-year community college

·         One $500 scholarship to an accredited technical school

·         One winner will be selected from among those three scholarship winners to attend the Youth to Washington Tour June 8-15, 2018 (See details on the tour below).

Applicants must be a high school senior and their parent/legal guardian must be a Menard Electric Cooperative member with their primary residence or business served by the cooperative. Applicants should be available to attend the Youth To Washington Tour June 8-15, 2018. Applications are available in the Counseling Department or can also be downloaded at www.menard.com.

Applications are due March 1, 2018.


Polly W. Roesch scholarship applications are available.  This year, the award will be for $2,500.00 per year or $1,250.00 per semester.  This scholarship is available to a Sangamon County, Illinois, student who will seek to obtain higher education in vocal music in the performing arts and educational majors with concentration in vocal music.


Temporary part-time help needed at the new tax office in Sherman.  Good oral and written communication skills, an aptitude for numbers are required, accounting background and/or coursework would be helpful.  All training is provided.  Contact Pam Kovacevich at 217-725-9170 with questions or reply to shermantax@casscomm.com.


The FCCLA/FFA Winter Formal will be held Saturday, February 24th at the WIlliamsville High School Gym from 8-11 pm.  Tickets are $5 each and will be sold during lunch the week prior to the dance February 19th through the 22nd.  Tickets will be $20 each at the door the night of the dance.  If students are bringing dates from other schools their form must be filled out and turned in prior to purchasing a ticket.  For any questions see Mrs. Matulevich.  


Come support the scholastic bowl team at the Chick-fil-A Spirit Night on February 5th from 4:00-7:00pm. 20% of all purchases made with fliers will be donated to the team. See Mr. Trimpe or Senora Vicich for a flier. 


Job Opportunity:  IGA in Riverton is looking to hire-position would be after school and some weekends. If interested, apply in person at the store. 



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 on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at Erin’s Pavilion at 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. 

Williamsville High School — Boys’ Basketball Clean-Up - For anyone needing community service hours, the custodians at Williamsville High School are looking for assistance cleaning out the bleachers after the home boys’ basketball games.  They are looking for a couple of volunteers per game, and while you will probably be needed for less than an hour, you will earn an hour of community service.  Please see Mr. Martens if you are interested or have any other questions.

After-Prom Committee — Cookie Sales at Boys’ Basketball - For anyone needing community service hours, the After-Prom Committee is looking for assistance with their cookie sales during the home boys’ basketball games.  They are looking for a couple of volunteers per game, and will be needed from 5:45-7:15 p.m. and 7:15-8:45 p.m.  Please see Mr. Martens if you are interested or have any other questions.