WHS Daily Bulletin

 

Wednesday, February 21:

 

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

 

Winter Formal 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. 

 

The SAVE meeting is cancelled for this week. See everyone next Wednesday after school.

 

Thursday, February 22:

 

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

 

Last Day to Buy for $5!!!  Winter Formal 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. 

 

7:00pm Mid-Winter Chorus Concert - District Fine Arts Center

 

Congratulations to Lilly Doneghue for advancing in the 3-Point Contest @ IHSA State!

 

Friday, February 23:

 

11:30 Dismissal

 

11:30am – Mandatory National Honor Society Meeting in Mr. Martens’ Room

 

7:00pm – IHSA Regional Championship in Auburn – WHS vs. TBA – Bus leaves 4:35 for 3 pt Shoot-out

 

Saturday, February 24:

 

FCCLA/FFA Winter Formal 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, the Guest Approval form must be filled out and turned in prior to purchasing a ticket.  For any questions, see Mrs. Matulevich.  

 

General Announcements:

 

The Illinois Heartland Decorative Artists have established a First Place $1000 scholarship and a Second Place $500 scholarship for a graduating senior who will attend an accredited art program. IHDA will also award $250 of art supplies to the FIRST Place student's high school art department, SECOND place student's high school art department will receive $125 in art supplies. Visit http://www.ihda.us/education.html to apply. Email questions to ihda.education@gmail.com

 

Seniors: Applications for the Orlene Drobish Moore scholarship (open only to WHS seniors) are available in the counseling office. Complete applications must be returned to the Guidance office on or before March 23rd

 

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

 

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 redb20180221 open until March 1st. Scholarship criteria and applications are available via the website www.cfll.org or by visiting the guidance department website.

 

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! 

 

Jostens Graduation Order Delivery will be Tuesday, March 13th during lunch.  Final payment must be paid to receive cap & gown.

 

The Illinois Heartland Decorative Artists have established a First Place $1000 scholarship and a Second Place $500 scholarship for a graduating senior who will attend an accredited art program. IHDA will also award $250 of art supplies to the FIRST Place student's high school art department, SECOND place student's high school art department will receive $125 in art supplies. Visit http://www.ihda.us/education.html to apply. Email questions to ihda.education@gmail.com

 

Scholarship Opportunity for Seniors: The Townships of Illinois will be issuing 7-$1,500 scholarships. The link to the application can be found at www.toi.org or by visiting the guidance webpage. Any questions may be directed to TOI at 217-744-2212 or olivia@toi.org. Please mail your completed application, postmarked no later than March 1, 2018

 

Are you interested in using technology to create business solutions? Millikin University's Tabor School of Business could be your perfect fit.  -Website with info and registration link: http://bit.ly/2nRnJnX -Registration is Friday (2/23) at 5PM, overnight stay on campous is recommended -THIS IS COMPLETELY FREE! Information Systems & Emerging Technology Summit February 23 – 24 Location: Millikin's campus.  Campus meals and housing are included

 

Reminder to seniors: Menard Electric Scholarship Program is offering: One $1,000 scholarship to a 4-year college or university, One $500 scholarship to a 2-year community college and 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. 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. Deadline to apply is approaching March 1st 2018.     

 

S.A.V.E. Club wants to invite everyone to congratulate Paige McKinnery on winning the kindness week contest. She will receive a gift card to Casey's. Thank you to everyone that participated!!

 

Bullet Basketball senior guard, Casey Tuttle has advanced to the quarterfinals in the fan voting competition for the American Family Insurance 3-Point Championships. During voting in round one, Casey had the largest margin of victory across all eight matchups. He is now one step closer to earning the final spot in the 2018 American Family Insurance 3-Point Championship and compete in the finals at the NCAA Final Four in San Antonio, TX later this Spring.  In order for Casey to advance to the finals in San Antonio, we still need your help! Voting for the quarterfinals starts today, Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 12:00 pm CST by going to www.amfam.com/fanvote and then clicking on Boy’s 3-Point link in the upper right hand corner of the page. You will still be limited to one vote per device per calendar day for each head-to-head bracket matchup. Once the clock hits midnight, you are free to vote again for that next day.  Voting for the quarterfinals will be open from February 21, 2018 through February 28, 2018.

 

Bowling Party @ King Pin Lanes - Sunday, March 4th – 9pm – 11pm  There’s no school Monday so join us for some fun! Unlimited bowling including shoe rental is $15.  Everyone is invited.  Lanes can hold 5-6 people. This event is sponsored by the Band Boosters.  Forms are available in the office to reserve your lane. You can also register at the door starting at 8:30 pm as long as lanes are still available. Only cash or checks made out to Williamsville Band Boosters will be accepted.  Any questions?  Email bulletbandboosters@gmail.com

 

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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.  The last upcoming meeting date is 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

 

Habitat for Humanity of Sangamon County — Scrapbooking Fundraiser - is looking for volunteers to help set-up and tear down for their Scrapbooking Fundraiser at the Sherman United Methodist Church.  They need help setting up on Friday, February 23, 2018, from 6:00-9:00 p.m., and tearing down on Saturday, February 24, 2018, from 8:00-11:00 p.m.  Please see Mr. Martens if you are interested or have any other questions.

 

Williamsville’s Healthy Kids’ Running Series – Spring Series- 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 April 8 to May 6.  Volunteers would need to be at the park from about 3:30-5:30 p.m.  Please see Mr. Martens if you are interested or have any other questions.