WHS Daily Bulletin


Monday, April 23:


Lunch:  Deep-dish pepperoni pizza or Big Daddy's cheese pizza, seasoned green beans, red pepper strips, diced pears, pudding cup, ˝ pint of milk


4:00pm - Girls Varsity Soccer vs Beardstown (Plains Tournament) – Bus leaves 2:30pm, please dismiss at 2:20pm


4:30pm - JV Baseball @ Riverton High School – Bus leaves 3:00pm, please dismiss 2:50pm


4:30pm - Varsity Softball vs Sacred Heart - Griffin High School


4:30pm - JV Softball @ Peoria Notre Dame High School– Bus leaves 2:30pm, please dismiss at 2:20pm


CANCELLED: JV Soccer @ Beardstown (Plains JV Tournament )


FREE SWING DANCE LESSONS: - WJHS Athletic Gym from 6:30-7:30pm.  All students and parents are welcome to join in the fun!


Tuesday, April 24:


Lunch:  Taco quesadillas or Nacho bites, sweet Mexican beans with tortilla chips, baby carrots, mandarin oranges, cinnamon grahams, ˝ pint of milk


4:00pm - Girls Varsity Soccer @ Lutheran High School (Plains Tournament ) – Bus leaves 2:30pm, please dismiss at 2:20pm


4:30pm - Varsity Baseball @ Stanford-Olympia High School – Bus leaves 2:40pm, please dismiss 2:30pm


4:30pm - JV Baseball vs Pleasant Plains High School


4:30pm - Varsity Softball @ Meridian High School (+JV) – Bus leaves 2:40pm, please dismiss 2:30pm


CANCELLED: Girls JV Soccer @ Riverton High School (Plains Tournament )


Wednesday, April 25:


Lunch:  Chicken pot pie over biscuit or Corn dog, tater tots, diced peaches, Cheez It crackers, ˝ pint of milk


8:30-11:30am - Student of the Year Interviews – All Student of the Month candidates will be interviewed in the db20180423 conference room next to the office. 


Save meeting moved to Thursday this week in Mrs. Lorton’s room after school.


CANCELLED: Girls JV Soccer @ Pleasant Plains High School (Plains JV Tournament )


5:45pm - Girls Varsity Soccer @ Athens High School (Plains Tournament) – Bus leaves 4:00pm


7:00pm - Varsity Baseball @ Illinois Valley Central High School – Bus leaves 5:00pm


Thursday, April 26:


Lunch:  Rotisserie-seasoned chicken or Buffalo popcorn chicken, honey wheat rolls, buttered corn, seasonal fresh fruit, ˝ pint of milk


4:30pm - JV Baseball @ Sacred Heart - Griffin High School – Bus leaves 3:00pm


4:30pm - Varsity Baseball vs Alton-Marquette Catholic


4:30pm - Varsity Softball vs Argenta-Oreana High School (Moved from 4-3-18)


Friday, April 27:


Lunch:  Turkey/ham/cheese sub sandwich or Hamburger stroganoff, buttered peas, warm cinnamon apples, dried fruit mix, cinnamon pretzel, ˝ pint of milk


4:30pm - JV Baseball vs Maroa-Forsyth High School


4:30pm - JV Softball @ Washington High School (Moved from 4-2-18) – Bus leaves 2:30pm, please dismiss at 2:20pm


4:30pm - Varsity Softball vs Rochester High School (Moved from 4-16-18)


Saturday, April 28:


TBA -Girls Varsity Soccer @ Plains Tournament


9:00am - Track & Field @ Carlinville High School (Carlinville Invite) – Bus leaves 7:00am


11:00am - Varsity Softball @ Tolono-Unity High School (+JV) – Bus leaves 8:30am


General Announcements:


Prom Reminder - Any student that is planning on attending prom, your class dues must be paid up!  See your class sponsors if you aren't sure if you've paid.


Library Books - The last day to check out books from the library will be Friday, May 4.  All books should be returned by May 18.


Jostens Graduation Order Delivery - Final payment must be paid to receive cap & gown.  Credit and debit payments can be accepted at the Jostens’ office by calling 217-483-8989.  The WHS Office is able to accept cash only payments.


Attention to students interested in healthcare careers-check out Memorial Health System's Hands-On-Healthcare program in partnership with SIU School of Medicine. Sessions occur monthly and are designed to allow participants the opportunity to engage with current healthcare professionals in interactive settings. Interested participants should register online https://jobs.choosememorial.org/students/hands-on-healthcare/     There is no charge to attend the program, however sessions are limited to 40. 


Congratulations to Thomas Sagins – March Student of the Month!


Congratulations to Mitch McCullar – April Student of the Month!


Congratulations to Mary Rose Henderson – May Student of the Month!


Boys Basketball Camp Information is available on the WHS webpage


The Sangamon County Fair Queen Scholarship Pageant will take place on Tuesday June 12th. The winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship and go on to compete in the Miss Illinois County Fair Queen Pageant in January. Contestants must be between the ages of 16-21 and a resident of Sangamon county. Go to www.sangcofair.com or call 217-899-2714 and ask for Cheryl for more information.

Caldwell Memorial Award is open to WHS seniors who show good citizenship and community involvement. Applicants should demonstrate patriotism and have an interest in arts, music, or culinary arts. Applications are available on the guidance webpage. Due May 7th


The Distinguished Young Women of Illinois is part of a nationwide program which awards scholarships for young women’s achievement. The program works with almost 100 colleges and universities across the country to provide opportunities for our participants to further their education. Interested juniors should visit  www.distinguishedYW.org 


The Sigma Phi Epsilon Balanced Man Scholarship is open to incoming male students at the University of Illinois.  More information and applications can be found at www.illinoissigeps.com/scholarships. Applications are due May 1st.

Horatio Alger Career and Technical Scholarship  seeks to assist students who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial need, commitment to pursue a career or degree, and desire to contribute to society. Find your application at: application.horatioalger.org Due June 15th


Volunteers Hours Available

If anyone is interested, please see Mr. Martens.


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


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, May 10, 2018; and Thursday, July 12, 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.