WHS Daily Bulletin


Wednesday, May 2:


Lunch:  Chicken fajita or Soft taco, buttered corn, cowboy caviar, ˝ pint of milk


Beat the Blah’s Week – PJ Day


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


4:30pm - JV Baseball @ Chatham-Glenwood High School – Bus leaves 2:55pm, please dismiss 2:45pm


4:30pm - Girls Varsity Soccer @ Sacred Heart - Griffin High School (+JV) – Bus leaves 3:00, please dismiss at 2:50pm


4:30pm - Varsity Softball vs Pleasant Plains High School


Student dance only tickets for the Jazz Dinner on May 5th will be available to purchase during both lunch shifts Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday this week. They are $5 and include a cupcake. Dance only tickets will not be admitted until 6:30 pm after dinner is served.


Thursday, May 3:


Lunch: Hot dog or Toasted cheese sandwich, homemade chili, mini saltine crackers, baby carrots, pineapple chunks, ˝ pint of milk


Beat the Blah’s Week – Meme Day


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


Voting for prom court will be this Thursday in Government classes.


Prom tickets will go on sale this Friday, May 4 at lunch and will be sold the next week through Thursday, May 10.  The cost is $25 per person. NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DANCE!!


Friday, May 4:


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


Beat the Blah’s Week – Jersey Day


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.


3:30pm – Juniors - NHS Service Form and Dues - Due by 3:30pm today


4:00pm -Track & Field @ Sangamon County Meet @ Athens – Bus leaves 2:45pm, please dismiss at 2:35pm


4:30pm - Varsity Softball vs Tri-City High School (Moved from 4-9-18) (+JV)


Saturday, May 5:


Williamsville Jazz Dinner @ WJHS Gym


10:00am - Varsity Baseball @ Southeast High School (DH) – Bus leaves 8:30am


10:00am - JV Baseball vs St. Teresa High School (DH)


12:00pm - Varsity Softball @ Champion Fields in Normal, IL (+JV)– Bus leaves 8:00am


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 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 


Williamsville Junior Football Association provides scholarships to those who have participated in the WJFL and graduate from WHS. Applicants must have good character, good citizenship, and demonstrate need for financial assistance. Find an application above in the file(s) to download section. EXTENDED DEADLINE TO MAY 7th. 


AUDITIONS  for the 2018 Madrigal Ensemble will be Monday May 7th from 3:30-7:30PM.  Stop by the choir room to:

·      Pick up an audition packet

·      Grab a CD with practice tracks

·      Sign-up for your audition time

All audition materials are also available online at


Congratulations to the Scholastic Bowl team for getting 3rd in Nationals!


Congratulations to Lizzie Bleyer – 1st in State for Headline Writing!


Congratulations to Coldin Calvert – 4th in State for Yearbook Caption Writing!


Vocal Music Boosters - last meeting of the year will be Monday May 7th at 6:30 in the HS teachers’ workroom.


Prom Info:


Voting for prom court will be this Thursday in Government classes.


Prom tickets will go on sale this Friday, May 4 at lunch and will be sold the next week through Thursday, May 10.  The cost is $25 per person. NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DANCE!!


In order to receive a ticket, all class dues need to be up-to-date.  See your class sponsor if you are unsure.


Promenade will be at 4:30 on Saturday, May 12.  Doors will open at 3:30.  Students will line up on a first come, first to line up basis.


Promenade forms will be at the tables where prom tickets are sold. 


Fall Sports Parent/Athlete Night scheduled for Monday, May 21, 2018, 5:00 PM


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.


Memorial Day - the Village of Williamsville is looking for volunteers to help put flags on the graves of veterans on Saturday, May 26, 2018.  They are looking for four volunteers.  Volunteers will meet with Mayor Tom Yokley at McDonald's at 8:00 a.m. and will be needed for about 3 hours.  Please see Mr. Martens if you are interested or have any other questions.