WHS Daily Bulletin

 

Welcome Back to WHS!

 

Friday, August 24:

 

Lunch:  Mozzarella sticks with marinara sauce or Cheese ravioli in marinara sauce, garlic breadstick, sweetened sliced carrots, diced pears, ½ pint of milk

 

Pick up Athletic Passes Today:  Sidney Craig, Hanalyn Girard, William Kistner, Audra Koechle, Isabella Lang, Iverson Miles, Hunter Moser, Dillon Mullins, Scott O’Conner, Graziella Pensabene, Madisyn Sloman, Chet Warnisher, Sophia Zinn

 

Cancelled - Boys Golf @ Maroa/Tri-Valley @ Hickory Point – Bus leaves 2:10, please dismiss at 2:00pm

 

7:00pm - Varsity Football vs Athens HS – Friday Night Rivals Televised Game

 

Saturday, August 25:

 

8:30am - Boys Golf @ Greenview Invite – Bus leaves 6:30am

 

11:15am - Freshman Football @ New Berlin Jamboree – Bus leaves 9:30am

 

11:30am - Girls Golf Meet – Bus leaves 9:30am

 

General Announcements:

 

Picture Day Schedule:  August 27, 2017 – Pictures start at 7:30am

 

Seniors – Jostens Order Day will be Tuesday, August 28, at lunch.  Bring your form filled out with a $60 down payment.

 

The first SAVE Club meeting will be in Mrs. Lorton's room (203) Wednesday after school. We will discuss meetings schedule, parade float, and Start With Hello campaign. The meeting will last until 4 p.m. and snacks will be provided.

 

Youth & Government:  Organizational meeting for WHS Youth & Government will be Monday, Aug. 27 from 6-7 pm in Ms. Faloon-Sullivan's room (101).

 

Attention Senior Athletes! Apply today for your chance to wind a $5,000 Wendy's Heisman Scholarship. Visit wendysheisman.com to apply. Deadline: October 17, 2018.

 

After-School Babysitting Job Posting: Sherman family looking for a part-time babysitter to watch 3 boys from 4-7pm Monday-Friday. Duties would include: playing with the boys, helping with homework, making dinner, light housework (laundry, picking up and dishes) and possible running errands when needed.  We pay $10/hr and mileage (0.54/mile).  Please see the Guidance Office for contact information if interested

 

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Illinois is looking for students to be part of their Teen Council program. The council consists of area high school students who raise awareness and advocate for the mission of RMH. There are monthly meetings throughout the school year in Springfield and you will need to attend an orientation on September 9. This is a volunteer position and is a one-year commitment. You must be at least a sophomore to apply.   

 

For more information, please see the Guidance Department. 

 

 

Volunteer Information

Please see Mr. Martens if you are interested in any of these opportunities

 

WILLIAMSVILLE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION – WILLIAMSVILLE FALL FESTIVAL

The Williamsville Community Foundation is sponsoring the Williamsville Fall Festival on Saturday, September 8, 2018.  They are looking for volunteers to help set up tents and unload vendors from approximately 6:30-9:00 a.m., to assist with the bingo games from 10:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., and to help work the obstacle course from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

 

WILLIAMSVILLE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION – QUARTER AUCTIONS

The Williamsville Community Foundation is looking for volunteers to assist with their Quarter Auctions to benefit different charities.  They need help on the second Thursday of every month from 5:30-8:30 p.m. to work concessions during the auctions and on the Wednesday before the auctions from 5:00-6:00 p.m. to set up chairs and tables.  The Quarter Auctions will take place at the Williamsville Community Center.

 

SENIOR SERVICES OF CENTRAL ILLINOIS — ILLINOIS SENIOR OLYMPIC GAMES

Senior Services of Central Illinois is looking for volunteers to help with the Illinois Senior Olympic Games.  The games will be held from Thursday, September 13, to Sunday, September 16, and Wednesday, September 19, to Sunday, September 23, 2018.  They are looking for volunteers to help with check-in, to pass out t-shirts and medals, and to help keep score and monitor many different events, including pickleball, table tennis, shuffleboard, swimming, bowling, horseshoes, 5k and 10k road races, track and field, etc.  Each of the events are held at various times and at various locations around Springfield.  The biggest need would be for volunteers to help with swimming, which will be held at the Eisenhower Pool on Saturday, September 22, 2018, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., and track and field, which will be held at Memorial Stadium on Sunday, September 23, 2018, from 8:30 to 11:00 a.m. for the field events and from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for the track events. 

 

LINCOLN HOME NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE — CANDLELIGHT AT THE NEW SALEM STATE PARK

The Lincoln Home National Historic Site needs volunteers to help prepare for their popular event known as Candlelight at the New Salem State Park.  Volunteers will need to work from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (noon) and will be cleaning lanterns, placing candles inside lanterns, picking up trash in the campground and alongside Route 97, and collecting fallen branches and raking leaves inside the village.  Items such as trash bags and trash grabbers will be provided.

 

LINCOLN MEMORIAL GARDENS – INDIAN SUMMER FESTIVAL

Lincoln Memorial Gardens is having their Indian Summer Festival on Saturday, October 6, 2018, and Sunday, October 7, 2018.  Volunteers will most likely be helping in the Children’s Area working with the crafts and games, and shifts are from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and from 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. both days.

 

CAPITOL RADIO GROUP—ZOOLIE GHOULIE AT HENSON ROBINSON ZOO

The Capitol Radio Group is sponsoring Zoolie Ghoulie at Henson Robinson Zoo from 4:00-8:00 p.m. on Friday, October 26, 2018, and 1:00-5:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 27, and Sunday, October 28, 2018.  Volunteers will be passing out candy in the safe trick-or-treating event inside the zoo gates or working in the carnival area.  Volunteers are also encouraged—but not required—to dress in costumes if they can.

 

ABRAHAM LINCOLN PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM – SPOOKTACULAR EVENING WITH ABE

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield is looking for volunteers to assist with their Spooktacular Evening with Abe.  Volunteers will be needed to operate family-friendly games on Saturday, October 20, 2018, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

 

SHERMAN HOLIDAY WONDERLAND

Volunteers are being sought to assist with the Sherman Holiday Wonderland, which will be hosted at the Sherman Athletic Club on Sunday, November 18, 2018.  Proceeds from the Sherman Holiday Wonderland are put toward the Sharon Miller Scholarship.  Volunteers will be needed on Sunday, November 18, 2018, helping set-up for the event from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m., helping vendors unload from 7:00 to 10:00 a.m., and working the Welcome Table from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 12:30 to 3:00 p.m.

 

ABRAHAM LINCOLN PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM – FUN FROSTY FRIDAY

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield is looking for volunteers to assist with their Fun Frosty Friday.  Volunteers will be needed to operate family-friendly games on Friday, November 23, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

 

WILLIAMSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL — CLEAN-UP FOR BOYS’ BASKETBALL GAMES

The custodians at Williamsville High School are looking for assistance cleaning out the bleachers after the home boys’ basketball games on Friday, November 30; Saturday, December 1; Tuesday, December 4; Friday, December 7; Friday, December 14; Tuesday, January 15; Tuesday, January 22; Saturday, February 2; Friday, February 8; and Friday, February 15.  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.

 

ABRAHAM LINCOLN PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM – HISTORY DETECTIVE

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield is looking for volunteers to assist as a History Detective.  Volunteers will be needed to facilitate a children’s scavenger hunt in the museum during Winter Break in December and Summer Break in June and July.  Volunteers will need to work a four-hour shift, either from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. or from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., on any day of their choice during those timeframes.

 

WILLIAMSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL — WINTER CHOIR CONCERT

The Vocal Music Boosters need volunteers at the Winter Choir Concert on Wednesday, December 5, 2018.  Volunteers will need to work from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and will be plating the cheesecake during the choir concert and serving it immediately after the concert.

 

WILLIAMSVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH — BACK TO SCHOOL BASH

The Williamsville United Methodist Church needs volunteers for their Back to School Bash on Sunday, August 26, 2018.  Volunteers will need to work from 12:30-3:30 p.m.

 

WILLIAMSVILLE’S HEALTHY KIDS’ RUNNING SERIES

Williamsville’s Healthy Kids’ Running Series is looking for volunteers 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 September 16, 23, and 30, and October 7 and 14.  Volunteers would need to be at the park from about 3:15-5:45 p.m.  They would also like volunteers to help run a few “healthy activities,” like jump rope, and to hand out fliers and stickers, etc.