WHS Daily Bulletin

 

Thursday, September 6:

 

Lunch:  Soft taco or Crispy fish taco, salsa with tortilla chips, buttered corn, refried beans, shredded rodb20180906e lettuce, diced peaches, ½ pint of milk

 

Boys Basketball- There will be a meeting for any boys interested in trying out for basketball on Thursday in Coach Chladny’s room during the last 10 minutes of each lunch period. If you cannot make the meeting, please see Coach Beard.

 

Cancelled - Boys Varsity Golf

 

4:00pm - Girls Varsity Golf vs Pana/Springfield @ The Rail – Please dismiss at 3:00

 

5:00pm – Freshman, JV, Varsity Volleyball vs Riverton High School

 

6:00pm - Freshman Football @ Auburn High School - Bus leaves 4:35pm

 

Friday, September 7:

 

Lunch:  Cheese French bread pizza or Pepperoni French bread pizza, creamy tomato soup, apple cucumber salad, pineapple chunks, Chocolate Chex mix, ½ pint of milk

 

Yearbooks are In!  Members of the Class of 2018 can pick them up in the WHS Office.  If 2018 graduates have a sibling, yearbooks will be given to them to bring home today.  Anyone who still wants a yearbook can purchase them in the WHS Office for $58.

 

4:00pm - Boys Varsity Golf @ Plains/Greenview/Illini Central JV @ Country Hills – Bus leaves 2:45pm, please dismiss 2:35pm

 

7:00pm - Varsity Football vs Auburn High School

 

Cancelled - Boys Varsity Soccer @ Morton Invite

 

Saturday, September 8:

 

Girls Varsity Golf at Sangamo Conference Tournament @ Bunn Golf Course

 

Varsity Volleyball @ Mahomet Seymour Tournament

 

8:30am - Freshman Volleyball @ Sacred Heart - Griffin High School (SHG Freshman Tournament @ SHG West Campus)

 

9:00am - Cross Country @ First to the Finish @ Detweiller Park

 

9:00am - Boys Varsity Golf at Sangamo Conference Tournament @ Bunn Golf Course

 

9:00am - Girls Golf @ Lady Viper Tournament @ Terry Park in Palmyra

 

Cancelled - Boys Varsity Soccer @ Morton Soccer Invite

 

General Announcements:

 

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.

 

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. 

 

Vocal Music Boosters Meeting: Monday, Sept. 10th at 6:30pm in the WHS Teachers’ Lounge.  All JH and HS choir parents are encouraged to attend.

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Chess Club - Williamsville Public Library - every Thursday in September and October.  Adults or students can come in from 3:30-6:00pm on Thursdays to play chess!

 

3200782649_66af587d06[1]Cheer Camp - The WHS Cheerleaders will be holding their annual Fall cheer camp on Monday, September 17, at WHS from 5:30-7:30 pm. Come join them for a fun time of learning cheers and stunts! Those who attend the camp will then cheer at the home football game on Friday, September 21.  Camp forms can be found on the db20180906 page of the school website.

 

Are you a student who has volunteered over the past year? If so, apply for a 2019 award at spirit.prudential.com or nassp.org/spirit. Student application deadline: November 6, 2018. 

Any young volunteer in grades 5-12 are welcome to apply. 

 

Discover Duke--Duke admissions officers will present information and answer questions about the university, the admissions process, financial aid, and much more on Monday, September 10, 2018 at 6:30PM at St. Louis University High School. Please register at admiss.ugrad.duke.edu/discover-duke

 

The Coast Guard is Hiring! Do you think you have what it takes to save lives, bust drug traffickers, or protect the environment? Stop by the guidance office for an informational packet or visit the guidance webpage for more contact information. 

 

Youth & Government students: If your parents did not attend the meeting on Wednesday, please see Ms. Faloon-Sullivan for important information.

 

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.

 

SPORTS BOOSTERS — FOOTBALL CONCESSIONS

The Sports Boosters are looking for volunteers to help out with concessions during the home football games on Friday, September 7, 2018; Friday, September 21, 2018; Friday, October 5, 2018; and Friday, October 12, 2018.  They are looking for a few volunteers per game to wrap sandwiches during the game and to take trays through the stands selling hot dogs, popcorn, and water.

 

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’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. 

 

WILLIAMSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY AND MUSEUM — CHESS CLUB

The Williamsville Public Library and Museum is looking for volunteers with experience playing chess to assist younger and novice players learn the game during their Chess Club every Thursday during the months of September and October.  Volunteers can work from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. or from 4:30-5:30 p.m. during any of the available dates.