WHS Daily Bulletin

 

Tuesday, September 11:

 

Remember the fallen heroes of 9-11-01:  On this date in 2001 beginning at about 8:45 am, a series of terrorist attacks destroyed the twin towers of the World Trade Center and severely damaged the Pentagon. Commercial airliners were hijacked and flown directly into the three buildings. On this day we remember our fallen American heroes who tragically died as a result of these attacks. Thank you for your support and also honoring our fallen.

 

Lunch:  Cheese ravioli, cheeseburger, grilled chicken sandwich, and SunWise sandwich.  (Lunch menu changed due to gas leak)

 

4:00pm - Girls Golf vs Porta/Auburn/Springfield @ Lincoln Greens – Bus leaves 2:15, please dismiss 2:05pm

 

4:30pm - Boys Varsity Soccer vs Peoria Christian High School (+JV)

 

5:00pm - Boys Golf vs Greenview/Marao/Plains @ The Rail

 

5:00pm – Freshman, JV, Varsity Volleyball @ Porta Jr/Sr High School – Bus leaves 4:00pm

 

FFA Labor Auction

 

Wednesday, September 12:

 

Lunch:  Taco quesadillas or Toasted cheese sandwich, chicken fajita soup, baby carrots, cinnamon applesauce, grape juice cup, ½ pint of milk

 

4:00pm - Boys Golf vs Hartsburg-Emden High School @ North Greens-Atlanta

 

6:00pm - Financial Aid Night – WHS Cafeteria

 

Youth & Government meeting for all members from 6-7 pm in Room 101

 

Thursday, September 13:

 

Lunch:  Pasta with meat sauce or Italian meatball sandwich, fruit & rodb20180911e salad with croutons, crunchy ranch chickpeas, mandarin oranges, ½ pint of milk

 

4:00pm - Girls Golf vs Auburn/Porta/Rochester @ The Rail

 

4:30pm - Boys Golf vs Auburn High School (JV )

 

4:30pm - Boys Varsity Soccer @ Pleasant Plains High School (+JV)

 

5:00pm – Freshman, JV, Varsity Volleyball vs Maroa-Forsyth High School

6:00pm - Freshman Football vs Maroa-Forsyth High School

 

Friday, September 14:

 

Lunch:  Stuffed cheese pizza and turkey sandwich wrap., creamy coleslaw, buttered corn, fresh fruit, fresh-baked cookie, ½ pint of milk

 

Jostens will be here at lunch – $60 deposit - Any questions?  Call 217-483-8989

·      Sophomores – time to order rings! 

·      Seniors – last day to order graduation caps & gowns. 

 

TBA - Varsity Volleyball @ Mt. Pulaski Tournament

 

3:30pm - Girls Golf vs Sacred Heart - Griffin High School (@ The Rail )

 

7:00pm - Varsity Football @ Maroa-Forsyth High School

 

Saturday, September 15:

 

Varsity Volleyball @ Mt. Pulaski Tournament

 

TBA -JV Volleyball @ Lutheran High School (Lutheran JV Tournament)

 

9:00am - Boys Golf @ West Central Tournament @ Plum Creek

 

9:00am - JV Soccer vs Williamsville JV Tournament

 

10:00am - Cross Country @ Dunlap High School

 

General Announcements:

 

Parent Teacher Conferences are taking place November 8 and 9.  On November 8, students will be dismissed from school at 11:30.  Conferences take place from 12:30–3:30pm, 4:00-8:00 pm.  On November 9, there will be no student attendance.  Conferences take place from 8:00 am to 11:00 am.  Sign-ups will be available October 1.

 

768px-Chess_cdt45.svg[1]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 db20180911 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. 

 

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. 

 

Congratulations to the following Freshman Class Officers:

·         Ross Bodine (President)

·         Addison Lopian (Vice-President)

·         Claire Ibbotson (Secretary)

·         Hunter Moser (Treasurer)

 

Boy Scout Car Wash - The Sherman & Williamsville Boy Scout Troop 330 will be hosting a car wash on Saturday, September 16, from 8:00am to 11:00 am in the United Community Bank’s Community Center parking lot in Sherman.  The funds raised will be used to help defer the cost of the scouts’ numerous camping and high adventure trips over the course of the coming year.  We hope you can support us and bring us a dirty car to wash! 

 

Mark your calendars – Sports Boosters Homecoming Parade - The date of the parade is Sunday, September 30th.  The lineup will start at 3:00 and the parade will kick off at 4:00.  The parade will follow the same route as previous years - taking off from the High School lots, winding through town and ending up behind WJHS.  This year’s homecoming theme is “Sit back, relax, and enjoy the show”.

 

Volunteer Information

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

 

SPORTS BOOSTERS — FOOTBALL CONCESSIONS

The Sports Boosters are looking for volunteers to help out with concessions during the home football games on 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.

 

SPORTS BOOSTERS — HOMECOMING PARADE

The Sports Boosters are looking for some volunteers to help direct students once they are dropped off for the Homecoming Parade on Sunday, September 30, 2018.  Volunteers will need to report at 2:30 p.m. and will be needed for approximately an hour.  

 

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.

 

ST. JOHN VIANNEY — FALL FEST

St. John Vianney needs volunteers for their Fall Fest on Sunday, September 16, 2018.  They are looking for volunteers to help serve meals, work children’s games, etc.  Volunteers will need to work from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.