WHS Daily Bulletin

 

Nominations for Homecoming Court will take place this week.  See Mrs. Walsh to get your name on the ballot!

 

Tuesday, September 18:

 

Lunch:  Mini corn dogs, sweet baked beans, cherry tomatoes, diced pears, Chocolate Gripz snack, ½ pint of milk

 

4:00pm - Boys Varsity Golf vs Hart-Em/Pittsfield @ The Rail

 

4:30pm - Boys Varsity, JV Soccer @ North-Mac (@ NMUSA Soccer Fields in Virden) – Bus leaves at 2:40, please dismiss at 2:30pm

 

5:00pm – Freshman, JV, Varsity Volleyball vs North-Mac - WHITE OUT is the theme for Tuesday's volleyball match vs. North Mac.  Free t-shirts will be given to those in attendance.

 

Order your 2018 Homecoming and Chamber T-shirts NOW!! Order forms are outside Mrs. Walsh's room (216).  Orders will be taken through Tuesday, September 18.  $10 each or one of each for $18.

 

The yearbook class will be selling copies of the 2018 yearbook during lunches this week.  The class will also be taking orders for the 2019 yearbook.  Both books cost $58.  Checks should be made out to WHS.

 

Registration has been extended for any juniors interested in signing up for the PSAT/NMSQT that will be held on October 10. Please bring $16 to the guidance office to register. A limited number of tests are available. 

 

Wednesday, September 19:

 

Lunch:  Hot ham & cheese sandwich or Shredded BBQ chicken sandwich, buttered corn, red pepper strips, pineapple chunks, ½ pint of milk

 

4:00pm - Girls Varsity Golf vs Rushville/Waverly @ The Rail

 

Youth & Government meeting from 6-7 p.m. in Ms. Faloon-Sullivan's room. We will be hearing from nominees for local offices and voting, as well as choosing bill groups, and LA topics and researching lobbyist organizations.

 

Thursday, September 20:

 

Lunch:  Hamburger horseshoe or Maid Rite sandwich, soft pretzel, baked fries, buttered broccoli, diced peaches, ½ pint of milk

 

4:00pm - Boys Varsity Golf vs Lanphier/Lincoln/Taylorville @ The Rail

 

4:30pm - JV Soccer vs Chatham-Glenwood High (Fresh/Soph)

 

6:00pm - Freshman Football @ North-Mac (@ Girard) – Bus leaves 4:25pm

 

Friday, September 21:

 

Lunch:  Chicken tender salad or Chili cheese wrap, soft dinner roll, buttered peas, celery sticks with Sun Butter, seasonal fresh fruit, ½ pint of milk

 

4:00pm - Boys Golf vs Chatham/Lincoln/Springfield JV @ The Rail

 

7:00pm - Varsity Football vs North-Mac

 

Saturday, September 22:

 

Varsity Volleyball - Sangamon County Tournament

 

9:45am - Cross Country vs Springfield High School @ Lincoln Park


10:00am - Boys Varsity, JV Soccer vs St. Thomas More HS

 

11:00am - Boys Varsity Golf @ Sangamon County Tournament @ Lincoln Greens – Bus leaves 9:45am

 

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.

 

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”.

 

Youth & Government nominations for WHS Y&G officers (President, Vice-President, Secretary-Treasurer) will redb20180918 open until 3:30 p.m. Monday, 9/17. See Ms. Faloon-Sullivan to make a nomination. Election will be held at the Meeting on Wednesday, 9/19 (6-7 p.m.)

 

United States Senate Youth Government Hearst Scholarship ($10,000):  Open to current juniors and seniors.  Deadline to apply is October 3, 2018.  For more information go to:  https://www.isbe.net/Pages/United-States-Senate-Youth-Program-Hearst-Scholarship.aspx

 

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 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 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.