WHS Daily Bulletin

 

Monday, September 24:

 

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

 

Homecoming Court Voting – Resource teachers will take class to the Library to have them vote for court.

 

Seniors – If you haven’t ordered a cap & gown for graduation, please pick up an order form in the office.  You cannot buy these items online and the price will go up.  Order soon!  Any questions, please call Jostens at 217-483-8989.

 

Varsity Volleyball hosts Sangamon County Tournament

 

4:00pm - Boys Varsity Golf vs North Mac/Mt. Pulaski/Plains @ The Rail

 

4:00pm - Girls Varsity Golf @ Chatham/Porta/Pittsfield @ Country Hills – Bus leaves 2:15pm

 

4:30pm - Boys Varsity, JV Soccer vs Riverton High School

 

6:00pm - JV Football @ Chatham-Glenwood High School – Bus leaves 4:45pm

 

Tuesday, September 25:

 

Lunch:  Chicken nuggets, fresh dinner roll, baked sweet potato OR mashed potato, chicken gravy, seasoned green beans, rosy applesauce, ½ pint of milk

 

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

 

4:30pm - Boys Varsity, JV Soccer vs Warrensburg-Latham High School – Senior Night!

 

Wednesday, September 26:

 

Lunch:  Soft taco or Crispy fish taco, salsa with tortilla chips, buttered corn, refried beans, shredded rodb20180921e lettuce, diced peaches, ½ pint of milk

 

Homecoming Voting for King & Queen – Resource teachers will take class to the Library to have them vote for HC King & Queen.

 

Thursday, September 27:

 

Lunch:  BBQ beef rib sandwich or Cheesy garlic flatbread, buttered peas, diced pears, pudding cup, ½ pint of milk

 

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

 

4:30pm - Boys Varsity, JV Soccer vs Athens Jr/Sr High School

 

6:00pm - Freshman Football vs Pleasant Plains High School

 

6:00pm - JV & Varsity Volleyball @ Hartsburg-Emden High School – Bus leaves 4:40pm

 

Friday, September 28: Student Council Paints the School Purple – HOCO Kickoff!

 

Lunch:  Teriyaki chicken or Popcorn chicken with orange sauce (optional), brown rice pilaf, teriyaki vegetables, baby carrots, mandarin oranges, animal crackers, ½ pint of milk

 

7:00pm - Varsity Football @ Pleasant Plains High School – Bus leaves 4:50pm

 

Saturday, September 29:

 

7:00am - Girls Varsity Golf @ Auburn Ryder Invite @ Edgewood – Bus leaves 5:15am

 

8:30am - Boys Varsity Golf @ Taylorville High Invite – Bus leaves 6:45am

 

8:30am - Boys JV Soccer @ Jacksonville JV Tournament – Bus leaves 7:00am

 

9:30am - Cross Country @ Jacksonville High School – Bus leaves 7:00am

 

Sunday, September 29:

 

4:00pm - Sports Boosters' Homecoming Parade - The lineup at WHS will start at 3:00 and the parade will kick off at 4:00.  The parade will follow the same route as previous years.

 

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.

 

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

 

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. 

 

Job Opporunity – China King in Sherman is looking for a part-time employee. Hours would be 5-7 pm Tuesday –Friday.  Stop by China King for more information or to fill out an application.

 

Pink-Out Orders – The Sports Boosters will be handing out the orders at Carter Bros Lumber 8:00am-2:00pm & at BulletsGear Trailer at Soccer Field 3:30pm – end of game

 

Congratulations to the following 2018-2019 WHS Youth & Government officers: President, Bill Spaniol; Vice-President, Providence Andrews; and Secretary-Treasurer, Madie Ratliff. Great job to all the candidates who ran for office!  Reminder that the next meeting will be Monday, Sept. 24 from 6-7, and bill groups need to get Bill Title forms in ASAP- these must be seen by Ms. F-S before they are submitted online.

 

Dress Up Days – Homecoming Week – October 1-4:

·      Monday – Movie Monday – Dress as your favorite movie character

·      Tuesday – WHS on the Red Carpet – Dress the part of appearing on the red carpet

·      Wednesday – Dress as your Hallway

·      Thursday – Class Color Day – Fresh: Orange, Soph: Royal Blue, Juniors: Red, Seniors: Neon Pink, Black , Camo

 

Homecoming Week Activities:.

·      Monday – Tug of War – Freshman vs. Juniors, Dodgeball – Sophomores vs. Seniors

·      Tuesday – Tug of War – Sophomores vs. Seniors, Dodgeball- Freshman vs. Juniors

·      Wednesday – Tug of War & Dodgeball – Monday vs. Tuesday Winners

·      Thursday – A special presentation for the students – Mr. Furlow will announce soon

 

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, 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.  

FRIENDS OF SHERMAN LIBRARY – SHERMAN LIBRARY BOOK SALE

The Friends of the Sherman Library are looking for volunteers to assist with setting up for their Sherman Library Book Sale by helping transfer the books from the shed at Sherman Library to the location of the sale at Seaney’s Greenhouse.  Volunteers would be needed for either Tuesday, October 2, or Wednesday, October 3, 2018, from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.

 

ILLINOIS PRINCIPALS ASSOCIATION – 5K AT THE FALL CONFERENCE

The Illinois Principals Association is looking for volunteers to assist with their 5K race at their Fall Conference.  The run/walk will take place at Washington Park on Sunday, October 21, 2018, and volunteers would be needed from 9:15 a.m. until 12:15 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.

 

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 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.