WHS Daily Bulletin

 

S.A.V.E. Club will be collecting donations for individuals impacted by Hurricane Florence. All 8th hour classes are now officially challenged to bring in as many donations as possible during homecoming week (October 1-5) and the winning class will be given a treat of donuts and milk on the following Monday morning. So, let's stuff the truck and trailer going to the Carolinas. Requested Items:  bottled water, cleaning supplies, flashlights, batteries, trash bags, paper towels, baby wipes, baby food and diapers, personal hygiene items, nonperishable food items, toilet paper, dog/cat food, towels, shovel, rakes, brooms, mops and buckets, socks, bug spray, storage totes.

 

Thursday, October 4: Special Schedule

 

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

 

Dress Up Days – Homecoming Week – Dress as your Hallway

 

Homecoming Tickets Sold at Lunch - $10 each

 

5:30pm - Boys Varsity Soccer @ Lincolnwood High School – Bus leaves at 3:30pm, please dismiss at 3:20pm

 

6:00pm - Freshman Football @ New Berlin High School – Bus leaves 4:40pm

 

Friday, October 5:

 

No School – Teacher Inservice

 

4:00pm - Boys Varsity Soccer vs Calvary Academy (IHSA 1A Boys Soccer Quarterfinal) (H)

 

7:00pm - Varsity Football vs New Berlin High School ( Homecoming )

 

Saturday, October 6:

 

9:00am - Varsity Cross Country @ Liberty High School

 

8:00-11:00pm – WHS Homecoming - Homecoming Tickets sold at the door - $25/ea

 

Monday, October 8:

 

No School – Columbus Day

 

ILMEA Auditions

 

9:30am – JV Volleyball @ SHG JV Tournament @ West Campus – Bus leaves 8:15am

 

6:00pm - JV Football @ New Berlin High School – Bus leaves 4:40pm

 

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 are available now:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c44a9ae29a1fb6-2018 .

 

Seniors: Reminder to complete the 2019-2020 FAFSA as soon as possible after October 1st (this is the first day to submit FAFSA)

 

Seniors:  If you haven’t ordered a cap & gown, please call Jostens at 217-483-8989.

 

Homecoming Week Activities:.

·      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

 

Congrats to the September Student of the Month:  Keegan McGann!

 

Congrats to the 2018 Homecoming Court: 

 

Freshmen

Miss Hope Hibbs and Mr. Will Kistner

 

Sophomores

Miss Loren Hahn and Mr. Jake Reed

Miss Ellie Marcolini and Mr. Maxwell Olysav 

 

Juniors 

Miss Vali Crites and Mr. Brendon Bishop

Miss Caroline Gwaltney and Mr. Carson Cole

Miss Hayley Rapp and Mr. Tyler Fasig

 

 Seniors

Miss Zoe Horton and Mr. Keegan McGann

Miss Olivia Pennell and Mr. Damon Coady

Miss Maddie Ratliff and Mr. Brian Barrett

 

Congrats to the 2018 Homecoming Queen & King:  Miss Heather Prior and Mr. Hunter Book

 

Learn & Earn with UCB! Bring your report card to any UCB location each quarter to paid for A's and a chance to win a $100 savings account grand prize. Visit UCBbank.com for more details

 

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.

 

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 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 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.

 

SHERMAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR

Sherman Elementary School is hosting their Scholastic Book Fair in conjunction with Parent-Teacher Conferences, and they need volunteers for various functions to work two-hour shifts on the following dates:  Sunday, November 4—2:00-5:00 p.m.; Wednesday, November 7—5:00-8:00 p.m.; Thursday, November 8—12:30-2:30 p.m., 2:30-4:30 p.m., 4:30-6:30 p.m. and 6:30-8:30 p.m.; and Friday, November 9—8:00-10:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 12:00-2:00 p.m.

 

WILLIAMSVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL – SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR

Williamsville Middle School is hosting their Scholastic Book Fair in conjunction with Parent-Teacher Conferences, and they need volunteers for various functions to work two- or three-hour shifts on the following dates:  Thursday, November 8—12:00-2:00 p.m., 2:00-4:00 p.m., 4:00-6:00 p.m., 6:00-7:00 p.m., and Friday, November 9—8:00-10:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.