WHS Daily Bulletin

 

Wednesday, October 24: 

 

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

 

6:30pm - Winter Sports – Mandatory Parent-Athlete Meeting – Main Gym - WHS

 

Thursday, October 25:

 

Lunch:  Pasta with meat sauce or Italian meatball sandwich, fruit & rodb20181024e salad with croutons, crunch ranch chickpeas, Mandarin oranges, ½ pint of milk

 

Softball meeting after school for anyone interested in playing softball in the back gym – should be done by 3:30pm

 

7:00pm – Varsity Volleyball vs. Porta (Game played at Athens) – Regional Championship

 

Friday, October 26:

 

No Lunch - 11:30am Student Dismissal

 

Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) meets every Friday morning at 7:26am in Mr. O'Connor's room. Join us for food, fun, and a Bible study. Anyone is welcome

 

11:30am - National Honor Society Meeting – Mandatory with Mr. Martens

 

Saturday, October 27:

 

2:30pm – Varsity FB hosts DuQuoin – IHSA Playoffs - $5 admission

 

Williamsville High School to Host First Round of 2018 IHSA Playoffs - Williamsville High School is excited to be hosting the first-round playoff game for the 2018 IHSA Football Playoffs against DuQuoin. The game will take place on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 2:30 pm at Paul Jenkins Field in Williamsville. Admission to the game is $5.00. All seating within the stadium is general admission and will be available on a first come first serve basis when gates open at 1:30 pm on Saturday. Any and all materials placed on the bleachers prior to the opening of the gates on game day will be removed and confiscated.

If you can’t make it to the game, you will be able to watch it live on WHS Bullets TV on the NFHS Network. If you don’t already have a subscription, you will be able to purchase one by going to www.whsbulletstv.com and purchase one of the three passes that are available so you won’t miss a moment of the action during the 2018 playoffs.

 

General Announcements:

 

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.  Prices go up the longer you wait to order.

 

Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) meets every Friday morning at 7:26am in Mr. O'Connor's room. Join us for food, fun, and a Bible study. Anyone is welcome

 

Reminder to seniors to check the guidance web page regularly for scholarships

 

 

Parent Teacher Conferences are taking place November 8 and 9, 2018. 

·                     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 .

 

 

End of 1st Quarter – October 19, 2018.  Report cards will be issued to students in English classes on October 31st.

 

 

Volunteer Information

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

 

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.

 

 

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.

 

 

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 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 month 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—12:30-2:30 p.m., 2:30-4:30 p.m., 4:30-6:30 p.m., and 6:30-8:00p.m.; and Friday, November 9—8:00-10:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.