WHS Daily Bulletin

Bag[1] Penny Drive Week!


Tuesday, December 4:


Lunch:  Chicken mashed potato bowl or Chicken nuggets & sides, fresh dinner roll, buttered corn, mashed potato OR cinnamon sweet potato, dried cranberries, rosy applesauce, ½ pint of milk


Freshman:  Please turn in your $20 class dues to Mrs. Dame (Room 208) by Friday, December 21st.  Beginning in January, they will increase to $25.


6:00pm - Boys JV & Varsity Basketball vs Athens Jr/Sr High School


Wednesday, December 5:


Lunch:  Taco quesadillas or Toasted cheese sandwich, chicken fajita soup, baby carrots, diced peaches, orange juice, ½ pint of milk


Baseball meeting for all guys interested in going out for baseball this year - the last 10 minutes of your lunch hour in Coach Chladny's room.


6:00pm - Boys Freshman Basketball vs Sacred Heart - Griffin High School


6:00pm - Boys Varsity Wrestling @ Mt. Olive/SHG @ Mt. Olive


7:00pm – Winter Choir Concert @ WJHS Fine Arts


Thursday, December 6:


Lunch:  Pasta with meat sauce or Italian meatball sandwich, creamy coleslaw, crunchy ranch chickpeas, mandarin oranges, chocolate Gripz snack, ½ pint of milk


Scholastic Bowl - Sangamo Conference Tournament at Illini Central - Start Time - 4:00pm, Bus Time - 3:00pm 


Pleasant Plains and Williamsville are competitors on the court and the field, but this week they will be partners in the Taylorville tornado relief effort. The gate profit from the high school girls’ basketball game taking place at Pleasant Plains on Thursday, December 6 and the high school boys’ basketball game taking place at Williamsville on Friday, December 7 will be donated to Missions for Taylorville. In addition to these donations from both schools, there will be collection boxes at all home events in both school districts throughout this week where people can donate additional money that will be combined with the gate profit from each game. Both school districts have strong relationships with the Taylorville School District through athletics and want to help the community in their road to recovery. Additional questions regarding these efforts can be directed to Pleasant Plains Athletic Director, Heather Greer, or Williamsville Athletic Director, Adam Eucker.


6:00pm - Girls JV & Varsity Basketball @ Pleasant Plains High School – Bus leaves 4:30pm


6:00pm - Boys Varsity Wrestling @ Auburn/Taylorville @ Taylorville


Friday, December 7:


Lunch:  Stuffed cheese pizza or Turkey sandwich wrap, seasoned green beans. sweetened strawberries, fresh-baked cookie, ½ pint of milk


Special Assembly Schedule


6:00pm - Boys JV & Varsity Basketball vs Pleasant Plains High School

Band Boosters will be selling La Gondola subs at the game.


Saturday, December 8:


Varsity Cheerleading @ Farmington High School (ICCA Invite ) – Bus leaves 6:45am


8:30am - Boys Varsity Wrestling @ Porta Jr/Sr High School


8:30am - Youth & Government Pre Leg II


8:30am - Varsity Scholastic Bowl @ New Berlin High School (Pretzel Tournament)


10:00am - Boys Freshman Basketball vs Maroa-Forsyth High School


General Announcements:


Seniors:  If you haven’t ordered a cap & gown, please call Jostens at 217-483-8989.  Please note these are not ordered through WHS registration.  Prices go up the longer you wait to order.


LLCC Foundation scholarship application is now open through March 1stOnly one general, online application needs to be completed to be automatically considered for scholarships for the entire academic year. Information and the online application are available at www.llccfoundation.org/scholarships.


PSAT/NMSQT Score Release: Student scores from the PSAT/NMSQT will be available online to students December 10–12. They will need to check their collegeboard accounts to access their scores. 


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


Juniors and Seniors - follow the WHS Guidance Department on Instagram for updates and information regarding scholarships, ACT/SAT Prep and more!! @WHSGuidanceDepartment


Are you looking for a way to earn volunteer service hours? Have great ideas for fun events to promote drug prevention in your school? Would you like to be a positive role model for younger kids in your community?  On Thursday, find out how you can do all of these things by joining our Youth Advisory Committee. Sign-ups and more information will be outside the cafeteria during both lunches. Come find Ms. Stacey and Ms. Kaila to get started!


Volunteer Information

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



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.



The custodians at Williamsville High School are looking for assistance cleaning out the bleachers after the home boys’ basketball games on 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.



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.