WHS Daily Bulletin


Friday, January 25:


Lunch:  BBQ beef rib sandwich or Cheesy garlic flatbread, buttered peas, diced pears, fresh-made pumpkin bar, ½ pint of milk


2019 All-State Music Conference January 24-25 – Congrats to the following students on attending:  Nick Arnberger, Nathan Clack, Carson Cole, Erica Egger, Dawson Higginbothom, Jacob Hinds, Julia Kienzler, Isabella Lang, Amy Saladino


6:00pm - Boys JV & Varsity Basketball @ North-Mac (@ Girard) – Bus leaves 4:15pm


Saturday, January 26:


2:00pm - Girls JV & Varsity Basketball vs Taylorville High School


Cheerleading – IHSA Sectional at Edwardsville– Bus leaves 8:30am


General Announcements:


SAT Prep Classes will be held at Williamsville High School February 20, 23, & 27 and March 9. Classes are open to all students. Interested students should pick up a registration form in the Guidance Office. The cost is $50. Deadline to register is February 1. 


Seniors: Please make sure to check the guidance scholarship page--there are a lot of scholarships being added with March 1 deadlines. Apply today!! 


Illinois Federation of Business Women’s Clubs (IFBW) will be awarding six $2,000 scholarships to deserving young women in Illinois. High school seniors and returning college students are eligible to apply.   Scholarship applications are due March 1, 2019. More info available on the guidance webpage. 


Still time to apply for this year's engineering scholarship with th ISPE Capital Chapter.   ISPE Capital Chapter awards up to a minimum of $3,000 total scholarships to eligible high school seniors every year; however, we have awarded as much as $6,000 of total scholarships in recent years!  Please find the 2019 Scholarship Application on the guidance webpage. Deadline to apply is this Friday, January 25th. 


2019 CFLL Service Scholarship: This scholarship is awarded to a student who is an extraordinary example of service to others and the community. Each high school principal in Sangamon County, Illinois may nominate one student to complete the application. Please notify Mr. Furlow or Mrs. Chladny if you would like to be considered for the nomination no later than Feb 15, 2019. Please provide a resume with your service activities.  You must have a 3.5 non-weighted gpa to be considered for nomination. No late candidates will be reviewed for nomination. 


Juniors with a 3.5 GPA and 25 ACT:  Commonwealth Honors Academy will be held June 8-29, 2019.  Applications must be postmarked by March 1, 2019.  For applications, visit our website murraystate.edu/cha or call 270-809-3166.


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


FCCLA/FFA Winter Formal will be held Saturday, February 23rd from 8-11 pm.  Tickets will be on sale for $5 each during both lunches from 2/18 - 2/22.  You must have pre-approved guest form completed to purchase a ticket for a student who does not attend WHS.  If you do not purchase a ticket in advance they will be available at the door the night of the dance for $20 each.


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


Any boy interested in boys soccer can attend the open gyms. The January schedule is listed below:

Boys Soccer January Open Gym Schedule 

Saturday 1/26 9:30-11am @ JH db20190125 gym

Thursday 1/31 6:15-7:30pm @ High school back gym


2019 Spring Parent-Athlete Meeting – Wednesday, January 30, 6:00-8:00 PM


2019 SAT Prep Classes:  SAT prep classes will be held on Wednesday, February 20 from 5-8pm, Saturday, February 23 from 9am-noon, Wednesday, February 27 from 5-8pm, and Saturday, March 9 from 9am-noon.  Pre-registration is required along with a $50 registration fee (checks should be made payable to WHS).  All juniors will receive registration materials in class and can return them to the Guidance Department along with payment.  Additional registration forms are available in the Guidance Department and on our website available for download.  Signing up for the SAT prep classes is optional.  SAT prep classes are open to ALL students.  Deadline for sign up is February 1.  The SAT will be given to all juniors at the high school on April 9, 2019.  


Students will be allowed to use their phones during lunch only in the cafeteria, hallway, and gym beginning Monday, January 14.  Please keep in mind that if the drama increases we may have to go back to using phones in the gym only.  You have earned this privilege so please don’t abuse it.  If you listen to music, please keep the volume at a minimum in the cafeteria and hallway.   Again, this is for lunch shifts only.


The Sheet Metal Workers' Local #218 are looking for applicants with a desire to work in the field of sheet metal/heating/air conditioning/architectural metals. Applications will be accepted beginning February 11, 2019 through February 22, 2019. Interested students should stop by the Guidance Office for a flyer showing the qualifications needed to apply.  Don't miss an opportunity at a great career in the union trade. 


Scholastic Bowl Chick-fil-a Spirit Night - Monday, February 4th, 4:30 -7:30 pm, A percentage of sales from flyers received will be donated to the Scholastic Bowl team.  Valid only at Chick-fil-A White Oaks, 2431 Wabash Ave., Springfield Il.


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, 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.