WHS Daily Bulletin


Wednesday, February 20:


Lunch:  Cheese breadsticks with marinara sauce or pizza chicken sandwich, seasoned green beans, fruit & broccoli salad, apple juice, strawberry-mango cup, and ½ pint of milk


5:00-8:00pm - SAT Prep Class


Band Booster Meeting: Wednesday, February 20th at 6:30 pm in the WHS band room. All band parents are encouraged to attend.


Winter Formal Tickets on Sale at Lunch


Thursday, February 21:


Lunch: Mini corn dogs or Cheese garlic flatbread, tater tots, seasonal fresh fruit, mini chocolate Rice Krispie treat, ½ pint of milk


Winter Formal Tickets on Sale at Lunch


7:00pm - WHS Mid-Winter Band & Chorus Concert at WJHS Fine Arts Center


Friday, February 22:


Lunch: Beef & noodles or Cheese quesadilla, soft breadstick, buffalo roasted cauliflower, celery sticks with Sun Butter, diced peaches, ½ pint of milk


Winter Formal Tickets on Sale at Lunch


7:00pm - Boys Varsity Basketball vs. Riverton – Regional Championship Game


Saturday, February 23:


Winter Formal 8:00-11:00pm – WHS Gym


General Announcements:


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. 


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 2/19 - 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


Polly Roesch Vocal Music Scholarship applications are available on the guidance webpage or by seeing Mr. Hendrickson. The deadline has been extended to April 1. 


Are you a high school senior or a college student planning to study post-secondary agriculture in Illinois, or a graduate student in agriculture?  4 scholarships for females studying agriculture are offered by the Illinois Agri-Women. Deadline for submission for the online application is March 31. Find scholarship info & applications at womenchangingthefaceofagriculture.com


Quest Bridge College Prep Scholars Program is looking for high-achieving high school juniors from low-income backgrounds to apply for the College Prep Scholars Program. The College Prep Scholars Program helps prepare outstanding juniors for admission to the nation's best colleges. Awards may include: full scholarships to summer programs, funding for laptops, campus visits, or standardized test fees, feedback on college essays and more! Juniors can find out if they are eligible and apply for free at: www.questbridge.org. Deadline to apply March 20, 2019. 


Williamsville Works – Career Open House – February 26 – 6:30-8:00pm – All attendees will be entered into a drawing to win a $25 gift card from Caseys.  Over ten participating organizations!  Tips on interview skills will be given from 7-7:30pm.  Held at Williamsville Public Library.


Orthopedic Center of Illinois Foundation Scholarship applications available on the guidance webpage or hard copies in the guidance office. Open to graduating seniors in Sangamon County planning to study health care in the fall. Deadline to apply is March 22. 

Taco Bell Foundation-the Live Más Scholarship is not based on your grades or how well you play sports. No essays, no test scores, no right or wrong answers. We’re looking for the next generation of innovators, creators and dreamers who want to make a difference in the world. Apply today at https://www.tacobellfoundation.org/live-mas-scholarship/. Application now open until February 21, 2019! 


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.



Volunteers are being sought by the Lincoln Land Down Syndrome Society to assist with childcare during membership meetings.  Upcoming meeting dates are Thursday, March 14, 2019; Thursday, April 18, 2019; Thursday, June 13, 2019; and Thursday, July 11, 2019.  Meetings are held at Erin’s Pavilion at Edwin Watts Southwind Park.  Volunteers would need to arrive by 5:45 p.m. and stay until approximately 7:30 p.m.  Four volunteers are needed for each meeting.



The custodians at Williamsville High School are looking for assistance cleaning out the bleachers after the home boys’ basketball games on Friday, February 22 (Regionals).  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.