WHS Daily Bulletin


Tuesday, March 26:  


Lunch:  Chicken BBQ quesadillas or Toasted cheese sandwich, homemade chili, mini saltine crackers, baby carrots, pineapple chunks, choice of Milk


4:30pm - Varsity Baseball @ Pana Jr/Sr High School – Bus leaves 2:30pm, please dismiss at 2:20pm


4:30pm - JV Baseball vs Normal Community High School


4:30pm - Girls Varsity Soccer vs St. Teresa High School + JV


4:30pm - Varsity Softball vs Riverton High School + JV


After Prom Waivers available in the office.  Tickets will be sold next week.


Wednesday, March 27:  


Lunch:  Taco nachos or Pork carnitas, buttered corn, cheesy refried beans, diced peaches, cinnamon pretzel, choice of Milk


There will be no SAVE Club meeting this week.


Thursday, March 28:  


Lunch:  Crispy fish sandwich or BBQ beef rib sandwich, macaroni & cheese, sweet red pepper strips, cinnamon applesauce, fruit slushie cup, choice of Milk


4:30pm - JV Baseball @ Auburn High School – Bus leaves 2:40, please dismiss 2:30pm


4:30pm - Girls Varsity Soccer @ Auburn High School (@ Divernon) + JV – Bus leaves 2:50pm, please dismiss 2:40pm


4:30pm - Varsity Softball @ Mt. Zion High School – Bus leaves 2:20pm, please leave 2:10pm


4:30pm - Track & Field @ Auburn/Pawnee/Rochester @ Rochester – Bus leaves 3:00pm, please dismiss 2:50pm


Friday, March 29:  


11:30 Dismissal

Attention Juniors: Pre administration session for the SAT SCHOOL DAY, this Friday, March 29th. Please do not miss this pre administration session to complete registration paperwork for the upcoming SAT. Please bring a #2 pencil and an idea of colleges that you would like to send SAT scores to. 


4:30pm - JV Baseball @ Porta Jr/Sr High School – Bus leaves 2:45pm


4:30pm - JV Softball @ Clinton Community High School – Bus leaves 2:40pm


Saturday, March 30:  


8:30am - Scholastic Bowl @ Piasa-Southwestern High(Southwestern Tournament) – Bus leaves 6:30pm


9:00am - Varsity Softball vs Stanford-Olympia (Porta Tournament @ UIS) – Bus 7:30am

10:30am - Varsity Softball vs Hillsboro High School (Porta Tournament @ UIS)

1:30pm - Varsity Softball vs Illini West (Porta Tournament @ UIS)


10:00am - Varsity Baseball vs Chatham-Glenwood High School (DH)


10:00am – Girls Varsity Soccer @ Pana Jr/Sr High School (@ Tanner Park) + JV – Bus leaves 8:00am


12:00pm - JV Baseball @ Auburn/Rochester @ Auburn – Bus leaves 10:00am


Sports Boosters Hosts Dueling Pianos at Boondocks – Dinner Starts 6:30pm, Show at 7:30pm


General Announcements:


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


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


Tickets for After-Prom will be sold during lunches next week.  Tickets are $20 and include a t-shirt, admission, unlimited food and drink, activities, and lots of prizes and give-aways. Signed waivers MUST be turned in to attend.  Pick up your waivers in the office this week and turn them in when you purchase your ticket next week during lunch shifts.  


The Williamsville Sports Boosters have been a key organization in the success of the WCUSD 15 Athletic Department by providing a large number of resources to both our coaches and athletes to help them succeed in their respective sports; so far this school year, the booster club has given back over $65,000 to both high school and junior high sports. This brings the total to over $316,000 given back to the athletic department over the last six years!  You can continue to help this organization in their support of both Bee Bee and Bullet Athletics by attending the dueling pianos at Boondocks Pub in Springfield. The event will take place on Saturday, March 30 with dinner starting at 6:30 pm and the show at 7:30 pm


Congratulations to our Scholastic Bowl Team – Runner Up State Championship!


Congratulations to Konrad Powell – State FFA Proficiency Winner!


Congratulations to Nathan Clack – Class A 1st Team All State Scholastic Bowl!


Senior Graduation Orders – Jostens will be here on April 12 during lunch shifts to pass out orders.


Junior Class Officers – Jostens will meet with you on April 12 at the very beginning of 6th hour.


Check the guidance webpage for the Sangamon County Farm Bureau Foundation scholarship program--the scholarships are open to graduating seniors of Sangamon County Farm Bureau members. The Foundation is offering five $1,250.00 scholarships for the fall 2019. 


The WHS Vocal Music Boosters Scholarship is now available to all WHS seniors that participated in Madrigals, Vocal Jazz, or Choir during their high school years.  The scholarship is for $500 and will be rewarded to a graduating senior who plans to continue to be involved in vocal music in college.  Students must complete an application (available in the Guidance Department) and complete a 500 word essay.  The deadline to submit your application is April 30, 2019.  


Growing Our Future Scholarship $1,000 --scholarship criteria on guidance webpage or by visiting www.prairielandsfs.com. Deadline to apply is April 20, 2019. 


Vocal Music Boosters Meeting: Monday, April 1st at 6:30pm in the WHS Teachers’ Workroom


Kerber, Eck & Braeckel will host High School Preview Night on Wednesday,  May 1st from 6:30pm-8:00pm.  High School Preview Night is an opportunity for juniors and seniors to learn about the accounting field, CPA exam, possible career paths and to network with local professionals.  More information will be available as the date gets closer. 


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, 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 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’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 April 7, 14, 28, and May 5.  Volunteers would need to be at the park from about 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. 



The Williamsville Community Foundation is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt at the Williamsville Park on Saturday, April 13, 2019, from TBD to TBD.  They are looking for volunteers to help with refreshments, to organize the kids for the egg hunt, and to pass out toys on the day of the event, and they also need volunteers on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. to stuff the eggs and do other work in preparation for the event. 



The Sherman Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Sherman Easter Egg Hunt at Sherman Elementary School on Saturday, April 20, 2019, from 9:00-11:30 a.m.  They are looking for volunteers to help set up, supervise the organized activities, and clean up after the event.



Sherman Elementary School is hosting a spring Scholastic Book Fair, and they need volunteers for various functions on the following dates:  Friday, April 26 – TBD and Thursday, May 2 - TBD.