WHS Daily Bulletin


Wednesday, April 24:  


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


4:00pm - Girls Varsity Soccer vs Lutheran High School (Plains Tournament) – Bus leaves 2:30pm, please dismiss at 2:20pm


4:30pm - Varsity Baseball vs Staunton High School


Thursday, April 25:  


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 - Varsity & JV Softball vs New Berlin High School


4:30pm – JV Baseball @ Alton-Marquette Catholic – Bus 1:15pm, please dismiss at 1:05


4:30pm - Varsity Baseball @ Alton-Marquette Catholic


Friday, April 26:  


Lunch:  Baked cheese spaghetti or Cheese pizza pie, sweetened sliced carrots, diced pears, fresh-baked cookie, choice of milk


Field Trip - Accounting 2 students will be going on a field trip to the Board of Trade and the Federal Reserve in Chicago


4:30pm - Varsity & JV Softball vs Beardstown


Saturday, April 27:  


9:00am - Track & Field @ Carlinville High School (Carlinville Invite) – Bus leaves 7:00am


TBA - Girls Soccer @ Plains Tournament


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


Thank you to the six classes who donated items for the Villas Bingo Prizes.  112 items and $41 were collected.  Congratulations to Mr. Trimpe's Algebra 202 and Mrs. Beard's P.E. class for bringing in the most bingo prizes for the Villa.  They will receive breakfast!


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


Honors Night Program – May 16, 2019 – 6:00pm in the WHS Gym


Attention Senior girls: Application deadline for the Barbara Greening scholarship has been extended to end of school day on April 10. Two awards will be given to senior girls who played basketball and/or softball their senior year. Apply today! 


Congratulations to Konrad Powell – March Student of the Month!


Congratulations to Leah Kluemke – April Student of the Month!


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. 


Baccalaureate Bash – Sunday, May 19 from 5:00-7:00pm – Williamsville Christian Church – Food, Games, Bonfire, Senior Recognition.  Sign up in the office


Karaoke Night – Williamsville Public Library is hosting a free night of fun with Karaoke on April 27th for any interested high schooler from 8:30pm-10:00pm


Free Swing Dance Lessons: Before the 8th Annual Williamsville Jazz Dinner, swing dance lessons will be offered in the WJHS Athletic Gym from 6:30-7:30 pm on the following dates: Monday, April 29th  The lessons are free. All students and parents are welcome to join in the fun!


Quincy University - Dog Days - Thursday, April 25th at 10am, Quincy University, Friar's Field.  For more information, go to www.quincy,edu/visit or call 217-228-5432 ext 3406


Nelson Resource Center is offering a "pay what you can" option for ACT preparation: Summer ACT Test Prep--Students or parents may go to nelsonresourcecenter.org to register. Flyers are available in the guidance office


Nelson Resource Center Summer ACT Bootcamp Intensive Study: program for students who previously took the ACT and scored a composite of at least 25. Register by May 1 and save $100.  More details at nelsonresourcecenter.org. Cost is $400. 


Still trying to figure out a career plan--Lincoln Land Community College and the Capital City Training Center offering several health related career programs; massage therapy, dental assisting, phlebotomy, veterinary assistant, and CNA. Please visit www.llcc.edu/cctc for more information! Flyers are available in the guidance office. 


National College Decision Day is May 1st! Reminder to seniors to sport gear of your future schools/vocational training/military--guidance department will be taking pictures during government classes for seniors who want to participate. You do not have to be wearing college/military gear to have a picture taken


Prom Info:

·         Voting for Prom Court will take place in Government classes on Wednesday, April 24.

·         Prom is May 4, 2019 from 8-11 p.m. It is held at the Illinois Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds.

·         Promenade will begin at 4:30pm in the WHS gym.  Doors will open at 3:30pm. Coronation will take place at the end of promenade.


Prom Ticket Info:

·         Prom tickets will be on sale Monday, April 29 through Thursday May 2 at lunch.

·         Tickets are $25 per person

·         Tickets can be purchased on Friday, May 3, the price of the ticket will be $50 and can purchased in the office.

·         All class dues must be paid to date before purchasing a ticket.

·         No tickets will be sold at the door the evening of prom

·         Non-WHS guests must have a guest approval form on file with Mrs. Walsh before they and their date's ticket can be purchased.


Attention graduating seniors planning to pursue a career in horticulture/agriculture/plant sciences check out the Salt of the Earth Scholarship on the guidance webpage. Deadline to apply is May 10! Two $500 scholarships will be given. 


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



Sherman Elementary School is hosting a spring Scholastic Book Fair, and they need volunteers for various functions from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 2, 2019.



The Village of Williamsville is looking for volunteers to help put flags on the graves of veterans on Saturday, May 25, 2019.  They are looking for four volunteers.  Volunteers will meet at McDonald’s at 8:00 a.m. and will be needed for about three (3) hours.