WHS Daily Bulletin


Wednesday, May 1:


Lunch:  Crispitos or shredded chicken burrito, string cheese, Mexican beans with tortilla strips, baby carrots, diced pears, choice of milk


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 Tickets Sold at Lunch Today **


Boys interested in playing soccer next year:  please see Mr. O’Connor sometime this week


Moved to Friday, 5/3 - Varsity Baseball @ Pleasant Plains High School – Bus leaves 2:40pm, please dismiss at 2:30pm


Cancelled - JV Baseball vs Chatham-Glenwood High School


Moved to SHG - 4:30pm - Varsity & JV Soccer @ SHG’s football field - Please note location change - – Bus leaves 2:45pm, please dismiss 2:35pm


Cancelled - Varsity Softball @ Pleasant Plains High School


3:15pm - Track & Field @ Sangamo Conference Meet @ Plains – Bus leaves 1:45pm, please dismiss 1:35pm


Thursday, May 2:


Lunch:  Cheese breadsticks with marinara sauce or Pizza topped chicken sandwich, seasoned green beans, fruit & broccoli salad, apple juice, strawberry-mango cup, choice of milk


2:30pm - Pre-Prom Assembly for Juniors & Seniors


** Last Day - Prom Tickets Sold at Lunch Today – No prom tickets will be sold at the door.  Price doubles tomorrow! **


TALENT SHOW AUDITIONS are this Thursday!  Talent show is May 23rd. Make sure you sign up at https://forms.gle/gjeftRqNG7cDQr2d9 as soon as possible!  We need lots of variety!!!  :)   ANY WHS student is invited to audition!


4:30pm - JV Baseball vs Athens Jr/Sr High School


Friday, May 3:


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


NHS - Service Forms & Dues – Juniors


4:00pm - Track & Field @ Sangamon County Meet @ Auburn – Bus leaves 2:15pm, please dismiss at 2:05pm


4:30pm - Varsity Softball @ Auburn High School – Bus leaves 2:50pm, please dismiss 2:40pm – Please note the Morton game was cancelled


4:30pm - Varsity Baseball @ Pleasant Plains High School – Bus leaves 2:40pm, please dismiss at 2:30pm


Saturday, May 4:


10:00am - Varsity Baseball vs Southeast High School (DH) - Senior Day


10:00am - JV Baseball @ St. Teresa High School (DH)


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


8:00pm - WHS Prom – Illinois Building at the Illinois State Fairgrounds


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


Senior Night:  Track, Girls Soccer, Softball Tuesday, May 7th – Announcements will start at 4:10pm


On May 15, 7:00 pm a dedication ceremony for Adam Clack will be held at the Sherman Village Park.  A bench and tree will be placed here in his memory. The dedication will also include music, a few speeches, and a lantern launch. 


Any girl interested in playing basketball next year needs to attend a meeting on Wed. May 8th at 8:00 AM in Coach Halford's room.


Vocal Music Boosters Meeting: Monday, May 6th at 6:30pm in the WHS Teachers’ Lounge.  All JH and HS choir parents are encouraged to attend.


WHS Vocal Jazz Cabaret Night is Saturday, May 11th at 7pm in the WJHS Fine Arts Gym.  Tickets are available online at whs.booktix.com.

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


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


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. 


Prom Info:

·         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 - 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.


Congratulations to the 2019 Prom Court:

·         Alexa Bartlett & Damon Coady

·         Laken Rockford & Bill Spaniol


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. 


NOW HIRING!! Express Temporary Services is currently hiring for summer help!  If you are interested in a summer job from June 10 through July 26 8-4:30 M-F, contact the Express office at 217-528-3000 asap or apply online at http://springfieldil.expresspros.com and reference Camp Compass summer job with kids.  Pay ranges from $10-$13/hr.  Must be 18, (by June 10).


Reynold's Drilling (Water well drillers) HIRING:  Looking for graduating seniors that may not particularly be college bound but seeking employment in a trade.  Looking to hire full-time employees.  Would help them obtain CDL and teach them job skills such as welding, truck driving, and engine repair.  Contact Doug and Reynold's Drilling-8172 State Route 54-Riverton, IL 217-629-7860.  


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 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 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.