WHS Daily Bulletin


Happy Teacher Appreciation Week


Tuesday, May 7: FFA Week – Farmers & Ranchers Day – Dress like a farmer!


Lunch:  Breaded chicken sandwich or BBQ pulled pork sandwich, sweet baked beans, grape juice, mixed fruit, chocolate hummus, animal crackers, choice of milk


Thank You to the WHS Student Council for providing breakfast today for our faculty & staff!


New Berlin Art Fair winners and Sangamo Conference All-Academic honorees will have their picture taken at 3:10pm on Tuesday.  An announcement will be made to dismiss students to the gym for the photo.


4:30pm - JV Baseball @ Washington High School (Fresh/Soph) – Bus leaves 2:30pm, please dismiss 2:20pm


4:30pm - Varsity Softball vs Athens Jr/Sr High School - Senior Night:  Girls Track, Girls Soccer, Softball Tuesday, May 7th – Announcements will start at 4:10pm – Please dismiss the softball girls from class at 3:05pm


Wednesday, May 8:  FFA Week – Wear Overalls & Denim!


Lunch:  Roasted BBQ chicken or Buffalo popcorn chicken, honey corn bread, sweet potato fries, creamy coleslaw, diced peaches, choice of milk


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.


SAVE Club-Meeting Wednesday after school in Mrs. Lorton's room


4:00pm – Boys Track & Field vs Mt. Pulaski/Plains/Olympia/Rochester – Boys Track Senior Night


4:00pm – Girls Track & Field - IHSA 1A Girls Track Sectional @ Rushville– Bus leaves 1:45pm, please dismiss 1:35pm


4:30pm - Girls Varsity Soccer @ Riverton High School (IHSA 1A Regional Semi-Final @ Riverton) – Bus leaves 3:00pm, please dismiss 2:50pm


4:30pm - Varsity Baseball vs North-Mac


4:30pm - JV Baseball @ Beardstown – Bus leaves 2:25pm, please dismiss 2:15pm



Thursday, May 9:  FFA Week – Wear Camo!


Lunch:  Big Daddy's cheese pizza or Stuffed crust pepperoni pizza, buttered corn, diced pears, pudding cup, choice of milk


Assembly Schedule Today


4:30pm – Varsity & JV Softball vs Chatham-Glenwood High School (Moved from 5-10-19)


4:30pm - JV Baseball vs Taylorville High School (Moved from 3/25/19)


Band Booster Meeting: Thursday, May 9th at 6:30 pm in the WHS band room. All band parents are encouraged to attend.


Friday, May 10: FFA Spirit Day


11:30 Dismissal


FFA Petting Zoo & Ag Olympics


4:30pm - Varsity Softball @ Pleasant Plains High School (Moved from 5/1/19)


7:00pm - Varsity Baseball @ Teutopolis High School


Saturday, May 11:


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


10:00am - Varsity Baseball @ Teutopolis High School


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


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!


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. 


Congratulations to the 2019 Prom Queen Lilly Doneghue and  King Brian Barrett!


If any junior or senior would like a prom water bottle, see Mrs. Walsh


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.  


McDonald's is hiring!  Open to students 16 years of age and older.  Please call 217-698-9103 ext 26 and leave your name, age, and contact information and a McGraw Family McDonald's representative will contact you!  Each location also has open interviews every Tuesday from 2-4pm!


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, 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.



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.