WHS Daily Bulletin

 

Would you like to be nominated for the 2019 Homecoming Court?

Sign Up with Mrs. Walsh or the following Student Council Members

·         Seniors:  Robbie Thorpe & Ellie Pensebene

·         Juniors:  Emmalee Cooper & Katie Kennedy

·         Sophomores:  Brooke Heubner & Sophie Zinn

·         Freshmen:  Claire Larkin & Delany Noonan

If you are nominating someone other than yourself, that person must know they are being nominated.  Deadline for signing up is Friday, September 20

 

Homecoming & Chamber Shirts On Sale Now:  Pick up an order form outside of Mrs. Walsh’s classroom – Orders are due by Thursday afternoon!

 

Wednesday, September 18

 

Lunch Menu: Teriyaki chicken OR Popcorn chicken with orange sauce, brown rice pilaf, stir fry vegetables, sweet dinner roll, baby carrots, Mandarin oranges, choice of milk

 

Please dismiss athletes 10 minutes prior to bus times.

3:30 PM

Boys Golf

Away

Hartsburg-Emden High School.  Played at North Greens-Atlanta, Van leaves 2:15pm

 

Girls Basketball:  Pick up Insurance Waivers in Coach Halford’s room

 

Youth & Government:  Meeting 6:00-7:00pm in Ms. Faloon-Sullivan’s room 

 

SAVE Club meeting Wednesday after school in Mrs. Lorton's room to discuss parade and Start With Hello Campaign.

 

Thursday, September 19

 

Lunch Menu:  BBQ beef rib sandwich OR Cheesy garlic flatbread, buttered peas, diced pears, pudding cup, choice of milk

 

Last Day to Order Homecoming & Chamber T-Shirts!

 

Please dismiss athletes 10 minutes prior to bus times.

4:00 PM

Girls Golf

Away

Auburn/Porta/Rochester @ Rochester, Bus leaves 2:15pm

4:30 PM

B V & JV Soccer

Home

Pleasant Plains High School

5:00 PM

FR, JV, VAR Volleyball

Away

Maroa-Forsyth High School – Bus leaves 3:45pm

6:00 PM

Freshmen Football

Away

Chatham-Glenwood High School – Bus leaves 4:30pm

 

Friday, September 20

 

Lunch Menu: Hot ham & cheese sandwich OR Shredded BBQ chicken sandwich, seasoned green beans, red pepper strips, choice of milk

 

Last Day to Submit Homecoming Nominations for Court!

 

Sophomores:  Jostens will be here on Friday, September 20, during lunch hours to collect class ring orders.  Please bring your completed order form along with $75 deposit.

 

Seniors:  Last chance to turn in graduation orders on Friday during lunch!

 

Teachers:  Please submit your votes for the September Student of the Month

 

Please come out and support breast cancer awareness by wearing pink to this Friday's football game at home vs. Maroa Forsyth!

 

5:00 PM

Varsity Volleyball

Away

Mt. Pulaski Tournament – Bus 4:00pm

7:00 pm

Varsity Football

Friday Night Rivals & Pink Out Game!

Home

Maroa-Forsyth High School

 

As a reminder, dogs and other pets are not allowed at Paul Jenkins Field or on the campus of Williamsville High School during home varsity football games. If you bring an animal with you to the game, you will be asked to leave the facility. If you have any questions regarding this policy, please contact the athletic department at Williamsville High School.

 

 

Saturday, September 21

 

TBA

G V VB

Away

Mt. Pulaski Tournament

TBA

G JV VB

Away

Lutheran High School – JV Tournament

9:00 AM

B V GLF

Away

West Central Tournament @ Plum Creek – Van leaves at 7:15 am

9:00 AM

B JV SOC

Home

Williamsville JV Tournament

10:00 AM

C V XC

Away

Dunlap High School – Bus leaves 6:30am

 

General Announcements

 

Tryouts for the WHS Scholastic Bowl team will be held on Tuesday, September 24th and Wednesday, September 25th from 3:30-4:00pm in the library. Any freshmen or new player to the program should attend one of these dates. If you cannot make either date, please contact Mr. Trimpe to make other arrangements. 

 

Sports Boosters Homecoming Parade Info: The parade will be held on Sunday, September 29th.  The lineup will start at 2:30 and the parade will begin at 4:00.  We will follow the same route as previous years, leaving from the High School and ending behind WJHS.  The theme of the parade is ‘Blast From the Past.’ 

Timberline Billing Service Scholarship Award: This scholarship is designed exclusively for students with active IEP's or have had an IEP during their Secondary education. The annual TBS Scholarship Award gives $2,000 to five students to pursue their educational goals. Applications must be received by January 15th, 2020. Applications are available from the Guidance Department.  

Lincoln Electric Free Hands-On Workshop - Connecting STEM with leading edge Manufacturing Careers on October 8, 2019 from 8:30am-2:30pm. Visit education.lincolnelectric.com/connectingstem for more information. 

 

Visit Western Illinois University for the College of Arts & Sciences Day on Friday, Oct 18 from 8:30 a.m- 3 p.m. Attend classes in multiple subjects; take a campus tour; meet faculty and learn about scholarships! 

 

Engineering Explorers Post 6 (EEP) First Nighter event:  For those new to our program, the First Nighter gives parents and students a chance to meet Leaders, ask questions about our group and hear about the events we plan to offer this year. The program gives students practical, "hands on" experience in the engineering field and an opportunity to spend time with and be mentored by practicing engineers and technicians.   First Nighter Event:  Wednesday, September 18th from 6 to 8 pm at the Hanley Building Cafeteria, 2300 South Dirksen Parkway, Springfield

 

Missing Computer Usage/Handbook/Field Trip Forms – Please turn in signed forms to the office ASAP!

 

Student Last Name

Student First Name

Grade Level

Aidich

Laken

9

Beekman

Ella

9

Diabate

Dior

9

Donelan

Nicholas

9

Garrison

Tucker

9

James

Serafina

9

Jennings

Caden

9

Johns

Noah

9

Kusturin

Elijah

9

Layman

John

9

Robinson

Lillyanna

9

Seaman

Gavin

9

Trueblood

Christina

9

Workman

Jackson

9

Craig

Lauren

10

Emmons

Dylan

10

Stott

Jack

10

Tisckos

Shaun

10

Angeli

Samuel

11

Christensen

Allyn

11

Fuentes

Abraham

11

Henson

Dante

11

Watson

Michelle

11

Beckett

Sophie

12

Craig

Rayna

12

Easley

Quinn

12

Hofferkamp

Ian

12

Horn

Evan

12

Knoles

Wyatt

12

Lima

Nelson

12

Reeter

Ethan

12

Smith

Adriana

12

Streb

Elizabeth

12

Yearley

Jack

12

 

Volunteer Opportunities

See Mr. Martens If You Are Interested

 

WILLIAMSVILLE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION – QUARTER AUCTIONS

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 5:15-8:15 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. 

 

SPORTS BOOSTERS — HOMECOMING PARADE

The Sports Boosters are looking for some volunteers to help direct students once they are dropped off for the Homecoming Parade on Sunday, September 29, 2019.  Volunteers will need to report at 2:30 p.m. and will be needed until the parade begins at 4:00 p.m.  

 

LINCOLN MEMORIAL GARDENS – INDIAN SUMMER FESTIVAL

Lincoln Memorial Gardens is looking for volunteers to assist with their Indian Summer Festival on Saturday, October 12, 2019, and Sunday, October 13, 2019.  Volunteers will most likely be helping in the Children’s Area working with the crafts and games, and shifts are 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. both days.  Volunteers will need to check in at the volunteer table at the front gate.

 

ABRAHAM LINCOLN PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM –

SPOOKTACULAR EVENING WITH ABE

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield is looking for volunteers to assist with their Spooktacular Evening with Abe.  Volunteers will be needed to operate family-friendly games on Saturday, October 20, 2018, from 5:45 to 8:15 p.m.  Volunteers will have two options the night of the Spooktacular!  They can help with the games and crafts, or they can be “scarers” throughout the museum.  Volunteers wanting to be “scarers” need to dress in all black.  The museum will have costumes and make-up to use for the night of the Spooktacular!  The “scarers” will be the spooky people who scare the visitors as they walk through the museum.  Some children walk with blinking necklaces, which indicates they do not want to be scared.

 

SHERMAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AND WILLIAMSVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL – SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR

The Sherman Elementary School and the Williamsville Middle School has hosted a Scholastic Book Fair that has corresponded with Parent-Teacher Conferences in November each year.  Exact details are not available at this time.  Last year, volunteers were requested to work in two-hour shifts.  This year, the dates of the Parent-Teacher Conferences are Thursday, November 7, 2019, and Friday, November 8, 2019.  Exact details should be available around the end of the first quarter in October.

 

SHERMAN HOLIDAY WONDERLAND

Volunteers are being sought to assist with the Sherman Holiday Wonderland, which will be hosted at the Sherman Athletic Club on Sunday, November 24, 2019.  Proceeds from the Sherman Holiday Wonderland are put toward the Sharon Miller Scholarship.  Volunteers will be needed on Sunday, November 24, 2019, helping set-up for the event from 6:00 to 7:00 a.m., helping vendors unload from 7:00 to 10:00 a.m., and working the Welcome Table from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 12:30 to 3:00 p.m.

 

ABRAHAM LINCOLN PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM – FUN FROSTY FRIDAY

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield is looking for volunteers to assist with their Fun Frosty Friday.  Volunteers will be needed to operate family-friendly games, crafts, and a life-size Candyland adventure on Friday, November 29, 2019, from 9:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. 

 

WILLIAMSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL — CLEAN-UP FOR BOYS’ BASKETBALL GAMES

The custodians at Williamsville High School are looking for assistance cleaning out the bleachers after the home boys’ basketball games on Tuesday, December 17; Friday, December 20; Monday, December 23; Friday, January 10; Friday, January 24; Friday, January 31; Tuesday, February 4; Friday, February 7; and Tuesday, February 18.  They are looking for a couple of volunteers after each game, and while you will probably be needed for less than an hour, you will earn an hour of community service.

 

WILLIAMSVILLE’S HEALTHY KIDS’ RUNNING SERIES

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 September 8, 22, and 29, and October 6 and 20.  Volunteers would need to be at the park from about 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.  There will also be a spring series, but exact details are not available at this time.  Exact details should be available in January.

 

SHERMAN AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE – SHERMAN FALL FESTIVAL

The Sherman Area Chamber of Commerce is organizing the Sherman Fall Festival this year.  The Sherman Fall Festival will be held Sunday, September 22, 2019, at the Village.  There will be amusement rides, food vendors, craft vendors, concerts, kids’ activities, and bands.  Volunteers’ are specifically being sought to help with the kids’ activities.

 

SHERMAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – BACK-TO-SCHOOL BIKE RODEO

The Sherman Elementary School is looking for volunteers to assist with their back-to-school bike rodeo on Wednesday, September 18, 2019.  Volunteers will be needed from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and will be checking students in and assisting the Sherman Police Department with the safety course.

 

ST. JOHN VIANNEY – FALL FESTIVAL

St. John Vianney in Sherman is organizing their Fall Festival this year.  The Fall Festival will be held Sunday, October 6, 2019, at St. John Vianney.  Volunteers’ are specifically being sought to dress in a costume of their choice and walk around the event and assist as needed.

 

WILLIAMSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL — WINTER CHOIR CONCERT

The Vocal Music Boosters need volunteers at the Winter Choir Concert on Wednesday, December 4, 2019.  Volunteers will need to work from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and will be plating the cheesecake during the choir concert and serving it immediately after the concert.