Lunch: Soft taco or Crispy fish taco, salsa with tortilla chips, buttered corn, refried beans, shredded romaine lettuce, diced peaches, ½ pint of milk
Football Playoff Shirt Orders – A Sports Boosters representative will also be here on today to collect forms and payments.
Lunch: BBQ beef rib sandwich or Cheesy garlic flatbread, buttered peas, diced pears, pudding cup, ½ pint of milk
6:00pm – JV, Varsity Volleyball vs Illini Central Middle/High School
6:00pm - Freshman Football vs Staunton High School
Lunch: Teriyaki chicken or Popcorn
chicken with orange sauce (optional), brown rice pilaf, teriyaki vegetables,
Mandarin oranges, animal crackers, ½ pint of milk
7:00pm - Varsity Football @ Porta Jr/Sr High School – Bus leaves 4:50pm
Varsity Cross Country @ IHSA 1A Regionals @ Uhland Acres in Liberty – Bus leaves 6:00am
School Play: Almost, Maine - October 20th at 7:30PM, Tickets $5 for adults, $3 for students and seniors - These playful and surreal experiences are commonplace in the world of John Cariani's Almost, Maine, where on one deeply cold and magical Midwinter Night, the citizens of Almost -- not organized enough for a town, too populated for a wilderness -- experience the life-altering power of the human heart.
School Play: Almost, Maine - October 21st at 2PM, Tickets $5 for adults, $3 for students and seniors - These playful and surreal experiences are commonplace in the world of John Cariani's Almost, Maine, where on one deeply cold and magical Midwinter Night, the citizens of Almost -- not organized enough for a town, too populated for a wilderness -- experience the life-altering power of the human heart.
Parent Teacher Conferences are taking place November 8 and 9. On November 8, students will be dismissed from school at 11:30. Conferences take place from 12:30–3:30pm, 4:00-8:00 pm. On November 9, there will be no student attendance. Conferences take place from 8:00 am to 11:00 am. Sign-ups are available now: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c44a9ae29a1fb6-2018 .
Juniors - Do you want to have an awesome after-prom this year? Sell those calendar lotto tickets that were handed out a few weeks ago! The more you sell, the better prizes and activities we will be able to obtain. See Mrs. Dame to turn in money, stubs, and UNSOLD tickets. She will also have extra tickets should you need more. Everything is due NEXT FRIDAY, Oct. 19th.
Seniors: Reminder to complete the 2019-2020 FAFSA as soon as possible after October 1st (this is the first day to submit FAFSA)
Seniors: If you haven’t ordered a cap & gown, please call Jostens at 217-483-8989.
Reminder to seniors to check the guidance web page regularly for scholarships--new scholarships added American Mensa Education & Research Foundation scholarship awards & CBAI Foundation for Community Banking Annual Scholarship program.
Prairiehaven Animal Hospital is looking for some well motivated and reliable after school workers for our animal hospital in Sherman. The job has been an asset to high school students due to the flexibility of the schedule as well as the shorter shifts. Please stop by the clinic and fill out an application. We are located 208 Village Center Road, Sherman.
Girls' basketball starts on Oct. 29th. If you are interested in playing this year there is a mandatory meeting on Oct. 17th at 8 AM in Coach Halford's room.
S.A.V.E. Club would like to give a big thanks to all the families, staff, and students that donated items for our Hurricane Florence donation drive. Dana Whitten's class won the donuts and milk party by donating 252 items. Way to go!!
S.A.V.E. Club meeting Wednesday, October 17 in Mrs. Lorton's room.
Upcoming School Play: Almost, Maine - October 20th at 7:30PM and October 21st at 2PM, Tickets $5 for adults, $3 for students and seniors
End of 1st Quarter – October 19, 2018. Report cards will be issued to students in English classes on October 31st.
If you are interested in trying out for Basketball/Competitive Cheer for the 2018-19 school year, try-outs will be held on Tuesday Oct 23 from 4-5:30pm with a mandatory open gym from 3:30-5pm Monday Oct 22, both will be held in the back gym. If you have any questions or need the paperwork for try-outs please see Coach Manley. You must have a current physical on file to tryout.
Please see Mr. Martens if you are interested in any of these opportunities
ILLINOIS PRINCIPALS ASSOCIATION – 5K AT THE FALL CONFERENCE
The Illinois Principals Association is looking for volunteers to assist with their 5K race at their Fall Conference. The run/walk will take place at Washington Park on Sunday, October 21, 2018, and volunteers would be needed from 9:15 a.m. until 12:15 p.m.
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 5:30-8:30 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.
LINCOLN HOME NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE — CANDLELIGHT AT THE NEW SALEM STATE PARK
The Lincoln Home National Historic Site needs volunteers to help prepare for their popular event known as Candlelight at the New Salem State Park. Volunteers will need to work from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (noon) and will be cleaning lanterns, placing candles inside lanterns, picking up trash in the campground and alongside Route 97, and collecting fallen branches and raking leaves inside the village. Items such as trash bags and trash grabbers will be provided.
CAPITOL RADIO GROUP—ZOOLIE GHOULIE AT HENSON ROBINSON ZOO
The Capitol Radio Group is sponsoring Zoolie Ghoulie at Henson Robinson Zoo from 4:00-8:00 p.m. on Friday, October 26, 2018, and 1:00-5:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 27, and Sunday, October 28, 2018. Volunteers will be passing out candy in the safe trick-or-treating event inside the zoo gates or working in the carnival area. Volunteers are also encouraged—but not required—to dress in costumes if they can.
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 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
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 18, 2018. Proceeds from the Sherman Holiday Wonderland are put toward the Sharon Miller Scholarship. Volunteers will be needed on Sunday, November 18, 2018, helping set-up for the event from 6:30 to 7:30 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 on Friday, November 23, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 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 Friday, November 30; Saturday, December 1; Tuesday, December 4; Friday, December 7; Friday, December 14; Tuesday, January 15; Tuesday, January 22; Saturday, February 2; Friday, February 8; and Friday, February 15. They are looking for a couple of volunteers per game, and while you will probably be needed for less than an hour, you will earn an hour of community service.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM – HISTORY DETECTIVE
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 HIGH SCHOOL — WINTER CHOIR CONCERT
The Vocal Music Boosters need volunteers at the Winter Choir Concert on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. 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.
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 October 14. Volunteers would need to be at the park from about 3:15-5:45 p.m. They would also like volunteers to help run a few “healthy activities,” like jump rope, and to hand out fliers and stickers, etc.
WILLIAMSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY AND MUSEUM — CHESS CLUB
The Williamsville Public Library and Museum is looking for volunteers with experience playing chess to assist younger and novice players learn the game during their Chess Club every Thursday during the months of September and October. Volunteers can work from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. or from 4:30-5:30 p.m. during any of the available dates.
SHERMAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PTO
The Sherman Elementary School PTO needs volunteers for their Fall Festival on Saturday, October 20, 2018. They are looking for volunteers to man the table games and to help with bounce house rule enforcement. Volunteers will need to work from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.