Williamsville-Sherman CUSD #15
800 S. Walnut St.
Williamsville, IL 62693

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Fax: 217-566-3890
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WCUSD15 News

Citizenship 101

The Williamsville Sports Boosters have been a key organization in the success of the WCUSD 15 Athletic Department by providing a large number of resources to both our coaches and athletes to help the succeed in their respective sports; the first four months of this school year alone, the booster club has approved over $60,000 in requests that will support both high school and junior high sports!
 
You can continue to help this organization in their support of both Bee Bee and Bullet Athletics by shopping at the annual winter clothing sale. The sale will be taking place on Saturday, December 3 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm at Sherman Elementary School. You can get all of Bullet gear for the holidays, and at the same time ensure the Tradition of Excellence that has been established continues for many years to come.
 

Staff and Residents of the Williamsville-Sherman School District are invited to respond to this survey. This short survey is part of the Superintendent selection process being conducted by the Illinois Association of School Boards. The survey closes on January 1, 2017.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BG2DNDT

David Root was the superintendent of the Williamsville-Sherman School District from 2007-2016. During his tenure, he turned around the finances of the district, and made it a model school district across Illinois. Mr. Root also oversaw many projects that helped to improve the facilities across both campuses in the district. One of his last and proudest was the renovation of the main gym at Williamsville High School that took place in 2014. 
 
To honor and celebrate the memory of Mr. Root and all he did for the Williamsville-Sherman School District, the Williamsville Athletic Department will officially name and dedicate the basketball and volleyball court at Williamsville High School “David J. Root Court” on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 in between the boys’ junior varsity and varsity basketball games. The event will be even more special as the Bullets will be hosting the Warriors from Athens High School, where Mr. Root oversaw the construction of the outdoor athletic facility during his tenure as principal.  
 
If you have any additional questions regarding this event, please contract Athletic Director Adam Eucker at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 
 

BREAKING NEWS: 100 Additional Tickets Released for WHS Madrigal Dinner and Tea - Dec. 10th (1PM - Tea / 6PM - Dinner)  The Williamsville High School Vocal Music Department cordially invites you to an an afternoon or evening of song, food, and medieval humor.  Come experience one of WHS’s finest traditions! One-hundred additional tickets have been made available for both the tea and dinner in the "Outer Court" section.  Tickets on sale now: whs.booktix.com - To purchase Outer Court tickets, click on the green bleacher section.
 
4th Annual Madrigal "Beggar's Feast" - Dec. 7th @ 6:30PM 
Come join us for the full Madrigal experience: all of the Medieval music, Renaissance drama, and all the 21st-century water and bread crumbs you can consume.  The WHS Madrigal Ensemble presents the 4th annual  “Beggar’s NIght” Performance on Wednesday December 7, 2016 – 6:30PM at the WJHS Fine Arts Center.  Tickets on sale now: whs.booktix.com ($5-Students & Children  and $7-Adults). Castle doors open at 6:00PM
Performance Length – 85-minutes

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School board members are ordinary people who wear many different hats in their everyday lives. They might be farmers or bankers, homemakers or doctors, truck drivers or professors, business owners or retirees.

But they all put on the same hat when they get to the board room. It’s a hat that represents an extraordinary dedication to our public schools, and it’s time we thanked them for their untiring efforts.

The time school board members spend in board meetings represents just a fraction of the actual hours that they devote to leading their districts. They attend meetings and seminars to learn how to be better board members. They attend extracurricular events to support their schools and are often involved in other community activities representing themselves, their community and their district.

School board members are charged with a unique job. They must listen to the voices of their community and then craft a vision, mission and goals for their district that accurately reflect those voices in the design. They must guard two of the community’s most precious resources— their children and their tax dollars — while they create the best educational environment possible with the money available.

Too often communities are quick to criticize school board members without really knowing all the details that went into their decisions. As a result, the efforts of school board members often go unrecognized and unrewarded.

November 15, 2016, has been designated as School Board Member Day in Illinois. This is a time to show appreciation and to begin to better understand how school board members work together to provide leadership for schools.

Join with others from throughout Illinois in a “tip of the hat” to the men and women who
provide the grassroots governance of public schools. Make a special effort to tell each school board member his or her hard work has been noticed and is very much appreciated.

SCHOOL DISTRICT TAX LEVY AND BUDGET PROCESS

Public school finance is often viewed as a complicated process.  This is an attempt to explain the budgeting and levying process in order to give you a better grasp of school finance practices.

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Updated to include September 2016

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Staff and Residents of the Williamsville-Sherman School District are invited to respond to this survey. This short survey is part of the Superintendent selection process being conducted by the Illinois Association of School Boards. The survey closes on January 1, 2017.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BG2DNDT

Don Beard, Interim Superintendent

Don Beard
Interim Superintendent

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Waugh, Benner
Ratliff, Ray
Kovacevich, Conklin
Beard, Seman

 

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