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

Voice: 217-566-2014
Fax: 217-566-3890
Attendance: 217-566-2325

WCUSD15 News

5 spelling bee

The following 5th grades students have qualified to participate at the Sangamon County Spelling Bee, held on Wednesday, February 25.

Allison Yeley, Dylan Hembrough, Katie Zobus

Should a participant win their grade level event at the County Bee, they qualify to participate at the Regional Spelling Bee at Westside Christian Church later in March.

All participants who qualified for the County Bee from Williamsvile-Sherman (grades 4-8) competed against one another on Thursday Feb. 19.

Dylan Hembrough came out the winner!  Because of this victory, Dylan gets an automatic bid to enter and participate at the Regional Spelling Bee at Westside Christian Church in March!!

Great job Dylan!!

The FCCLA & FFA SweetTart Dance has been rescheduled for Saturday, 2/28/15.  The dance will be held from 8:00-11:00 pm in the back gym at WHS.

The 6th Grade Volleyball Tournament hosted by Shock Volleyball that was scheduled for Saturday, February 21, 2015 has been rescheduled for Saturday, March 7, 2015. The schedule that was in place for the original will stay intact. 

Be My Valentine 6th Grade Volleyball Tournament Schedule

PARCC TESTING DATES AT WMS

Please be advised that WMS students will be taking the computerized PARCC tests during three weeks in March. Test dates are class specific:

Fifth graders will test with their classroom teacher as follows:

Fulks and Furlow March 9, 12, 17, 20, 25

Tappenbeck and McPherson March 10, 13, 18, 23, 26

Stinebaker March 11, 16, 19, 24, 27.
 
It is important that students get a good night’s rest during the testing window and eat a good breakfast before coming to school.  The school suggests that medical appointments and other elective absences be avoided during testing days.  Students who are absent will be required to make up tests which will cause them to miss important regular class periods.  Thank you for your cooperation.

PARCC TESTING SCHEDULE FOR WJHS

Please be advised that WJHS students will be taking the computerized PARCC tests during three weeks in March. Test dates are class specific:

Eighth graders will test March 9,12,17,20,25

Seventh graders will test March 10,13,18, 23, 26

Sixth graders will test March 11,16, 19, 24, 27.

It is important that students get a good night’s rest during the testing window and eat a good breakfast before coming to school.  The school suggests that medical appointments and other elective absences be avoided during testing days.  Students who are absent will be required to make up tests which will cause them to miss important regular class periods.  Thank you for your cooperation.

School Environment Matters: Williamsville Schools Administers the Illinois 5Essentials Survey

Students, parents, and teachers weigh in on school climate and learning conditions

Survey to Improve Student Learning

See attachment for more details.
Take the survey at https://survey.5-essentials.org/illinois/

coachjonesbiggestloserCongratulations to Coach Sonya Jones on her amazing performance on the TV show Biggest Loser! She has been such an inspiration to all of us and represented our school district with such pride and class! On behalf of our school board, administration, staff and students, we would like to thank her for being such a great role model. Job well done Coach Jones!

          Sherman Elementary School will be holding Kindergarten pre-registration for the 2015-2016 school year on Thursday, February 19th from 4:00-7:00 pm at the elementary school office. If you cannot make it to pre-registration on February 19, you are welcome to come from 8:00 am-3:00 pm the week of February 23. It is extremely important in our planning for the next school year to have an accurate count of kindergarten students, so please help us by registering your child before March 1, 2015.

If you live in the Williamsville School District and have a child (or children) who will be five years old on or before September 1, 2015, please plan on registering your child.  If at all possible, please bring the following items with you:

  • Certified copy of your child's birth certificate
  • Proof of residency within the district (Copy of lease, mortgage, or tax bill)
  • Physical – a current one must be on file by the first day of school in August
  • Immunizations –a current one must be on file by the first day of school in August
  • Eye exam- a current one must be on file by the first day of school in August
  • Dental exam- a current one must be on file by the first day of school in August

                    In addition, a Kindergarten Orientation Night for incoming Kindergarten students and their parents will be held in August before the first day of school. The August meeting will be an informational meeting for parents and a time for new kindergartners to explore their kindergarten classroom.

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