The Sages Football Team home opener is Friday. This year the area behind the visitor bleachers will be a parking lot. Students will not be allowed to bring balls to play football, etc. Watch your child's folder for a note about parking at football games during construction.
MHS and St. Thomas More have teamed up with WCIA and the Eastern Illinois Foodbank to Fight Hunger. Monetary and non-perishable donations will be accepted at the football gates on Friday night. Anyone who donates FOUR ITEMS gets in free! Donations will stay in Piatt Co.
WHS dismisses at 1:00 PM on Wednesday 9/11/19 for school improvement meetings. Please notify your child's teacher if this will change your child's after school transportation plans.
Sages Strut Donations are due today!
Sages Strut Donations are due on Tuesday 9/3. Thanks for supporting the Monticello PTO and our schools!
Parents who pick up at Lincoln can: 1. Join the pick up line on Monticello/Grant Streets 2. Park on the surrounding streets (Chestnut, Lincoln, Union) or the parking lot on Wilson St. and a) meet them at the Grant St. gate or b) have them walk to your car in a pre-planned spot.
If you drop your child off at Lincoln School in the morning to catch a bus out to WHS, please drop them off at the playground gate on Grant Street. Please do NOT pull into the Circle Drive area where the buses load and unload.
You can donate to Sages Strut online! Go to www.sages.us, select White Heath School, then click Explore. You'll see a Sages Strut link. Specify which student you are donating to, and donate any amount you like. Thanks for supporting our PTO and our schools!
Sages Strut is coming on September 20th. All students ride to the MHS track to participate. Students who raise money for the PTO through this event are eligible for prizes. Information came home Friday or will come home in folders today.
Parent Meetings are Monday 8/19 at WHS. 2nd Grade: 6:00-6:30 PM 3rd Grade: 6:45-7:15 PM
Returning Sages, don't forget to register online ASAP. Go to www.teacherease.com. Class lists will be posted at the elementary schools on August 9th. Students who have not been registered will not be included on the lists. New students can register at WHS on 8/5 from 8 AM - 6 PM.
WHS students need one pair of headphones for the computer lab and one pair to keep in their classroom. Students who attended Lincoln last year already have computer lab headphones that will be brought to WHS.
You can find school supply lists at www.sages.us. Go to the White Heath page, click on "explore", then "documents", then "other items."
It's not too late to get a school toolbox! Order everything you need at www.schooltoolbox.com. You can customize your order to include exactly what you need and have it shipped directly to your house on a date or your choice.
Returning MCUSD #25 students can register on www.schoolinsight.com. New students to the district should register at WHS on August 5th from 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM.
Thursday at WHS: 1. Wear class t-shirt 2. Bring sack lunch & drink (unless you ordered one) 3. Have Fun!
Make school supply shopping easy this Fall! Order everything you need at www.schooltoolbox.com. You can customize your order to include exactly what you need and have it shipped directly to your house on a date or your choice.
Online registration opens on July 8 at www.teacherease.com. New students to the district should register at WHS on August 5th between 8:00 AM and 6:00 PM. Meet the Teacher is August 15th from 2:00-3:00 PM and the first day of school is August 16th.
Friday is the last day of school. WHS dismisses at 11:00 AM. We will have a picture slideshow in the gym at 10:00 AM. Families are welcome to attend.
Thursday is Fun Day at WHS. We are still in need of some volunteers to run games. You can sign up using this link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0d4aaeac29a5ff2-funday Students should bring a sack lunch with a drink unless they ordered one from the cafeteria in advance.
Please make sure to pay meal balances and any overdue fees prior to the last day of school. You can send a check to the school or pay online at www.teacherease.com. Positive lunch balances will be carried forward into next school year.
No School on Monday 5/27. On Tuesday, we'll serve Fiestadas instead of spaghetti for lunch choice #1. Students need a sack lunch for Thursday 5/30 unless they ordered a sack lunch from the WHS kitchen in advance.
Want to sign up to run a game on Fun Day? Sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0d4aaeac29a5ff2-funday You must have a volunteer form on file at WHS.
The Volleyball Camp form that came home had the wrong dates. Camp is JUNE 17th, 18th, & 19th. A new form will be sent home today.
The third grade talent show is Thursday at 1:30 in the gym at WHS. The kids are working hard to get ready!
Menu change for 5/21-5/24: Choice #3 will be a TURKEY and cheese sandwich instead of ham and cheese.
The third grade talent show is next Thursday 5/23 at 1:30 PM in the WHS Gym.
Third graders are going on a field trip to the movie theater in Clinton on Thursday 5/16. Third graders who didn't order a sack lunch from WHS, should bring a sack lunch with a drink on Thursday.
3rd grade students are reminded to bring permission slips back for their 5/16 field trip to Clinton ASAP.
All students brought Fun Day forms home earlier this week. Please return the bottom portion of that form indicating whether your student will purchase a sack lunch from WHS or bring their own sack lunch for the school picnic on 5/30.
WHS 2nd graders are excited to host Muffins with Mom on Friday. 2W is at 1:45 PM and the rest of the 2nd grade classes are at 2:15.
All WHS students will ride the bus to the MHS Ag Show on Friday 5/3 in the afternoon. It's always a fun trip!
1:00 Dismissal at WHS today. Let us know if your child will have a change in after school plans.
WHS dismisses at 1:00 PM on Wednesday 5/1.
Don't forget to send $1-$4 for plants Wednesday if your child wants to buy some!
WHS students will travel to the MHS Agriculture Show at MHS on Friday, May 3rd in the afternoon. All students will ride the bus.
The MHS FFA will bring plants to WHS for students to buy on Wednesday, May 1st. Students can bring $1-4 if they would like to buy one or two plants. WHS dismisses at 1:00 PM on 5/1.
Join us for the WHS Open House tonight from 6-7 PM. Student work will be displayed throughout the school. Be sure to visit the gym, music room, classrooms, library, cafeteria, and computer lab.
Skating forms and $9 are due this Thursday 4/18.
The 2nd grade field trip is this Thursday! Students who did not order a lunch must bring a sack lunch with a drink. Buses will leave promptly at 8:30, so please be sure that your child is at school on time.
The WHS Open House is scheduled for Tuesday, April 23rd from 6:00-7:00 PM. Student work will be displayed throughout the school and the Book Fair will be open in the library. Be sure to stop by the classrooms, gym, music room, and computer lab. We hope to see you there!
Rollerskating forms and fees are due Thursday 4/18.
2nd grade field trip forms are due today. All 2nd graders need a permission slip and $2. Students can order a sack lunch from the cafeteria in advance or bring their own lunch and drink to the field trip. The field trip is scheduled for Thursday 4/18.
The last day of school is May 31st. WHS will dismiss at 11:00 AM that day.
WHS dismisses at 1:00 PM on Wednesday 4/3 for school improvement meetings. Please notify your child's teacher if you need to change after school plans.
Thursday is opening day for Major League Baseball. Students are encouraged to wear gear in support of their favorite team.
WHS dismisses for spring break at 2:00 PM on Friday 3/15. Please let your child's teacher know if they will have alternate after school plans. We'll have cheese pizza instead of pepperoni pizza on 3/15. Have a great spring break!
Sign up for Camp Invention at www.campinvention.org before March 22nd and receive $25 off using code INNOVATE25. Camp is for current K-5th graders and will be held at WHS from June 24th-28th from 9:00 AM -3:30 PM.
WHS dismisses at 2 PM on Friday 3/15 for Spring Break. School resumes on Monday 3/25.
On Friday 3/15, the menu will include cheese pizza instead of pepperoni pizza.
WHS dismisses at 1:00 PM on Wednesday for school improvement meetings.
There is a PTO Meeting tonight at 6:30 PM in the Washington School Cafeteria.
Spring picture orders are due by March 7th.
Phones are back up and working at WHS. :)
WHS phones are not working. If you can't get through to the school, please email Nichole Boss at firstname.lastname@example.org. We're hoping the phones will be up again soon!
The 3rd Grade Concert is Thursday 2/21 at 6:30 PM in the WHS Gym. Students should wear their class t-shirts and jeans or nice pants. They should arrive at 6:00 PM and stay in the gym until they are called back to their designated rooms. Please enter through the gym doors.
The 3rd grade concert is scheduled for 2/21 at 6:30 PM in the WHS gym. Students should wear their class t-shirts and jeans or nice pants. They can arrive at 6:00 PM and stay in the gym with their families until they are called back to the staging areas.
There is No School on Monday 2/18.
Kids Heart Challenge donations are due Friday 2/15. 3rd grade KHC 8:30-10:30 AM 2nd grade KHC 12:30-2:30 PM.
WHS partially lost power this afternoon. We are working with Ameren to get it restored. The phones are not currently working. If you need to reach the school or change after school plans, please email Mrs. Boss at email@example.com or contact your child's teacher directly.
Yearbook orders are due TODAY. You can order online at www.inter-state.com/yearbook using code: 35450Y.
Register your current K-5th grader for Camp Invention at www.campinvention.org. Camp is at WHS from 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM June 24th-28th. Today is the last day for alumni campers to get a $35 discount. All campers pay a lower price for registering early. It's a great camp!
Dental forms are also due Friday 2/8. These forms give your child permission to a screening at school and are optional.
Yearbook orders are due on Friday 2/8. You can order online at www.inter-state.com/yearbook using code: 35450Y.
3rd Graders will participate in the Wax Museum in the WHS Gym on Friday 2/8 from 8:40-9:15 AM. Families are welcome to attend.
Spring pictures are Thursday 2/7. Proofs will be sent home in a couple of weeks and parents can decide whether or not to order then.
WHS dismisses at 1:00 on Wednesday 2/6.
The PTO Meeting is tonight at 6:30 PM at WASHINGTON SCHOOL.
Friday we will have Thursday's lunch - fruit and yogurt or ham and cheese sub, or sun butter.
Monticello Schools will be closed on Thursday, January 31, 2019 due to forecasted windchill warnings and sub-zero morning temperatures - a decision on after school activities will be posted by Noon on website and social media. #GoSages
Monticello Schools will be closed on Wednesday, Jan 30 due to forecasted windchill warnings and sub-zero temperatures throughout the day. All activities and practices are canceled and all buildings are closed on Wednesday. #GoSages
The 3rd grade concert is scheduled for 2/21 at 6:30 PM in the gym. Students should wear their class t-shirts and jeans or nice pants.
Kids Heart Challenge is scheduled for 2/15. All donation money is due that day.
The 3rd grade Wax Museum is scheduled for Friday 2/8 at 8:40 AM in the gym. *This is a change from the original date.
Progress Reports will be sent home with students on Friday 2/1.
Reminder: Please do not drop students off in the back parking lot. This area is for buses. Never pass a stopped school bus from either direction.
Enjoy the long weekend and stay safe! No School on Monday for MLK Jr. Day!
DATE CHANGE: Due to a scheduling conflict, the 3rd Grade Wax Museum will be held on Friday 2/8 at 8:40 AM in the WHS Gym. The date in yesterday's email is wrong.
Camp Invention is a fun STEM camp for students who are currently in K-5th grades. WHS will be hosting this camp from June 24-28th this summer. You can register at www.campinvention.org. $35 Alumni discount expires 2/8 and $25 new camper discount expires 3/22.
The third grade concert is scheduled for Thursday 2/21 at 6:30 PM in the WHS Gym.
WHS kids will bring home information about the Healthy Heart Kids Challenge (formerly Jump Rope for Heart) on Monday 1/14. Our event is scheduled for Friday 2/15.
Group photos for the yearbook will be taken on Thursday. The photographer will visit each classroom to take a picture of the class together.
School resumes on Tuesday 1/8 :)
WHS dismisses at 2:00 PM on December 21st. School resumes on January 8th, 2019. Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!
Third Grade Parents--Mark your calendars for the 3rd Grade Concert on February 21st at 6:00 PM in the WHS Gym!
WHS Dismisses at 2:00 PM on Friday 12/21. Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!
WHS dismisses at 1:00 PM on Wednesday 12/5.
WHS dismisses at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, 12/5.
Please return your Sages Giving Tree gift unwrapped with the ornament by Friday, 12/14. We'll distribute the gifts to families during the week of 12/17.
The WHS Book Fair is open today from 8:30-10:50 AM and 12:30-3:30 PM and Friday from 8:30-10:30 AM.
Our Sages Giving Tree is up in the WHS hallway. Students who have written permission will bring home an ornament with a gift request on Tuesday. Please check their folder for this ornament & return it with the gift. Unwrapped gifts are due on 12/14. Thank you for your support!
White Heath School Dismisses at 2:00 PM on Tuesday 11/20. Happy Thanksgiving!
Due to wet, muddy, and snowy conditions behind the visitors bleachers as well as the large crowds expected on Saturday, fans and students should NOT bring footballs or other "play" items into the facility. Fans and students who bring footballs or other "play" items will be directed to return the items to their vehicles. Thank you for your attention and cooperation in this matter.
On Thursday 11/15, there are only two lunches choices: 1) Turkey 2) Sunbutter & Jelly Sandwich
RSVPs for Grandparents Breakfast are due on Friday. Please send $2.50 for each grandparent meal by 11/9.
Supervision begins at 7:30 AM at WHS. Please do not drop your students off prior to that time. Please do not drop off in the back parking lot. That area is reserved for buses. Drop off is at the playground gate on nice days or on High Street at the WHS sign. Thanks for your help!
WHS dismisses at 1:00 PM on Wednesday 11/7.
Grandparents Breakfast is November 28th at 7:00 AM for 2nd Graders and 7:30 AM for 3rd Graders. Please RSVP and pay in advance for grandparent meals. Student meals will be charged to their lunch accounts.
All WHS students will attend the Veterans Day Assembly in Miller Gym at Washington School on Friday 11/9 at 9:15 AM.
Veterans who are attending the breakfast at 8:15 AM on Friday in the Monticello High School Cafeteria, please RSVP as soon as possible. You can email Mrs. Weidner at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the WHS office at 217-762-8511 ext. 4260.
Proud to work in MCUSD #25! White Heath School and Monticello High School achieved exemplary ratings this year! http://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/2018-10-31/6-area-schools-achieve-exemplary-marks-states-2018-report-card.html
3rd Grade is taking a field trip to Monticello on Thursday from 8:30-12:00. All 3rd graders need a sack lunch with a drink.
Last call for t-shirt orders. Friday is the last day we’ll accept orders. You can find an extra copy of the order form on www.teacherease.com in the digital locker.
Class t-shirt orders are due. Please return forms and orders to the WH office ASAP.
No School on Monday 10/8!
Upcoming dates: October 8: No School October 9: No School for Teacher Institute October 17: Pie orders are due for PTO
Picture retakes are on October 19 for any student who was absent on picture day or who would like retakes. If you want retakes, please return your picture packet. Pictures will be taken around 8:30.
WHS students will participate in a relocation drill on Tuesday 10/2 at 8:45 AM. We will practice a lockdown within the building and then we will relocate to the Methodist Church. Local first responders will participate in the drill.
The main telephone number for the District is down. Frontier is aware of the problem which they say may take up to 24 hours to fix. In the meantime, you can reach all buildings in the District by dialing (217) 762-8512
Choice #3 on the menu the rest of this week will be a cheese sandwich instead of a sunbutter and jelly sandwich.
Going to the Illini game tonight? Watch for Mr. Bluhm on the field in the 1st Quarter! He was nominated for a teaching award by a student and he won! Great job, Mr. B!
The phones at WHS are not working. Please use email to communicate any changes in after school plans.
WHS dismisses at 3:00 PM Friday.
Sages Strut is coming up on Friday 9/28 1-2 PM! All WHS students will ride the bus to the MHS track. If you'd like to join us, you must have a volunteer application filled out at one of the schools in advance. Go to www.sages.us; Explore; Documents; Applications to find a copy.
All MCUSD #25 Schools dismiss one hour early today. WHS dismisses at 2:00 PM.
There are only two lunch choices on Friday. Chicken Patty Sandwich or Sunbutter & Jelly Sandwich. 2nd grade will eat early at 10:45 and 3rd grade will eat at 11:10.
1:00 Dismissal today for WHS
WHS dismisses at 1:00 PM on 9/12 for School Improvement meetings. Please let your child's teacher know of alternate after school plans.
WHS Students will travel to the MHS Homecoming Parade on Friday. We'll watch on both sides of Wilson St. near State St. If you are signing your student out at the parade route, please let the teacher know in advance. Buses will return to WH at 12:40 and we dismiss at 1:30.
Sages Strut money is due Thursday 9/6.
Our new car line process is running pretty smoothly! Thank You! Please pull up as far as you can in the line and consider rolling down your passenger window if you have tinted windows. We're working to make the line move as fast as possible! #GoSages
WHS will dismiss at 2:00 PM on Wednesday 9/5 due to heat. Please inform your child's teacher of any after school changes in transportation.
You'll see WHS wearing Sages Strut shirts and exercise gear this week to remind our students that donations are due this Thursday. All money goes directly back into the elementary schools! #GoSages
WHS will dismiss at 2:00 on Tuesday 9/4 due to the heat.
No School on Monday 9/3. Enjoy the long weekend!
Sages Strut Donations are due on September 6th.
Please send a note in your child's folder when they have a change in after school plans. It is also fine to call the office. Please don't count on a teacher receiving your email with changes prior to the end of the school day because they don't always have a break to check email.
Tuesday is picture day at WHS. You can order online at inter-state.com/order and use the code 28552ZB.
Monday 8/27: 2nd Grade Parent Meeting 6:00 PM 3rd Grade Parent Meeting 6:45 PM
WHS Picture Day is Tuesday 8/28. Watch your child's backpack for a picture form today. You can also order online at inter-state.com/order and use the code 28552ZB.
White Heath parent meetings are scheduled for Monday 8/27. 2nd Grade: 6:00 PM & 3rd Grade: 6:45 PM
Girls on the Run will host programs at WHS and Washington this year. 3rd grade girls can sign up for the WHS program, which is scheduled for Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00-4:30 PM, at www.girlsontheruneci.org.
WHS is excited to welcome two new teachers! Ms. Moery is a 2nd grade teacher and Ms. Bertelsmann is a 3rd grade teacher.
Meet the Teacher & Drop off School Supplies Tuesday 8/21 from 2:00-3:00 PM
WHS Daily Schedule: 7:30 AM Supervision begins on the playground, 7:45 AM breakfast begins, 8:10 students report to class, 3:00 dismissal.