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WHS Schedules available beginning August 16

Schedules for all Winnebago High Students will be available in the main office beginning on Wednesday, August 16 at 8 a.m. Students are invited to come in to get their schedule, locker number and combination anytime the main office is open after August 16.  Office hours are 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

The first day of school is Wednesday, August 23.

WHS Fall Kickoff August 18

Winnebago High School Fall Kickoff will be held on August 18 from 5 - 7 p.m. at Colborn Stadium. 

Dear Winnebago Parents and Residents from new Superintendent

Dear Winnebago Parents and Residents, 

As I begin this new position, I want to say I am truly honored to be your new Superintendent. Over the last couple of weeks, it has been my pleasure to begin meeting some of the excellent community and staff members who are a part of our School District.  

2017-2018 School Attendance Calendar

School Attendance Calendar for 2017-2018 school year.

Elementary List Posted August 18

Elementary class lists will be posted on the front doors of Dorothy Simon and Jean McNair Elementary Schools  at 8 a.m. on Friday, August 18.

Dorothy Simon Back to School Night August 22

It is that time of year again when we open our doors to welcome students and their families to a new school year. I am extremely honored and excited to be a part of the Winnebago School District and look forward to working together with you and your children’s teachers to create an excellent educational experience for our students. 

WHS Calculator Recommendations

The WHS Math Department requires a TI-84 calculator (any model) for Stats and Calc classes, and the TI030XIIS is recommend for all other math classes.  (Please note that students are not allowed to use a TI-30XS Multiview.) Current prices in the area: TARGET:  TI-84 Plus CE is $89.99

McNair Elementary Announces Back to School Night and Open House August 22

McNair Elementary’s Back to School Night and Open House are scheduled for Tuesday, August 22, to give everyone a chance to stop by the school before the school year begins! The PTO sponsored event will take place from 5-6:30 p.m.   

WHS New Student Orientation August 21 at 6:30 p.m.

A orientation for all new students including all incoming freshman will be held in the WHS cafeteria on Monday, August 21 beginning at 6:30 p.m.  Following a short introduction conducted by WHS staff, students will have the opportunity to locate  their classes and lockers.   School staff will be present to answer any questions students or families might have.

Winnebago Athletics Information

Click the link for all your Winnebago Athletics information. First day of practice, picture schedule and much more.

Winnebago Schools District Office

304 East McNair Road
Winnebago, IL 61088


Phone: 815.335.2456
Fax: 815.335.7574


Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Superintendent: Dr. John Schwuchow

304 East McNair Road
Winnebago IL 61088

Phone: 815.335.2456
Fax: 815.335.7574
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.