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Balloon Release at BENInspired Event 2012.

Winnebago CUSD #323 is proud to be the center of the Winnebago community. Throughout the history of our school district, the community has forged a strong relationship with our schools and its activities. Our students and staff our grateful for the support.

Our buildings are truly part of the community and we have programs that welcome residents to use the facilities and attend our programs.

Volunteering is also a partnership between Winnebago CUSD #323 and our residents. For information on volunteering contact any of our education centers.

Veteran's Day Program November 11

Winnebago High School and Middle School are inviting all of our local Veteran's to celebrate with the District on Friday, November 11. Veteran's Day Breakfast & Program will be held at the Winnebago High School.

Adopt A Family Information

The holiday season is closely upon us and there are several families in the Winnebago community that are in need. You can help! The Kids Club program and the Student Services Department is providing an adopt-a-family service for the 2016 holiday season.

Winnebago Community Unit School District 323 opens interview process for vacated board seat

The Winnebago Board of Education is accepting applications to fill the vacancy resulting from the resignation of Leslee Dimke. 

WMS FAST – Mark Your Calendars

FAST held their first meeting in September. We planned a number of events. We hope you can join us!

Volunteers are need for the Garage Sale with set up Friday, October 7 and helpers during/after the sale on Saturday, October 8. If you are able and willing to help with Garage Sale, please call Brenda Sojka at 815.335.2364:

WHS students help support Lutheran High

WHS students help support Lutheran High

In dark times, any light is welcome. Winnebago High School’s senior officers know that well, so it should come as no surprise when tragedy struck Rockford Lutheran with the passing of student Payton Parrotte, they acted. With the help of advisors and the generous students attending WHS,

Annual DARE Graduation Ceremony

Jean McNair fifth graders participated in the Annual DARE Graduation night on January 20.

Jean McNair fifth graders participated in the Annual DARE Graduation ceremony on January 20. Students completed a 10 weeks of the DARE Program. Retired FBI Agent and State Representative Jim Sacia spoke at the event. Chloe W. was the 2016 Chief George Saladino memorial recipient. 

DARE program a success with help of PTO and Winnebago Lion's Club

A Big Thank You to the Winnebago Lions Club and the Winnebago PTO for being Co-sponsor for the Jean McNair DARE program.

A Big Thank You to the Winnebago Lion's Club and the Winnebago PTO for being Co-sponsor for the Jean McNair DARE program. DARE is Drug Abuse Resistance Education for Jean McNair 5th Grade students. CUSD #323 is one of only two schools in Northern Illinois that are lucky enough to still have this program up and running.

Winnebago PTO helps to improve Jean McNair Playground

On Tuesday, July 23 the Winnebago PTO dedicated the upgraded playground at McNair Elementary back to CUSD #323 as the finishing touches are being taken care of.  The PTO used funds that they have been saving for a great project like the playground.

Winnebago Activity Passes available in the WHS office

Family and Adult Activity passes are available to purchase in the Winnebago High School Office.

Family Passes: $120
Adult Passes: $50

WHS office hours are Monday - Friday 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Contact the office at 815.335.2336 with any questions. 


PTO Meeting dates, Minutes and Agendas

The Winnebago PTO invites all parents/guardians and teachers of students in Early Childhood to fifth grade to attend monthly meetings. The first meeting is in September. Agendas for meetings are sent home with students in advance and will note the meeting location and time.

PTO Meeting Dates and Agendas. PTO Meetings are at 6 p.m. in the Jean McNair Library

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: Mr. Scott Bloomquist