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Jean McNair students enjoy recess on a warm Fall Day Welcome to Winnebago CUSD #323

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Our core beliefs and values The following belief statements describe deeply held beliefs that influence our actions in Winnebago District 323:

  • We believe that children are the hope and future of our world; therefore our primary function is to educate all students for a successful future.
  • We believe that excellence is achieved through a rigorous and engaging curriculum and structured activities beyond the classroom.
  • We believe every child deserves quality teachers.
  • We believe measurement of progress is essential to achieve improvement.
  • We believe that teaching and learning flourish in a safe, clean, disciplined, and nurturing environment.
  • We believe that family, school, and community are vital partners in the learning process.
  • We believe that all individuals deserve respect and are responsible for their own actions.
  • We believe that we are responsible to our community to provide prudent fiscal management.

Student of the Week Announced at Jean McNair Elementary School

The following students were selected as Student of the Week for the week of October 5.  These students were selected for demonstrating McNair Pride with exceptional effort in school work and positive behavior.

WHS Golf Team advances two golfers

Pictured:  Coach Anderson, Ryan G., Kamren N., Lucas A., Riley S., Travis L., and Scott S.

Winnebago Boys Golf Team competed in the Class 1A Regional Tournament at Galena Golf Club on Tuesday, October 6.  The team finished at 355, just 5 strokes behind the 3rd place team, just barely missing a Sectional bid as a team. Stockton finished first at 343, with Polo finishing second at 349, and West Carroll finishing 3rd with 350.

First Student of the Week Announcement Held at Jean McNair Elementary School

The following students were selected as Student of the Week for the week of September 28.  These students were selected for demonstrating McNair Pride with exceptional effort in school work and positive behavior.

WMS Staff and Students raise money for St. Jude

September was National Children's Cancer Research Awareness month.  The WE Day crew at Winnebago Middle School held a variety of activities throughout the month to raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

WHS Earns Recognition as a Safe Sports School

Winnebago, IL September 18, 2015 – Winnebago is the recipient of the National Athletic

WMS Students learn about their Local Government and Leaders

Cheif Stockburger and students

Winnebago Middle School sixth grade Social Studies students are learning about local government and leaders.The following people spent time with the students in class discussing their role in our local government. 

Jean McNair Monthly Newsletters 2015-16

The 2015-2016 school year is off to a great start. Jean McNair's monthly newsletters are available here for access to Jean McNair news at your fingertips. 

Please look for monthly updates, or as news happens.


Fall Preschool Screening Friday, October 16

Winnebago CUSD #323 will conduct preschool screenings for the 2015-16 school year on Friday, October 16. These children may be eligible to attend the Winnebago School District Preschool for the 2015-16 school year. Appointment times are limited.

WHS Environmental Science Class Visits Local Sites

WHS students enrolled in Mrs. Tighe's Environmental Science course traveled to the Rock River Environmental Services (Pagel Pit) Landfill and to the Rock River Water Reclamation District to find out how solid waste and sewage is handled in a large community. 

Annual WMS Garage Sale October 10

The Annual Winnebago Middle School Garage Sale is just around the corner—October 10, from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Donations of clothing, books, household and other small items will be accepted the week of October 5, from 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the Winnebago middle school office. 

Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Free applications for Federal Student Aid begin and should be filled out starting January 1, 2016 for students entering college fall of 2016. 

Click on the below link to begin the process. 

Dorothy Simon News from PE

Attention Parents. Do you have extra shoes that your child has grown out of? Would you be willing to donate them? Dorothy Simon PE could use those shoes as loaners for students who forget theirs during the school year. Any donations could be sent with your child or turned into the Dorothy Simon office, and are greatly appreciated. Thanks,