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WHS New Student Orientation August 22 6:30 p.m.

 Winnebago High School will host an orientation meeting for all 9th grade students and any students new to the district on Monday August 22 at 6:30 p.m.  The meeting will take place in the WHS Cafetorium and is open to all new students and their parents.

Important Dates for 2016-17 School Year

Important dates for the 2016-17 school year. 

Winnebago High School Summer Hours

Winnebago High School will observe the following hours during the summer from June 9  thru August 5.

Monday through Thursday 7 a.m. - 11 a.m. Closed on Friday

WHS students take 2nd place in Battle of the Books

On May 4, 2016 three students from WHS traveled with Mrs. Thompson, WHS Librarian to compete in the 2016 Battle of the Books competition. Abby L., Angel S., and Kierra H. read 10 books between them (9 Abe Lincoln Titles and 1 Classic Title) to take 2nd place in the annual spring tournament between Winnebago, Pecatonica, and Harlem High School and 9th Grade Campus. 

WHS Welcomes New National Honor Society Members

NHS

The Winnebago Chapter of the National Honor Society held its annual induction ceremony at WHS on Sunday, May 1.

WHS welcomes new NHS members

The Winnebago Chapter of the National Honor Society held its annual induction ceremony at WHS on Sunday, May 1st. The National Honor Society is a national organization with local chapters in most high schools and is sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals.

2016 Mr. WHS Pageant

2016 Mr. WHS Pageant.  David Hauser was Mr. WHS 

WHS wrestling team ends a great season with two state qualifiers

WHS Wrestling Team at Regionals

Winnebago High School wrestling team ends a great season with two state qualifiers. Anthony Olivares Sr. at 120# with a 20-8 record and Devan Heslop Sr. at 160# with a 25-9 record. Thomas Sanner Jr. 132# with a record of 32-9 was a state alternate.

WHS Girls Basketball Team takes home Regional Title

The Lady Indians continued their post season run with a#2 seed in the North Boone Regional.Ladies Indians beat Spring Valley Hall with 46-34 victory to clinch 2016 Regional Camps.

The win put the Indians in the Sectional Championship vs the Byron Tigers. Lady Indians fell to State Champs Byron Lady Tigers in the Sectional Final game.

WHS Art Students Place 2nd in Snow Sculpting Contest

Congratulations to the Winnebago High School snow sculpting team who were recognized for their creativity and hard work this year at the 2016 Illinois snow sculpting competition held in Rockford at Sinnissipi Park. They came home with two awards, 2nd place and Artist's choice.

New App Raises Concerns About Cyberbullying and School Safety

Recently WHS administrators have been informed of a new app that students are using that may contain cyber bullying and other inappropriate messages.  The app called "After School" is an anonymous social media forum specifically tied a particular school.  

Winnebago High School Students tour Fermi National Laboratory

WHS Chemistry and Physics students visited Fermi National Laboratory November 18. They took a tour of the research facility including the linear accelerators and the accelerator control room.

WHS Earns Recognition as a Safe Sports School

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

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. 

U.S. News 2015 Best High Schools Badge

Best High Schools Bronze 2015

U.S. News and World Report displays where Winnebago CUSD ranks with other High Schools in Illinois as well as how we rank nationally. Click the graphic to see the details.