For the past two years WHS students and staff participated in a Pay it Forward/Inspire Change Week during March. It stemmed from a desire to help students at WHS cope with the loss of their good friend Cole Trusler in December 2011 from a car accident, as well as another classmate, Ben Johnson who passed away in May of 2010 from Nueroblastoma, a childhood cancer.
Ten Winnebago High School students will have their work on display in the Rockford Art Museum 73rd Young Artist Show from March 2 - April 6. More information is available at Rockfordartmuseum.org
Winnebago CUDS #323 schools and offices will be closed March 24 - 30 for Spring Break. Classes will resume on Monday, March 31.
Please note the school calendar has Friday, March 21 as a non attendance day. March 21 will be used as a snow make up day. Parent Letter below explains make-up days.
Winnebago's Annual Tractor Day will be held on Friday, March 21. The day will start off with the tractors meeting at DeLong's at 6:15 a.m followed by the Farmer's Breakfast at WHS from 7:15 - 7:45 a.m with tractor drivers eating for free.
The price is $3.75 and includes the below menu. Please RSVP to Mary Ellen Droy at 815.335.3101 x 146 or the
Winnebago High School's annual Tractor will be held on Friday, March 21. If you would like to purchase a shirt for Tractor Day download the form below. If you decide to purchase one, please fill out the form and send it with your payment to the WHS office by March 10.
Congratulations to Winnebago Senior Sean Ward State Wrestling Champion. Sean competed this past weekend in the state meet at University of Illinois in the 182 weight class. Sean finished the season 36-1. Congratulations on a great season Sean!
Winnebago High School is pleased to announce that 19 students from the class of 2014 have been selected as Illinois State Scholars. The State Scholar Program sponsored by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission recognizes students attending approved high schools for outstanding academic achievement. State scholar designation provides honorary recognition with no monetary award.
Congratulations to the Winnebago High School Math Team that competed Saturday at Rock Valley College against nine others schools at the ICTM (Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics) Regional Math Competition.
Congratulations to the Winnebago High School January Seniors of the Month! Our two winners, Sarah Miller and Chris Smith, were drawn from a group of six nominated Seniors that were chosen by WHS staff.
On January 30, 2014, a team from the University of Illinois performed a site visit to evaluate the WHS Project Lead the Way (PLTW) engineering program. The day long visit, included interviewing students, instructors, counselors, administrators, Community Partnership Team (CPT) members, and parents of students in the program.
*Letters will be distributed on February 7th 1st hour due to the snow day on Feb 5th. The deadline for Candidate Form submission will remain due on Thursday, February 20th by 3:05 pm.