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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.

Simon Elementary Important Dates for the Start of the 2015-16 School Year

Kid’s Club Registration at Dorothy Simon Elementary 12 - 6 p.m. - August 20

Kids Club Dates of Service for the 2015-16 School Year

Kids Club services will begin on Wednesday, August 26. For a list of all available service dates for the 2015-16 school year, please use the link below:

 Kids Club Service Dates for 2015-16 School Year 

Winnebago CUSD 323 Preschool Screening for 2015-16

Winnebago CUSD #323 will conduct preschool screenings for the 2015-16 school year on Wednesday, July 15 and Thursday, July 16. These children may be eligible to attend the Winnebago School District Preschool for the 2015-16 school year. Appointment times are limited.

Winnebago CUSD #323 Summer Office Hours - June 10 - August 6, 2015

Winnebago CUSD  #323 office hours for the summer are as follows.
Winnebago High School Office 

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 link to see the details. 


WMS Career on Wheels

Career on Wheels

Winnebago Middle School hosted their annual Career on Wheels. The Winnebago County Coroner, two  Winnebago County Sheriff's Department K9 Officers, and the WREX morning news crew attended the event.

Hunter B Is Principal for the Day for May 15

Congratulations to Hunter B. for earning to be Principal for the Day at Simon Elementary on Friday, May 15. His days duties included reading to classes, recess supervision, and making sure everyone can learn. 

WHS recognizes May Seniors of the Month

Congratulations to the Winnebago High School Seniors of the Month! Our two winners, Noah W. and Heather P. were drawn from a group of 4 nominated Seniors that were chosen by WHS staff.

Winnebago NHS inducts new members

The Winnebago Chapter of the National Honor Society held its annual induction ceremony at WHS on Sunday, April 12th. 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.

WMS 8th grade undefeated Girls Basketball Team takes First in Rt. 72 Conference

WMS 8th grade undefeated Girls Basketball Team takes First in Rt. 72 Conference

The Winnebago Middle School 8th grade girls basketball team finished their season 14-0. Conference champions and Rt. 72 conference tourney champions.

Winnovation Qualifies for Championship Event

Winnovation Qualifies for Championship Event

WHS students celebrate 4th Inspire Change Week

During the week of March 2 -6 WHS celebrated its 4th Inspire Change Week. Inspire Change Week at WHS has been held in response to teaching students how to react positively to hard situations and deal with life's "lemon" moments.