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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.

WMS August/September 2014 Parent Newsletter

The middle school creates and sends a monthly newsletter to parents by email and posts it here on the website.  Here is our first Parent Newsletter for the 2014-2015 school year.

High School and Middle School Fall Sports Practice Schedules

Below is information pertaining to the first week of fall practices for Winnebago High School and Middle School student athletes.

High School Cross Country- Starts on Wednesday, August 13, practices will run from 8 a.m.- 12 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 6 - 8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.

Summer softball league a success for WHS players

WHS Summer Softball

Winnebago Schools are preparing for a new school year

It’s time for Winnebago families to start thinking of the new school year.  The first day for students is scheduled for Wednesday, August 20 with an early 1 p.m. dismissal.  Families new to the district are encouraged to begin the residency process immediately. 

Elementary School Class Lists will be available on August 15

Dorothy Simon and Jean McNair class lists will be posted on school doors on Friday, August 15.

Important August dates for Dorothy Simon Elementary

School is just around the corner and here is some important information and August dates for Dorothy Simon Elementary. 

WHS School Pictures August 28

School picture day at WHS has been scheduled for Thursday August 28.  All 9th, 10th and 11th grade students will have pictures taken.  Retakes for 12th grade students will also be available. 

WHS New Student Orientation August 19

Winnebago High School will be holding an orientation for all incoming ninth grade students and any students new to the district on Tuesday, August 19 at 6 p.m. in the WHS Cafetorium.  WHS administrators and student council representatives will be available to answer questions and review procedures for new students. 

Winnebago CUSD #323 school office hours begin August 4

Winnebago CUSD #323 District Office hours starting August 4 will be Monday thru Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Second Grade Explores the Coral Reef

Mrs. Benning's 2nd grade class constructed  a 3-dimensional coral reef as they studied  endangered animals and habitats.

CUSD #323 Registration Paperwork and Payment Information

CUSD #323 students have received the 2014-15 school registration packets.  All completed paperwork and payments should be placed in the locked dropbox located by the flagpole at McNair Elementary School or mailed to Winnebago School District Office, 304 East McNair Road, Winnegago IL 61088.  

Winnebago High School Class of 2014

WHS Class of 2014

Congratulations to the Class of 2014.