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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.

Elementary School Kits pick up May 19

School Kits will be available for pick up Tuesday, May 19 at the Dorothy Simon gym for 3 - 6 p.m. 

Dorothy Simon's Jump Rope for Hope a Huge Success

Thank You to all of the students who raised money and participated in Jump Rope for Hear this year. Simon raised $6.707.20! Mrs. Edler's first graders raised $763 earning them an extra PE class. The top individual earner was Bailey Otto who will assist Mr. Flynn in PE for a day. She raised $360. 

Dorothy Simon's Drop Everything and Read Day May 29

An annual end of the school year event at Dorothy Simon is DEAR(Drop Everything and Read) Day will be held on May 29. The day is packed with reading, guest readers and retelling of favorite stories.  More information to come home soon.  

Dorothy Simon's Field Day for Kindergarten, PreK, and Early Childhood May 18

Dorothy Simon's Field Day has been scheduled for Kindergarten, PreK, and Early Childhood on May 18. The children will participate in groups, by grade levels, and in a number of events. Lunch will be provided as usual with some modifications according to scheduling.

Dorothy Simon Field Day Wednesday, May 20

Field Day has been scheduled for first and second grade students on Wednesday, May 20 at Dorothy Simon Grade School. The students will participate in groups, by grade levels, and in a number of events.

Dorothy Simon's Kindergarten Recognition Ceremony May 29

Dorothy Simon's Kindergarten recognition ceremony will be held on May 29 starting at approx 1:30 p.m in the Dorothy Simon Gym.

Dorothy Simon First and Second grade Awards Day May 28

Dorothy Simon Elementary will be holding their annual Awards Day on Thursday, May 28. Awards presentations is for first and second graders and lasts  approx 45 minutes. Schedule for awards distribution: 1st grade - 8:30 - 9:15 a.m.  2nd grade - 9:15-10:00 a.m. 

Student of the Week Recognition at Jean McNair Elementary School

Jean McNair Elementary School Announces Student of the Week Honors

Northern Illinois Food Bank's Mobile Pantry at WHS May 6

If you don't have enough to eat, Northern Illinois Food Bank's Mobile Pantry can help. Food is free to low income neighbors in need.

WHS NHS takes 1st in dodgeball tourney for Children's Safe Harbor

WHS Library Bracket Challenge

Michael A. won the WHS Library NCAA Bracket Challenge. Michael earned the most points on his bracket, beating out over 50 entries. Most impressive was that Michael picked all four final four teams, had Duke and Wisconsin in the Championship and picked Duke to win. Congratulations Michael! 

Mrs. Unger's first grade class welcomes their chicks

Mrs. Unger's Chicks Hatched