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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.

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WMS partcipated in National Children’s Cancer Awareness Month in September

To celebrate September as National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, WE Day and WMS students held a variety of fun activities to raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

WMS Halloween Dance October 28

Reminder to parents: Students are not allowed to leave and come back for the dance. They have to stay after school, and the dance will be over at 5 p.m. Costumes are allowed for the Halloween Dance but students cannot wear them to school. They will have to change at school before the dance starts.

WMS FAST – Mark Your Calendars

FAST held their first meeting in September. We planned a number of events. We hope you can join us!

Volunteers are need for the Garage Sale with set up Friday, October 7 and helpers during/after the sale on Saturday, October 8. If you are able and willing to help with Garage Sale, please call Brenda Sojka at 815.335.2364:

WMS Parent Teacher Conferences

Winnebago Middle School Parent Teacher Conferences are scheduled for Wednesday, October 5 from 4 - 7:30 p.m. with individual teachers. There is also a second date for Parent Teacher Conferences on Thursday, October 6 from 1-7:30 p.m.

WMS Scholastic Book Fair

The whole school is excited about our upcoming Book Fair. An amazing selection of books is headed our way! At the Book Fair you will find the latest and finest titles for kids, as well as books of interest to parents. Mark your calendar for our Family Event where the whole family can shop during parent/teacher conferences.

WMS Homecoming Dress Up Days September 26-30

Winnebago Middle School Homecoming Week Dress Up Days. WMS Student Council plans dress up days for middle school student during Homecoming Week. Show your excitement! Bring your spirit!  Monday, September 26 - Twin Day

WHS student finding success with Katie's Kakes

WHS Student, Katie F., has been working hard in the kitchen with her baking business, Katie's Kakes. Recently, Katie successfully made desserts for the RAMP Annual Appreciation and Award Luncheon. Katie's passion for baking has led her to pursue this opportunity and gain valuable job skills for the future. Check out Katie's most recent culinary creations below. 

McNair Attendance

2016-2017 Start/Ending Time
Students arrive by 7:50 a.m. Beginning bell rings for daily announcements 8:00 a.m.

Students being picked up or walking home dismissed at 3:00 p.m. Bus students dismissed with final bell at 3:05 p.m.

Student Council Presents Homecoming 2016 – “Road Trip”

Pre-Homecoming Week: Ticket Sales – September 19 – 29. Tickets - $10- Out of school guests - $12. All out of school guests must be approved stop by the office for the Guest Pass Procedure Form. Tickets will not be sold at the door. Homecoming Court:

Early Dismissal and No Student Attendance October 5 - 10

Early Dismissal on Wednesday, October 5. Students will be dismissed at 1 p.m. Lunch will be served. No Student Attendance on Thursday, October 6 due to Parent Teacher Conferences. No Student Attendance on Friday, October 7 due to a School Improvement Day. No School Monday, October 10 in observance of Columbus Day. All school office will be closed.

Jean McNair Newsletter 2016-17

The 2016-2017 school year is off to a great start. Jean McNair's monthly newsletters are available here for access to Jean McNair news at your fingertips. 

Please look for monthly updates, or as news happens.