On Tuesday, July 23 the Winnebago PTO dedicated the upgraded playground at McNair Elementary back to CUSD #323 as the finishing touches are being taken care of. The PTO used funds that they have been saving for a great project like the playground.
Vision and Hearing problems greatly impact your child's education. Therefore, the school nurses will begin screening students for vision and hearing during the months of November and December.
The Parent/Student Handbook can be accessed by going to www.winnebagoschools.org and clicking on the link to either Dorothy Simon Elementary or Jean McNair Elementary. The Handbook is under the Popular Downloads on the right hand side of the page.
The Winnebago PTO invites all parents/guardians and teachers of students in Early Childhood to fifth grade to attend monthly meetings. The first meeting is in September. Agendas for meetings are sent home with students in advance and will note the meeting location and time.
PTO Meeting Dates and Agendas. PTO Meetings are at 6 p.m. in the Jean McNair Library
The PTO is funded through the following fundraisers:
Volunteers connect our community with our schools, and there are so many opportunities to get involved. Along with attending PTO meetings, being on a sub-committee for an event, or working on a fundraiser, there are other volunteer opportunities that may fit into your schedule.
Children Illness - Children should stay home if any of the following are present:
To determine if a transportation fee is assessed for your address, please download and review the Transportation Hazard and Walk Boundary Map links listed below. These boundaries are specific to the school your child attends. Eligibility may change based on your address and the school they attend.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has launched Parent Portal, an encyclopedic website with links to information from all areas of CDC. "The portal is a source for credible, accurate information in helping parents raise healthy kids and provide a safe home and community," according to the CDC.
Now that the school year is underway, many of you will be attending games to show your support. While we hope you will attend the events to support our schools, it also is imperative that any student fifth grade and younger is accompanied by an adult.