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Jean McNair Elementary School

Jean McNair Elementary School

No School February 16 and February 19

No School for Winnebago students on Friday, February 16 due to a School Improvement Day. No School for Winnebago Staff and Students on Monday, February 19 in observance of Presidents Day Holiday. All school offices will be closed.

Classes will resume Tuesday, February 20. 

Important information for Jean McNair Parents

Please plan ahead of time with your child whether you’ll drop off and/or pick up students along the sidewalks in the front OR back of the building.  Behind the school, you can pull right up to the back door and in front of the school, you should pull right up past the front doors to Jean McNair to the northeast corner of the building. 

Jean McNair Elementary Announces Student of the Week Honors

Jean McNair Elementary School Announces Second Quarter Honor Roll

Second quarter has ended at Jean McNair Elementary School so we'd like to congratulate the 30 fourth graders and 24 fifth graders earning straight A honors, along with the 33 fourth graders and 41 fifth graders who have earned A/B honors this quarter.  

Winnebago PE Students rank as some of the best in the State of Illinois

Beginning with the 2016-2017 school year, the ISBE (Illinois State Board of Education) has required all school districts in the State of Illinois to begin fitness testing in four areas for 3 -12th graders. The four areas are aerobic capacity, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and flexibility. 

Winnebago CUSD #323 Building-Bond referendum Information

On March 20, 2018, community members of Winnebago Community Unit School District #323 will vote on a building-bond referendum question, which focuses on critical items mandated by the Health/Life Safety process.

Dorothy Simon and Jean McNair Water Test Results

Dear Parent/Guardian: The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has mandated that all elementary schools test their drinking fountains and other potable sources of water for lead contamination.

Jean McNair Newsletter 2017- 2018

The 2017-2018 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.

2017-2018 School Attendance Calendar

School Attendance Calendar for 2017-2018 school year.

Jean McNair St. Jude Math-a-Thon

This year, Jean McNair fourth graders are showing that they can make a difference by participating in the St. Jude Math-A-Thon.  All money raised will benefit the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.  St. Jude treats children who are battling cancer and other life-threatening diseases, and no family ever receives a bill from St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

Annual DARE Graduation Ceremony

Jean McNair fifth graders participated in the Annual DARE Graduation night on January 20.

Jean McNair fifth graders participated in the Annual DARE Graduation ceremony on January 20. Students completed a 10 weeks of the DARE Program. Retired FBI Agent and State Representative Jim Sacia spoke at the event. Chloe W. was the 2016 Chief George Saladino memorial recipient. 

DARE program a success with help of PTO and Winnebago Lion's Club

A Big Thank You to the Winnebago Lions Club and the Winnebago PTO for being Co-sponsor for the Jean McNair DARE program.

A Big Thank You to the Winnebago Lion's Club and the Winnebago PTO for being Co-sponsor for the Jean McNair DARE program. DARE is Drug Abuse Resistance Education for Jean McNair 5th Grade students. CUSD #323 is one of only two schools in Northern Illinois that are lucky enough to still have this program up and running.

Winnebago PTO helps to improve Jean McNair Playground

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.

Parent/Student Handbook available on the website

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.

PTO Meeting dates, Minutes and Agendas

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 3:30 p.m. in the Board Room at Jean McNair.