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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.

"Operation Fill The Plate" Food Drive at WHS November 19- 30

Winnebago High School Student Council, National Honor Society, and Key Club students present, "Operation Fill the Plate," Food Drive beginning Monday, November 19 - Friday, November 30.

WHS & WMS Libraries host Annual Barnes & Noble Bookfair on December 2

Don't miss out on the Annual WHS & WMS Barnes and Noble Book Fair at CherryVale Mall coming up on December 2 from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Jean McNair Elementary School Announces Student of the Week Honors

Congratulations to the following students who have been selected as Student of the Week recipients at Jean McNair Elementary School for the week of November 12.  Students are recognized each week for demonstrating McNair PRIDE.  This includes having a positive attitude, exhibiting hard work, being responsible, and demonstrating improvement in school work and/or behavior. 

No School November 21 -23

No School November 21 - 23 for Winnebago staff and students in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. All schools and offices will be closed. Classes will resume Monday, November 26. 

Jean McNair Elementary Announces 4th and 5th Grade Honor Roll

Jean McNair Elementary is proud to recognize the 125 students on our Honor Roll for the first quarter of the 2018-2019 school year.  

Erin's Law Presentations at Winnebago Middle School

Winnebago Middle School is in partnership with you regarding your child’s safety. In 2013, the state of Illinois passed Erin’s Law, a national mandate for sexual abuse prevention education for students in grades K-12.

Jean McNair Staff and Students Say "Thank You' to Veterans


Jean McNair Elementary School would like to send a huge thank you out to all of our local veterans. We appreciate your service to our country and are forever grateful for the sacrifice you made! THANK YOU from all of us at Jean McNair Elementary!

Winnebago PTO Christmas Bazaar December 1

Join the Winnebago PTO for their annual Christmas Bazaar on December 1 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Jean McNair Elementary School. Students PreK thru fifth grade can come shop Santa's Workshop with the help of local elves without their parents.

WMS First Quarter Honor Roll October 2018

Winnebago Middle School is proud to recognize the 150 students on our Honor Roll for the first quarter of the 2018-2019 school year.  You can see the whole list here.  

Jean McNair Elementary School Announces Student of the Week Honors

Congratulations to the following students who have been selected as Student of the Week recipients at Jean McNair Elementary School for the week of October 29.  Students are recognized each week for demonstrating McNair PRIDE.  This includes having a positive attitude, exhibiting hard work, being responsible, and demonstrating improvement in school work and/or behavior. 

Jean McNair Celebrates Red Ribbon Week

Winnebago Middle School and High School 2018 Golden Apple Nominees

Congratulations to the Golden Apple Award Teacher nominees from Winnebago High School and Winnebago Middle School. These outstanding educators were nominated by students or parents in the Winnebago Community. 

2018 WHS Nominees: Sheila Erickson, Janet Erb, Nina Giannangeli, Lisa Mitchell, and Tracey Kast. 
2018 WMS Nominee: Patrick Brule

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304 East McNair Road
Winnebago IL 61088

Phone: 815.335.2456
Fax: 815.335.7574
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.