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The Simon School Days Newsletter - Is Now Active

Welcome to another fantastic school year! The Dorothy Simon school newsletter/flyer will be published once a month (usually the first Friday of the month) for all students who attend Dorothy Simon Elementary. 

Winter Preschool Screening - Friday, January 15

Winnebago CUSD #323 will conduct preschool screenings for the 2015-16 school year on Friday, January 15, 2016. These children may be eligible to attend the Winnebago School District Preschool for the 2015-16 school year. Appointment times are limited.

Golden Apple Nominees

Simon Elementary is proud to announce the following teachers who were nominated for Golden Apple recognition for this school year.

Dorothy Simon Elementary School Teacher receives WREX's Teacher of the Week

Congratulations to Mrs. Julie Murray for being awarded with WREX's Teacher of the Week on October 28. Thank you for making a difference in the lives of your students. 

Kids Club Adopt-A-Family 2015

The holiday season is closely upon us and there are several families in the Winnebago community that are in need. You can help. The Winnebago Kids Club program is providing an adopt-a-family service for the 2015 holiday season.

Dorothy Simon News from PE

Attention Parents. Do you have extra shoes that your child has grown out of? Would you be willing to donate them? Dorothy Simon PE could use those shoes as loaners for students who forget theirs during the school year. Any donations could be sent with your child or turned into the Dorothy Simon office, and are greatly appreciated. Thanks,

2015-16 Transportation Information

Beginning this fall, Transportation will be notifying parents of their student’s bus schedule via a school messenger email. Email notifications will help them provide parents with any changes faster than by mailing letters.  

Weather and Recess Info 2015-16

Kids Club Dates of Service for the 2015-16 School Year

Kids Club services will begin on Wednesday, August 26. For a list of all available service dates for the 2015-16 school year, please use the link below:

 Kids Club Service Dates for 2015-16 School Year 

District 323 Student Handbook 2015-2016

The Parent/Student Handbook for all District #323 students has been revised for 2015-2016. The handbook contains information about school days schedules, dress code, bus behavior, field trips, and other school policies.

309 South Benton Street
Winnebago, Illinois 61088

Phone: 815.335.2318
Fax: 815.335.3127

Attendance Hours: 8:05 a.m. - 2:55 p.m.
Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Principal: Frank Mandera
Nurses: Beth DeRango & Trish Lightfoot