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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. 

Preschool Screening Appointments Now Available for the 2016-17 School Year

Winnebago CUSD #323 will conduct preschool screenings for the 2016-17 school year on Wednesday, March 16 and Thursday, March 17. These children may be eligible to attend the Winnebago School District Preschool for the 2016-17 school year. 

Winnebago Fan's Club collecting Shoes

The Winnebago Fans Club is taking on a new fundraiser - they will be collecting used shoes through the end of February. Funds are raised by the number of pounds of shoes collected and turned in.

2016-2017 Countdown to Kindergarten

Kids Club 2015 Childcare Tax Forms Will Be Available

If you need a 2015 Childcare Tax form from Kids Club, please contact Erin Freeman through email,, phone, 815-335-2318, or sign-up for the information at Kids Club sign-out. Forms will be available by January 31, 2016.

The yearbook committee is looking for pictures for the elementary yearbook

The yearbook committee is looking for pictures for the elementary yearbook.  This year your photos can be uploaded to a free app found on the iPhone App Store or Android App on Google Play called ReplayIt.  Just download the app, register the first time and share your photos with the yearbook staff.  

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