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Jean McNair students enjoy recess on a warm Fall Day Welcome to Winnebago CUSD #323

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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.

Student of the Week Recognized at Jean McNair Elementary School

Jean McNair Elementary recently recognized students in Grades 3-5 and Art, Music, and PE with Student of the Week honors for the week of October 13. 

No School November 6 - 7

No student attendance on Thursday, November 6 for Parent Teacher Conferences. Kindergarten thru 12th grade Conferences will be held from 1 - 7:30 p.m. No student attendance on Friday, November 7 for a School Improvement Day. School offices will be open.

Classes will resume on Monday, November 10. 

Student of the Week at Jean McNair Elementary School

The week of October 6 found the following students at Jean McNair Elementary School earning Student of the Week honors.  Congratulations to Van R., Charlotte M., Hannah L., Ella A., Ashley W., Jaden J., Jazlyn K., Collin H., Corey B., Amanda G., Alisyn C., Evan T., Payton E., Olivia N., Emma K., Cloe L., Katie E., Adam Z., and Sarah S.

WHS recognizes PRIDE staff for September

 Congratulations to the Winnebago High School August/September P.R.I.D.E. Staff of the Month!

Fire Prevention Week Kicked Off at Jean McNair Elementary School

 Jean McNair Elementary School got Fire Prevention Week underway with a fire drill directed by members of the Winn-Bur-Sew Fire Department. On Monday, October 6, students and staff practiced evacuating the building in a timely fashion while firefighters checked out the procedures to ensure the evacuation followed all safety measures. 

Jean McNair Elementary School Recognizes Student of the Week

 The first Student of the Week honors of the new school year at Jean McNair were announced recently for the week of September 29.  Congratulations to Emerson M., Wyatt W., Mikayla G., Cole T., Cheyenne C., Kevin Y., Sophia B., Grace E., Hailey J., Dillan R., Ella R., Matisyn G., Samantha T., Torey S., Mya E., Annika B., Payton E., Hayden B., and Isabel N.

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WMS October Newsletter

Click on this link to view our WMS Parent Newsletter for October events.

WHS September Seniors of the Month

Winnebago High School Seniors of the Month

WHS September P.R.I.D.E Student Recognition

WHS P.R.I.D.E. students

Jean McNair Holiday Party schedule

Jean McNair parties scheduled for 2014-15 school year.

  • Halloween Party, Friday, October 31
    • Parade at 1:30 p.m to Prairie View,
    • Party at 2:10 p.m.
  • Winter Holiday Party,  Thursday, December 18 @ Party at 2:10 p.m.
  • Valentine's Day Party, Friday, February 13 @ Party at 2:10 p.m.

WMS Students visited a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

WMS Students visited a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Winnebago Middle School eighth graders visited a half size traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on September 12.  It was set up in a field adjacent to the Field of Honor in Loves Park.

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