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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.

Share Night at Culver's to Support PBIS Today October 13

Culver’s and the Winnebago School District PBIS Program is hosting a Share Night on Tuesday, October 13 to support the district’s PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports) Program. Please plan to stop by for dinner or dessert between 5 and 7 p.m.  

No Student Attendance November 5 and November 6

No student attendance on Thursday, November 5 and Friday, November 6. Elementary Parent Teacher Conferences will be held on Wednesday, November 4 from 4 - 7:30 p.m. and all school Conferences on Thursday, November 6 from 1 - 7:30 p.m. School Improvement Day will be held on Friday, November 6. Classes will resume on Monday, November 9.


PTO fall fundraiser pick up on October 27.

Student of the Week Announced at Jean McNair Elementary School

The following students were selected as Student of the Week for the week of October 5.  These students were selected for demonstrating McNair Pride with exceptional effort in school work and positive behavior.

WHS Golf Team advances two golfers

Pictured:  Coach Anderson, Ryan G., Kamren N., Lucas A., Riley S., Travis L., and Scott S.

Winnebago Boys Golf Team competed in the Class 1A Regional Tournament at Galena Golf Club on Tuesday, October 6.  The team finished at 355, just 5 strokes behind the 3rd place team, just barely missing a Sectional bid as a team. Stockton finished first at 343, with Polo finishing second at 349, and West Carroll finishing 3rd with 350.

First Student of the Week Announcement Held at Jean McNair Elementary School

The following students were selected as Student of the Week for the week of September 28.  These students were selected for demonstrating McNair Pride with exceptional effort in school work and positive behavior.

WMS Staff and Students raise money for St. Jude

September was National Children's Cancer Research Awareness month.  The WE Day crew at Winnebago Middle School held a variety of activities throughout the month to raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

WHS Earns Recognition as a Safe Sports School

Winnebago, IL September 18, 2015 – Winnebago is the recipient of the National Athletic

WMS Students learn about their Local Government and Leaders

Cheif Stockburger and students

Winnebago Middle School sixth grade Social Studies students are learning about local government and leaders.The following people spent time with the students in class discussing their role in our local government. 

Jean McNair Monthly Newsletters 2015-16

The 2015-2016 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.


Fall Preschool Screening Friday, October 16

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

WHS Environmental Science Class Visits Local Sites

WHS students enrolled in Mrs. Tighe's Environmental Science course traveled to the Rock River Environmental Services (Pagel Pit) Landfill and to the Rock River Water Reclamation District to find out how solid waste and sewage is handled in a large community. 

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