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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. 

April is National School Library Month

The Winnebago School District libraries at Simon, McNair, WMS and WHS have been celebrating National School Library Month for April. There have been a variety of activities, such as trivia contests, bookmark contests, WHS Popcorn Day, and McNair Book Fair to name a few. 

PBIS Culver's Share Night May 17

Culver’s of Winnebago Share Night, Tuesday, May 17, from 5-7 p.m.  Please stop by for dinner and/or dessert.  A portion of the proceeds from this evening will go towards PBIS efforts at all four district schools.

Kids Club 2015-2016 Registration Night May 19

Kids Club 2015-2016 Registration Night will be held on Thursday, May 19 from 4 -5:30 p.m. at the Dorothy Simon cafeteria. Those who register that afternoon will receive $10 off their registration fee.

District wide Art Show and PTO Basket Raffle May 4

District wide Art Show and PTO Basket Raffle will be held on Wednesday, May 4, from 5-7:30 p.m. in the WHS Gym. Tickets can be purchased for PTO Basket Raffle at the door. 

School Attendance Calendar 2016 - 2017

School attendance calendar for the 2016-17 school year.

Reading is more fun with a poodle

The Winnebago Public Library is excited to announce that Otis the poodle will return to the library in April!

BAGO for the Future Next Community Meeting April 20

BAGO for the Future is a community engagement process to gain feedback from the community on the district Master Facility Planning. There is a meeting scheduled for Wednesday, April 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the Winnebago High School.

Check out for all WMS & WHS Activities and Events

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2016-2017 Countdown to Kindergarten

Will you have a child that turns five years old on or before September 1, 2016? If the answer is yes, then they will be able to attend kindergarten starting next school year.


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 

Mrs. Reinke's Busy Bee Newsletters

All of Mrs. Reinke's Busy Bee Newsletters are listed below

Dorothy Simon School Calendars 2015-16

We will start adding a full month Simon calendar to the website starting in September. If you do have any specific questions about events or functions, please call the school office at 815.335.2318. 

Parent/Student Handbook available on the website

The Parent/Student Handbook can be accessed by going to and clicking on the link to either Dorothy Simon Elementary or Jean McNair Elementary. The Handbook is under the Popular Downloads on the right hand side of the page.

PTO Meeting dates, Minutes and Agendas

The Winnebago PTO invites all parents/guardians and teachers of students in Early Childhood to fifth grade to attend monthly meetings. The first meeting is in September. Agendas for meetings are sent home with students in advance and will note the meeting location and time.

PTO Meeting Dates and Agendas. PTO Meetings are at 6 p.m. in the Jean McNair Library