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Dorothy Simon Elementary School

Dorothy Simon Elementary School

Spring Pictures Payment/Return by Monday, April 17

Simon Spring Pictures are going home Monday 4/20 or Tuesday 4/21 and money and/or unwanted pictures are due to the Simon office next Monday, April 27.

2015-16 Registration Packets will be sent home May 1

Winnebago School District #323 2015-16 Registration packets will be sent home with students on Friday,  May 1.

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. 

Mrs. Unger's first grade class welcomes their chicks

Mrs. Unger's Chicks Hatched

Kid's Club 2015-16 Registration Night May 14

Winnebago Kid's Club will be holding their 2015-16 Registration Night on Thursday, May 14 from 4 - 5:30 p.m. in the Dorothy Simon cafeteria. Those we register that afternoon will receive $10 off their registration fee.

District Wide Art Show and PTO Basket Raffle May 7

Winnebago's Art Department is holding their annual District Wide Art Show on May 7 from 5 - 7:30 p.m. Winnebago student's art will be on display in the WHS gym. Winnebago PTO will also be holding their Annual Basket Raffle in the gym.

Tickets can be purchased for the Basket Raffle at the event. Students can also earn tickets by donating items to their classroom basket. 

3,400 books donated to Crusader Clinic

During the month of March, students and staff in the Winnebago School District participated in a Gently Used Book Drive for Crusader Clinic. Winnebago High School made the book drive a main focus during their annual “Inspire Change” week.

Pre-Enrollment of 2015-2016 Kindergarten Starts February 2

Kindergarten enrollment is for children who will turn 5 yrs old by September 1, 2015. By clicking on the form below, we will place your information into the new kindergarten enrollment roster for 2015-16.

Dorothy Simon PE students have fun during their Climbing Unit

Brody C., Mitchel C and Brayden W. climb the monkey bars

Dorothy Simon students came back from winter break to the annual Climbing Unit.The students work through an obstacle course throughout Simon gym. There are monkey bars, balance beams, ladders to climb over and the  biggest challenge is climbing the rope. Brody C. and Mitchel C. wait for Brayden W. to join them on the monkey bars. 

Elementary Year Book Pictures Needed

2015-2016 Countdown to Kindergarten

Will you have a child that turns five years old on or before September 1, 2015? If the answer is yes, then they will be able to attend kindergarten starting next school year. Here are some things to think about as the next school year approaches.

What immunizations will my child need?

Mrs. Reinke's Busy Bee Newsletters

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

Changes of Phone Numbers or Addresses

Winnebago parents please make sure you have updated the school office if you have changed your home or cell phone numbers since the beginning of the school year.

Dorothy Simon School Calendars 2014-15

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.