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Dorothy Simon Elementary School

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. 

PTO Christmas Bazaar December 5

Winnebago PTO Christmas Bazaar will be held this Saturday, December 5 from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. at Dorothy Simon School. Children will shop with a helper and will leave with a gift wrapped and ready to give. Gifts range from $1 - $5. 

Winter Preschool Screening - Friday, January 15

Winnebago CUSD #323 will conduct preschool screenings for the 2015-16 school year on Friday, January 15, 2016. These children may be eligible to attend the Winnebago School District Preschool for the 2015-16 school year. Appointment times are limited.

Golden Apple Nominees

Simon Elementary is proud to announce the following teachers who were nominated for Golden Apple recognition for this school year.

Dorothy Simon Elementary School Teacher receives WREX's Teacher of the Week

Congratulations to Mrs. Julie Murray for being awarded with WREX's Teacher of the Week on October 28. Thank you for making a difference in the lives of your students. 

Kids Club Adopt-A-Family 2015

The holiday season is closely upon us and there are several families in the Winnebago community that are in need. You can help. The Winnebago Kids Club program is providing an adopt-a-family service for the 2015 holiday season.

Dorothy Simon News from PE

Attention Parents. Do you have extra shoes that your child has grown out of? Would you be willing to donate them? Dorothy Simon PE could use those shoes as loaners for students who forget theirs during the school year. Any donations could be sent with your child or turned into the Dorothy Simon office, and are greatly appreciated. Thanks,

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

PTO Fundraiser Information

The PTO is funded through the following fundraisers:

Volunteer your time with the PTO

Volunteers connect our community with our schools, and there are so many opportunities to get involved. Along with attending PTO meetings, being on a sub-committee for an event, or working on a fundraiser, there are other volunteer opportunities that may fit into your schedule.

Frequently Asked Early Childhood Screening Questions