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Dorothy Simon Elementary School

Dorothy Simon Elementary School

Still Time to order from Barnes & Noble until Dec 9th to support WHS & WMS Libraries

The Winnebago High School and Middle School Libraries teamed up again this year to host their annual Barnes & Noble Bookfair on December 4 from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. at Cherryvale Mall. A big thanks to all those who came out to support!

Parent Assistance with Eureka Math at Simon

One of the biggest questions that has come out of parent-teacher conferences was about Eureka Math.

Simon Hearing and Vision Screening to Begin Soon

Early Dismissal December 23 and No School December 26, 2016 - January 6, 2017

Early Dismissal Friday, December 23 at 1 p.m. Lunch will be served. No School for Staff and Students December 26, 2016 - January 6, 2017. School offices will be closed. Classes will resume Monday, January 9, 2017.

Simon Elementary Celebrates the Chicago Cubs World Series Win

On Friday, November 4, all Simon Elementary students and staff celebrated the Chicago Cubs winning the 2016 World Series. Students and staff wore Cubbie blue or red and any Chicago Cubs apparel. We also had a battle of singing, Go Cubs Go that could be heard throughout the neighborhood. 

Winnebago Schools collect canned goods

Winnebago School District students did an outstanding job on the food drive to support the Northern Illinois Food Bank. Altogether they donated 3,202 items. The Winnebago High School won, bringing in 1,676. Thank you Crossroads for the $1,000 donation to Winnebago High School.

Winnebago Schools collect canned goods

Food Drive

Winnebago School District students did an outstanding job on the food drive to support the Northern Illinois Food Bank. Altogether they donated 3,202 items. The Winnebago High School won, bringing in 1,676. Thank you Crossroads for the $1,000 donation to Winnebago High School.

Important Reminder for Parent Drop Off at Simon Elementary

Simon Parent Drop Off in the Morning (7:35-8:05) - Car Riders

Parents please keep to these 3 items for your child's safety
while dropping off in the morning.

1. Keep a single line of traffic when dropping your child off in
the morning.

2. Have your child exit the car on the passenger side of the
vehicle.

Mrs. Reinke's Busy Bee Newsletters

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

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. 

Parent/Student Handbook available on the website

The Parent/Student Handbook can be accessed by going to www.winnebagoschools.org 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