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Dorothy Simon Elementary School

No School for CUSD #323 staff and students February 18

No school for CUSD #323 staff and students on Monday, February 18 in observance of Presidents Day. Class will resume Tuesday, February 19. 

Winnebago Students will be in attendance Friday, February 15 due to Snow Day make up

Due to an emergency snow day in January, Winnebago CUSD #323 staff and students will make up the day on Friday, February 15, 2019. 

Annual March Madness FEE Dinner planned for March 2

The 24th Annual FEE March Madness Dinner will be held on Saturday March, 2 at the Tebala Event Center in Rockford, starting at 5 p.m. We welcome back The Gilligan's, a local cover band, as the entertainment for the evening as well as a live auction, and cash giveaways, including $2000 to a single winner.

Vision and Hearing Screen for Elementary Students

Your Dorothy Simon or Jean McNair child may be given vision and hearing screenings this school year 2018-19. Vision screening is not a substitute for a complete eye and vision evaluation by an eye doctor. You will be notified if your child does not pass the screening. If your child passed, this screening should not replace an eye appointment with an eye doctor. 

2019-2020 Kindergarten pre-enrollment begins February 1

Winnebago CUSD #323 will open 2019-2020 Kindergarten pre-enrollment on Friday, February 1. Kindergarten enrollment is for children who will turn five years old on or before September 1, 2019. 

Simon Elementary School Newsletter

Each month, a link to the school newsletter will be posted here. Check out the newsletter for the most recent updates and important information regarding our school. 

Here is the current edition:

February 2019 

Previous newsletters:

2018-2019 School Attendance Calendar

School Attendance Calendar for 2018-2019 school year.

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 3:30 p.m. in the Board Room at Jean McNair.

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 Preschool Screening Questions

Simon Staff Contact List

Simon Attendance

2018-2019 Dorothy Simon Elementary Start and End Times

Kindergarten-Grade 2 Student School Hours 8:05 a.m. - 2:55 p.m

Breakfast 7:40-8:00 a.m.

Kindergarten-Grade 2 Earliest Student Arrival Time 7:35 a.m