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Wednesday September 11, 2019



Cross Country:

Congratulations to the girls XC team on winning their first 2 meets!

  Yesterday they placed 1st through 9th in the meet.






The WHS Library just received over 40 new books and they  are ready to check out. Stop by to see the new releases and Summer best sellers! 



Miss Carly’s Bago’s School Drive:

Empowering those in need, one meal at a time.

See posters around the school with donation boxes in the office and library.

Brown Sack Lunches, Personal Care Products, Foot Care and Recovery Compassion Backpacks.


Powder Puff Meeting:

There will be a short informational meeting for all those playing, coaching and cheering for the Powder Puff Game at 7:30 am in Rm. 217 on Tuesday September 17th.


Powder Puff:

Powder Puff Sign Ups! Jrs. & Srs. may now sign up to jon the 2019 Powder Puff game! We have spots for players, coaches and cheer squad. Tshirt forms & waivers must be returned by Friday 10/13! Sign up in the library! 


Junior Fundraiser:

Winnebago Fan and Tribe Apparel

Orders due by September 13

Info in the office: log onto to order



Future College Visits:  Attn all Seniors!

Stop by Advising to sign up and have your passed book signed

  1. September 11th Rockford University  12:30

  2. September 18th  University of Wisconsin Stevens Point 8:30

  3. September 19th  UW Whitewater 1:30/Valparaiso University 9:45

  4. September 27th  NIU 1:30

  5. October 1st  Educators of Beauty 9:30

  6. October 2nd Michigan State University 1:00/RVC College Fair 6:00

  7. October 15th Augustana 9:00

  8. October 16th University of Wisconsin Eau Claire

  9. October 22nd University of Wisconsin OshKosh 1:58

  10. October 29th  St. Anthony School of Nursing  9:30


The WHS Homecoming Dance is Saturday, October 5th from 7pm - 10 pm at WHS. Out of School Date forms are now available to pick up in the WHS office. They are due back by Wed, October 2nd.



Homecoming Reminder: 

Float Sketch & Location Permission Slips must be turned & approved in by 9/18 by Mr. Bennett

Hallway Sketch must be turned in & approved by 9/25 by Mr. Bennett


See your Class President for more information! 




Homecoming 2019 Makeover Contest: by Theexperience Salon and Spa

See posters around school:

Know somebody? We’re looking for that special person with a big heart who inspires,does good to others, loves unconditionally, the one who’s always smiling, the boss babe who’s always encouraging everyone and truly deserves some pampering. Send your nomination to and tell us why.  Entries due by Sept 15th.



Quarterly Reward:

The 1st Quarterly Reward trip will be celebrated on 11/6..  The qualifications in order to qualify for the trip are as follows:

Tardies: 2 or less

Grades: 1 D no F's

Attendance: No Unexcused Absences

 No Major Referrals

Cut-Off date is 10/11/19

Trip will be to an IceHogs Game with lunch at Winnebago Corners






Job Opportunity:

Thyme and Again Farm on Rte 2 

Approximately September 10th-October 1st

Picking apples,pumpkins, gourds and squash

$10 an hr paid daily

Stop in Advising for more details



Homecoming Apparel:  Order now for Homecoming Week!

Order forms for all in the office:

  1. Sophomore green due by September 13th

  2. Junior red due by September 13th

  3. Seniors pink due by September 13th

  4. Freshman yellow due by September 13th

Future Events:

Thursday, Sept 12th,   10:54-12:20 Soph Ring orders in the cafeteria

Tuesday September 10th  Picture Retakes


Monday, Oct 7th, 10:35-10:54  Senior cap and gown meeting in the cafeteria


Thursday, Oct 17th, 10:54-12:20 Senior cap and gown orders in the cafeteria


200 East McNair Road
Winnebago, IL 61088

Phone: 815.335.2336
Fax: 815.335.7548

Attendance Hours: 7:50 a.m. - 3:05 p.m.
Office Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Principal: Matthew Bennett
Asst. Principal: Daniel Lemke
Activities Director: Will Hartje
Student Services Director: Christine Kaufman
Academic Advisor: Dana Kline Students A-K
Academic Advisor: Jennifer Brenner Students L-Z
Nurse: Mary Kate Skaggs

304 East McNair Road
Winnebago IL 61088

Phone: 815.335.2456
Fax: 815.335.7574
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.