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WHS Class of 2019: End of Year & Graduation Information

The end of year is approaching quickly for graduating seniors at WHS!

Listed below is a calendar link with some important information regarding dates, times, and specific details for events leading up to and including graduation day.

Stay in the know with the 2019 End of Year Senior Calendar 

Important Dates At-A-Glance:

April 29th: ALL Senior Class Meeting at 11:25 am - 11:50 am in the WHS Cafe’

May 1st: National College Decision Making Day! - Wear your college, career or military apparel!

May 6th: Honor's Night- 6:30 pm

May 8th: All Senior Fees & Fines due

May 15th: Senior’s Last Day & Sign Out

May 15th: PBIS Trip to Volcano Falls

May 17th: Graduation Practice - Be here by 8:30 am
(Graduates need to bring their cap & gown to practice for a large group photo)
-Val/Sal/CP Speech Practice- 8:30
-Interstate Photos- Wear Cap & Gown-Individual Pictures begin at am 8:00
*Photo Order forms distributed at school and available at WHS Office

May 17th: Senior Picnic at WHS (immediately following practice) until approx. 12:30 pm (optional)

May 19th: Baccalaureate - 1 pm (Graduates attending need to be here at 12:30)

May 19th: Graduation - 3 pm (Graduates need to be here at 2:30 pm)

Friends & Family Seating: Seating is available on a first come, first serve basis and tickets are not required. Special seating accommodations are limited to 4 seats on the gym floor and can be reserved below. 

To request special handicap seating please use the: Special Request for Accessible Seating Google Form.

To review the Memo to the Senior Class, including dress code requirements, senior picnic info, and other information please read.


Please feel free to contact either Mrs. Behn or Mrs. Thompson with any questions or call WHS at 815-335-2336. 

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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. - 3:45 p.m.


Principal: Ronald Gruber
Asst. Principal: Daniel Lemke
Activities Director: Will Hartje
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.