Gallagher Benefit Services has announced that Winnebago CUSD #323 is the winner of the “INITIATIVE AWARD” for the work of the Vital W’s, the district wellness team. The plaque and monetary award, which will be used for future incentives, were received by David Zumdahl, Business Manager for the District.
The week of March 3 - 7 the students at WHS participated in the 3rd Inspire Change Week at Winnebago High School. The focus of the week is to inspire students to recognize that small positive changes for themselves and others can make a big difference.
Congratulations to Winnebago Senior Sean Ward State Wrestling Champion. Sean competed this past weekend in the state meet at University of Illinois in the 182 weight class. Sean finished the season 36-1. Congratulations on a great season Sean!
Winnebago High School is pleased to announce that 19 students from the class of 2014 have been selected as Illinois State Scholars. The State Scholar Program sponsored by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission recognizes students attending approved high schools for outstanding academic achievement. State scholar designation provides honorary recognition with no monetary award.
Congratulations to the Winnebago High School Math Team that competed Saturday at Rock Valley College against nine others schools at the ICTM (Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics) Regional Math Competition.
On January 30, 2014, a team from the University of Illinois performed a site visit to evaluate the WHS Project Lead the Way (PLTW) engineering program. The day long visit, included interviewing students, instructors, counselors, administrators, Community Partnership Team (CPT) members, and parents of students in the program.
At our school, bullying of any kind, by any person, is unacceptable. All students should be free from worries about being bullied. Students who bully others must be taught other, appropriate ways of interacting with peers.
Winnebago CUSD #323 has adopted an extra-curricular drug testing policy for extra-curricular activities for students in grades 9-12 to both:
1. Ensure that our students who participate in extra-curricular activities do so in as safe and healthy an atmosphere as possible.