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WHS Art Students Place 2nd in Snow Sculpting Contest

Congratulations to the Winnebago High School snow sculpting team who were recognized for their creativity and hard work this year at the 2016 Illinois snow sculpting competition held in Rockford at Sinnissipi Park. They came home with two awards, 2nd place and Artist's choice.

WHS Course Description Book 2016-17

This handbook has been prepared to assist students and parents in making informed decisions regarding course choices - both for graduation requirements and for future plans. This handbook will serve as an important guide and will provide information that will be relevant throughout the 2016-2017 school year.

New App Raises Concerns About Cyberbullying and School Safety

Recently WHS administrators have been informed of a new app that students are using that may contain cyber bullying and other inappropriate messages.  The app called "After School" is an anonymous social media forum specifically tied a particular school.  

Winnebago High School Students tour Fermi National Laboratory

WHS Chemistry and Physics students visited Fermi National Laboratory November 18. They took a tour of the research facility including the linear accelerators and the accelerator control room.

WHS Earns Recognition as a Safe Sports School

Winnebago, IL September 18, 2015 – Winnebago is the recipient of the National Athletic

WHS Environmental Science Class Visits Local Sites

WHS students enrolled in Mrs. Tighe's Environmental Science course traveled to the Rock River Environmental Services (Pagel Pit) Landfill and to the Rock River Water Reclamation District to find out how solid waste and sewage is handled in a large community. 

2015 - 2016 WHS Bell Schedule

U.S. News 2015 Best High Schools Badge

Best High Schools Bronze 2015

U.S. News and World Report displays where Winnebago CUSD ranks with other High Schools in Illinois as well as how we rank nationally. Click the graphic to see the details. 


District 323 Student Handbook 2016-2017

The Parent/Student Handbook for all District #323 students has been revised for 2016-2017. The handbook contains information about school days schedules, dress code, bus behavior, field trips, and other school policies.

Winnebago Athletics/Activities Website

The Winnebago Athletics/Activities Department is excited to announce that their new website is now up and running.  The new website boasts an easy to use interface for anyone looking to stay up to date on schedules, scores, alerts, or stories covering our Winnebago Indians.  

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-L
Academic Advisor: Jennifer Brenner Students M-Z
Nurse: Mary Kate Skaggs