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Jean McNair students enjoy recess on a warm Fall Day Welcome to Winnebago CUSD #323

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Our core beliefs and values The following belief statements describe deeply held beliefs that influence our actions in Winnebago District 323:

  • We believe that children are the hope and future of our world; therefore our primary function is to educate all students for a successful future.
  • We believe that excellence is achieved through a rigorous and engaging curriculum and structured activities beyond the classroom.
  • We believe every child deserves quality teachers.
  • We believe measurement of progress is essential to achieve improvement.
  • We believe that teaching and learning flourish in a safe, clean, disciplined, and nurturing environment.
  • We believe that family, school, and community are vital partners in the learning process.
  • We believe that all individuals deserve respect and are responsible for their own actions.
  • We believe that we are responsible to our community to provide prudent fiscal management.

Veteran's Day Program November 11

Winnebago High School and Middle School are inviting all of our local Veteran's to celebrate with the District on Friday, November 11. Veteran's Day Breakfast & Program will be held at the Winnebago High School.

Changes for Your Child at the End of the Day

We know that all of you have busy schedules, we want to make sure that the end of the day is not a stressful one for your child or your child's teacher. 

Parent Assistance with Eureka Math at Simon

One of the biggest questions that has come out of parent-teacher conferences was about Eureka Math.

Simon Hearing and Vision Screening to Begin Soon

Preschool Screening - Wednesday, November 2

The Winnebago School District will hold another preschool screening for children who are ages 3-5 years old on Wednesday, November 2. Appointments will be starting at 8:00am until 11:30am. Appointments will take 1 hour. If you would like to schedule an appointment, please call the Simon Office at 815.335.2318. 

Jean McNair Elementary School Announces Student of the Week

The following students have been selected as Student of the Week recipients at Jean McNair Elementary School for the week of October 11. Students are recognized each week for demonstrating McNair PRIDE. 

Adopt A Family Information

The holiday season is closely upon us and there are several families in the Winnebago community that are in need. You can help! The Kids Club program and the Student Services Department is providing an adopt-a-family service for the 2016 holiday season.

WHS announces September Seniors of the Month

WHS announces PRIDE students for Sept.

WHS Teacher receives a grant for Environmental Science


Winnebago Band selling fruit thru October 20

Winnebago Band has begun their annual Fruit Sale and selling thru October 20. In season and straight off the truck delivery will be the week before Thanksgiving, just in time to enjoy during your Thanksgiving Day holiday.

WMS Students Show Bago Pride


Congratulations to the pictured middle school students. They have reached Levels 5 and 6 on our Spear-It Wall. They are showing Bago PRIDE!!

407 North Elida Street
Winnebago, IL 61088

Phone: 815.335.2364
Fax: 815.335.1437

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

Principal: Cathy Finley
Asst. Principal: Patrick Brûlé
Activities Director: Will Hartje
Student Advisor: Julie Anderson
Nurse: Mary Kate Skaggs