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

Our attendance centers include

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.

2017-2018 School Attendance Calendar

School Attendance Calendar for 2017-2018 school year.

WHS recognizes WHS Feb. Seniors of the Month

WHS recognizes Feb. P.R.I.D.E. students

No School April 14 and April 17 in observance of the Easter Holiday

No student and staff attendance Friday, April 14 and Monday, April 17 in observance of the Easter Holiday. Classes will resume Tuesday, April 18. School office will be closed. 

Spring Break March 27 - 31 - No School

No student and staff attendance Monday, March 27 -31 for Spring Break. Classes will resume April 3. School office will  be closed.

No student and staff attendance Friday, April 14 and Monday, April 17 in observance of the Easter Holiday. Classes will resume Tuesday, April 18. School office will be closed. 

Jean McNair Spring Picture Day April 6

Jean McNair Spring Picture Day is scheduled for Thursday, April 6. More information will be sent home soon.   

Jean McNair St. Jude Math-a-Thon

This year, Jean McNair fourth graders are showing that they can make a difference by participating in the St. Jude Math-A-Thon.  All money raised will benefit the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.  St. Jude treats children who are battling cancer and other life-threatening diseases, and no family ever receives a bill from St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

WMS & WHS hosting Energy Fair on March 23

From Jean McNair Elementary School Nurse’s desk…

In 2013, the state of Illinois joined several other states in passing Erin’s Law.  Erin’s Law requires schools to provide age-appropriate sexual abuse and assault awareness and prevention education to students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through Twelfth grade. 

Kids Club Information for March

2017-2018 Registration Night

Spring Picture Day - March 23

Simon spring picture day is scheduled for Thursday, March 23. More information will be sent home the week of March 13.

8th grade Promotion May 25

8th Grade Promotion has been scheduled for Thursday, May 25 at 7 p.m. in the Winnebago High School gym.

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