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WHS Music Department Variety Show

Due to inclement weather the WHS Music Department Variety Show scheduled for Sunday Febuary 17 has been postponed. A makeup date will be announced as soon as one is available. 

No School for CUSD #323 staff and students February 18

No school for CUSD #323 staff and students on Monday, February 18 in observance of Presidents Day. Class will resume Tuesday, February 19. 

Annual March Madness FEE Dinner planned for March 2

The 24th Annual FEE March Madness Dinner will be held on Saturday March, 2 at the Tebala Event Center in Rockford, starting at 5 p.m. We welcome back The Gilligan's, a local cover band, as the entertainment for the evening as well as a live auction, and cash giveaways, including $2000 to a single winner.

Class of 2023 Freshman Orientation March 4

Class of 2023 Freshman Orientation will be held at Winnebago High School on Monday, March 4 at 6 p.m. The Winnebago High School Academic Advisors will present registration information and material for the 2019-20 school year to eighth grade students on February 25 in Science Class. Please look for several forms to come home. 

Vision and Hearing Screen for Elementary Students

Your Dorothy Simon or Jean McNair child may be given vision and hearing screenings this school year 2018-19. Vision screening is not a substitute for a complete eye and vision evaluation by an eye doctor. You will be notified if your child does not pass the screening. If your child passed, this screening should not replace an eye appointment with an eye doctor. 

2019-2020 Kindergarten pre-enrollment begins February 1

Winnebago CUSD #323 will open 2019-2020 Kindergarten pre-enrollment on Friday, February 1. Kindergarten enrollment is for children who will turn five years old on or before September 1, 2019. 

Jean McNair Head Cook Retires after 28 years


Congratulations to Donna Fisher, the head cook at McNair Elementary on her retirement!  Donna has been with the Winnebago School District for 28 years as a head cook!  She has impacted thousands of students in so many ways! 

Keller-Williams Realty make donation to Bago Pride Tribe and WHS Football

Allison Hawkins from Keller-Williams realty presented a check to the Bago Pride Tribe and the Winnebago Football program.

She donated $20 for each touchdown scored by the WHS football team during home games this season. WHS thanks Allison and Keller-Williams Realty for their generous donation.

District Asbestos Notification

Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that is resistant to heat and corrosion. Over the years it has been used as an insulation for pipes, floor tiles, and construction materials. Its fibers are too small to see and cannot be smelled or tasted. It was an important part of construction until the 1980's when its toxic effects could no longer be denied.

Letter to Parents / Guardians Regarding the Right to Privacy in the School Setting

Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s):

If your child has an account on a social networking website, e.g., Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, ask.fm, etc., please be aware that State law requires school authorities to notify you that your child may be asked to provide his or her password for these accounts to school officials in certain circumstances.

Winnebago Schools District Office

304 East McNair Road
Winnebago, IL 61088


Phone: 815.335.2456
Fax: 815.335.7574


Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Superintendent: Dr. John Schwuchow

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.