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Winnebago District 323

Mission StatementWinnebago CUSD #323 is located in the Village of Winnebago and services students from five rural communities. Students and families from Burritt, Rockford, and Winnebago Township as well as from the Villages of Winnebago and Seward are part of our education family.

Winnebago CUSD #323 is a PreK-12 grade district that provides comprehensive, strong core academic programs. The district is comprised of one high school, one middle school, and two elementary schools.

Our mascot, the Winnebago Indian, is a copyrighted mascot that was researched and drawn by local artist Tom Heflin.

Registering to Vote
In cooperation with Winnebago County Clerk, residents of District #323 will now be able to register to vote at the District Office or in the office of any of the District’s schools. If you are new to the District or if you have moved since you last registered to vote, you can register at the school nearest you.

After School Activities for January 18th Cancelled

All after-school activities are canceled today because of anticipated severe weather and poor road conditions.

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.

5Essentials Parent Survey

The 5Essentials is a comprehensive, evidencebased tool designed to drive improvement in schools, identifying both areas of strength and areas in need of support.

Winnebago students will be in class on January 21, 2019 due to a snow day

Due to the emergency snow day utilized on Monday, November 26, 2018, Winnebago CUSD #323 staff and students will make up the day on Monday, January 21, 2019. 

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. 

Early Dismissal February 1

Winnebago students will have an Early Dismissal Day on Friday, February 1. Lunch will be served with a 1 p.m  dismissal. 

 

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! 

WHS "Operation Fill the Plate" a Success

Winnebago High School students packed two cargo van loads with food donations that went to the Freeport COOP Pantry and the Pecatonica Community Food Pantry Monday & Tuesday. (Best estimate is at least 2000 lbs. were collected or equal to 60 copy paper boxes). WHS Freshmen & Seniors worked together Tuesday morning to prepare the van for Pec Community Pantry.

2017 District PARCC Scores

We are excited to share that our PARCC District-wide scores increased by 6 points for students meeting and exceeding standards in both English language arts and in mathematics; our average SAT scores also improved by 24 points, compared to our 2017 scores. 

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.

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