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The Winnebago Communtiy Unity District #323 School Board will meet on the third Monday of the month in the Jean McNair Library at 6:00 p.m.

The Winnebago Community Unit School District #323 School Board includes:

Christopher Schoeneweiss - President
Todd France - Vice-President
Elizabeth Johnson-Lovett - Secretary
Michael Rossol - Treasurer
Dennis Daly - Board Member
Duane Lovett - Board Member
Nichole Smith - Board Member

Winnebago District 323 deeply believe in and are greatly influenced by the following ideals:

  • 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.

Contract Negotiations

The Board, District Administration and the Winnebago Education Association (WEA) have worked diligently since April, 2017 to reach an agreement on a contract that will allow our schools to continue providing the best education possible for all of our children. The current collective bargaining agreement expired in August, 2017, and everyone continues to work hard to get a new agreement in place. Teachers continue to receive compensation, benefits and protections under the contract that expired in August, 2017.  

The parties jointly agreed to participate in federal mediation in January, 2018. Through mediation, the parties have reached tentative agreements on a multitude of issues. However, the parties have not reached an agreement on the important economic items of salary and retirement.

In April 2018, the Winnebago Education Association (WEA) initiated the public posting process, pursuant to Section 1130.35(c) of the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board (IELRB).  The public proposals may be viewed on the State of Illinois Educational Relations Labor Board web site

WEA Proposal

The proposal from the Winnebago Education Association (WEA) can be found here.

Board Proposal

The proposal from the Winnebago CUSD #323 School Board can be found here.

Intent to Strike

The District is in communication with the WEA and the mediator.  The parties are working on scheduling additional negotiation sessions to bring this matter to a conclusion for the benefit of the School District, WEA, and our students and citizens of the community.

John Schwuchow
Superintendent

Winnebago School District #323 School Board Policies

Keeping Your Kids Safe On Social Networks

Below are some suggestions for keeping your students safe while using Social Networks:

For your students: 

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

Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s):

Children's Online Privacy Protection Act

This story is being posted as part of the District’s continuing effort to educate parents and students about privacy protection and Internet use.

Online Privacy Statement

Online Privacy Statement

The School District respects the privacy of all Web site visitors to the extent permitted by law.  This Online Privacy Statement is intended to inform you of the ways in which this Web site collects information, the uses to which that information will be put, and the ways in which we will protect any information you choose to provide us.

Acceptable Use of Electronic Networks

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.

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

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