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Jean McNair Pick up and Drop Off Information

In order to improve building security, Jean McNair will no longer be offering drop off and pick up in the back of the building.  ALL students will enter the building either through the gym doors or the front entrance at the beginning of the day and they will exit the same way.  

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):

New App Raises Concerns About Cyberbullying and School Safety

Recently WHS administrators have been informed of a new app that students are using that may contain cyber bullying and other inappropriate messages.  The app called "After School" is an anonymous social media forum specifically tied a particular school.  

WHS Earns Recognition as a Safe Sports School

Winnebago, IL September 18, 2015 – Winnebago is the recipient of the National Athletic

WHS Environmental Science Class Visits Local Sites

WHS students enrolled in Mrs. Tighe's Environmental Science course traveled to the Rock River Environmental Services (Pagel Pit) Landfill and to the Rock River Water Reclamation District to find out how solid waste and sewage is handled in a large community. 

District Pest Management Program

The district's pest management program is based on the State of Illinois guidelines. The goal of those guidelines is to control the hazards that pests present to the people and our buildings with as little use of chemicals as possible.

Concussion information required by the IHSA

As a requirement of the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) resulting from House Bill 200, Winnebago High School has implemented the attached protocol to be enforced following a student athlete suffering a concussion while participating in school sponsored athletic activities.

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.