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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.

Jean McNair Second Quarter Honor Roll

Congratulations to the following fourth and fifth grade students for making Honor Roll during the second quarter grading period.  Sixty-six students made the straight A honor roll, while sixty-nine students made the A/B honor roll.

 

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. 

WMS Mother Son Bowling March 8

Winnebago Middle School Mother Son Bowling will be held on Friday, March 8 at Lakeside Lanes in Durand. Tickets available in the WMS office.  

WMS Rec Night February 22

Winnebago Middle School FAST will be holding Rec Night on Friday, February 22 from 7- 10 p.m. for WMS students at the school. 

 

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. 

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. 

WMS Second Quarter Honor Roll January 2019

See the full list here.  Congratulations to our middle school students making the Honor Roll second quarter.  Honor Roll students earned all A's and B's for their classes second quarter.  High Honor Roll students earned all A's for their classes second quarter.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

309 South Benton Street
Winnebago, Illinois 61088


Phone: 815.335.2318
Fax: 815.335.3127


Attendance Hours: 8:05 a.m. - 2:55 p.m.
Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Principal: Benjamin Hickerson
Nurses: Stephanie Freimuth & Amanda Wishop

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.