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Welcome to Winnebago CUSD #323

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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.

WMS Second Quarter Honor Roll January 2020

Please see the full list here.  Congratulations to our 130 middle school students making the Honor Roll for second quarter of the 2019-2020 school year.  Honor Roll students have all A's and B's for their classes second quarter.  High Honor Roll students have all A's for their classes second quarter.

Jean McNair Announces Student of the Week

The following students have been selected as Student of the Week recipients at Jean McNair Elementary School for the week of January 13. Students are recognized each week for demonstrating McNair PRIDE.  This includes having a positive attitude, exhibiting hard work, being responsible, and demonstrating improvement in school work and/or behavior. 

WMS Father Daughter Dance February 8

Winnebago Middle School Father Daughter Dance will be held on Saturday, February 8 in the WMS gym from 7 - 10 p.m. Tickets on sales starting Wednesday, January 22  in the WMS office. Tickets are $20 per couple. 

 

Dorothy Simon and Jean McNair Vision and Hearing Screening

Hearing and vision screening is ongoing throughout the school year. You will be notified if your child is screened and does not pass the screening.

5 Essentials Parent Survey

Winnebago Parents, if you haven't already completed it, please take a few minutes to do the 5 Essentials Parent Survey. We need 20% completion in order to get a report from the State. 

Winnebago Kid's Club Information

Winnebago Kid's Club provides reasonably priced care for your child/children in a safe environment. Kids Club is a self-supportive, not-for-profit program. No monies are provided from school district funds to support Winnebago Kids Club. 

WMS Remind App Information

Winnebago Middle School will be using Remind for school announcements and reminders such as picture days, report cards, Open House, activities, etc. Messages will come right to your phone as text messages.

Jean McNair Newsletter 2019 -2020

The 2019-2020 school year is off to a great start. Jean McNair's monthly newsletters are available here for access to Jean McNair news at your fingertips. 

Please look for monthly updates, or as news happens. I will be sending monthly news home each month, so watch for more information and important dates to come home at that time.  

Jean McNair Important Pick up and Drop off News

MORNINGS: Students riding the bus will enter the building near the gym entrance, while students getting dropped off by car will enter through the front entrance.  Students may be dropped off anywhere from the crosswalk to past our front entrance and they will enter the building through the front entrance, but please remember to keep the line of traffic moving.

Winnebago High School Finals Exemption Policy

Winnebago High School Assessment Retake Policies

2019-2020 School Calendar

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
Student Services Director: Christine Kaufman
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.