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Simon Hearing and Vision Screenings

2017-2018 Countdown to Kindergarten

Will you have a child that turns five years old on or before September 1, 2017? If the answer is yes, then they will be able to attend kindergarten starting next school year.

The Simon School Days Newsletter - Is Now Active

Welcome to another fantastic school year! The Dorothy Simon school newsletter/flyer will be published once a month (usually the first Friday of the month) for all students who attend Dorothy Simon Elementary. 

Early Dismissal March 1

Winnebago School District students will have early dismissal on Wednesday, March 1. Lunch will be served.  

  • Dorothy Simon Elementary School - dismissal is at 12:40 p.m. 
  • Jean McNair Elementary School, Winnebago Middle School, and Winnebago High School  - dismissal is at 1 p.m. 

 

Winnebago Fans Club Lottery Tickets Available For Purchase

The 2017 Fans Club Lottery ticket sales are under way. The Winnebago Fans Association had its first lottery drawing in October of 1988. Since then, Fans Club has raised over $199,000 for Winnebago extracurricular activities. Some of the original volunteers are still with this worthwhile program.

Preschool Screening - Wednesday, February 1

The Winnebago School District will hold another preschool screening for children who are ages 3-5 years old on Wednesday, February 1. Appointments will be starting at 8:00am until 11:30am. Appointments will take 1 hour. If you would like to schedule an appointment, please call the Simon Office at 815.335.2318. This will be the last prek screening for the 2016-17 school year.

Winnebago Schools collect canned goods

Winnebago School District students did an outstanding job on the food drive to support the Northern Illinois Food Bank. Altogether they donated 3,202 items. The Winnebago High School won, bringing in 1,676. Thank you Crossroads for the $1,000 donation to Winnebago High School.

Winnebago Schools collect canned goods

Food Drive

Winnebago School District students did an outstanding job on the food drive to support the Northern Illinois Food Bank. Altogether they donated 3,202 items. The Winnebago High School won, bringing in 1,676. Thank you Crossroads for the $1,000 donation to Winnebago High School.

2016-2017 School Attendance Calendar

The school calendar for the 2016-2017 school year.

 

Mrs. Reinke's Busy Bee Newsletters

All of Mrs. Reinke's Busy Bee Newsletters are listed below

Parent/Student Handbook available on the website

The Parent/Student Handbook can be accessed by going to www.winnebagoschools.org and clicking on the link to either Dorothy Simon Elementary or Jean McNair Elementary. The Handbook is under the Popular Downloads on the right hand side of the page.

PTO Meeting dates, Minutes and Agendas

The Winnebago PTO invites all parents/guardians and teachers of students in Early Childhood to fifth grade to attend monthly meetings. The first meeting is in September. Agendas for meetings are sent home with students in advance and will note the meeting location and time.

PTO Meeting Dates and Agendas. PTO Meetings are at 6 p.m. in the Jean McNair Library

PTO Fundraiser Information

The PTO is funded through the following fundraisers:

Volunteer your time with the PTO

Volunteers connect our community with our schools, and there are so many opportunities to get involved. Along with attending PTO meetings, being on a sub-committee for an event, or working on a fundraiser, there are other volunteer opportunities that may fit into your schedule.

Frequently Asked Preschool Screening Questions