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2018-2019 School Attendance Calendar

School Attendance Calendar for 2018-2019 school year.

Spring Break March 26 - April 2 - No School

CUSD #323 Spring Break is scheduled for March 26 through April 2.  No student and staff attendance during spring break as well as all school office closed. Classes resume on Tuesday, April 3. 

The Simon School Newsletter Is Here

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

Wear Green on March 23 for Cerebral Palsy Awareness

Winnebago High School and Middle School students Noah H. and Sarah H. would like to invite all students, staff and community members to wear GREEN this Friday, March 23 for Cerebral Palsy Awareness.

Preschool Screening: Appointments Still Available March 7-9

Do you have or know of a child who is at least 3 years old but will not be 5 by September 1st?

Winnebago PE Students rank as some of the best in the State of Illinois

Beginning with the 2016-2017 school year, the ISBE (Illinois State Board of Education) has required all school districts in the State of Illinois to begin fitness testing in four areas for 3 -12th graders. The four areas are aerobic capacity, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and flexibility. 

Simon Cafeteria Volunteers Wanted

Winnebago CUSD #323 Building-Bond referendum Information

On March 20, 2018, community members of Winnebago Community Unit School District #323 will vote on a building-bond referendum question, which focuses on critical items mandated by the Health/Life Safety process.

Dorothy Simon and Jean McNair Water Test Results

Dear Parent/Guardian: The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has mandated that all elementary schools test their drinking fountains and other potable sources of water for lead contamination.

2017-2018 School Attendance Calendar

School Attendance Calendar for 2017-2018 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 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 3:30 p.m. in the Board Room at Jean McNair.

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.