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Thursday January 11, 2018

Today’s Events:

  1. Detentions 3:10-3:50  Room #206

  1. For anyone interested in playing softball this year, there will be a brief mandatory meeting today in the gym during intervention.

     3.  WYSE Team meeting(info below)

    4.   Boys Basketball game home vs Oregon  

          Fresh Soph 5:30  Varsity 7:00(cancelled due to weather,

boys will practice after school)

     5.  Girls Basketball game vs Harvest Christian at Harvest Christian Academy

          Fresh Soph 6:00  Varsity 7:15

     6. Math Team competition today at Rockford University!  Please contact Mr. Tranck with any questions. Bus leaves at 3:30 and will return at 8:00.


Upcoming Events:

Monday January 15th   No School in observance of Martin Luther King Day


Baseball Meeting Friday, January 12th 3:10 in the Cafeteria.  Interested baseball players should be participating in off season workouts with Coach Helm.

Open Gyms:

Softball open gym at the athletic edge starting on Tuesday, January 16th from 3:30-5pm

Baseball open gym at the athletic edge starting on Wednesday, January 17th from 3:30-5pm


Are you interested in joining the WYSE team (Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering)? Are you good at English, Math, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science, or Engineering Graphics? Are you a good test taker? Would you like a  chance to medal? THEN COME CHECK US OUT! For more information or to sign up, come to room 223 anytime this week and please join us for a SHORT meeting during 9th hour (intervention) on Thursday or Friday.


Off-season football weight lifting workouts begin January 8th for all interested.  Workouts will begin at 3:15 and end roughly at 4:15.  Any questions see Coach Helm

Track Practice:

Track Practice (for non-winter sport athletes) officially starts on Tuesday, January 16th at 3:20 in the Cafetorium.  Be dressed to participate.  You must be registered online, paid your athletic fee, and have a current physical on file before you can participate.


Attention Seniors:  Please remember that your deposit for the Senior Trip is due 2 weeks from Wednesday, January 17th!  The deposit is $25.  If you did not receive a letter about the Senior Trip, please make sure and see Mrs. Thompson in the library or Mrs Behn in room 217 ASAP!

Tech Lovers:

Calling all Tech Lovers! Would you or your friends be interested in putting together and presenting at a Tech Conf at NIU on Feb 10th? Teach others how to use a Google App (Docs, Slides, etc., WeVideo, Flipgrid, etc. Mrs. Thompson is looking for student presenters interested in attending SIT Conference at NIU. Your audience would be other students 3rd-12th grade.  Please see Mrs. Thompson if interested before Friday, 12/22.


"Guys have you got talent?"  Do you think you have what it takes to be "Mr WHS"?   Sign-up sheet is in the office ,

The Mr. WHS Pageant is on Friday, February 23rd.

The winner wins 2 free prom tickets a $100.00 value!!    Various prizes for all participants.

Upcoming PBIS

Qualifications for the 3rd Quarterly Reward trip:

Tardies: 1 or less

No D's - No F's

No Unexcused

No Major Referrals

Cut-off date 3/14

Trip to be announced - trip date 3/23

Attention Students: Beginning on 8/28/17

Tardies for the year will be counted and used to determine parking incentives for the 2018-19 school year.

Parking fees will remain $75, BUT your number of tardies may earn you a discount in addition to determining your raffle order.

For the 2017-18 School Year


0-2 tardies= free parking spot and eligible for the first rounds of drawing

3-4 tardies= ½ off parking spot and eligible for the second round drawing

5+ tardies=full price parking and eligible for final round in the drawing

If you have questions about the changes for the 2017-18 school year, please see Mr. Lemke


200 East McNair Road
Winnebago, IL 61088

Phone: 815.335.2336
Fax: 815.335.7548

Attendance Hours: 7:50 a.m. - 3:05 p.m.
Office Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Principal: Ronald Gruber
Asst. Principal: Daniel Lemke
Activities Director: Will Hartje
Academic Advisor: Dana Kline Students A-L
Academic Advisor: Jennifer Brenner Students M-Z
Nurse: Mary Kate Skaggs

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.