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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.

WHS Operation "Fill the Plate" a Success

Jean McNair hosted a Fall Art Class

Third graders did a paint and paper collage on canvas. Two classes were held due to the overwhelming response. 

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.

Jean McNair Fourth & Fifth Grade Winter Concert December 10

Jean McNair fourth grade music classes and the fifth grade chorus will be holding their winter choral concert on Monday, December 10, at 6:30 p.m. in the Winnebago High School gym. 

(Please note that the 3rd grade music concert, as well as the 5th grade band concerts are both held in February, so more information will be sent home at a later date)

WMS Annual Christmas Tea December 11

The Winnebago Community already experienced the season’s first snowfall and the holiday season is upon us. This means that it’s time for the annual Winnebago Middle School Christmas Tea.

Jean McNair Elementary Announces 4th and 5th Grade Honor Roll

Jean McNair Elementary is proud to recognize the 125 students on our Honor Roll for the first quarter of the 2018-2019 school year.  

Erin's Law Presentations at Winnebago Middle School

Winnebago Middle School is in partnership with you regarding your child’s safety. In 2013, the state of Illinois passed Erin’s Law, a national mandate for sexual abuse prevention education for students in grades K-12.

Jean McNair Staff and Students Say "Thank You' to Veterans

Jean McNair Elementary School would like to send a huge thank you out to all of our local veterans. We appreciate your service to our country and are forever grateful for the sacrifice you made! THANK YOU from all of us at Jean McNair Elementary!

Jean McNair Celebrates Red Ribbon Week

WHS Students and Teachers Traveled to Mexico this Summer

Jean McNair Food Allergy Information

Food allergies are a growing concern in schools across America. Millions of children - children who are perfectly healthy and normal in every other way – must watch every single bite they eat, or risk suffering a severe or even life threatening reaction. In fact, food allergies claim over 200 lives and are responsible for over 30,000 emergency room visits each year.

2018-2019 Jean McNair Newsletters

The 2018-2019 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.  

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.