March 21st is a 2:15pm dismissal for Spring Break; No School on March 22nd and March 25th; April 3rd Noon Dismissal

IAR Informational Meeting


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Strep Throat Alert

  ~Strep Throat ALERT~ March 20, 2019 We have had a GREAT deal of students who have been diagnosed with strep throat. I wanted to make everyone aware of the concerns I have. 1. Most students are NOT running a fever. 2. Many students do NOT have a terribly sore throat. 3. They ARE complaining of belly aches, headaches, and/or swollen tender neck glands. Why is it important that your child . . .

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2019 National Honor Society Induction

         Sophomore Servers: Gabe Drake, Dylan Fox, Luke Hubert, Madison DeJaynes, Calista Fox, Zoe Evans Newly Inducted Members: Kacie McCleery, Millie Lashmett, Rian Neff, Whitney Kunz, Samantha Ayala, Allison Frost & Isabella Hoots (Not Pictured) Members:   Austin Young, Blake Clayton, Annika Kaufmann, Joyce Killday, Lauren Sellars & . . .

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Spring Pictures - Date Change

Spring Pictures for both the Winchester High School and the Winchester Grade School, has been changed to April 1, 2019.  A School Messenger will go out at a later date reminding parents of that date.

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2nd Annual Guns & Hoses Basketball Game

    Guns and Hoses Flyer.pdf                     

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March Superintendent Newsletter

Winchester CUSD #1 Monthly Newsletter March 1, 2019       We will make-up four of our five emergency days in the month of March.  We will now have school on March 18th, 19th, 20th, and 21st. March 21st will now be a 2:15pm dismissal for the start of our short four-day spring break.  There is no school on Friday, March 22nd and Monday, March 25th. The fifth emergency day will be made-up on . . .

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Preschool Registration for School Year 2019-2020

  Winchester PreK Flyer.pdf   (Click the link to see the full flyer)   WINCHESTER DISTRICT #1 PRESCHOOL SCREENING   Winchester Unit #1 in cooperation with the Four Rivers Special Education District is offering free developmental screenings to all children, 2 ½ through 5 years of age (not entering kindergarten), on Thursday, May 2 and Friday, May 3, . . .

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Current Highlights

WGS Drop Off Reminders

  Reminder:  All K-8 students should be dropped at the “student drop off” sign at the north end of Winchester Grade School.  If you need to walk your child into school for any reason, please park in the guest parking across from the office and use the main doors.  All pre-k parents will continue past WGS to the Early Learning Center for drop-off. Our . . . read more

Two-Hour Delayed Start Information

October 18, 2018 Dear Parents / Guardians: As we head into the winter season, we undoubtedly will face inclement weather days when school is in session.  Most days we will be in school or will cancel school to ensure student/employee safety.  We have a third option which is a two- hour delayed start.  The delayed start will only be used if conditions are expected . . . read more

Hazardous Weather Routes - 2018/19

  Community Unit School District No. 1 2018-2019 Hazardous Weather Routes   Announcements will be made by the School Messenger automated notification system by 6:45 AM.  The garage telephone number is 742-5260. Your assistance is appreciated. THE AFTERNOON ROUTE WILL DELIVER STUDENTS TO THE SAME PICK-UP POINT THE MORNING ROUTE COVERED. . . . read more

2018-2019 School Calendar

                      Click here for the 2018-2019 WCUSD#1 - School Calendar     . . . read more

2018-2019 WGS Handbook

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2018-19 Board Meetings

  COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 1 149 South Elm Street Winchester, IL 62694                                          Regular . . . read more

2018-2019 Winchester High School Handbook

                 Click here to view the 2018-2019 WHS Handbook                                read more

Student Residency Verification

Continuing with 2018-19 school year, a parent/guardian of all district students will complete one of the following student residency verification forms.  Most families will use the first form attached.  However, there are several additional forms that can be used for residents with special circumstances.    Click here for the Residency Verification . . . read more