School Information

  • Traughber

    570 Colchester  |  Oswego, IL 60543  |  Phone: 630.636.2700  |  Fax: 630.636.2791

    Principal: Mindy Renier |  Assistant Principal: Chris Ferko | Assistant Principal: Kenneth Spranger

    Absence: 630.636.2701

    School Hours: 8:10 a.m. - 3:10 p.m.

    Year Built: 2008

    Mission Statement:

     In partnership with our families and community, Traughber Junior High will educate all students to reach their highest potential. 


    Our Student Vision—every student, every day

    I am a problem solver…

    a critical thinker…

    an effective communicator.

    I am accountable for my choices.

    I will persevere, even when it is tough.

    Inherent in this mission are the following core values:
    A motivated and cohesive staff
    Parental involvement
    Positive character development
    Safe environment
    Integration of school and community
    Technology as an instructional tool

    Visitors Policy
    Visitors are welcome on school property, provided their presence will not be disruptive. All visitors must report and sign in at Main Office via door #3. A picture ID must be presented when entering.
    Any person wishing to confer with a staff member must contact that staff member by telephone to make an appointment. Conferences with teachers are held outside school hours or during the teacher's conference/preparation period.
    All visitors must check-in and out via Door #3
    All visitors must wear a name tag.

    Traughber Junior High School
    Traughber Junior High School is located in Oswego, Ill. Traughber is the largest junior high in School
    District 308, serving nearly 1,200 students. Traughber has an outstanding reputation as a school with a
    dedicated staff committed to the success of all students. Traughber classrooms are equipped with Apple
    TVs and SMART Boards in addition to computer labs and iPads, which are available to enrich students’
    academic experiences. We encourage our students to get involved not only in the classroom but outside the school day as well. Traughber offers a variety of interscholastic athletics, intramurals, and clubs for students to explore their talents and interests.