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American Education Week

November 18, 2019 /

During the week of Monday, 11/18- Friday, 11/22, American Education Week will be taking place around the country. This is a chance to honor education, to highlight the accomplishments of students, and honor those leaders who are making a difference in ensuring that our students attain an education. Please see below about why some of…

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National Stress Awareness Day

November 6, 2019 /

The first Wednesday in November is also known as National Stress Awareness Day. Everyone knows what it feels like to deal with the pressure of stress in school or daily parts of our life. At The Winston School, we try to manage stress is many different outlets, so that our students and staff have ways…

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World Mental Health Day

October 22, 2019 /

World Mental Health Day is an international day that brings awareness to mental health, mental health education, and awareness, advocacy, and celebrates positivity. In honor of this important day, The Winston School students passed along positivity by writing down encouraging notes for our Positivity Tree. This student-driven activity, led by the student council, consisted of…

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Where Are They Now: Jarrett Larraga

September 23, 2019 /

Jarrett Larraga is currently a junior at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, OR and graduated from The Winston School in 2017. He is a Biology/Ecology major.  He recently returned from his first trip to South Africa and will be spending Spring semester in New Zealand. I recently sat down with his mother, Bobbie Larraga, to see how Jarrett…

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National Non-Profit Day

August 16, 2019 /

National Nonprofit Day is this coming Saturday, August 17, when the positive impact that organizations have on the local communities and around the world, are recognized. The Winston School of Del Mar is a non-profit private school that serves students who have learning differences in grades 6-12. Programs include a focused academic environment and organized…

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Winston Student Featured by United Cerebral Palsy of San Diego County

July 22, 2019 /

Vincent Ghio, a junior at The Winston School, was recently featured by United Cerebral Palsy of San Diego County highlighting “Living with Cerebral Palsy.” Vincent is active in the Winston community, participating in the softball team and Winston’s Got Talent here on campus. We are happy to have him represent Winston. Riley Alvord, Vincent’s baseball…

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Seniors Say Goodbye to Winston

June 26, 2019 /

On Friday, June 14, The Winston School graduates were celebrated during The Winston School high school commencement ceremony at the La Jolla Woman’s Club. We had the chance to speak with a few of the graduates and asked them about their bright futures, along with reflecting on some of their favorite memories at The Winston…

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The Winston School Spring Showcase 2019

May 22, 2019 /

The Winston School celebrated student success with our annual Winston School Spring Showcase on Friday, May 10. The event, formerly billed as the Festival of the Arts, provides students with opportunities to showcase their work to parents as well as fellow students and staff. Students worked meticulously with teachers from each department to highlight the…

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Mary Sterling-Torretti and Dan Peragine Celebrate 30 Years at The Winston School

May 15, 2019 /

The Winston School staff, spouses, and special guests enjoyed a night of celebration on Saturday, May 4, in honor of Mary Sterling-Torretti and Dan Peragine for their 30 years of service to The Winston School. Mary has had many roles over the last 30 years and is currently The Winston School Assistant Head of School. She…

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Taylor DeVille: Where Are They Now?

April 30, 2019 /

Taylor DeVille was a part of the 2009 graduating class from The Winston School. Since then, he has found a love for digital media, with the help of Dan Peragine, and is currently freelancing in the design and advertising industry. After getting his bachelor’s degree at Platt in San Diego, he started taking his art…

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