Winston Churchill Day

April 9, 2019 / Comments Off on Winston Churchill Day

On Tuesday, April 9, Winston Churchill Day is recognized annually and was celebrated at The Winston School with our students and staff wearing their favorite Winston T-shirt gear. Winston Churchill Day is celebrated because on April 9, 1963, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy officially made Winston Churchill an honorary citizen of the United States. Churchill was…

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Middle School Speeches

March 22, 2019 / Comments Off on Middle School Speeches

On Wednesday, March 20, The Winston School middle school students delivered speeches on a variety of topics, from why we should all indulge in a family game night to why we shouldn’t use plastic. Our middle school English teacher, Jay Forester, and students worked diligently to prepare for the public speaking event. Mrs. Forester says,…

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Where Are They Now?: Madalyn Tesoro

March 18, 2019 / Comments Off on Where Are They Now?: Madalyn Tesoro

 Madalyn Tesoro graduated from The Winston School in 2011. Madalyn is currently a licensed cosmetologist while also working for the government building antennas for navy ships. Madalyn says, “I went to cosmetology school after I graduated, and I knew I wanted to do that— it was a dream of mine since I was 13-years-old. I…

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Dr. Rick Hodes Visits Winston

March 7, 2019 / Comments Off on Dr. Rick Hodes Visits Winston

On Tuesday, March 5th, Dr. Rick Hodes came to visit The Winston School, introduced to us by Hannah Fantel-Galinson and her mother, Laura Galinson. Rick Hodes is an American doctor who has worked and lived in Ethiopia for the last 30 years while taking a leadership role with the health of Ethiopian immigrants. His accomplishments include: senior…

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Alex Montoya: A-Motivational Message

March 1, 2019 / Comments Off on Alex Montoya: A-Motivational Message

Winston was fortunate to welcome San Diego local, Alex Montoya-author, motivational speaker, entrepreneur, and triple amputee. Montoya was born in Colombia in 1974 with a birth defect triggered by thalidomide medication causing him to be born without arms or his right leg. When he moved to San Diego at 4 years old, he received medical…

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Where Are They Now: Delaney Magaudda

February 12, 2019 / Comments Off on Where Are They Now: Delaney Magaudda

Delaney Magaudda graduated from The Winston School in 2016. Delaney is currently attending Mills College, a private institution in Oakland, California, where she is studying biology. She is currently taking a tropical conservation class and plans on studying abroad in Honduras with the rest of her class in the summer of 2019. She will be…

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Inspire Your Heart with Art

February 1, 2019 / Comments Off on Inspire Your Heart with Art

The Winston School has a special heart for art, and on Thursday, January 31, the world celebrated what art means to them. We asked some of the art students in Mr. Peragine’s class to tell us what inspires them to create. Please click here to watch our full-length video about why Winston students love art. Dan…

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Children Helping Children: Project Blankids

January 24, 2019 / Comments Off on Children Helping Children: Project Blankids

Starting this month, The Winston School students will be a part of the Blankids campaign sponsored by Children Helping Children International.    The Winston students will be making handmade no-sew fleece blankets for orphaned children around the world. Impacted children from Haiti, Tanzania, Nepal, Uganda, Honduras, Cambodia, South Africa, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Israel have all benefitted from this humanitarian effort.  More recently, the…

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National Technology Day

January 11, 2019 / Comments Off on National Technology Day

National Technology Day was held on Sunday, January 6, 2019, recognizing the way technology has changed the world. At The Winston School, we are dedicated to ensuring that your student has the best technology sources and the most updated products. Along with allowing each student to use an iPad or Chromebook in class, we have resources…

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Bio Faire 2018

December 18, 2018 / Comments Off on Bio Faire 2018

The Winston School hosted its annual tradition of Bio Faire–an opportunity for our middle school students to showcase to their parents and peers what they have learned and experienced this past semester in history. Under the direction of Deana Becker, the 6th and 7th graders focused on ancient civilizations while the 8th graders demonstrated their…

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