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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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Winston Churchill Day

April 9, 2019 /

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 /

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 /

 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 /

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 /

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 /

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 /

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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