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Winston Students Volunteer in the Del Mar Community

December 11, 2018 / Comments Off on Winston Students Volunteer in the Del Mar Community

On Wednesday, December 5th, some of The Winston School students from our student council and mentoring club volunteered at the Holiday Luncheon hosted by Del Mar Community Connections in the Parish Hall at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church. The students served as hosts to the senior residents of Del Mar by serving food and beverages, handing out…

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American Education Week

November 16, 2018 / Comments Off on American Education Week

American Education Week started on Monday, November 12th, and is ending today. This week celebrates and honors educators in the public education system and brings attention to people who are making an impact on education. Our staff at Winston is thriving with passion, and every teacher has an Education Specialist Instruction Credential.  Along with this credential,…

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National Stress Awareness Day

November 14, 2018 / Comments Off on National Stress Awareness Day

This week is American Education Week, and we wanted to shed some light on how students deal with stress in an academic environment. Last Wednesday, November 7th, was National Stress Awareness Day. Stress affects 49% of high school students, with most feeling overwhelmed with no outlets to take advantage of. At The Winston School, we successfully help…

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Shelby’s Letter: What It’s Like to Have Dyscalculia

October 24, 2018 / Comments Off on Shelby’s Letter: What It’s Like to Have Dyscalculia

DYSCALCULIA dys·cal·cu·li·a /ˌdiskalˈkyo͞olēə/ noun PSYCHIATRY Definition (by Google): severe difficulty in making arithmetical calculations, as a result of a brain disorder. October is Learning Disabilities Awareness Month which raises awareness for the 1 in 5 students across the country who have a learning disability. As of last year, 6.7 million students between the ages of 3-21…

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New Bungalow Approved

September 20, 2018 / Comments Off on New Bungalow Approved

This past week, we received word from the City of Del Mar that our new bungalow is finally approved! This has been a long battle, but Winston is determined to always make sure our students have the most updated and available spaces in order to be successful. The City of Del Mar’s process was arduous, but…

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Where After Winston: Brady McDowell

September 17, 2018 /

Former Winston Student & Artist Attends CSSSA Summer Film Program The Winston students are taught to reach their full potential and to use their minds to stimulate incredible ideas. The California State Summer School for the Arts (CSSSA) allows students from all over California to come and learn for 4 weeks in an intensive program that…

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New Occupational Therapy Space

September 17, 2018 /

Keeping up with homework assignments and dealing with stress is a lot for some students to manage, which is why we’ve made changes and updates to the Occupational Therapy (OT) room, to ensure your student is being exposed to as many healthy outlets as possible. Occupational Therapy is “a health profession in which therapists and…

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Your Gift Tripled – Please Help

November 28, 2017 / Comments Off on Your Gift Tripled – Please Help

Three current Winston families have generously offered to provide matching funds for dollars raised during our Annual Giving Campaign, between now and the end of the year, up to $114,000. Now is a good time to give! Want to know how we’ll use your donation? Here are the items your gift to our Annual Campaign will…

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Mission Fed to Honor Former Parent Leader Nov. 9

November 1, 2017 / Comments Off on Mission Fed to Honor Former Parent Leader Nov. 9

Please join us in the auditorium at 8:30 am Thursday, Nov. 9 for Mission Federal Credit Union’s presentation to last year’s Winston Parent Group head Monica Wolfsheimer. She will be presented with a Mission 2 Volunteer plaque and gift card for her outstanding volunteer for efforts on behalf of our school.

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Mindy Kaplan Celebration of Life

October 22, 2017 / Comments Off on Mindy Kaplan Celebration of Life

More than 200 friends of the school Mindy Kaplan came to school Oct. 21 to celebrate her life and the indelible marks she left on The Winston School. Thank you also to many of you who made a donation to the scholarship fund set up in her name. Many people spoke about their love for…

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