Winston School Update 5/10/2022

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School will be in session on Monday May 16

MAP Reward field trip is Monday May 16.

We would like to make you aware that effective for the 2022-23 school year, your student(s) will no longer automatically receive free breakfasts and lunches.  To receive free or reduced breakfast or lunch, families must qualify by completing the application for Free or Reduced meals.

Link to the 2022-2023 school calendar which can be also found on the school website.

The Winston R-VI School District is accepting bids on the haying of approximately 6 acres m/l west of the school. Bids will be accepted until 2:00 pm, Monday May 16, 2022. Bids will be presented at 7:00 pm, Monday May 16, 2022 at the regular board meeting.

The Winston School District would like to find a new home for the kitchen gas oven that was replaced recently.  It is approximately 60” wide and 30” deep and feels like it weighs as much as a Volkswagen Beetle.   If you are interested and have a team to move it, contact the school.


2022 Summer School – Deadline to sign up to receive bus transportation the first week is Tuesday May 17


***We would also like to make you aware that effective for the 22-23 school year, your student(s) will no longer automatically receive free breakfasts and lunches.  To receive free or reduced breakfast or lunch, families must qualify by completing the application for Free or Reduced meals.

Track: Congratulations to those advancing from District track on to Sectionals at Monroe City on Saturday.  Jacob Uthe 1st 800m, Braden Lee 2nd 1600m, 2nd 3200m, Bristol Sheetz 4th 3200m, Jacob Uthe, Braden Lee, Asher Vaughn and Spencer Pliley 2nd 4x400m, Marissa Uthe 4th 400m, Shealyn Pliley 2nd Javelin and Tanleigh Sheetz 3rd 3200m

2022 Summer School (flyer attached) **Please register to help with planning**

Winston R-IV School District will offer a 2022 Summer School for students entering Kindergarten through 12th grade. Please click on the Registration Link to  register for Winston Summer School 2022 so staffing and  planning can be completed. Registration Link


Week 1 – Monday June 6 to Thursday June 9

Week 2 – Monday June 13 to Thursday June 16

Week 3 – Monday June 20 to Thursday June 23

Week 4 – Monday June 27 to Thursday June 30

Time: 7:30am to 3:20 pm, Buildings will be open at 7:20 am.

  • Kindergarten – 6th grade will focus on education through enrichment activities.
  •  7th- 12th grade will offer both enrichment activities and remediation depending on the needs of the student.
  • Bus transportation will be available. Field trips are being planned
  • Meals: Breakfast (grab and go in the classroom) and Lunch will be provided for all students free of charge.
  • Students that have 100% perfect attendance for the entire summer school will be rewarded a $50 gift card. Students that miss two days or less will be rewarded a $25 gift card. Note: Summer school attendance is counted by the minute, so every minute counts.
  • Any student can attend the 2022 Winston School summer school, even if they did not attend the Winston school during the regular school year.

StuCo Volleyball tournament will be May 10th, from 6-8 PM in the gym. This will be our last Student Council activity. Free admission.

FBLA Banquet is next Wednesday, May 11th at 5:00.

Senior Trip #2 will be Monday, May 16th.

HS Track has the district meet tomorrow at Princeton.  Sectional Track will be Saturday, May 14th.

Finals will be on Tuesday, May 17th and Wednesday, May 18th.

The Winston School District is taking bids on concrete work. Bid specs are attached.

The Winston FFA Chapter has had a busy, but successful spring in Career & Leadership Development Events. 17 members of the chapter qualified to compete, perform, and be recognized at the Missouri FFA State Convention.

  • Dairy Foods Team: Kennedy Warner, Levi Youtsey, Shealyn Pliley
  • Entomology Team: Elijah Uthe, Paige Lang, Megan Christensen, Marissa Uthe
  • Floriculture Team: Zoe Taylor, Destany West, Hailey West, Asher Vaughn
  • Poultry Team: Spencer Pliley, Jordyn Inman, Amy Caldwell, Tanleigh Sheetz
  • Jacob Uthe was recognized for obtaining his State Degree, served as a voting delegate, and volunteered with the Courtesy Corp.
  • Jordyn Inman, Tanleigh Sheetz, and Shealyn Pliley performed a dance, and Kennedy Warner sang the National Anthem for State Talent. A video of each performance was posted on the Winston, MO FFA Facebook page.
  • Megan Christensen, Elijah Uthe, and Levi Youtsey volunteered in the Media Room.

Future Dates of Importance 

May 10 Student Council Volleyball Tournament

May 11 FBLA Chapter Banquet

May 13 3rd & 6th Grade Field Trip

May 13 HS Cheer Tryouts

May 14 Sectional Track

May 16 School in Session

May 16 Senior Trip #2

May 16 School Board Meeting

May 16 Elementary Assembly with Daviess County Library

May 17 Preschool Graduation

May 17 – First Day of HS Finals

May 18 Baccalaureate at Lake Viking Church

May 19 Barnyard Day and Elem. Field Day

May 20-21 Class 1 State Track

May 20 Elementary and High School Awards Assembly

May 20 Early Out-Last Day of School

May 22 Graduation

June 6 Summer School Starts

June 11 ACT Date

June 15 Blood Drive

Congratulations to Brian Lewis for being selected for All State Basketball team

Congratulations to Jacob Uthe and Brian Lewis for being selected to the News Press All Area Basketball Team.

NHS collected 91 food items to donate to the Daviess County Meals on Wheels program.  We would like to thank everyone for their support.

FFA District Contest Results:

Dairy Foods – 4th Place, Advancing to State.

Entomology – 3rd Place, Advancing to State

Floriculture – 12th Place, Advancing to State

Food Science – 4th Place

Poultry – 7th Place, Advancing to State

Students placing in the Top 10 of their respective contest were: Levi Youtsey, Alyssa Batson, Marissa Uthe, Megan Christensen, & Braden Lee

3rd Quarter Honor Roll which can be also found on the school website.

Students – as the year begins to wind down, please be diligent in finding any missing Chromebook chargers, calculators, etc. and get them back to school. Recently several students have indicated that they don’t know where their chargers are. There is a $15 fee if the charger doesn’t come back with the Chromebook. If you find an extra – please bring it back as well!

Congratulations to the Academic Team that ended the season 5-2 and 2nd in the Conference with the following team members: Eli Uthe, CJ Mullikin, Cory Parker, Zoe Taylor, Sage Eiken and Noel Nelson.  All Conference Team: First Team: Cory Parker and CJ Mullikin and Second Team: Eli Uthe.  District meet is April 9th at the Jefferson School District.

Link to the 2022-2023 school calendar which can be also found on the school website.

JH Scholar Bowl placed 2nd in the HDC Conference. All Conference Team members: Ben Burger and Vanessa Weigand.

Congratulations to those selected All Conference Basketball Team: Jordan Inman, Abby Rhoades, Brian Lewis, Jacob Uthe and Levi Youtsey

All Conference Defense Team: Jordan Inman, Braden Lee and Brian Lewis

All District Basketball Team: Jacob Uthe and Brian Lewis

Congratulations to the Boys’ basketball team for placing second at Districts and winning the HDC conference title.

Congratulations to the Girls on getting 3rd place and the Boys team for winning the championship of the HDC tournament last week.

Congratulations to FBLA members that competed at District Contest

Parliamentary Procedure – Marissa Uthe-2nd Place, Eli Uthe-6th Place, Paige Lang-9th Place and

Zoe Taylor-11th Place

Marketing – Sage Eiken, Noel Nelson, CJ Mullikin-4th Place

Personal Finance – Eli Uthe-7th Place

Those students that competed in Parliamentary Procedure will compete at the State Leadership Conference.

Congratulations to CJ Mullikin for making All-District Honor Choir.

Congratulations to Hadasa Hocker for placing 2nd in the Daviess County Spelling Bee

Congratulations to the Varsity Boys basketball team for winning the Championship of the Osborn Tournament. Jacob Uthe and Brian Lewis made the 2022 Osborn Tournament all-tournament team.  Congratulations.

Congratulations to Isabel Robinson for placing 1st and Vanessa Weigand for placing 2nd in the school spelling bee. Students advancing on to the County Spelling Bee on January 20: 5th Grade- Nadalie Rhodes and Hadasa Hocker, 6th Grade-Kaitlyn Estes, 7th Grade- Isabel Robinson and Vanessa Weigand, 8th Grade-Micah Beatty

Congratulations to 2022 Homecoming Royalty: King Brian Lewis and Queen Jordyn Inman.

High School Daily Announcements:

Elementary Newsletters:

Winter is here and the fastest way to get notices on closing or changes with school is by subscribing to the TextCaster Community Connection.  You can see how to sign up below. This is a great way to get last-minute changes, announcements, cancellations and critical reminders from the Winston School.  If you have signed up and are not getting notifications, please call your service provider.  This information can also be found on the Winston School Homepage.

Parents, please remember to contact to office prior to student’s absence or before 8:30am the day of.  Parents can call the school at 660.339.6462 for student absences- if it is outside of school hours- no problem! you can leave a voice message. We appreciate your assistance.

2020-21 Yearbooks are waiting for ’21 graduates to pick them up at the office.

Reminder: the collection of Free & Reduced apps determines several funding sources for our school district.  Please returned your application

Yearbooks are now on sale for the 2021-2022 school yearbook. They may be purchased online or by sending your order form to Mrs. Faulkner. Click here to order your yearbook online!

VoTech students do attend the North Central Career Center on Mondays. The bus leaves the parking lot at 7:15am.

School hours for students: 7:50am – 3:35pm.  Students should be in their rooms ready to work prior to the tardy bell.  Detentions will be given for repeatedly late students.

School Coverage:  Tri-County Weekly Newspaper out of Jamesport will be publishing pictures and articles concerning the Winston R-VI School District.

Do you want to see your student’s grades anytime?  Grades can also be checked online as needed.  If you have not signed up for access, please call the school.

Pretty amazing stuff going on in several areas of our school.  Check them out on Facebook

Winston Redbirds  –

Winston, MO FFA Chapter –

High School Daily Announcements:

Elementary Newsletters:

Social-Emotional Learning and Trauma-Informed Schools Initiative:

High School Counselor’s Corner contains information about A+, ACT, Character Plus, Dual Credit, Financial Aid, Girl Talk, Graduation, Job Shadow, Military, Missouri Colleges, Scholarships, and Vo-Tech. – click here for the link at the bottom of the page

Dr. Brian Robinson

Winston R-VI School Superintendent
200 West Third Street
Winston, MO 64689
(660) 339-6462 school