Winston School Update 9-16-2022

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Substitute teacher wanted – $110 per day.  Contact the district office if interested.

1st Quarter Progress Reports will go home today.

Today Activities are:  HS Football is at home vs. South Harrison today at 7:00.  HS Softball plays tomorrow at East Harrison.

Monday Activities are:  HS Softball at Dekalb at 5:00.  JH Softball at Lathrop at 4:30.  JH/JV Football at home vs. South Harrison at 5:00

Senior Recognition will be Tuesday September 20th after the softball game for softball and cross country.  Concession stand will have a BBQ that night.  Flyer attached.

Jostens will be back on Tuesday September 20th to pick up orders.

Registration deadline for the October 22 ACT test date is today.

FFA Mums will be ready to be picked up Monday afternoon!

The Winston School Board will meet on Monday September 19th at 8pm in the Library.  Agenda is attached.

The East Harrison Softball Tournament will conclude this Saturday September 17th at 11:40am.  The Winston Lady Redbirds will be playing for the Championship vs Mercer.

Junior High Basketball practice starts on Tuesday September 20.  6th-8th grade students are eligible to play this year.  Students must have a physical done this year in order to practice.

Girls 3:45-5:15pm with a Parent Meeting at 6pm

Boys 6:15-7:30am – please note practice is in the morning

Registration deadline for the October 22 ACT test date is this Friday, September 16th.

1st Quarter Progress Reports will be sent home this Friday, September 16th.


Sports Physicals must be updated yearly.  You must have a current physical on file to start sports practice

Winston School District requires all students must complete the entire physical yearly.  Below are links to the two required documents.

Full time Paraprofessional wanted.  $15 per hour plus benefits.  Contact the district office if interested.

Lunch and Breakfast prices for the 2022-2023 school year.

  • Student Breakfast $1.20
  • Reduced Breakfast $.30
  • Elementary Lunch $2.25
  • High School Lunch $2.50
  • Reduced Lunch $.40
  • Extra Milk $.30

***We would also like to make you aware that effective for the 22-23 school year the Federal Government has discontinued the program for all students to 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.

Doors are open every school day at 7:30am for students.  Dismissal is at 3:35pm.  Car riders can be picked up in the car line at the front door.  Please wait in line in your car until students are released to you.  Please do not walk to the front door to get your student.  Walkers are released after all cars have vacated the car line.

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.

Attached is a Sports Schedule for the 2022-2023 school year.  All games and times are subject to change. Pocket schedules are available at the school.

Future Dates of Importance

September 16 -1st Quarter Progress Reports sent home

September 19 – Teacher In-Service Day

September 20 – Jostens Order Pick-up

October 3 – Parent/Teacher Conferences

October 5 – School Tornado Drill

October 5 – MWSU College Fair

October 5 – FFA Area 2 Greenhand Initiation-Gallatin

October 18 or 19 – My Success Event

October 19 – 1st Quarter ends

October 28 – Elementary Fall Parties

November 1 – Makeup/Retake, senior proofs and Activity pictures

November 2 – FFA Area 2 Fall Speaking Contest-Gallatin

November 7 -FFA Week

November 7 – Teacher In-Service Day

November 9 – FFA District Fall Speaking Contest-Cameron

November 11 – Veterans Day Assembly

November 11 – FFA Barnwarming

November 17 – ASVAB test

November 18 – 2nd Quarter Progress Reports

November 21 – School in Session

November 23-25 – Thanksgiving Break

Several Improvements have been taking place at the school this summer.  Below is a partial listing.

  • Trailer and accumulated junk from behind the school has been removed
  • Ag, Flex and Health room renovations have been completed
  • Old gym windows opening (behind record boards) have been removed and made weather tight.
  • Concrete parking/drive is currently being installed
  • Gym Floor has been refinished
  • New interactive boards have been installed in seven more classrooms.
  • The lower portion of the gym has been repainted.
  • Multiple classrooms have been repainted
  • Floors are being cleaned, stripped, waxed and painted where it is prescribed.

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, cancelations 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 the office prior to a 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.

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

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

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