Winston School Update 4-14-23

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Federal Program Title Year End Meeting will be on Monday April 17th at 10am in the Library.  We invite all parents to come and take part in the year end recap of our Federal Program Title Services.

District Scholar Bowl is Saturday at Norborne. Good Luck Redbirds!

State FBLA is Monday and Tuesday.  Good Luck Redbirds!

Winston FFA members 2023 NW District FFA Results:

  • Ag Mechanics – 5th Place Team: State Bound: Jacob, Destany, Spencer, Eli‐6th Individual
  • Dairy Foods – 15th Place Team: Micah, Star, Noel, Summer
  • Entomology – 1st Place Team/District Champions: State Bound: Alyssa, Shealyn-4th Individual, Kennedy, Levi-2nd Individual
  • Floriculture – 22nd Place Team: Emily, Adrianna, Tryson, Bristol
  • Food Science – 1st Place Team/District Champions: State Bound: Megan-1st Individual, Trevor, Braden-4th Individual, Spencer-9th Individual
  • Nursery/Landscape – 7th Place Team: State Bound: Paige, Zoe, Eli, Marissa)


4th Quarter progress reports go home on April 21st


Winston School Board Meeting is Monday April 17th at 7:00pm.  Agenda attached.


2023 Summer School

Winston R-IV School District will offer a 2023 Summer School for students entering Kindergarten through 12th grade. Please click on the Registration Link to register for Winston Summer School 2023 so staffing and planning can be completed. “Registration Link


Parents must complete a separate registration for each student before they can attend summer school.

Bus transportation will be available for out of town students the first week if student is registered by May 16, 2023. Bus transportation for students registering after May 16 will not start until the second week of summer school.

Week 1 – Monday June 5 to Thursday June 8
Week 2 – Monday June 12 to Thursday June 15
Week 3 – Monday June 19 to Thursday June 22
Week 4 – Monday June 26 to Thursday June 29

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.

Meals: Breakfast (grab and go in the classroom) and Lunch will be available. At this time, we are hoping to provide free meals if approved by the state.  This will not be known until May.

Field trips will be planned depending upon what is available in June.

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 students that are tardy will not receive perfect attendance. Every minute counts.

Any student can attend the 2023 Winston School summer school, even if they did not attend the Winston school during the regular school year.

Winston R-VI School District has one of top scores on the State’s Annual Performance Report (APR)

  • Winston R-VI School District has the 4th highest score of all K-12 schools in Northwest Missouri.
  • Compared to all of 473 of Missouri’s K-12 school districts, Winston R-VI School District has the 47th highest score.  This puts Winston R-VI School District in the Top 10% of all K-12 school district in Missouri

APR Scores measure a school district’s performance on State Standardized Tests, College and Career Readiness Standards, Graduation Rate, Post-Graduation Follow Up, Students Attendance, and Continuous Improvement Measures. We are extremely proud of this accomplishment that has been earned by our students, staff, parents and community.  Way To Go Redbirds!!!!

JH Scholar Bowl ended their season in 3rd place in the conference.  Vanessa Weigand was the high point total person in the conference and Nash Nelson finished in the top10.

Prom is April 1st in Lawson this year

The MSHSAA summer-time All Activity Dead Period has been set for July 1st-9th.  The Fall sports season Dead Period starts on July 29th and goes through August 6th.   Fall varsity sports practice begins on August 7.  Hopefully these dates will help with you summer vacation plans

Congratulations to the Winston Boys Basketball Team for winning districts and advancing to Sectionals this year.

Congratulations to Vanessa Weigand for competing at St Joe in the Regional Spelling Bee.

All Conference honors for basketball were:

Boys-1st Team Unanimous – Levi Youtsey, 2nd Team – Braden Lee and Jacob Muessig,  All Defense – Braden Lee and Spencer Pliley

Girls:   2nd Team – Kortny Estes

All-District Honors for basketball were:  Levi Youtsey and Braden Lee were 1st team and Coach Peukert was District 15 Coach of the Year

Future Dates of Importance

APR 14 – K-2 Field Trip

APR 15 – District Scholar Bowl at Norborne

APR 17 – Teacher In-Service Day

APR 20-21 – FFA State Convention

APR 21 – 4th Quarter Progress Reports sent home

APR 21 – Blood Drive

APR 25 – PAT/Preschool Meeting in Cafeteria

APR 26 – HDC Track Meet in Bethany JH & V

APR 28 – School Wide Talent Show

MAY 4 – FFA Banquet

MAY 5 – Music Concert

MAY 6 – District Track Meet

MAY 9 – Elementary, Junior High and High School State testing starts

MAY13 – Sectional Track Meet

MAY 19-20 – State Track Meet

MAY 22 – School in Session

MAY 23 – Preschool Graduation

MAY 24 – Baccalaureate at Winston Baptist Church

MAY 25 – Last Day of School-Early Dismissal

MAY 26 – Graduation

JUNE 5 – Summer School Begins

Varsity Track  Start time
Mar. 30 Thurs. King City 4:00
Apr. 3 Mon. Warrior Invitational(Albany) 1:00
Apr. 11 Tues. Crossroads Relays (Cameron)  3:00
Apr. 12 Wed. Southwest (at Chillicothe)  8:45
Apr. 18 Tues. Cameron Invitational  3:00
Apr. 20 Thurs. Christian Invitational-St. Joe Christian  3:00
Apr. 26 Wed. HDC  2:00
Apr. 27 Thurs. Bulldog Invitational (Bethany)  3:30
May. 1 Mon. Northwestern Relays (Brookfield)  1:30
JH Track
Mar. 27 Mon Cameron  4:00
Apr. 4 King City 4:00
Apr. 6 Thurs. Albany  2:30
Apr. 12 Wed. Cameron  4:00
Apr. 14 Fri East Buc (Gower) TBA 3-4?
Apr. 18 Tues. Trenton  3:45
Apr. 20 Thurs. Lathrop  4:00
April 24. Mon. St. Joe Christian 4:00
Apr. 26 Wed. HDC (Bethany)  2:00

Congratulations to Vanessa Weigand for placing 2nd in the Daviess County Spelling Bee

Congratulations to Zoe Taylor for getting 3rd place in Business Law and CJ Mullikin for getting 5th place in Economics at the District FBLA contest on Wednesday.  They will compete at State FBLA on April 16th-18th.

Congratulations to Vanessa Weigand for winning the Winston Spelling Bee and to Nadalie Hiley for placing 2nd.  Good Luck to all the students competing in the County Spelling Bee on February 2nd at 2pm in Gallatin.

Congratulations to the Winston Varsity Boys Basketball team for winning Consolation in the Osborn/Stewartsville Tournament.

Congratulations to Homecoming King Spencer Pliley and Queen Raegan Wollam.

Congratulation to the Boys Varsity basketball team for winning Consolation in the Gallatin tournament

Great Job to all the students that performed at the Winter Music Concert!

Congratulations to Braden Lee, Eli Uthe, and Bristol Sheetz all made Academic All State for Cross Country.

Congratulations to the Winston Lady Redbird Junior High Basketball Team on placing 2nd in the Winston Junior High Tournament.

Congratulations to the Winston JH Boys basketball teams for winning 5th in the Winston Junior High Tournament.

Congratulations to Braden Lee finishing 45th with a time of 18:51 and Bristol Sheetz finishing 99th with a time of 19:52 in the Missouri State Class 1 Cross Country Meet.

Congratulations to Vanessa Weigand for making the All-District Jazz Band on guitar.

Congratulations to the Winston Lady Redbird Junior High Basketball Team for winning the Championship in the Tri-County Basketball Tournament.

Congratulations to CJ Mullikin for participating in the All District Choir performance.

Thank you to the KAW fire Department for participating in Fire Safety Day at the Winston School.  Multiple volunteers brought emergency vehicles and equipment to educate students about Fire Safety.

Congratulations to Braden Lee on making Cross Country Academic All-State.

Congratulations to the Winston FFA for placing 3rd in the Area 2 FFA Fall Leadership Development Events Rituals Contest.

Congratulations to the Winston Girls Softball players that earned All-Conference honors.

HDC All-Conference Softball Selections (denotes unanimous*)

Kortny Estes* 12th grade

Shealyn Pliley* 10th grade

Katelyn Jones* 10th grade

Megan Christensen 12th grade

Honorable Mention All-Conference

Marissa Uthe 11th grade

Raegan Wollam 12th grade

HDC Coach of the Year- Ashley Mazurkewycz

Congratulations to the Girls Varsity Softball on a great season.  The Lady Redbirds finished the season 20-7.  Winning the regular season HDC Conference Co-championship, Winning the East Harrison Tournament, placing 3rd in the HDC Tournament and consolation in the Princeton tournaments this season.

Please congratulate C.J. Mullikin for making the All-District Choir!

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

Our new student information system allows us to email student absence notifications so be on the lookout for those in your email.

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.

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.

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.

Pocket Sports Schedule for the 2022-2023 school year are available at the school.

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.