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Winston Welcomes New Director of Curriculum and Instruction

Dr. Daniele Kass has been an educator for over 17 years. Dr. Kass holds an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from Walden University’s Richard W. Riley College of Education. She holds a Master’s degree from New York University in Special Education. Dr. Kass graduated from the University at Albany in New York with majors in Psychology, Education, and English.

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Winston News

Student Lunch Update
Starting on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 the Parents' Association will be ordering Tuesday’s lunch from La Strada. The cost of the pizza is $1.25 per slice and they will offer the following food items for $5.25 if your child does not want pizza. Grilled Chicken Wrap, Baked Ziti and Small Salad with Chicken. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday we will continue to order from Brick 46. Please write a check out to the Winston School for the total amount of your order. Please return your lunch order by tomorrow so that we may place the orders for next week. Click heading for the December Lunch Menu.

8th Grade Visits NYC
The 8th Grade took a bite out of the big apple this week. Here they are with Director Scott Ellis on the Longacre Theater stage after seeing You Can't Take It With You.

Kindness Celebrated!
Over 200 acts of Kindness have been observed and recorded by the teachers as well as the 8th graders. We are so proud of our students for their displays of kindness and friendship throughout the year and we look forward to counting their kindnesses together every month.

NJAIS Conference
Winston Staff attended the annual New Jersey Association of Independent Schools conference on Monday, October 27th at Liberty Science Center in Jersey City. Dr. Peter Lewis serves as the current president of the organization which represents all accredited New Jersey independent schools.

Winston Wows at NJAIS Conference
Winston was well represented at the NJAIS Conference on October 27th. Teachers Susan Thompson and Cindy Davis hosted a session on Winston's Jan Term project.

Trunk Show Supports Winston PA
Kick start your holiday shopping or perk up your holiday wardrobe at a J. McLaughlin Trunk Show on the morning of November 14th to benefit The Winston School. Please contact Laura Schreiber for more details or call The Winston Advancement Office at ext. 202.

Connecting with Kids The Winston Way
Danielle Kass, Director of Curriculum presented to the school community on Wednesday, October 29th, 2014. To view the presentation materials, click on the heading.

New Family Dinner
The Board of Trustees and Dr. Peter Lewis are looking forward to welcoming new Winston families on Thursday, November 13th, 6:30-8:30 pm. For more information and/or to RSVP, please contact Elissa Cordrey at

Pops Committee Update
A blue folder filled with everything you need to know about Pops went home with your students this week, be on the look out for it! Plenty of opportunities to get involved...both big and small. Please contact Jean Van Vliet with questions. Next committee meeting December 4th at 8:30 am.

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