Weekly Warrior

for the week of September 19, 2022

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Mission Statement

"Inspiring a community of learners to believe in themselves and achieve their potential"

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Important Dates Coming Up

Latinx Heritage Month - September 15 - October 15

Spirit Friday - Flannel

To officially welcome the start of the autumn season, wear your flannel this Friday!


Falling behind your work? Want to improve your grades? Need a little extra help?

We have Academic Support now open for students to attend during their lunch time and after school. It is a place where students can attend and receive help with their school work as well as having a quiet space to work. If you are interested in your student attending either lunch and/or after school please email Stacy Spiropoulos at Spiropoa@ccsd15.net or call at 847.963.7400 ext. 7540.


We still had a few students stay after school, and not let their parents know they were staying. Students, please check in with your parents the night before. If you forget to communicate with your parents, please ask your teacher to use a classroom phone to let your parent know or come down to the office.

Additionally, please know that attendance at away District 15 sporting events is only allowed with the presence of an adult. We also encourage adult chaperones at Palatine HS events, including football games.

Activities This Week


BOOK CLUB - Do you love to get lost in a good book? Do you get excited to talk about what you read with others? Then book club is for you! We will meet during the lunch periods on Mondays. Club starts Monday, September 19th. Meet by the front office door at the start of your lunch period. Mrs. Teuscher is the Club leader.

BAKING CLUB - Do you love to bake? Want to learn how? Well then you should think about joining baking club. Our first informational meeting will be next Tuesday, 9/20, during lunch in H202. Please look for the flyers posted around the school and complete the google form! If you have any questions, ask Ms. Silva.

FITNESS CLUB - Fitness Club continues this week! We will meet on Wedneday, September 21 at 2:25 in room F 105. If you want to join the club, you need to fill out a google form to reserve your spot. Fitness Club will cover all the different formats that are offered in commercial gyms!

It will be filled with fun activities that will help you reach your fitness goals!! You can also email questions to Ms. Watkins at watkinsm@ccsd15.net

ROBOTICS CLUB - Would you like to design and build a remote control robot that you can drive around? Would you like to add attachments to your robot, including at least one powerful claw? Then you should join WCJH Robotics Club! We will meet after school on Tuesdays in G116. All are welcome!


BASEBALL/SOFTBALL CLUB - Interested in baseball or softball? This is the club for you! In order to participate in this club, you must have a physical on file with the nurse. Our first meeting will take place on Monday, September 26th. Please contact Ms. Heraty if you have any questions. Look for flyers around the school for contact information and the google classroom code!

Home Basketball Games

Girl's basketball has three HOME games this week, Monday through Wednesday. Games kick off Monday and Tuesday at 4pm with 8th grade playing first, and then 3:30 on Wednesday to rematch Carl Sandburg, with 7th grade playing first. Go Warriors!!

Due to the late start of the Monday and Tuesday games, we won't have student spectators unless they come back after school with an adult.

On Wednesday, students are allowed to stay for the basketball game and activity buses will be available for students who stay. Spectators should report to the cafeteria right after school. Please note that there is no cellphone during the game.

Expectations at Sporting Events


Attending Winston Campus home sporting events means you are expected to cheer respectfully. To do so, we…

  • Cheer for our team at appropriate times and are quiet at appropriate times, including when someone is injured and during free throws
  • Use school-appropriate language
  • Don’t say anything to the refs - good or bad
  • No Cell phones Allowed - used with supervisor permission only.


  • Make Winston proud; the choices you make should support our teams, but it should do so positively.


  • Follow directions given to you by staff supervisors.
  • Walk up/down the bleachers and remain seated once you are there.
  • If you need to leave the bleachers to go to the bathroom or to leave for the day, please do it during a break in play with permission from a supervisor. Please stay away from the area of play.

If you have any questions during the event, please ask a supervisor!

Moving D15 Forward

The District 15 Board of Education unanimously approved a resolution to place a bond referendum on the November 8, 2022 ballot. Doing so will allow the District to repair and restore our facilities, bring full-day kindergarten to all elementary schools, update schools libraries and some learning spaces, and ensure feeder patterns from elementary to junior high and high school providing all student access to a neighborhood or near neighborhood school. To learn even more about the proposed improvements visit www.ccsd15.net/Moving15Forward.

District 15 will be hosting informational meetings on the following dates:

  • October 6 - Thomas Jefferson Elementary School (Thomas Jefferson Middle School if the measure is approved)

  • October 11 - Winston Campus Junior High

  • October 13 - Plum Grove Junior High

  • October 20 - Carl Sandburg Junior High

  • October 25 - Walter R. Sundling Junior High

Voting information: To register to vote, you must be: a U.S. citizen, at least 18 years old by the general election (November 8, 2022), and a resident of your precinct at least 30 days prior to Election Day. Not sure if you’re registered to vote? You may also check your voting eligibility with the Cook County Clerk’s Office’s Your Voter Information search tool. If you have questions about your voting status, please e-mail Voter.Reg@cookcountyil.gov or call (312) 603-0906.

Ways to Vote:

one-five Family Fun Run/Walk

Join the one-five Foundation for its first ever Family Fun Run/Walk on October 15 at Winston Campus Junior High! The event begins at 9:15 am on 10/15. Registration is $15 a person or $60 for a family.

All proceeds from this event will support initiatives of the one-five Foundation that serve the students, staff and community of CCSD15. Visit one-five.org to learn more.

Register today!

Reporting an Absence

If your student will be absent for any reason, please give us a call on the attendance line.


Here to Serve You!

We want to make sure all of your questions and concerns are addressed. The Winston Campus Jr. High Office is open starting at 6:35AM - 3:05PM. Additionally, our Administrators are available via phone and e-mail. We are here to serve you, so please do not hesitate to reach out!

Martin Da Costa - Principal

(847) 963-7405 dacostam@ccsd15.net

Tomas Reyes - Assistant Principal

(847) 963-7404 reyest@ccsd15.net

Sunah Shin - Assistant Principal

(847) 963-7423 shins@ccsd15.net

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