Winburn Middle School

Lexington, Kentucky

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Winburn Middle School Annoucements

  • End of the School Year Library Book Due Date


    All Winburn library books for current 6th and 7th graders are due May 17th.  All Winburn library books for current 8th graders are due May 14th.  (Promotion invitations won't be given to 8th graders until all Winburn library books are returned/accounts are cleared.)  There may be other factors that will determine when 8th grade students receive their promotion invitations.  Student are encouraged to check their online library accounts (Destiny) when they come to the library every two weeks, during Language Arts class (all Language Arts classes have classroom sets of Chromebooks, or in the library from 8:35am-9:00am before school begins.  All students will receive a printed list of missing books on May 18th, May 21st, and 23rd.  

    If you have any questions please email Mrs. O'Brien. -


    Lost/Damaged Library Books


    Students have many options to take care of lost/damaged book fines.  

    • pay with cash or check made out to Winburn

    • donate Boxtops (expired Boxtops won't count towards fines)

    • replace the lost/damaged book with a gently used copy

    • replace the lost/damaged book with a gently used copy of a similar book (must be approved by Mrs. O'Brien when the title is different from the book that was lost/damaged)

    • read or work off the fine with any staff member before or after school at the rate of minimum wage


    Summer Checkout 


    Students may checkout books for the summer as long as they have returned all books that they checked out during the 2017-2018 school year and return a summer checkout permission slip. 


     Click here for the printable Winburn Summer Checkout Form.

    Please email Mrs. O'Brien, Winburn's Library Media Specialist, if you have any questions.


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  • Order your 2017-2018 Winburn Yearbook before they are all gone! 


    There are a limited number of 2017-2018 Yearbooks available to purchase.  Once the remaining 2017-2018 copies are sold no further yearbooks will be available.   All purchases must be made at school since online ordering has ended.   Yearbooks will be available for pick-up on May 21st.


    Printable Order Form English                                                        Printable Order Form Espanol



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  • New Immunization Requirments!   

    New Immunization Requirements


    New Immunization Requirements


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  • District Alerts by Phone


    You can now receive information about school and district happenings and closings by text or phone call.  Click here for more information and instructions. 



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  • Did you know that the S.T.O.P. tipline isn't just for reporting bullies? 


    STOP Tipline

    The S.T.O.P. tipline is just one tool you can use to keep our school community safe.  You can use the S.T.O.P. tipline to report bullying, violence, or any other problem like drugs, alcohol, self-harm, sexual abuse, theft, and other high risk behavior. 

    (The tipline isn't for immediate response.  If you need immediate assistance, dial 911.) 


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  • Box Tops for Education

    The money raised from Box Tops will be used to buy books to give to students for our Winter and Summer school wide book giveaways.  Use the link below to see the list of participating products.  Box Tops can be turned in at any time during the year.


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  • New Winburn Website


    You can continue accessing the old website if you can't find what you are looking for by using the link below.  The old website is no longer being updated so please use the new website for current information.

    Click here to access the old website.


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  •      Planbook


         Winburn Middle School is using a digital program called Planbook which helps you view all of latest up-to-date classroom assignments and more!


         You can get to the webpage two ways:  type in or use the link on our school webpage.  Either way, this program will allow you to keep you informed about the instruction, activities, assessments, homework, and much more!


    Parent Directions for Accessing Planbook


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  • Ways You Can Help Winburn!



    • Plastic Lids Collection! Girls on the Run is collecting plastic bottle caps/lids to get another bench made for Winburn! Please bring lids to Ms. Lilly in room 503.

    Acceptable Caps/Lids: Medicine Bottles and Caps (No Labels), Milk Jug Caps, Detergent Caps, Drink Bottle Caps, Any Caps/Lids w/ Recycle Numbers (2, 4, 5)


    • Please send your Box Tops to the library.  We use the money earned from Boxtops to purchase books for two schoolwide student book giveaways to promote reading and increase access to books for all of our students.   The next deadline is November 1st, 2018.


    Click here to go to the Box Tops for Education website. 


    • Donate gently used books to the library.  Students may choose two free books to adopt each time they visit the library.  We also keep shelves and baskets of picture books in the registrar/guidance area and in the library for our younger Winburn visitors.


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