Tuesday, June 26, 2018

CPR cards were emailed this AM!

Hello (former) 8th Graders!

Check your email for your cards. If for some reason you didn't get yours, send me an email & we can double check your email address. Have a great summer & remember you can always see me in 2 years when it expires.




Friday, June 8, 2018

June 2018 Wellness Schedule

Upcoming Wellness Schedule
Block
Monday
6/11 (C)
Tuesday
6/12 (D)
Wednesday
6/13 (E)
Thursday
6/14 (A)
Friday
6/15 (B)
1
6th:
CSE (A,R)
  MSE (A,R)
MSE & MSF (W)
7th:
CSE (A,R) MSE (A,R)
MSE & MSF (W)
8th:
CSE (A,R)
MSE (A,R)
MSE & MSF (W)
8th:
MSF & MSE (A,R,W)
6th:
CSE (Outside) (A,R,W)
MSE (A,R,W)
2

7th:
CSE (A,R) MSE (A,R)
MSE & MSF (W)



3
6th:
CSE (A,R)
MSE (A,R)
MSE & MSF (W)
6th:
CSE (A,R) MSE (A,R)
MSE & MSF (W)
7th:
CSE (A,R)
MSE (A,R)
MSE & MSF (W)
8th:
CSE (Outside) (A,R,W)
MSE (A,R,W)
8th:
CSE (Outside) (A,R,W)
MSE (A,R,W)
4
8th:
CSE (A,R)
MSE (A,R)
MSE & MSF (W)
6th:
MSE & MSF (A, R, W)
7th:
CSE (A,R)
MSE (A,R)
MSE & MSF (W)
7th:
MSF & MSE (A,R,W)
8th:
MSE & MSF (A,R,W)
5


6th:
MSF & MSE (A,R,W)
7th:
MSF & MSE (A,R,W)
7th:
MSE & MSF (A,R,W)
6
8th:
MSE & MSF (A,W,R)
8th:
MSE & MSF (A,R,W)
6th:
MSF & MSE (A,R,W)
6th:
MSF & MSE (A,R,W)
7th:
MSE & MSF (A,R,W)




Block
Monday
6/18 (C)
Tuesday
6/19 (D)
Wednesday
6/20 (E)
Thursday
6/21 (A)
Friday
6/22 (B)
1
6th:
CSE (W)
MSF & MSE (A,R)
Locks & Lockers
7th:
CSE (W)
MSF & MSE (A,R)
Locks & Lockers
8th:
Locks & Lockers
8th:
TBD
6th:
TBD
2

7th:
CSE (W)
MSF & MSE (A,R)
Locks & Lockers



3
6th:
CSE (W)
MSF & MSE (A,R)
Locks & Lockers
6th:
CSE (W)
MSF & MSE (A,R)
Locks & Lockers
7th:
Locks & Lockers
8th:
TBD
8th:
TBD
4
8th:
CSE (W)
MSF & MSE (A,R)
Locks & Lockers
6th:
Locks & Lockers
7th:
Locks & Lockers
7th:
No Class
Race of Champions
8th:
TBD
5


6th:
TBD
7th:
No Class
Race of Champions
7th:
TBD
6
8th:
Locks & Lockers
8th:
Locks & Lockers
6th:
TBD
6th:
Social
7th:
TBD



Key:

(A) - Coach A
(R)  - Ms. Riddle
(W) - Mr. Wood

MSE - Muscular Strength and Endurance (Push-ups & Curl-ups)
MSF - Muscular Strength and Flexibility (Sit and Reach & Trunk Lift)
CSE - Cardiovascular Strength and Endurance (Pacer)
CSE - Cardiovascular Strength and Endurance (after lunch time, alternate time available before lunch final week of unit)

TBD - To Be Determined

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Congratulations to Sophie Roman for being awarded the May Wellness Student Spotlight!  




Sophie always comes into Wellness prepared and ready to work hard.  She is such a great team player and is always willing to help her peers out.  Sophie gives 100 percent in every class and spreads her kindness to others.  She is an excellent Wellness student and makes such a positive difference in class.      

1.  First and Last Name
Sophie Roman

2. Grade
6th Grade

3. What elementary school did you come from.

4. Tell us about yourself. What do you like to do in your free time?
In my free time I love to play soccer, run, swim, ski, do archery, hangout with my friends and family and be outside.

5. Why is being active important to you?
Being active is important to me because it keeps me healthy and happy.

6. What advice would you give to a student who doesn’t like to exercise?
Some advice I would give to someone that does not like to exercise is start easy. Do a little bit a day, because even a little bit can go a long way.

7. Favorite Wellness unit and why.
My favorite Wellness Unit... this is hard, either soccer, zumba, or team handball. Here are the reasons: soccer - I love that it's a team sport, zumba - it's a fun way to get fit!, team handball - it's a combo of soccer and football, which are two sports I really enjoy. 

8. When I want a healthy snack I reach for...
My favorite healthy snack is apples and peanut butter.

9. To relax...
To relax I read, watch TV/Netflix, and sleep.

10. If I were a WMS Wellness teacher I would add ??? to the curriculum?
If I were a Wellness teacher I would add a yoga unit.

11. On my first day of school I wish I knew…
On my first day of school I wish I knew more of the people in the different clusters.

12. Tell us something about yourself most people would be surprised to know.
One thing that people would be surprised to know about me would be that I love hockey, especially the Bruins.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT WINNERS!
We had a great turn out to our first P.M. Wellness 5 VS. 5 Volleyball Tournament.  Thank you to everyone who participated!  

NEXT TOURNAMENT:  3 VS. 3 BASKETBALL! 
Dates: TBA


Please sign up your team in the cafeteria.

On day one of the tournament, go to the gym after school and make sure you get checked off by Coach A.  Once attendance is taken, we will start playing! 

Hope to see you there! 🏀







Sunday, March 18, 2018

Thank you to this year's Wellness Week's presenters!

Image source: http://www.algonquincollege.com/wellness/schedule/archive/wellness-week-2009/
The Wellness Department would like to thank all the presenters who came in to volunteer their time for this year's wellness week.

Let's learn more about them & where they work!


CrossFit Tilt
Brian Sieber- LJ & Terri Dicarlo (Wayland parents) opened CrossFit TILT in Sudbury & Waltham with head coach Brian Sieber. Brian has a BA from Springfield College & holds a CrossFit Level 1, CrossFit Level 2, and CrossFit Gymnastics certificate. Brian believes that fitness can help children develop not only as athletes, but as individuals by teaching values that will help them in and out of the gym. 




Patient First Chiropractic & Physical Therapy
Lori and William Caddoo (Wayland Family) have owned Patient First Chiropractic & Physical Therapy http://www.patientfirstpt-chiro.com/index.html since 2004.


Andrew Young- Andrew Young earned both his Bachelors of Health Science in 2012, and Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) at Springfield College in 2014. Andrew's experience is primarily with outpatient orthopedic, with patients of all ages and a wide variety of diagnoses. He has completed training with Graston Technique and has experience with Kinesiotaping. In his spare time, he likes to compete in Mud Obstacle Races and is an avid barefoot runner.

Jessica Bonchi-Jessica earned both her Bachelors of Health Studies in 2015, and her Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) at Boston University in 2017. Jessica’s experience has been primarily working in the outpatient setting with both orthopedic and vestibular conditions. She also has experience in the ICU and a skilled nursing facility, where she worked with patients with a variety of medical conditions. In addition, Jessica has completed training to perform Graston Technique.




Sarah Gardner- Sarah  is a certified yoga teacher, personal trainer, and has a Master of Education in Health and Fitness. She has had her own in-home personal training business for almost 20 years. Eight years ago Sarah established Yoga Reaches Out, a non-profit with the mission of bringing the yoga community together to create seva (selfless service).  Through yoga events, Yoga Reaches Out focuses on raising funds for organizations that impact the health, education, and well-being of children.  Yoga Reaches Out recently merged with Boston Children’s Hospital and together they hold an annual Yogathon at Gillette Stadium to help support the Wellness Center at the hospital. YRO has donated 1.3 million dollars to the hospital to date. To learn more about Yoga Reaches Out and their upcoming Yogathon on Sunday, April 29 the visit: yogareachesout.org. Sarah is a Wayland resident and her children Will and Emma are at Wayland High School.





Dr. Bradley Weiss-Dr. Weiss has been in practice for 34 years.  First in Vermont and for the last 15 years in Natick. He was named Vermont Chiropractor of the Year in 1997 and is presently on the Board of the Massachusetts Chiropractic SocietyDr. Weiss provides chiropractic care to a who’s who list of rock stars when they tour through Boston.  He works with athletes from professionals to weekend warriors.  He is one of a handful of fully certified Active Release Technique® (ART) Certified Providers in the state.  His goal is to help all his patients achieve optimum health and pain-free active living. Dr. Weiss works at Performance Health Center in Natick, which is just down the street from us! http://www.performancehealthcenter.com/




Ashley Boyer-Ashley Boyer was born and raised in Texas and moved to Massachusetts in 2001 where her husband told her it would only be for "3-5 years." 17 years and two kids later; Ashley and her family happily reside in Wayland, MA. Ashley graduated from Brigham Young University Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor's degree in Health Sciences and a double minor in Business and Gerontology. She enjoys playing basketball and tennis, reading and outdoor adventures with her family.  





Thank you so much to all who presented! It is your generous donation of time that enables us to offer such a great wellness week program!

Yours in Heath,