Friday, February 10, 2017

PM Wellness Football Tournament!

PM WELLNESS ANNOUNCES FIRST ANNUAL INDOOR TOUCH FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT!


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WHEN: Monday February 27th, Tuesday February 28th, & Thursday March 2nd. (The week after Feb. vacation.)

WHERE: In the gym

WHAT TIME: After school from 2:30-3:30

WHO: All students

HOW: Sign-up your team of 5 players in the cafeteria



Any questions see any member of the wellness staff. 

Good luck to all!!



Thursday, February 2, 2017

Congratulations to our February Wellness Student Spotlight Alex! Alex is a joy to have in class. She always gives 100% effort and is kind to everyone in class.  Congratulations!!



1.  First and Last Name: Alexina McQuilkin
2.  Grade 6th
3.  What elementary school did you come from? Happy Hollow
4.  Tell us about yourself. What do you like to do in your free time? I am 12 years old and enjoy playing sports! My two favorite sports are basketball and soccer! I am a forward on the Wayland basketball metrowest team and on my soccer team, the Wayland Gunners I play every position (but mostly defense.) I love to have lots of fun and be happy!
5.  Why is being active important to you? Being active is important to me because I think it's a good way to stay healthy.
6.  What advice would you give to a student who doesn’t like to exercise? I would tell them to try to exercise with friends because it's more fun that way!
7.  Favorite Wellness unit and why. My favorite Wellness unit so far would probably be a tie between basketball and soccer! I chose these two units because I play both of those two sports the most and love to the play them.
8.  When I want a healthy snack I reach for... Blueberries!!!!!!!!!!!!!
9.  To relax I... Lay down and close my eyes and just think.
10.         If I were a WMS Wellness teacher I would add ??? to the curriculum. I would want to add capture the flag to the curriculum because it's super fun to play!
11.         On my first day of school I wish I knew... How much homework I would have.
12.         Tell us something about yourself most people would be surprised to know. That I want to play in the WNBA when I grow up!



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Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Annual 5v5 Soccer Tournament Kicks Off Next Week!




PM Wellness Announces the Annual 5v5 Indoor Soccer Tournament!

When: Monday November 21st & Tuesday November 22nd 
2:30-3:30

Where: in the gym!

What: Show up with your teams already made & ready to go. No sign-up is necessary.

Who: Open to ALL students :-)

Come dressed ready to play!

Any questions? See Coach A.



Monday, November 14, 2016

The Wellness Department would like to say thank you to everyone that donated candy in our annal Operation Gratitude drive.  This year, we ended up donating around 300 pounds of candy to Paquette Family Dental in Hudson. A big thank you to Ms. Riddle's husband for dropping it all off for her to meet the deadline of Monday November 7th. Thanks to Ms. Ravid for taking pictures for us!

Here are some pictures of the collection this year:

Coach A collecting candy in the lobby. 

Ms. Riddle moving the boxes from our secret candy storage space!



Mr. Wood & Coach A helping to load the candy.




What 300 pounds of candy looks like!

Thanks everyone!




Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Pre-Season Basketball Open Gym & PACER Retest!

On Monday November 21st from 2:30-3:30 the gym will be open for pre-season basketball. Come down to the gym and work on your skills. All are welcome!

On Tuesday November 22nd Mr. Rivera will be running the PACER Test. at 2:30. This is a great opportunity for you to check for improvement from you fall score. All are welcome!



If you have any questions please see Mr. Rivera. Thanks!






Wednesday, October 26, 2016

October Wellness Student Spotlight!

Congratulations to Remy Shaw for being awarded for the October Wellness Student Spotlight! Not only is Remy a hard worker and and all-around good kid, but she is polite, friendly, & is helpful to other students in class. Remy embodies what it means to be a wellness student: our classes are better for  having her in it.






  1. First and Last Name-Remy Shaw
  2. Grade-8th
  3. What elementary school did you come from. Claypit Hill
  4. Tell us about yourself. What do you like to do in your free time? I like to play hockey, soccer, and swim.
  5. Why is being active important to you? Being active gives me something to do and gives me an outlet for stress.
  6. What advice would you give to a student who doesn’t like to exercise? I would show them that there are many types of exercise and they they can find one they like.
  7. Favorite Wellness unit and why. My favorite units have been golf & volleyball because I like exploring new sports I’ve never tried before.
  8. When I want a healthy snack I reach for... a banana or apple
  9. To relax I...read
  10. If I were a WMS Wellness teacher I would add ??? to the curriculum. I would add a small lesson on stretching to help athletes and non-athletes from hurting themselves during physical activity.
  11. On my first day of school I wish I knew...How important the warm-ups are to increase your fitness scores and help your overall health.
  12. Tell us something about yourself most people would be surprised to know. I did gymnastics for 6 years.






Friday, October 21, 2016

1 Day Volleyball Clinic: Wednesday October 26th!

Learn Volleyball Skills From High School Volleyball Players!

Get introduced to volleyball!  The Wayland High School girls JVB team will practice in the WMS gym on Wed. Oct 26th from 1:30-3:30pm, and any interested middle school students are invited to watch and participate.  High school players, along with coach Pam Kainz, will introduce the 6-8th grade boys and girls to the basic volleyball skills (setting, passing, serving and spiking) and play a variety of games to keep it fun.  No prior volleyball experience is needed. Just show up with sneakers, energy and a positive attitude.  Volleyball can be a lifetime of fun - come give it a try!