WPS Elementary Health Study

WPS Elementary Health Study
Posted on 12/18/2018
Wellness Wordle

December 8, 2018

Watertown Public Schools

30 Common Street

Watertown, MA 02472

WPS Elementary Health Study

For those interested in participating on this committee, please apply to Joe Lampman (Joseph.Lampman@watertown.k12.ma.us) by email with a brief paragraph of interest, including your school/grade level by Tuesday, December 17th.  Please use “Elementary Health” as the subject.


Our purpose will be to explore how to implement a comprehensive health curriculum for our elementary grades (K-5), in accordance with the MA Curriculum Frameworks.  The study group will create a recommendation for the 2019-2020 school year.

District Improvement Strategy

SO1 - Establish systems and structures that ensure all WPS students receive what they need to develop and achieve their full academic, social, and emotional potential.

Composition of the Team (7 members):

Co-chair - Joe Lampman, Coordinator of Health, PE, and Wellness

Co-chair - Stacy Phelan, Principal Lowell Elementary School

Physical Education Teachers (3 total,1 from each elementary school)

Health Teacher (1)

Elementary Parents (3)

Elementary Nurse (1)

Classroom Teacher/Counseling Staff (1-2)

Participant Requirements:

Participants can expect to meet 1.5 hours from 3:00 - 4:30 PM at the rate of  $30/hour for Unit A members. Meetings will be held on the following dates:

Tuesday, January 8th

Tuesday, January 15th

Tuesday, January 29th

Tuesday, February 5th