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5 School St.
Wenham, MA  01984   
Phone: 978-468-5310


Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District Wellness Advisory Committee

                                          Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child logo

The Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District Wellness Advisory Committee is a team of district faculty, parents, students and community members who are dedicated to ensure each child is healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged. The committee is an action-oriented group that makes the implementation of the district wellness policy and other health-related priorities possible.

Mission Statement:

The mission of the Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District Wellness Committee is to provide a Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child approach to physical, mental, social and emotional health promoting innovative learning and skill development as the foundation for academic success and personal achievement, thereby instilling a supportive and health literate climate for all students, teachers, staff, and community.

Learn more about the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model:

Wellness Policy

Lea Tabenkin, BSN, RN, NCSN - District Nurse Leader

Lisa Druskat, BSN, RN, NCSN - Buker School Nurse

Maribeth Ting, MSN, RN - Miles River School Nurse

Kristen Lazzaro - Director of Counseling K-12

Jamie Hanson - HS Physical Education Teacher

Jim Laselva - HS Physical Education Teacher

Caylan Kenney-Nolan - MRMS Health Teacher

Michelle Horgan - School Committee Member/Parent

Kristen Morrell, RDN - Parent & Community Partner

Lorraine Miller - Parent Representative

Kim Povey - Parent Representative


The HW Wellness Advisory Committee meets once a month to assess, plan, and improve student health outcomes.

2019 - 2020 School Year





2018-2019 School Year








Wellness News

January 2020 - MA Lawmakers Pass the Healthy Youth Act requiring medically accurate and inclusive sexual health education. Read more about the bill in this MassLive article

June 2019 -  Miles River and HWRHS had the pleasure of having Silva Misho, Certified Nutrition Specialist, intern with Nutrition Director Catherine Donovan this year.  Silva brought so much to the schools with taste tests to enhance the health of our lunch menus along with a middle school breakfast trial.  Students were offered various breakfast options.  Take a look at the data collected in this Breakfast a la Cart Presentation by Silva Misho. 

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