Wellness Matters Annoucements


Walking Works - Summer 2015

posted Jun 8, 2015, 1:13 PM by ‎[ARCHIVE]‎ Liane St. Laurent   [ updated Jun 10, 2015, 6:13 AM ]

Free Fitness Classes for Employees Starting May 12, 2015

posted Apr 25, 2014, 8:01 AM by HR Administrative Services   [ updated May 7, 2015, 12:43 PM by Tammy Hanna ]

~~~May is Physical Fitness Month~~~

Employee Fitness Class Series

Free Fitness Classes for all employees of the Manchester School District.  All classes will begin at 3:30 PM and run for one hour.
  • Pre-registration is not required.
  • Please bring your own mat for Yoga Classes.
  • No experience necessary.
ZUMBA at Northwest Elementary School
When:      Tuesdays -- May 12th, 19th, 26th and June 2nd
Location:  In the Gym or Music Room

ZUMBA at Manchester School of Technology
When:      Tuesdays -- May 12th, 19th, 26th and June 2nd
Location:  In the Gym  

YOGA at Memorial High School
When:      Wednesdays -- May 13th, May 20th, May 27th and June 3rd
Location:  In the Mini-Gym

YOGA at Parker-Varney Elementary School
When:      Thursdays -- May 14th, May 21st, May 28th, June 4th
Location:  In the Gym or Innovation Lab
********COME JOIN THE FUN********

If you can't make it to all the classes in each series, just join the ones you can.

**Please arrive a few minutes early for your first class as we will ask that you sign a waiver to participate.**

Snowshoe Event on Saturday, January 25, 2014

posted Jan 15, 2014, 7:25 AM by ‎[ARCHIVE]‎ Liane St. Laurent   [ updated Jan 15, 2014, 7:42 AM ]

Eastern Mountain Sports
Join us for a FREE day of snowshoeing, prizes and family fun at the Derryfield Country Club on Saturday, Jan. 25th 10am-2pm!
Snowshoe equipment and instruction will be provided by staff from Eastern Mountain Sports. Kids ages 5 and up are also welcome to participate. Wear a sturdy winter boot, dress according to the weather and come enjoy some time outdoors!

The Derryfield Restaurant will provide discounted lunch specials! Manchester School District employees are asked to check-in at the event for a chance to win a $50 gift card to Hannaford.

Fall 2013 Walking Works Program FitBit Winners!

posted Nov 7, 2013, 10:26 AM by HR Administrative Services   [ updated Jun 16, 2015, 12:07 PM by Tammy Hanna ]

 Brenda Baril  Nadire Lutas
 Cynthia Bilodeau     Tammy McLaughlin
 Linda Rea Camarota  Patricia Morris
 Jennifer Campbell  Chelsy Mungere
 James Colby  Tracy Ouimette
 Brianne Corey  Lynn Parenteau
 Jean Dickson  Janet Perron
 Marcia Fanaras Zito  Beverly Perry
 Lisa Hunter  Meghan Perry
 Janine Kerouac  Jane Raymond

In addition, five weekly prize drawings have been held and here are the winners of gift certificates at local sporting goods retailers: Briane Corey, Kelly Farragher-Paras, Kathy McHugh, Karen Rogers, and Terry Seavey.

Sign up begins October 11th: New Walking Works Challenge!

posted Oct 10, 2013, 6:37 AM by HR Administrative Services   [ updated Mar 16, 2015, 6:15 AM ]

A new round of Walking Works begins on October 11th. New program participants are invited to sign up for Walking Works at www.walkingworks.com. If you participated in the summer 2013 program you do not need to sign up again. Just keep walking and continue to log your miles.

Visit our walking works webpage to view information about challenges and opportunity to win prizes:  http://hr.mansd.org/wellness-matters/walking-works.

Summer 2013 Walking Works Program Winners

posted Oct 10, 2013, 5:56 AM by HR Administrative Services

Walking Works Winners

Week 1:     $25    (2)    Sharon Grant and Jan Moore-Simmons

Week 2:     $50    (2)    Shawna Morley and Christina Colantuoni
Week 3:     $75    (2)    Ryan Burgess and Sheila Aubin
Week 4:     $100  (2)    Linda Durand and Paula Greenspan
Week 5:     $125  (2)    Ryan Turowski and Kristen Mazumdar
Week 6:     $150  (2)    Brenda McMillan and Evan Papajohn 
Week 7:     $l75   (2)    Joseph Bowe and Rebecca Domin
Week 8:     $200  (2)    Jillian Corey and Nadire Lutas
Grand Prize - Random winner for 8 weeks of participation:  $1,000   Laureen Bates
Grand Prize - Most Activity (590 Miles):   $1,000   Jade Potts

Winners' Quotes:
    "I have been walking every day with a group from school." 
    "While I was on vacation we played volleyball every day and walked everywhere.  It was fun."
    "I work out at the gym several times a week but when it's nice, I like to walk in the Manchester  
                  parks. Walking around Dorr's Pond is a favorite."
    "It's great to get a prize for something I love to do!"

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