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MS Academics

The WMA Middle School has developed an integrated academic program that aims to accomplish the following:

  • Stimulate and satisfy the innate and individually unique curiosity of the young adolescent
  • Feature learning experiences that are highly integrated and connected to life lessons
  • Provide a safe environment for each child to explore his or her emerging identity under the guidance of nurturing adults
  • Expose students to a wide range of academic, social and recreational opportunities
  • Allow students to question and explore their environment
  • Involve each student in the richness of the world with the goal of developing caring, responsible and ethical citizens


What we're all about

Middle School Course Description Guide 2023-2024

Academic Highlights

Meet our caring, engaging Faculty

Jon Brook

Faculty (French), Head Coach Coed Water Polo, Head Coach Boys and Girls Swimming

Meaghan Cavanaugh

Faculty (Humanities), Associate Dean of Studies, Assistant Coach Varsity Swimming

Emily Dromgold

Class of 2017
Faculty (English, Upper School & Middle School ESL)

Karen Dufresne

Faculty (Mathematics)

Lilian Gharios

Faculty (Math & World Cultures)

James Gouin

Faculty (Science & Technology), Head Coach Varsity Baseball, Junior Varsity Boys Basketball Coach

Staci Kelley

Administrative Assistant

Jeremy Mathison

Faculty (Music)

Jessi Panico

Faculty (English, Upper & Middle School), Assistant Coach, Girls Cross Country, Assistant Coach, Skiing

Luke Pelletier

Director of the iLab, Faculty (Science & Technology)

Tanya Presz

Learning Center, Assistant Coach Girls Varsity Volleyball

Christa Robinson

Faculty (Upper School & Middle School Health), Fitness Coach (Winter), Middle School Soccer Coach

Clark Seibold

Faculty (Instrumental Music)

Andrew Shea

Class of 2008
Faculty (Spanish), Assistant Head Coach Boys' Soccer, Head Coach Varsity Wrestling

Rick Silva

Faculty (Science & Technology)

Hartel Smith

Faculty (History & Social Sciences)

Rita Sullivan

Faculty (Middle School English), Head Coach, Softball

Jeff Vartabedian

Faculty (Middle School Physical Education), Head Coach Varsity Football, Assistant Coach Boys Varsity Lacrosse, Student Activities Coordinator

Melissa Wenz

Director of Learning Center

Stuart Whitcomb

Director of Middle School, Middle School Soccer Coach