Phone: 208-855-4225


Degrees and Certifications:

M.Ed. Physical Education, 2000, University of Idaho B.S. Kinesiology, 1998, Lewis-Clark State College Certification: Physical Education (K-12), Health Education (6-12)

Mr. John Wilper

Course Description:
Health is a semester course required for all 8th grade students. It is designed to help students make independent, informed decisions concerning their physical, mental/emotional, and social well-being.
Course Content:
Mental, Emotional and Social Health
Environmental Health
Nutrition and Physical Activity
Consumer and Community Health
Growth, Development and Family Life
Prevention and Control of Disease
Injury and Personal Safety
Graded work is submitted through Microsoft Teams and updated on PowerSchool. Grades appearing as a "0" on PowerSchool are assignments that have not been turned in. Grades are weighted based on the following categories: Home Practice (5%), Classwork (25%), Assessments (70%). Please realize, regardless of the assignment "point total," grades will be automatically adjusted based on the weighted categories above. 
Personal Information:
I've been teaching at Meridian Middle School since 2001. I've taught health education, physical education, and career exploration courses. I spent 10+ years coaching middle and high school football, wrestling, basketball, track, tennis, and baseball. Not only am I passionate about teaching, my interests and hobbies include fly fishing, fly tying, camping, biking, and many others. I'm looking forward to another great year at MMS!
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