Degrees and Certifications:
First of all, welcome back or welcome to Meridian Creek Middle School! I am Mr. Dube your 7th and 8th grade Wellness teacher. I am really excited to get this school year started and to see all of you! This is going to be a great year to continue building on the traditions and culture that we started here at MCMS.
Here are a few things about me, I graduated with my undergraduate degree in Exercise Science at Western Oregon University and I recieved Masters in the Arts of Teaching from Concordia University. This is my 7th year of teaching the first 3 teaching middle school PE and Health is Salem, and the last three here at MCMS teaching Wellness (GO MUSTANGS!). I have an amazing wife Ciera and two little boys (Luke who is 2 years old and Levi who is 2 weeks old). I love to play golf (yes it is a little bit of an obsession), I also enjoy playing with my kids, basketball, baseball, kayaking and fishing. I am an avid Blazers and Mariners fan. I enjoy coaching after school, I am currently am coaching cross country and track.
This year in Wellness for compressive distance learning we will be focusing on personal fitness, goal setting, and some basic sports skills and strategies. In health we will be building upon our skills and knowledge of the previous years at MCMS. When we return in person, the Wellness department will utilize the Sport Education teaching model which gives students the opportunity to work in teams on a consistent basis and take a more in-depth look at techniques and tactics for various sports and fitness activities.
I look forward to helping your journey in your overall health and wellness! This year is going to be a blast (as always), it’s going to be challenging, but we will make the best of it!