Average 3.79 based on 58 teacher ratings
Todd Elwell is a Physical Education teacher at Newton South High School located in Newton Centre, Massachusetts. When comparing Todd Elwell's ratings to other teachers in the state of Massachusetts, Todd Elwell's ratings are below the average of 4.29 stars. Additionally, the average teacher rating at Newton South High School is 3.99 stars.
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mr. elwell's mad funny. i think he hates me, but the dude's just hilarious and can be really nice at times, and he's a good wellness teacher.

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He is great teacher and coach!

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yo if i be elwell i wud go to skoo er dai and only tell kids to get in shaype. cuz america be ovaweight. feel meh??Q cuz i doe.

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Elwell is fine, there's nothing wrong with the class at all, I mean it's wellness

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i don't really take him seriously. but it's always fun having him for wellness because of all his...quirks

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He gets a bad rap because he's so serious about Wellness. Went out of his way to help me pass his class!

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an okay guy i guess. knows how to keep us safe...

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Global games rocks! Thanks Mr. E

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He is great!! He knows his stuff, and tries to inspire students to "reach beyond their grasps".

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Good wellness teacher and a great coach if you take the time to really listen to what hes about. Is very giving and certainly into everything he can do to help his students and athletes. Class of "06"

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I loved his rock climbing class. So serious about wellness but he means well.

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ELWELL!! great coach, even if we have to do those umm, five finger contracts.

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during my cpr test, he started feeling the beat to some rap being played by the other gym class and started doing a head nod..one of the funniest things ive seen from him

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whats gym? cmon peeps its wellness. W00t Elwell is the man

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takes everything to seriously, doesnt understand anyone or anything, makes students frustrated cause no one cares about GYM

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you just got to get to know how the guy works and how he reacts, then you will be fine. try talking to him for once and he will like you. great volleyball coach. just take your tim

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Very funny guy, good teacher. Always has a lot to say about anything. Learn to like the guy and how he acts, rather then hate him. He's just a teacher who likes what he teaches.

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Mr. Elwell is a little aloof, but a very nice guy and a good wellness teacher. His wellness class is also fairly easy for me, and probably anyone else in it.

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He is a really good teacher. And all of you that don't want to get stronger and better at sports or a sport should not have taken the class to begin with.

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Sometimes he can be too serious but he is a nice person if you take the time to talk to him.

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He takes gym opps i mean wellness wayyyyy to seriously.

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talks way too much, should get into the physical aspect of gym more.

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Video analysis is a great asset to becoming a great athlete. Too bad some students don't appreciate it. If you don't like the class switch out. .

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he's pretty nice and is a really good volleyball coach

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I have to say that i don't know why everyone enjoys giving him these low grades... You can see he is trying hard to get us interested in wellness... unfair

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Well i dunno...he's not the best and not the worst teacher out there, but at least he tries

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He really isn't that bad. Guys just stop picking on him. I know he takes wellness a little to seriously but he is a pretty nice teacher and he is a good coach

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AWESOME

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takes GYM way too seriously.

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Takes wellness way too seriously, but he passed me when he should have given me and "N".

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Mr Elwell is the bomb!!! He is so much fun and he's an inspiration!!

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Hey guys, he's gotten a whole lot better. He's a good volleyball coach and not a bad guy when you get to know him. Give him a break-the man has feelings.

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i think hes cool, but i dunno yet

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Ok, for starters, I don't know why all of you are dissing his music. A STUDENT gave him that music to play!!! So don't blame him, he's just being nice to her! Also, quit picking on him!!! Sure, he's no the coolest of teachers, but give him a break! He's d

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Considering he can be quite moody at times... i wouldnt consider him the best of teachers

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friendly...

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tries to be helpful by coming to the students with music. BAD CHOICE!!! Keeps on incisting that people need to work their Gluts

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I personally love the skipping with arm circles! (sarcasm)

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an effective coach but not a good person

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is a power hungry dictator as a coach and teacher, but has transformed our gym dept to a wellness prog. works unbeleivable hard. but thinks he is better than u

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He's a good Track Coach. He has horrible taste in music. It kinda scares me when he videotapes the classes.

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He yells at kids when they call Wellness gym

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Not very understanding in terms of students lives and values, but i respect what he believes in and what he tries to teach his students

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A great coach. He tries to be as fair as he can, and although doesnt really understand personal space, is a nice guy.

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hes not cool he is wayyy too serious about gym...chill out buddy...dont skip and dont be late he doesnt let u make anything up and will just N u out

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I mean, its gym, so he doesnt really affect the class, but he is the definition of a non-cool teacher.

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While a bit chauvinistic, Elwell has the right idea about wellness .

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A fun guy! Great way to have gym! Muscular! always in a good mood!

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I think you are the best Mr. Elwell. You always let me make up gym and give me an A for the term.

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