School Wellness Policy

Taken from Board Policy 6:50 School Wellness

Student wellness, including good nutrition and physical activity, shall be promoted in the District’s educational program, school-based activities, and meal programs. This policy shall be interpreted consistently with Section 204 of the Child Nutrition and WIC

Reauthorization Act of 2004 and the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (HHFKA).

The Superintendent will ensure:

1. Each school building complies with this policy;

2. The policy is available to the community on an annual basis through copies of or online access to the Board Policy Manual; and

3. The community is informed about the progress of this policy’s implementation.

Goals for Nutrition Education and Nutrition Promotion

The goals for addressing nutrition education and nutrition promotion include the following:

Schools will support and promote sound nutrition for students.

Schools will foster the positive relationship between sound nutrition, physical activity, and the capacity of students to develop and learn.

Nutrition education will be part of the District’s comprehensive health education curriculum. See Board policy 6:60, Curriculum Content.