Wellness Program

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Students at lunchIn 2004, a law was passed that requires school districts to establish a local school wellness policy by the beginning of the 2006/2007 school year. This law recognizes the critical role that schools must play in helping to raise healthy kids. The policy requires school districts to:

  • Create nutrition guidelines for all food sold on campus during the day, in efforts to promote health and reduce childhood obesity.
  • Create goals for nutrition education and physical activity that promote student wellness.
  • Create a plan for ensuring the policy is implemented.
  • Include parents, students, school food service staff, school administrators, school board members, and public in creating the school wellness policy.

Wellness Council

Wellness Policies and Regulations