Our Wellness PolicyWellnessPolicy.pdf
Why a Wellness Policy?Childhood Obesity
& Diet Related Illness
How we accomplish our goals
Partners for School Wellness
Our District has developed a Wellness Policy that is focused on improving the health of students. The policy was developed by the health and wellness advisory council that includes teachers, parents, administrators, and the district nurse.
Sharing the Message of Wellness
One of our goals is to share the message of nutrition and wellness via our department's Web site that emphasizes the importance of nutrition AND fitness. Our site provides information on the nutrition and fitness for teachers, parents, and students, as well as, a variety of learning tools.
Nutrition and Wellness Team Goals
1. To educate and encourage students to make healthy eating choices by creating a wellness-oriented school culture.
2. To increase nutrition education in our school district for our student's staff and families.
3. To develop school schedules and policies which enhance wellness practices and programs
4. To increase awareness of personal fitness as an important component of healthy lifestyles
Key Areas of our Wellness Policy
Balance is essential for any Wellness Policy. Key areas include: