Our District has developed a Wellness Policy that is focused on improving the health of students. The policy was developed by the Wellness Committee that includes Teachers, Parents, Administration, Nurse, Food Service, and General Public. Our goal is to share the message of nutrition and wellness, and emphasize the importance of good nutrition and physical activity.
Key Areas of the Wellness Policy
- Nutrition Education and Promotion
- Physical Activity
- Other school-based activities to promote student wellness.
Wellness Policy 246 - Student Physical Activity and Nutrition outlines guidelines in the areas of nutrition education, physical activity, physical education, nutrition, and other school based activities including the food services program and fundraising projects. The policy also refers to the District's Nutritional Standards for Competitive Foods. The standards provide guidelines for the following areas:
- Competitive Foods
- Fundraiser Exemptions
- Rewards & Incentives
- Classroom Parties & Celebrations
The state of Pennsylvania provides the school districts with a monthly news letter, Nutrition Nuggets. Every elementary student is provided this newsletter with the school menu monthly. Here is the Nutrition Nugget Link. to connect you to each monthly news letter for the current school year. Nutrition Nuggets is filled with healthy eating and exercise ideas.