Our Wellness PolicyView our Wellness Policy
Why a Wellness Policy?Childhood Obesity
& Diet Related Illness
How we accomplish our goals
Partners for School Wellness
Balance is essential for any Wellness Policy. Key areas include:
The Superintendent will oversee the following individuals and their responsibilities to carry out the requirements of Policy 5322.
The Food Services Coordinator will supervise the following issues concerning snacks and vending machines:
The Food Service Coordinator will report annually on the progress of implementing these guidelines as they pertain to Policy 5322.
Physical activity for students will be incorporated into the physical education curriculum. This level of physical activity, as well as, this curriculum will be monitored by the building principals.
The Assistant Superintendent for Instruction will be responsible to see that nutrition, health, and fitness topics shall be integrated within the health education curriculum taught at every grade level, K-12, and coordinated with the Corporation’s food service program. These topics may be integrated with other curriculum areas as deemed appropriate.
The Health Advisory Council will meet regularly and will recommend policy changes before July 1 of each year.
The Council shall consider a variety of data, such as: number of students participating in interscholastic athletics, intramurals, and others that the Council might determine.
References: Policy 5322
The Board supports increased emphasis on nutrition as well as physical activity at all grade levels to enhance the well-being of the Corporation’s students. Therefore, it is the policy of the Board to:
References: 42 U.S.C. 1751
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.