Our Wellness PolicyWellnessPolicy.pdf
Why a Wellness Policy?Childhood Obesity
& Diet Related Illness
How we accomplish our goals
Partners for School Wellness
Mission Statement :
The mission of the Pottstown School District Wellness Council is to build a culture of health, well being and the ability to learn by supporting the whole person: physically, emotionally, intellectually, socially and spiritually.
The Wellness Council works collaboratively with community resources, parents and school staff to educate, encourage healthy choices and implement wellness initiatives.
1. Assist in the successful promotion, launching and participation of physical activity and nutrition initatives.
2. Implement meaningful partnerships in the Pottstown community
3. Educate parents and guardians on the relationship between student health and academic performance and address the need for consistant health messages between the home and school environment
4. To decrease the proportion of obesity in Pottstown School District.
5. To increase the participation of exercise and physical health in Pottstown School District.
6. To increase the awareness of mental health in our community
Wellness Committee Information
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: How to File a Complaint, 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;
2. fax: (202) 690-7442; or
3. email: [email protected].
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.