Descriptor Code: EEE-R
The Superintendent or designee will oversee local school compliance with federal guidelines
regarding local school wellness policy requirements contained in Section 204 of Public Law
108-265, Child Nutrition, WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004 and Section 204 of Public Law 111-
296 Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.
Nutrition Education and Promotion
The school system shall teach, encourage, and support healthy eating and wellness habits by
students’ eating behaviors.
the school environment as defined by Nutrition Standards for All Food Sold in School by
the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (e.g. cafeteria, a la carte, snack bars/school
stores, classroom snacks, ASP snacks, vending, non-exempt fundraising).
laws, standards, and regulations.
cafeteria, home, community, and media.
that allow marketing and advertising of only those foods and beverages that meet smart
snacks in school nutrition standards.
Physical Education and Physical Activity Goals
The school system will provide a program of physical education consistent with federal and
state laws, standards, and regulations.
opportunities for every student to develop the knowledge and competencies necessary
to perform a variety of motor skills through physical activity, maintain physical fitness,
regularly participate in physical activity, and understand the short- and long-term
benefits of physical activity as it relates to healthy living.
daily recess periods (grades K-5), as well as, required and elective physical education (PE) classes (all grades).
sponsored events, and extracurricular activities including cooperative and competitive
nutrition standards set forth under relevant federal, state, and local regulations.
Students will be provided a choice of menus or items within required food selections in
all schools and may refuse some food items offered.
day shall comply with Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (see Form EEE-2).
make healthy food choices.
Other School-Based Activities
Schools should consider local wellness goals when developing classroom strategies and
planning all school-based activities, including after-school programs, field trips, dances,
assemblies, classroom parties, and other school events that provide consistent wellness
messages conducive to healthy eating and a physically active lifestyle. Therefore schools
parents or other foods given as incentives.
input of stakeholders including the public, students, and health and physical education
professionals. The annual goal of the Local School Wellness Committee will support this
Regulation and the school’s wellness plan governing wellness for students.
eating, and overall school-wellness initiatives to develop the school’s wellness plan.
information on nutrition, physical activity and physical education shall be made available
through student folders, newsletters, websites, school-sponsored activities, bulletin
boards, or other appropriate home-school communications.
Rule annually by utilizing the standard instrument developed by the District Wellness
Policy Committee (See Form EEE-1).
product specifications for competitive foods.
Wellness Committee to fulfill the school’s wellness plan.
3 years at a minimum to determine compliance and progress made in attaining goals.
Assessment will be made available to the public through appropriate media including
posting on the district’s website.