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The district shall comply with nutrition guidelines that advance student health and reduce childhood obesity and shall promote the general wellness of all students through nutrition education, physical activities and other school-based activities.
The District shall develop nutrition guidelines and wellness goals in conjunction with the school health advisory council with representatives from the board, student body, parents, school administration,child nutrition department, athletic department and the public.
The District shall ensure that nutrition guidelines for reimbursable school meals shall be at least as restrictive as federal regulations.
The District will ensure that all foods and beverages sold or marketed to students during the school day adhere to all federal regulations and guidelines including USDA Smart Snacks in School.
Sufficient time shall be allowed for students to eat meals in lunchroom facilities that are clean, safe, and comfortable.
The District shall implement, in accordance with the law, coordinated health program with a nutrition education component and shall use health course curriculum that emphasizes the importance of proper nutrition.
Students shall receive nutrition education that fosters the adoption and maintenance of healthy eating behaviors.
The child nutrition department staff, and other school personnel shall coordinate the promotion of nutrition messages in the cafeteria and other appropriate settings.
Educational nutrition information shall be shared with families and the general public to positively influence the health of students and community members.
The District shall implement, in accordance with the law, coordinated health program with a physical education and physical activity component and shall offer at least the required amount of physical activities for all grades.
The District shall provide an environment that fosters safe, enjoyable and developmentally appropriate fitness activities for all students who participate in physical education, band, cheer, dance and ROTC.
The District shall provide appropriate staff development and encourage teachers to integrate physical activity into the academic curriculum where appropriate.
The District shall encourage students, parents, staff and community members to use the District's recreational facilities,, that are available outside of the school day.
The District shall promote wellness for students and their families at suitable District and campus activities.
Employee wellness education and involvement shall be promoted at suitable school activities.
Each campus principal or designee along with the Director of Health Services in conjunction with the Child Nutrition Department administrators will be responsible for the overall implementation of the Local Wellness Policy.