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Help us make the Heathy Choice the easy choice at School!

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Who: Parents, students, school food service, teachers (PE and other), school health professionals, school board members, school administrators, general public
What: School Wellness Committee meeting
When:  May 15, 2024
Where: District office, Neveln Hickory North
Time: 4:00 – 5:00pm

Why: Review recently updated Wellness Policy (504.11) and set focus for 2023-2024 school year

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School Wellness Policy 504.11

What is a local school wellness policy?
A local school wellness policy (“wellness policy”) is a written document that guides a local educational agency’s (LEA) or school district’s efforts to establish a school environment that promotes students’ health, well-being, and ability to learn. The wellness policy requirement was established by the Child Nutrition and Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Reauthorization Act of 2004 and further strengthened by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (HHFKA). It requires each LEA participating in the National School Lunch Program and/or School Breakfast Program to develop a wellness policy. The final rule expands the requirements to strengthen policies and increase transparency. The responsibility for developing, implementing, and evaluating a wellness policy is placed at the local level, so the unique needs of each school under the LEA’s jurisdiction can be addressed. Learn more here about Wellness Policy requirements.


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