Wellness Policy

 

PALOS VERDES PENINSULA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

STUDENT WELLNESS - BOARD POLICY 5030

 

The District recognizes the link between student health and learning and desires to provide a comprehensive program promoting healthy eating and physical activity for district students. The Superintendent or designee shall build a coordinated school health system that supports and reinforces health literacy through health education, physical education and activity, health services, nutrition services, psychological and counseling services, health promotion for staff, a safe and healthy school environment, and parent/guardian and community involvement.

The Student Wellness Policy addresses nutrition promotion and education, physical activity, and other school-based activities that promote student wellness. 

 

The District has a Nutrition Wellness Committee composed of various stakeholders who are responsible for the development, implementation and update of the Student Wellness Policy. Information and meeting agendas for the Nutrition Wellness Committee can be found on the District website.

Upcoming Nutrition Wellness Committee Meeting Dates:

February 20, 2020 at 3:00pm - District Office, Tower Conference Room

May 21, 2020 at 3:00pm - District Office, Tower Conference Room

If you are interested in joining the Nutrition Wellness Committee, please contact Christina Lin, Director of Food Services.

An assessment is completed by the Nutrition Wellness Committee at least once every three years and results of those assessments guide the goals that are created for the district.

2019-2020 School Site Nutrition Wellness Assessment

2019-2020 School Site Nutrition Wellness Assessment Results

 

All food and beverages sold on school campus during schools hours (midnight until 30 minutes after the last bell rings) must meet nutrition guidelines consistent with the National School Lunch Program and Smart Snacks standards. Additionally, staff and parents are encouraged to choose healthful foods or non-food items for classroom parties and incentives. Staff and parents are encouraged to work with their school site for approval of these rewards prior to distribution.

Healthful Reward and Fundraiser Ideas