Initiatives to Promote Healthy Eating & Fitness
Grade K – “Good snacks” are discussed during snack time.
Grade 2 – One teacher promotes healthy snacks through modeling. This same teacher also talks about sports and exercises with the students.
Nurse – Dental lessons with focus on nutrition in second grade (as it relates to healthy bones and teeth). BMI reports will be done for grade K – 4 this year. Parents will receive nutritional educational material to promote healthy eating.
Health Smart curriculum grades K – 4
Human Growth and Development grade 5
Workout Log Sheets
Monthly Fitness Calendars sent home
Apple Crunch Day
Go For the Greens Day
Physical Fitness report cards sent home with exercise booklet
Walk to School Day promotion in newsletter home
Newsletters to parents
Energizer Activities to classroom teachers
Adapted Physical Education
Cafeteria – The following items are offered on a daily basis
Fresh fruit – apples, oranges, bananas
Skim milk and 1% milk
Vegetable portion is ½ cup