Our Wellness Policy

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The Dietary Guidelines outlines how people can improve their overall eating patterns.
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Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child -
is CDC’s framework for addressing health in schools.

Wellness Policy

UCPS has developed a Wellness Policy that is focused on improving the health of our students. The policy was developed by the School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) which includes teachers, parents, administrators, administrators from the local health department, and the district nurse.

    

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SHAC Wellness Policy
SHAC Checklist and Goals

 

Sharing the Message of Wellness

We strive to allow the UCPS community to know what SHAC discusses at every meeting and share the message of nutrition and wellness. You will find the current wellness policy and minutes for each meeting located on this web page. 

 

Areas of Focus for UCPS Wellness Policy

The UCPS wellness policy is student-centered and emphasizes the role of the community in supporting the school, the connections between health and academic achievement and the importance of evidence-based school policies and practices. Includes:
  1. Physical education and physical activity.
  2. Nutrition environment and services.
  3. Health education.
  4. Social and emotional school climate.
  5. Physical environment.
  6. Health services.
  7. Counseling, psychological and social services.
  8. Employee wellness.
  9. Community involvement.
  10. Family engagement.