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Eveleth-Gilbert Public Schools Wellness Policy.
The Wellness Policy outlines the District’s approach to ensuring environments and opportunities for all students to practice healthy eating, nutrition education and physical activity behaviors throughout the school day ensuring: Students in the District have access to healthy foods throughout the school day—both through reimbursable school meals and other foods available throughout the school campus—in accordance with Federal and state nutrition standards; Students receive quality nutrition education that helps them develop lifelong healthy eating behaviors; Students have opportunities to be physically active before, during, and after school; Schools engage in nutrition and physical activity promotion and other activities that promote student wellness; School staff are encouraged and supported to practice healthy nutrition and physical activity behaviors in and out of school; The community is engaged in supporting the work of the District in creating continuity between school and other settings for students and staff to practice lifelong healthy habits; and The District establishes and maintains an infrastructure for management, oversight, implementation, communication about, and monitoring of the policy and its established goals and objectives.  View the Wellness Policy here.
   
Author: Denise Berry   E-Mail: dberry1@egschools.org