If you are interested in joining the school wellness committee please join us at our next meeting, everyone is welcome (staff, students, parents, community members, etc.).
Next Wellness Committee Meeting:
May 21, 2013- 3:30-5:00PM - High School Library
Top Priorities for the 2013-2014 School Year:
Increase before, during, and after school physical activity opportunities for students and staff by increasing promotions and community involvement (i.e. service clubs, intramurals, non-competitive activities, utilizing AmeriCorps members, help the YMCA promote Fit-tastic, etc.).
Research grant funding opportunities to support ongoing wellness programs (i.e. the cost of food for nutrition education lessons using cooking carts, healthy assemblies, school fruit and vegetable gardens, etc.).
Increase wellness promotions and opportunities for Marshfield School District staff.
Identify physical activity equipment that could be used by volunteers to provide programming before, during and after school.
School Wellness Committee Focus Areas
Increase physical activity opportunities for students in the Marshfield School District.
Increase nutrition education for students in the Marshfield School District.
Increase wellness opportunities for Marshfield School District staff.
Increase exposure to nutrient-dense foods in Marshfield School District.
Develop or expand other school-based activities that promote student wellness.
Promote school wellness policy 725 to all Marshfield School District staff.