900.09 Nutrition and Wellness Program



Philosophy and Commitment

The School Board of Muscatine Community Schools believes that good health fosters student attendance and student achievement.  The Board also believes that a healthy staff is a more effective staff and that healthy staff members can serve as role models for healthy lifestyles.  The Board is, therefore, committed to providing school and worksite environments that promote and protect children’s health, well being and ability to learn and employees’ health and well being by promoting and supporting healthy eating, physical activity and healthy lifestyles.  The district shall implement a multifaceted wellness/nutrition program with the involvement of students, staff, families, the community and will encourage consideration of  the district’s wellness policy goals in planning all school activities.

The Wellness Program shall meet the requirements of Section 204 of the Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010 as added to section 9A of the National School Lunch Act and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 and the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004.

Approved:  10/09/06     Reviewed: _________   Revised: 04/28/14

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