The Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) approach, outlined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), comprises ten components including: Nutrition Services; Physical Education and Activity; Health Education; Health Services; Safe Physical Environment; Safe Social and Emotional Climate; Counseling, Psychological and Social Services; Staff Wellness; Family Engagement, and Community Involvement. This Wellness Policy complies with the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.
If you would like to be involved in CPJMA's School Wellness Committee, contact Mrs. Valenzuela at firstname.lastname@example.org
Healthy Classroom Celebrations
Classrooms have many celebrations throughout the year from birthday celebrations to holiday parties. With these celebrations, often comes unhealthy food, which can contribute to unhealthy eating patterns. Check out this infographic, Food at School Parties, to better understand the impact of what one year of food at school parties can have on a child. However, with the help from teachers, parents, and school staff the focus can be shifted from unhealthy food to healthy fun. Check out this flier for ideas on healthy school celebrations.
Sign up for after school cooking classes, with Cooking Round the World, where students get to prepare yummy healthy foods. www.cookingroundtheworld.com