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Catholic Central School Wellness Policy
- Nutrition Education
- School will use the Graded Course of Study relating to diet, nutrition, and exercise.
- Food Charts and Posters of Health Choice Foods will be posted in the cafeteria according to the seasons.
- Lunch time will be 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and recess will follow.
- Recess and snack time will be around 9:30 a.m., so students will be hungry at lunchtime. Healthy snacks will be recommended (carrots, apples, cheese, celery, peanut butter, etc.)
- Physical Activity
- The Archdiocesan Graded Course of Study for Physical Education will be implemented for Catholic Central Elementary Campuses.
- All students will participate in the School’s Physical Education Program.
- Discipline will be administered in ways other than depriving a student of recess or physical education classes. (Students will do a paper on a healthy meal. Plan three healthy meals, draw pictures of positive exercises.)
- Encourage students to be involved in YMCA activities, Little Irish Sport Programs and Camps by making the activities known to them by announcements, posters and sending home notes.
- Other School-Based Activities
- Catholic Central School will encourage the use of non-food rewards for student behavior. (Stickers, extra recesses, smiley faces for rewards, extra center and computer time, read to another class.)
- The school will encourage teachers and parents to provide healthy snacks and to minimize sugary treats for classroom celebrations. Instead, organized games will be suggested to take away from just eating.
- The school will provide parent education on nutrition and the benefits of physical activity through the weekly newsletter. The school will give ideas for family exercise such as walking, biking, dancing, etc.
- Teachers could be encouraged to do more physical activities while doing academic activities.
- Nutrition guidelines for all foods on school campus during the school day
- School lunch programs will follow nutritional guidelines established by Ohio Department of Education, Office of Child Nutrition Services.
- Candy machines and pop machines will not be available to the students.
- Drinking fountains are readily available in each building for students.
- Send out survey to families in the fall of eating behaviors in their family.
- Guidelines for reimbursable school meals
- School will continue to follow the state and federal guidelines and procedures for reimbursement for school lunch or special milk programs.
- Plan for measuring implementation of the local wellness policy
The school might choose any of the following options for monitoring the success of the local wellness program.
- Classes could keep a daily exercise and food log for a week.
- Sixth grade could monitor their heart rate during physical education class at the beginning of the year and then again in the spring.
- Number of students participating in extra-curricular activities and the amount of time spent on those weekly could be used to evaluate the wellness policy.
- Community Involvement in the development of the plan
- Student Council could poll students of healthy foods that they would like for lunch.
- Parents could share their talent such as dietician, nurse, gym teacher, dental hygienist, etc.
- Assembly where community members will set up stations to weigh students, take blood pressure of students, heart rate after physical exercise, dental demonstration of the importance of eating correctly, etc.
- Administration will form a local wellness committee to monitor the program, get input from the student council and food service personnel.
(Adoption date: December, 2016)