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Choteau Public Schools
2510 – R
Adopted on: 02/09/2006 Reviewed on: 3/13/2018 Revised on:
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The Choteau School District is committed to providing school environments that promote and protect children’s health, well-being, and ability to learn by supporting healthy eating and physical activity. Therefore, it is the policy of the Choteau School District that: Nutrition Education All students K-12 shall receive nutrition education that teaches the knowledge and skills necessary to adopt healthy eating behaviors and is aligned with the Montana’s Health Enhancement Content Standards and Benchmarks. Health Enhancement and Physical Activity Opportunities The District shall offer health enhancement opportunities that include components of a quality health enhancement program taught by certified staff or qualified health professionals. Health enhancement shall equip students with the knowledge, skills, and values necessary for lifelong physical activity. Health enhancement instruction shall be aligned with the Montana’s Health Enhancement Content and Standards. Nutrition Standards The District shall ensure that reimbursable school meals meet the program requirements and nutrition standards found in federal regulations. The District shall encourage students to make nutritious food choices though accessibility and marketing efforts of healthful foods. The district shall monitor all food and beverages sold or served to students, including those available outside the federally regulated child nutrition programs. This regulation only applies during the school day from 8:30 am to 3:32 pm. Any food or beverages sold during this time, outside of the federally regulated child nutrition programs, must be pre-approved by the building administrator. The Superintendent shall continually evaluate vending policies and contracts. Maintaining Student Wellness The Superintendent may develop and implement administrative rules consistent with this policy. Input from teachers, parents, students, staff, trustees and the public is welcome and will be directed towards the superintendent.