Healthy Eating . At Warsaw School District. Local Wellness Tips. All foods made available on school campuses should offer children nutritious choices. Physical activity should be incorporated into the school day as often as possible.
At Warsaw School District
All foods made available on school campuses
should offer children nutritious choices.
Physical activity should be incorporated into the school
day as often as possible.
A healthy, physically active child is more likely to be
The committee stressed offering “healthy choices” at these activities.
Information was provided to sponsors and parents regarding the Local Wellness purpose.
Handouts on alternative “treat ideas”
Painted the new pyramid on the cafeteria wall to encourage students to eat healthier.
Install a wall file system beneath the food pyramid where pamphlets endorsing healthy eating habits and food guidelines could be kept for students.
Bulletin boards in all cafeterias to promote healthy eating themes throughout the year.
Playing music during the lunch period to create a pleasant atmosphere
Having “story time” during meals for elementary children
300 nutrition classes per year offered at no cost to the district
Early Childhood through 12th grade receive nutrition information from our Nutrition Program Assistant
Contact your local University Of Missouri Extension office
Other images that could be painted on the cafeteria walls include
The current tables in the cafeteria do not provide back support for the students and staff.
Added canopy to snack bar to give a café appearance.
Improve the aesthetic value of the cafeterias with school colors and paw prints.
Local Wellness must be the focus of all with our children’s welfare as our goal
A healthy, physically active child is more likely to be academically successful.