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Local School Wellness Policies and School Wellness

The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (HHFKA) requires all local educational agencies (LEAs) participating in federal Child Nutrition programs to establish and implement, for all schools under its jurisdiction, local school wellness policies that meet minimum standards designed to promote sound nutrition, student health, reduce childhood obesity, and provide transparency to the public on the school nutrition environment.  This website is dedicated to helping local educational agencies find the resources they need to meet recommendations in these areas. 


100 day picture  Celebrate 100th Day!


Ideas to Celebrate!

  • Small treat for the 100th student in the lunch line (paper hat, ribbon, pencil, etc.)
  • Guess how much 100 pinto beans (grapes, raisins, gold fish crackers, etc.) weigh
  • Build a trail mix with different snacks; fill snack bags with 10 each of selected snacks for a 100 piece trail mix
  • Plant 100 seeds and see how many grow by spring break
  • Have students collect 100 cans of fruits, vegetables and/or beans and donate them
  • Host a taste test with healthy foods/snacks that are 100 calories (or less)


Email pictures of your 100th day celebrations to Stacey Macklin for the Thursday Update - SFA Highlights!


Local School Wellness Policies

  • Model Wellness Policies
  • USDA Resources
  • Wellness Policy Elements
  • Wellness Policy Assessment Tools
  • Wellness Policy Toolkits

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School Wellness

  • Best Practices
  • Funding and Award Opportunities
  • School Wellness Assessment
  • Team Nutrition Training Grant Wellness Policy Trainings
  • Wellness Teams
  • Wellness Webinars
  • Health and Academics


 

 

 

 

 

 

For additional information , please email:  nutrition@cde.state.co.us


 

 

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