As required by law, the Board of Education establishes the following wellness policy for the Solon City School District as a part of a comprehensive wellness initiative.
The Board recognizes that good nutrition and regular physical activity affect the health and well-being of the District's students. Furthermore, research suggests that there is a positive correlation between a student's health and well-being and his/her ability to learn. Moreover, schools can play an important role in the developmental process by which students establish their health and nutrition habits by providing nutritious meals and snacks through the schools' meal programs, by supporting the development of good eating habits, and by promoting increased physical activity both in and out of school.
Schools alone, however, cannot develop in students healthy behaviors and habits with regard to eating and exercise. It will be necessary for not only the staff, but also parents and the public at large to be involved in a community-wide effort to promote, support, and model such healthy behaviors and habits.
Board Policy 8510 can be found here.
The District develops, implements, and periodically reviews and updates this policy in collaboration with stakeholders.
The Wellness Policy is assessed every three (3) years.
A link to the results of that assessment can be found here.
NOVEMBER HEALTHIER HOLIDAY CHOICE IDEAS
OCTOBER HEALTH DAYS PROMOTE HEALTHY EATING IDEAS!
SEPTEMBER IS BETTER BREAKFAST MONTH!
COMET CHALLENGE - SUMMER EDITION!
Take the Comet Challenge with Us!
Good nutrition and regular physical activity are important to the health and well-being of our students. Schools play an important role in helping students develop healthier eating and exercise behaviors and habits, but we cannot do it alone. Making a real difference takes a community-wide effort, with families leading the way, to promote, support and model wellness. So, join us as part of our district wellness policy in taking the Comet Challenge! Use our suggestions by downloading a copy of the Comet Challenge Summer Edition card below or come up with other ideas and make a card on your own.