The South Harrison School District 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, supporting good eating habits, and promoting increased physical activity both in and out of school.
Our school district has taken a positive step towards student wellness by adopting a district wellness policy that impacts your child and his/her classroom. The wellness committee provides a forum for school district staff, community members, parents and students to collaborate on efforts to keep students healthy.
If you'd like to be chosen to be a member of this exciting committee or would like more information , please contact the director of food services, Holly Haynes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
South Harrison Wellness Assessment Tool
The South Harrison Elementary School launches "Try-It" days to encourage healthy eating habits. The Roadrunner Cafe has kicked off a project aimed at encouraging healthy food choices at school and at home. On every menu, the Roadrunner Cafe will select a "Try-It Friday" day. On that day, students are encouraged to try a sample of something healthy and provide the food service department feedback on a "Try-It" ballot.
The USDA offers printable sheets that will help your child learn more about making healthy food choices at school and at home.
Fuel Up with Fruits and Vegetables
Fuel Up with Milk at Meals
Grocery Store MyPlate Treasure Hunt
Snack Like a Hero
MyPlate Coloring Sheet
Additional parent information may be found on the links below.
Handling a Choosy Eater
Healthy Food for Celebrations
Fruits and Vegetables all Year Long