Lake County Schools

Wellness Policy 2.95+

Welcome to the Lake County Schools Wellness/School Health Advisory Committee Page.
Wellness Meeting Schedule 2014-2015 
   March 11, 2015, 3:00pm-4:30pm
   May 13, 2015, 3:00pm-4:30pm
Wellness Meeting Location:
   Lake County Schools Food Service Office
   201 W. Burleigh Blvd, Tavares, Florida. 
Click Link Below to view Wellness Policy:
Below are some examples of county wide programs that support the goals and guidelines of the Wellness Policy. Please click link below to view more examples of how Lake County Schools is promoting and encouraging wellness.
Please contact Gary Dodds at 352-253-6800 for questions or suggestions in refferance to the above Wellness Policy or meetings.
Lake County Schools
Best Practices
Meeting the Goals & Guidelines of the Wellness Policy
(Chapter 2.00 - School Board Governance and Organization 2.95*+)

Nutrition Goals & Guidelines

“Love your Veggies”
Hidden Valley Ranch Grant: Triangle Elem
Taste Test Survey Love your veggies grant
***Students at Triangle Elementary select
what vegetables they like the best after a taste test***

Physical Activity Goals & Guidelines:

Slim Activity at Pine Ridge Elementary. Students learn geography and health while exercising
slim activity pine ridge
Pine Ridge students wear activity chains to keep track of their success
activity chain
T.U.F.F. Kids
Teaching Us Fitness is Fun (T.U.F.F.) is a 6 week program targeting kids in grades 3-5 in their after school care programs at their elementary schools. TUFF kids focuses on fitness and healthy meal choices. Students participate in fun physical activities and help create healthy snacks.

Yoga tree poses Circling the cones

soccer kid

Health and Safety Goals and Guidelines:

New Anti-Bullying Law
A new law was signed by Governor Crist on June 10, 2008. The law is called the Jeffrey Johnston Stand Up for all Students Act.
safe schools

Not on Tobacco
Patricia Jemison-Martin of East Ridge High School helps to maintain an environment free of tobacco by participating in American Lung Association Not On Tobacco (N-O-T) program smoking cessation program.


Family, School and Community Partnership:

 Lake County Health Department
Back to School Fair - Back to school Immunizations

Monitoring & Evaluation

The Lake County Schools Wellness/ School Heath Advisory Committee (SHAC) meets quarterly to discuss and review wellness policy.
Please Contact Gary Dodds Foodservice Director at 352-253-6800 if you would like to become a contributing member of this group.
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