Lake County Schools
Wellness Policy 2.95+Welcome to the Lake County Schools Wellness/School Health Advisory Committee Page.Wellness Meeting Schedule 2017-2018August 11, 2017 3:00 pm - 4:30 pmOctober 18, 2017 3:00 pm - 4:30 pmJanuary 24, 2018 3:00 pm - 4:30 pmApril 18, 2018 3:00 pm - 4:30 pmWellness Meeting Location:Lake County Schools Food Services201 W. Burleigh BlvdTavares, Florida 32778Click Link Below to view Wellness Policy:Below are some examples of county wide programs that support the goals and guidelines of the Wellness Policy. Click the link below to view more examples of how Lake County Schools is promoting and encouraging wellness.Contact Gary Dodds at 352-253-6800 for questions or suggestions in reference to the above Wellness Policy or meetings.
Best PracticesMeeting 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***Students at Triangle Elementary selectwhat 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 exercisingPine Ridge students wear activity chains to keep track of their successT.U.F.F. KidsTeaching 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.
Health and Safety Goals and Guidelines:New Anti-Bullying LawA new law was signed by Governor Crist on June 10, 2008. The law is called the Jeffrey Johnston Stand Up for all Students Act.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 & EvaluationThe 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.Partner Website's