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Wellness Policy Nutrition

Components Around Nutrition Include:

  • Birthday Food Standards
  • Food Fundraisers
  • Holiday Celebration Parties
  • Food as reward or incentive
  • Marketing of food
  • Food allergies
  • Nutrition Education


Holiday Celebrations

Offer at least half "healthier" food options (see Jeffco Guide below).


Starting in SY 2018/19, birthday recognition/celebrations should not include shared food (e.g. food brought in by families for students to share).


Do not offer food as a reward for behavior or academic performance, unless approved as a need by school leadership.


Schools should conduct fundraisers with non-food or healthy food. Three exemptions are allowed annually. All food fundraisers must be submitted to Food and Nutrition Services.

Wellness Policy Food Infographic PDF

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