Our Wellness PolicyView our Wellness Policy
Why a Wellness Policy?Childhood Obesity
& Diet Related Illness
How we accomplish our goals
Partners for School Wellness
The Federal Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004 requires all school districts to have a Wellness Policy in place as of June 2006. The Murrieta Valley Unified School Districts wellness policy addresses Nutrition Guidelines for Foods Available in our Schools.
Food Sales on Campus
In California any food or beverage sold to students on campus, from midnight to 30 minutes after the end of the school day and outside of the federally reimbursable meal program are subject to specific state and federal rules. Determining which foods are approved to serve in schools can be complicated. The following tools have been developed to assist parents, staff and students in determining if a particular food can be served at school.
Quick Reference Cards - Guidelines for compliant foods/snacks
Nutrition Guidelines Poster - Summarized Nutrition Guidelines for Snacks
Compliant Foods Calculator -Easy to use calculator to determine if your product meets nutrition regulations
List of Approved Snacks and Beverages- List of preapproved snacks and beverages that meet nutrition regulations
List of Approved Ice Creams- List of preapproved ice creams that meet nutrition regulations
Formula Worksheet- This handy worksheet will shows you how to calculate the percent of fat and sugar in foods.
Food in the Classroom
Indicators of Wellness Policy Implementation
Balance is essential for any Wellness Policy. Key areas include: