PUSD Wellness Policy

Posted Date: 8/24/2018
In our efforts as a District to provide a learning environment that supports and promotes wellness,
proper nutrition, and nutrition education, as well as being mindful of many allergies, edible items will no longer be allowed to share for birthday treats. 
 
                                                                PUSD Student Wellness Policy
● Poway Unified is committed to providing a learning environment that supports and promotes wellness,
proper nutrition, nutrition education, physical education, and a regular physical activity as part of the school
learning experience. (Section 5.31 School Wellness Policy)
● Due to the large number of food allergies and in accordance to PUSD School Wellness Policy, food items will
no longer be allowed to be brought into our classrooms and shared with student's for birthday celebrations.
● When celebrating a birthday, consider giving non-food items such as pencils, erasers or donating an item to
the classroom such as a book, board game or playground ball.
● All Classrooms Nut-Free Zones - Food items containing nuts, not permitted inside classrooms.

 

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