Building a Healthier Student Body

The Olathe Public Schools, in partnership with families and the community, is committed to providing a healthy school environment that supports student wellbeing and the ability to learn. In June 2006, the Board of Education approved a Nutrition and Wellness policy that puts this commitment into action.

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Web Resources

http://www.choosemyplate.gov/ — personal eating plan based on food groups

www.presidentschallenge.org/ — meet the president's challenge to "Get Fit"

www.aap.org/healthtopics/overweight.cfm — tips from the American Academy of Family Physicians

http://hp2010.nhlbihin.net/portion/ — Portion Distortion interactive quiz

http://www.eatright.org/kids/ — scientifically-based health and nutrition information

http://www.letsmove.gov/ — initiative to solve childhood obesity

http://www.fueluptoplay60.com/ — Fuel Up to Play 60

Contact the Nutrition & Wellness Council

For more information about nutrition and wellness in the Olathe Public Schools contact the following:

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