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New Wellness Committee – February 3, 4pm

January 30, 2009

Parents and teachers, please join Ms. Brennan, aka “Coach B,” our fearless PE teacher, for a discussion about student health and wellness:

Date: Tuesday, February 3rd
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: George Watts Media Center

Whether you are a concerned parent or teacher, have a special interest in the general topics of health and wellness, have a background in a health-related field, or are otherwise motivated, please join us for the initial meeting of the new George Watts Wellness Committee.

If you would like to enjoy reading some DPS wellness-related information before Tuesday’s meeting, you may find the DPS Wellness Policy a good place to start.  It covers issues of nutrition, nutrition education, food safety, eating environment, physical activity, and more.  Here’s a brief excerpt:

“Durham Public Schools is committed to providing an environment that enhances the development of lifelong wellness practices and ensures that all students are fit, healthy and ready to learn.  Durham Public Schools recognizes its responsibility to promote healthy eating habits and fitness in students through curriculum and provision of healthy and nutritious meals and snacks to students during the school day…

Click here to read the full policy.

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