Wellness Program

WELLNESS  PROGRAM  AT  LVA


SCHOOL WELLNESS

Lehigh Valley Academy Charter School recognizes that student wellness and proper nutrition are  related to student’s physical well-being, growth, development and readiness to learn. The Board is committed to providing a school environment that promotes student wellness, proper nutrition, nutrition education and promotion, and regular physical activity as part of the total learning experience. In a healthy school environment, students will learn about and participate in positive dietary and lifestyle practices that can improve student achievement.


WELLNESS COMMITTEE

The purpose of the Wellness Committee is to is participate in the development, implementation, review and update the wellness policy and set goals to achieve these objectives.

The committee is made up of several stakeholders including Students, School Nutrition Program staff, PE Teacher, School Health Staff, School Board and School Administrators. The committee meets at least four times a year.

  • September 27, 2017
  • November 29, 2017
  • February 28, 2018
  • May 23, 2018

If you would like to learn more information about Wellness at Lehigh Valley Academy or wish to join the Wellness Committee please contact Holly Parkinson at h.parkinson@lvacademy.org


Links to other helpful information


Wellness Policy

Tri annual Wellness Review

Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act

Alliance for a Healthier Generation

Smart Snacks for schools

Healthy Non-Food Rewards