A new Federal Law was recently passed to address the growing problem of childhood obesity. The new law requires public schools to help make a difference by developing a local Student Wellness Policy.
The need for change is critical when the following statistics are considered:
Donegal's Wellness Committee recommended policy to address the Federal mandate. It was approved by the School Board in April, 2006. Some of the changes you'll see:
Look for more news and information to promote healthier eating and increased physical activity via newsletters, the lunch menu, internet and other resources.
DONEGAL SCHOOL DISTRICT STUDENT WELLNESS COMMITTEE
Chair, Jeanne Kandra, Food Service Director
Donna Stadel, School Nurse
Debra Sturgis, School Board Member
Andrew Sparmblack, Assistant, Principal
Constantina Daly, Parent
Tammi Alexander, Payroll and Benefits Coordinator
Kelly Suessmuth, Physical Education Teacher
Judy Bowlby, H.S. Teacher
Winnie Younkin, Asst. Director Curriculum & Instruction
Kyra Melleby, Highmark
Sue Lackmann, Lancaster General