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Wellness Policy Nutrition

Components Around Nutrition Include:

  • Birthday Food Standards
  • Food Fundraisers
  • Holiday Celebration Parties
  • Food as reward or incentive
  • Marketing of food
  • Food allergies
  • Nutrition Education


Holiday Celebrations

Offer at least half "healthier" food options (see Jeffco Guide below).


Starting in SY 2018/19, birthday recognition/celebrations should not include shared food (e.g. food brought in by families for students to share).


Do not offer food as a reward for behavior or academic performance, unless approved as a need by school leadership.


Schools should conduct fundraisers with non-food or healthy food. Three exemptions are allowed annually. All food fundraisers must be submitted to Food and Nutrition Services.

Jeffco Guide to Healthier Food Options
Health Education Website 
Wellness Policy Food Infographic PDF(Image Below) 

shared food resource jeffco policy

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