434P - Student Wellness

    1. Policy Statement

      The County School Board of Frederick County recognizes the link between student health and learning and desires to provide a comprehensive program promoting healthy eating and physical activity for all students.

      The superintendent shall promulgate regulations to support the policy.

      The Superintendent is also responsible for creating:

      • regulations to develop and implement standards for all foods and beverages provided, but not sold, to students on the school campus during the school day; and

      • standards and nutrition guidelines for all foods and beverages sold to students on the school campus during the school day that promote student health and reduce childhood obesity and are consistent with the applicable standards and requirements in 7 C.F.R. §§ 210.10, 210.11 and 220.8.

      Marketing on the school campus during the school day is permitted only for those foods and beverages that meet the nutrition standards under 7 C.F.R. § 210.11, serve to promote student health, reduce and prevent childhood obesity and combat problems associated with poor nutrition and physical inactivity.

    2. Implementation

      The Superintendent or Superintendent's designee is responsible for enforcing this policy, overseeing the implementation of this policy and developing procedures for evaluating the policy, including indicators that will be used to measure its success.


    Legal Reference(s):
    42 U.S.C. Section(s) 1751 Note b

    7 C.F.R. 210.31

    Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended Section(s) 22.1-253.13:1 Adopted: May 2, 2006


    Amended: May 16, 2017
    Amended: August 21, 2018
    Amended: June 18, 2019