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The Pasco Student Wellness website is part of

Student Wellness Policy Council Meetings School Year 2017-2018:

District School Board of Pasco County
7227 Land O’ Lakes Blvd. Land O’ Lakes, FL 34638

 
Date Time
10/18/2017 2:30 - 4:30pm
1/24/2018 2:30 - 4:30pm
4/18/2018 2:30 - 4:30pm
5/2018 To Be Determined

Welcome to the Student Wellness page. Please take a look around and be well!

The District School Board of Pasco County is committed to providing a school environment that enhances learning and development of lifelong wellness practices. The District promotes school environments that encourage and protect children’s health, well-being, and ability to learn by supporting healthful nutrition and physical activity. Student Wellness Policy 8510, (Board approved on April 18, 2006) in accordance with Public Law 108-265, requires the Superintendent or his/her designee to establish and support a Wellness Council to oversee development, implementation and evaluation of the wellness guidelines. The policy also requires the Wellness Council to conduct reviews of the progress toward implementing school wellness guidelines, identify areas for improvement, and revise guidelines as necessary. For consideration to be involved in the Student Wellness Policy Committee please contact: studentwellness@pasco.k12.fl.us



Wellness Blog

National School Lunch Week 2017

National School Lunch Week Oct 9-13, 2017 This year’s theme is “School Lunch: Recipes for Success,” which was designed to help our schools tell their school lunch stories, including the ‘secret ingredients’ to their success!  How can you make your school lunch... read more

Made by Milk Cartons!

Made by Milk Carton Construction Contest 2017 Start collecting your milk cartons for some building fun AND a chance to win up to $5000 in cash prizes for your school!   Submission deadline is Nov 15, 2017.  For rules and examples of previous winners, please click... read more

Ben’s Beginners Cooking Contest

Ready to cook? The Ben’s Beginners™ Cooking Contest is back to inspire more families to cook together!  Teaching kids to cook encourages them to eat healthier and turns cooking time into fun, engaging family time. All entries must be received by 10/9/17 so don’t... read more

Healthier US School Challenge

Smarter Lunchroom Awards Congratulations to the following five schools in Pasco County who recently won the Healthier US School Challenge: Smarter Lunchrooms Award: Mary Giella Elementary School (Bronze) Gulfside Elementary School (Bronze) Fox Hollow Elementary School... read more

Summertime is here!

The dangers of “fun in the sun” While having fun in the sun this summer, please remember to stay hydrated! Sometimes we don’t realize how much water we lose when playing in the sun, even at the pool or beach.   The human body is made up of... read more

School Lunch Hero Day

 School Lunch Hero Day The cafeteria ladies at Chester Taylor Elementary are having some fun celebrating School Lunch Hero Day! After all, serving a nutritious and well balanced lunch to 100s of students each day with a smile DOES take a... read more

Superfit School Challenge

Superfit School Challenge The SuperFit School Challenge is a healthy fundraising partnership with Action for Healthy Kids, a national non-profit organization that has been supporting schools in becoming healthier places for students and communities since 2002. Kids... read more

School Lunch Hero Day

School Lunch Hero Day! Between preparing healthy food, adhering to strict nutrition standards, navigating student food allergies, and offering service with a smile, your FNS staff have a lot on their plate.  To celebrate their hard work and commitment, we will be... read more

River Ridge Middle High Robotics Team

River Ridge Middle High School Robotics Team   Let’s all congratulate the River Ridge Middle High School Robotics Team for qualifying for the First Robotics World Championships in Houston!  Good luck to this talented team and safe travels as they head over... read more