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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

Florida Strawberry Festival

The Florida Strawberry Festival is an 11-day community event celebrating the strawberry harvest of Eastern Hillsborough County.  Come out an enjoy the festival’s headline entertainment, youth livestock shows, rides, exhibits of commerce and, of course, its strawberry... read more

Annual Kumquat Festival

Ready for a good time?  Come on out and enjoy some good old fun with family-friendly entertainment and all kinds of tasty kumquat treats! Saturday Jan 27, 2018 from 9 am – 5 pm   For more information and entertainment schedule, please... read more

Get Out and Grow School Garden Sweepstakes

Growing minds need sunlight and fresh air!  Smucker Away From Home wants to help schools across the country develop gardens that help cultivate hard work and healthy eating habits. Your school could win $15,000 towards a school garden, plus a visit from a team USA... read more

Elf on the Shelf

Our Little Holiday Helpers! What a great way to get our students excited about the holidays!  Every day some of our elementary school kitchens have a little extra help.  Who can spot our little helper for the day, we ask the kids?  Of course, it’s our friend the... read more

Taste of Home

TASTE OF HOME – HOLIDAY SIDES WITH A SPIN RECEIPE CONTEST!  Do you have a favorite recipe that puts a new twist on a classic side dish? If so, enter it into Taste of Home’s Holiday Sides with a Spin Recipe Contest for your chance to win cash or other... read more

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