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The Pasco Student Wellness website is part of

Student Wellness Policy Council Meetings School Year 2019-2020:

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

 
Date Time
10/30/2019 2:30 - 4:00pm
1/29/2020 2:30 - 4:00pm
4/22/2020 2:30 - 4:00pm
5/2020 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

Student Wellness Policy
Student Wellness Policy Procedures
Wellness Policy Status Report 2016-17
Healthy School Team

Wellness Blog

NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH WEEK 2016!

Do you have spirit!? Pasco County Schools do! This year for National School Lunch Week we had many participants in our celebration. Our goal, like every year, is to increase our participation in the school lunch program, while getting the students excited. Each school...

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Free Flowers!!

  Planning on starting a school garden? Already have a school garden, but want to "jazz" it up? Here's your chance! Longfield Gardens is giving away 250 daffodil bulbs to 30 lucky schools! All you have to do is subscribe to KidsGarden News and fill out a simple...

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“Made by Milk” Contest 2016

This years Made by Milk contest is underway! Check out the flyer below for more information! Last year, Chester Taylor Elementary had an awesome submission with the theme being "all about animals"! We hope to see a lot of great entries this year from Pasco County...

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“Just Grow with It”

Good morning & happy Wellness Wednesday! This wonderful poem below was shared with us by our cafeteria manager at Lake Myrtle Elementary, Jeana Bosworth. Enjoy the rest of your day & remember to "Just Grow with It"! 🙂

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Healthy School Teams!

  Happy Wellness Wednesday! With the first two weeks of school behind us, now is the time to start planning for your schools first Healthy School Team meeting! As a reminder, in order to be in compliance with The Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010 every school...

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Healthier U.S. School Challenge: Award Recognition

On Tuesday, June 7th four schools were recognized at the monthly Board Meeting for Pasco County Schools for their hard work and dedication in attaining awards for the Healthier U.S. School Challenge. The Healthier US School Challenge: Smarter Lunchrooms (HUSSC)...

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June is…National Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Month!

Although it is essential to consume fruits and vegetables on a daily basis, during the month of June we celebrate how wonderful and important Fresh Fruits & Vegetables are to our health! According to a 2015 study conducted by the Produce for Better Health...

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National Mental Health Awareness Month

May is a very popular month that's jam packed with a variety of campaigns and events. One of the most important campaigns that takes place throughout the entire month of May is National Mental Health Awareness Month. The theme for this year is “Life with a Mental...

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Every Kid Healthy Week!

    Today starts off the 3rd annual event Every Kid Health Week. Founded in 2013 by the organization Action for Healthy Kids, Every Kid Healthy Week’s mission is to highlight and celebrate the various strides and achievements that are being made towards the...

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Earth Day!

Happy Wellness Wednesday! This Friday, April 22nd is the 46th anniversary of Earth Day! According to earthday.org, the Earth Day Network’s mission aims “to broaden and diversify the environmental movement worldwide and to mobilize it as the most effective vehicle to...

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