Wellness Regulation

The link between nutrition, physical activity, and learning is well documented. Healthy eating and activity patterns are essential for students to achieve their full academic potential, full physical and mental growth, and lifelong health and well-being. Healthy eating and physical activity—essential for a healthy weight—are linked to reduced risk for type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and many other chronic diseases. Schools have a responsibility to help students learn, establish, and maintain lifelong healthy eating and activity patterns. Well-planned and effectively implemented school nutrition and fitness programs have been shown to enhance students’ overall health as well as their behavior and academic achievement. Staff wellness is also an integral part of a healthy school environment since school staff can be daily role models for healthy behaviors.

Goals for Nutrition Education, School Nutrition, and Available Foods

  • Nutrition education will be integrated into other areas of the curriculum such as math, language arts, and social studies.
  • Healthy food choices shall be available at extracurricular activities when food is sold.

Goals for Physical Activity and Education

  • All schools are strongly recommended to incorporate thirty minutes of daily physical education by a certified teacher.
  • Students in grades three through five will utilize the Fitness program annually to test and evaluate their fitness levels; students in grade six through twelve will utilize a research-based test.
  • All schools will conduct the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s School Health Index assessment for physical activity, healthy eating, and a tobacco-free lifestyle annually.
  • Board of Education Policy EEE
Dr. Connie R. Walker Executive School Nutrition Services Director Committee Lead 678.676.1780
Jacqueline Bailey School Nutrition Regulations Coordinator Committee Lead 678.676.1788
Janet Stone Assistant Director School Nutrition Services Member 678.676.1782
Maureen Pickett School Nutrition Services Training Coordinator Member 678.676.1785
Kyla Van Deusen Instructional Specialist Member 678.874.7138
Dr. Tom Keating Coordinator Project CLEAN Member 404.694.2905
Erica Burd Operations Manager Member 678.676.7736
JoAnn Harris Lead Nurse Member 678.676.2004
Dionne McGhee Parent Parent



School Year 2019 – 2020 Wellness Composite Scores

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:(1)       mail: U.S. Department of AgricultureOffice of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;(2)       fax: (202) 690-7442; or(3)       email: program.intake@usda.gov.This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
Los demás programas de asistencia nutricional del FNS, las agencias estatales y locales, y susbeneficiarios secundarios, deben publicar el siguiente Aviso de No Discriminación:De conformidad con la Ley Federal de Derechos Civiles y los reglamentos y políticas de derechos civiles del Departamento de Agricultura de los EE. UU. (USDA, por sus siglas en inglés), se prohíbe que el USDA, sus agencias, oficinas, empleados e instituciones que participan o administran programas del USDA discriminen sobre la base de raza, color, nacionalidad, sexo, discapacidad, edad, o en represalia o venganza por actividades previas de derechos civiles en algún programa o actividad realizados o financiados por el USDA.Las personas con discapacidades que necesiten medios alternativos para la comunicación de la información del programa (por ejemplo, sistema Braille, letras grandes, cintas de audio, lenguaje de señas americano, etc.), deben ponerse en contacto con la agencia (estatal o local) en la que solicitaron los beneficios. Las personas sordas, con dificultades de audición o discapacidades del habla pueden comunicarse con el USDA por medio del Federal Relay Service [Servicio Federal de Retransmisión] al (800) 877‐8339. Además, la información del programa se puede proporcionar en otros idiomas.Para presentar una denuncia de discriminación, complete el Formulario de Denuncia de Discriminación del Programa del USDA, (AD‐3027) que está disponible en línea en: http://www.ocio.usda.gov/sites/default/files/docs/2012/Spanish_Form_508_Compliant_6_8_12_ 0.pdf. y en cualquier oficina del USDA, o bien escriba una carta dirigida al USDA e incluya en la carta toda la información solicitada en el formulario. Para solicitar una copia del formulario de denuncia, llame al (866) 632‐9992. Haga llegar su formulario lleno o carta al USDA por:(1)  correo: U.S. Department of AgricultureOffice of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250‐9410;(2)  fax: (202) 690‐7442; o(3) correo electrónico: program.intake@usda.gov.Esta institución es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.