2B High Standards for Nutrition, Fitness & Outdoor Time

PILLAR 2B QUESTIONS

2B1: Which practices does your school employ to promote nutrition, physical activity and overall school health?

• Our school participates in the USDA’s HeathierUS School Challenge or another nutrition program.

• Our school participates in a Farm to School program or other program to utilize local food in our cafeteria.

• Our school has an onsite food garden.

• Our school garden supplies food for our cafeteria.

• Our students spent an average of at least 120 minutes per week over the past year in school supervised physical education.

• At least 50% of our students’ annual physical education takes place outdoors.

• At least 50% of our students have participated in the EPA’s Sunwise program (or other equivalent UV protection and skin health education program).

RESOURCES FOR THIS QUESTION:

HealthierUS School Challenge  Farm to School Program  Green Food Service

Edible School Yard Project  The President’s Challenge  The First Lady’s Let’s Move!

Sunwise Program

2B2: What percentage (by cost) of food purchased by your school is certified as “environmentally preferable” (e.g. Organic, FairTrade, Food Alliance, Rainforest Alliance, etc.)?

2B3: Describe any additional progress your school has made in terms of the school’s built and natural environment (including unique community and/or business partnerships) to promote overall student and staff health and safety.