In order to comply with the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004, Holy Cross School has devised a Wellness Policy to address the areas of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Health. This policy was enacted with the foundational belief that guidelines for good nutrition, physical activities/education, and health/nutrition education is essential for our students and staff. Research shows, that children who begin each day as healthy individuals, are better learners. Click on the link below to access the policy in its entirety.
Choose My Plate USDA website offering details on My Plate and SuperTracker.
USDA Nutrient Database Comprehensive food analysis.
Using Nutrition Labels Helping consumers understand and use nutrition labels.
Fuel to Play National Dairy Council Website--Information for parents and educators.
Cooking With Your Kids Recipes and fun ideas for cooking with your kids
Kidnetic Fun activities and games just for kids.
BAM--Body and Mind Information on food and nutrition, diseases and safety.