The Child Nutrition program is reviewed yearly to verify
that all foods sold to students meet all the USDA requirements. All Smart Snacks are verified for compliance
through use of the Smart Snacks calculator.
Individual schools choose to implement food sales for
fund-raising purposes. These programs
have been checked annually by Child Nutrition staff to verify compliance with
Smart Snacks rules.
Opportunities for fitness activity beyond PE include recess
time, classroom movement activities, passing periods, and unstructured play.
Nutrition education is part of the curriculum for the
Arlington Public Schools in specified programs including Health, PE, and
School Board Policy 6700, Nutrition and Physical Fitness
School Board Procedures, 6700P, Nutrition and Physical Fitness