The Carol M. White PEP Grant, which was awarded to District 200 two years ago, is focused on improving physical activity and nutrition habits for our students. As an initiative of the grant, we are excited to introduce two monthly newsletters, Nutrition Nuggets and Teen Food & Fitness. The newsletters offer practical ideas to improve nutrition and physical activity habits.
Students with healthy physical activity and eating habits have better attendance, improved concentration, higher test scores, fewer discipline referrals and greater overall achievement. The Nutrition Nuggets newsletter will be incorporated into the building level newsletters at the elementary schools. Parents can access Nutrition Nuggets on the Health Services website, Food Service website and Shape Woodstock website. The Teen Food & Fitness monthly newsletter will be available in food service areas at the middle schools and high schools. Parents can access the Teen Food and Fitness newsletter on the Health Services website, Food Service website and Shape Woodstock website.