Wellness Policy

The Board of Education of Marissa Community Unit School District 40 is committed to providing a learning environment that supports and promotes wellness, good nutrition, and an active lifestyle and recognizes the positive relationship between good nutrition, physical activity and the capacity of students to develop and learn. The entire school environment shall be aligned with healthy school goals to positively influence students’ beliefs and habits and promote health and wellness, good nutrition and regular physical activity. In addition, school staff shall be encouraged to model healthy eating and physical activity as a valuable part of daily life.

The wellness policy adopted by the board of education illustrates this belief. Click on the link below for a full copy of the wellness policy including district goals and action plans.