Liberty Grove Schools supports nutrition, physical activity, and healthy habits at all grades to enhance the well-being of all students. The purpose is to provide access to healthy foods and beverages; provide opportunities for developmentally appropriate physical activity; and require that all meals served by the school operation meet or exceed the federal nutritional guidelines issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
- Debra Patterson, Food Service Manager
- Clare Pope, Family Engagement Director
- Jeremy Thomas, PE Teacher
- Crystal Walker, Assistant Principal
- Yolanda Wide, Director of Operations
Liberty Grove School’s Health Advisory Committee will maintain and oversee the health and nutrition activities. The committee will assist in engaging students, parents/guardians, teachers, child nutrition professionals, health professionals and other interested community members in developing, implementing, monitoring, and reviewing nutrition and physical activity policies.
The committee will meet on a routine basis, as needed, to discuss activity implementation. They will also review, annually, the policies to plan for the upcoming year.
School environment will promote the development of healthy eating habits and physical activity by engaging families through printed communication that outlines the benefits of select foods and physical activity
Encourage family participation by offering non-food-related incentives
Nutritional information and healthy eating will be incorporated throughout the cafeteria.
Health benefits of food items will be listed on the menus.
Students will receive at least 50% of moderate activity during physical education class.
LGS will implement a bicycling program for students.
A suggestion box will be incorporated for the students to provide suggestions for nutrition and activity.
LGS will offer afterschool activities by grade level.