Wellness Committee Meeting: January 19, 2015

Wellness Committee Meeting:  January 19, 2015

Stephanie reported that Bluffview received a grant from Fuel Up to Play 60 for $1118 with the following designations:
  • $564 Healthy Eating
    • $114 taste test food
    • $50 Kick off activities
    • $400 smoothie makers
  • $554 Physical activity
    • $90 cones or outdoor activity/running
    • $100 stipend for speakers
    • $350 Drinking fountain for outside
    • $14 Posters and promotions
Lori will talk with Carew Halleck from Mugby Junction about recommendations for smoothie makers.  We will begin taste testing for classrooms. Foods and dates include:
  • February 3 - pomegranate
  • March 3 - Jicama
  • April 7 - Hummus
  • May 12 - Kale chips or tropical fruit
Walking Wednesdays will start February 4 and will run from 7:00-7:20.  As weather gets better, it will also be offered during recess and After School Care on Wednesdays outside.  Stephanie will get the markers for the walkers, Kelly and Deb will make the poster, and Lori will put information in the Inside View and send out in email to staff and families.  Stephanie will talk to staff and families about starting a running club.  We will be promoting the 25 Mile Club that challenges and encourages students, staff, and families to walk/run at least 25 miles by the end of the year.