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Wellness Policy Highlights
 
The Hemet Unified School District Wellness Policy (BP5030) recognizes the link between student health and learning.  Please review the highlights and key components of our wellness policy (in English), (en Espanol).
 
Wellness Committee
 
Mission Statement:  The Hemet Unified School District Wellness Committee is dedicated to educating, encouraging, and promoting healthier lifestyles in our community.   We will achieve this by facilitating successful cognitive, social, emotional and physical development of students, staff and families districtwide. 
 
In developing the policy and mission statement, parents/guardians, teachers, students, food service professionals, school administrators, Board representatives and members of the public participated in the process. 
 


Hemet Unified School District is interested in engaging our stakeholder groups in the development, implementation and evaluation of our Local School Wellness Policy.  If you are interested in participating, please contact the Parent Resource Center at (951) 765-0004 for meeting dates and you may visit the center located at 26866 San Jacinto Street, Hemet, 92543.

 

 

Wellness Committee Goals for 2018-19 School Year

 (Wellness Works - English), (Wellness Works - en Espanol)

 

Wellness Policy Assessment

 

The Hemet Unified School District Wellness Policy has been evaluated using the WellSAT 2.0 Assessment Tool.

 

Click here to see how our district's policy scored.

 

For information on how WellSAT scores are obtained, please visit http://www.wellsat.org

 

New Mandate Assembly Bill 841

 

This bill prohibits a school, school district, or charter school from advertising food or beverages during the school day that do not comply with nutrition standards of Smart Snacks In Schools.  Please review the Quick Reference Card to determine if the food or beverage fundraiser and promotional materials are compliant with this new law.

 

 

Board Policy for Foods Available at School

 

Nutrition standards adopted by the district for all foods and beverages sold to students, including foods and beverages provided throughout the district's food service program, student stores, vending machines, fundraisers, or other venues, shall meet or exceed state and federal nutrition standards. 

 

Organizations are encouraged to use non-food items or healthy foods where appropriate, for fundraising.  Staff are encouraged to avoid the use of non-nutritious foods as a reward for students' academic performance, accomplishments, or classroom behavior.

 

 

Parents/guardians or other volunteers are encouraged to support the district's nutrition education program by considering nutritional quality when electing any snacks which they may donate for occasional class parties, and by eliminating foods or beverages that do not meet nutritional standards and are not commercially prepared.  Class parties or celebrations shall be held after the lunch period, and no more frequently than once per month. 

 

 
 NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

 

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

 

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:
http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form.

 

To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992.

 

Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:  
(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
              Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
              1400 Independence Avenue, SW
               Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;


(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or


(3) email: 
intake@usda.gov.


This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

 

 

AVISO DE NO DISCRIMINACION:

Las agencias estatales o locales de SNAP y FDPIR, y sus beneficiarios secundarios, deben publicar el siguiente Aviso de No Discriminación:
De conformidad con la Ley Federal de Derechos Civiles y los reglamentos y políticas de derechos civiles del Departamento de Agricultura de los EE. UU. (USDA, por sus siglas en inglés), se prohíbe que el USDA, sus agencias, oficinas, empleados e instituciones que participan o administran programas del USDA discriminen sobre la base de raza, color, nacionalidad, sexo, credo religioso, discapacidad, edad, creencias políticas, o en represalia o venganza por actividades previas de derechos civiles en algún programa o actividad realizados o financiados por el USDA.
Las personas con discapacidades que necesiten medios alternativos para la comunicación de la información del programa (por ejemplo, sistema Braille, letras grandes, cintas de audio, lenguaje de señas americano, etc.), deben ponerse en contacto con la agencia (estatal o local) en la que solicitaron los beneficios. Las personas sordas, con dificultades de audición o con discapacidades del habla pueden comunicarse con el USDA por medio del Federal Relay Service [Servicio Federal de Retransmisión] llamando al (800) 877-8339. Además, la información del programa se puede proporcionar en otros idiomas.
Para presentar una denuncia de discriminación, complete el Formulario de Denuncia de Discriminación del Programa del USDA, (AD-3027) que está disponible en línea en: 
http://www.ocio.usda.gov/sites/default/files/docs/2012/Spanish_Form_508_Compliant_6_8_12_0.pdf. y en cualquier oficina del USDA, o bien escriba una carta dirigida al USDA e incluya en la carta toda la información solicitada en el formulario.

 

Para solicitar una copia del formulario de denuncia, llame al (866) 632-9992.

 

Haga llegar su formulario lleno o carta al USDA por:

 

 (1) Correo:   U.S. Department of Agriculture

                     Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

                     1400 Independence Avenue SW

                     Washington,  D.C. 20250-9410

 

 (2) Fax: (202) 690-7442

 

 (3) Correo electrónico: intake@usda.gov.

 

 Esta institución es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.