In the previous editions of Act Now, we examined the use of food throughout Englewood Schools – during celebrations, use as reward/punishment, fundraising, and more.
Now, we will turn our focus to PHYSICAL ACTIVITY!
here to see the Englewood Schools Wellness Policy as well as the Nutrition
….Englewood Schools supports the following:
3. Achieving goals for physical education and
activity including the following:
a. Implement and maintain a sequential physical education course of study consistent with research, national, and state standards.
b. To the extent possible, a certified physical education teacher will teach all physical education.
c. All students in grades K-5 will receive 30 minutes of daily physical activity or its equivalent of 150 minutes/week for the entire school year.
d. Students will spend at least 75% of physical education class time participating in moderate to vigorous physical activity.