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Wellness Council

Who We Are

MPUSD's Wellness Council is made up of Child Nutrition staff, committed community members and district administration to create, promote and evolve healthful policies, programs and visions for our students. Periodic meetings are held to review the district policy and discuss opportunities to promote nutrition, physical activity and lifestyles of wellness.

What We Do

  • Support the school in developing a healthier school environment
  • Create the vision and goals for the local Healthy Schools Program
  • Assist with policy development to support a healthy school environment
  • Promote parent, community and professional involvement in developing a healthier school environment
  • Advocate for school health programs and policies within the broader school community
  • Tap into funding and leverage resources for student and staff wellness
  • Plan and implement programs for students and staff
  • Evaluate program and policy efforts 

Student Wellness Policy

Our Wellness Policy stands to create a healthy school environment and promote the link between student learning and health. Thank you for your support in these efforts.

Wellness Policy Evaluation - NEW!

In an on-going effort to improve the wellness efforts of our schools, the district Wellness Policy was evaluated for scope and strength. This information will be used to identify areas for improvement and collaboration between our schools and the community. Click the link to review the evaluation and contact Micha James, Director of Nutrition Services, for further information.

Questions or Interested in Joining?

Contact: Micha James, MS
Director of Nutrition Services
[email protected]

Our Community Partners

Community Hospital of Monterey Peninsula
Network for a Healthy California
Champions for Change
Just Run! Just Kids Program
Carmel Academy of Performing Arts
MPUSD PTA committee