OUSD Summary of Nutrition Policies
In June 2006, the OUSD Board of Trustees adopted new policies regarding health, wellness and nutrition. This summary has been compiled to facilitate implementation of the policies that affect food, nutrition, and the classroom.
Specific nutritional requirements for food sold at school are being distributed to school principals.
The Superintendent or designee shall encourage school organizations to use healthy food items or nonfood items for fundraising purposes. He/she also shall encourage school staff to avoid the use of nonnutritious foods as a reward for students’ academic performance, accomplishments, or classroom behavior.
snacks which they may donate for occasional class parties and by limiting foods or beverages that School staff shall encourage parents/guardians or other volunteers to support the district’s nutrition education program by considering nutritional quality when selecting any do not meet nutritional standards to no more than one food or beverage per party. Class parties or celebrations shall be held after the lunch period when possible.
The District shall encourage parents/guardians to support the District's nutrition education program. This support may include discussion of topics such as the influence of culture, media, technology and other factors related to nutrition, physical activity, diet and lifestyle choices. Parents are encouraged to support the nutrition program at home as well as at school. (BP 5030).
- An individually sold entrée may have no more than 400 calories and no more than 16 grams of fat.
- An individually sold snack may have no more than 250 calories and no more than 10 grams of fat.