Appalachia Intermediate Unit 8 Programs and Services support the growth and development of a healthy, well-rounded student by meeting not only the academic needs of students, but also supporting social, emotional and physical needs of students.
The links below provide general student nutritional information.
Also, a series of Parent Fact Sheets have been developed by the PA Department of Education. These reproducible masters address nutrition, physical education, child nutrition programs, and ways in which parents can support a healthy school environment.
Fundraising - provides fundraising options that send positive health messages to students, parents, and the communityHealthy Rewards for Children - provides suggestions for kid-friendly rewards that do not compromise health or nutrition
Quality Physical Education - provides an overview of quality physical education
School Breakfast Program - provides answers to questions about the national School Breakfast Program
School Wellness Policies - provides answers to questions about school wellness policies
The Pennsylvania Department of Health has developed helpful tips and suggestions regarding influenza.