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Wellness Program

School activities designed to support healthy behavior in the school and to improve health outcomes. The purpose of the program is to provide the means to enable students to increase control over and to improve their health while in school with the intent to carry such practices through outside of the school setting. Activities may include health fairs, health education, medical screenings, health coaching, weight management programs, wellness newsletters, on-site fitness programs and/or facilities and educational programs.

Written Curriculum

A published, easily accessible document and/or online source delineating the school’s curriculum.