Policies and Regulations NEPN Code: JL

Support Services
Student Wellness

The Sioux Falls School District is committed to providing a school environment that enhances learning and development of lifelong wellness practices.

To accomplish these goals:

  • Child Nutrition programs comply with federal, state and local requirements. Child Nutrition programs are accessible to all children.
  • Sequential and interdisciplinary nutrition education is provided and promoted through the health education curriculum.
  • The District promotes and provides meaningful physical activity in addition to physical education that connects to students’ lives.
  • All foods and beverages made available on campus during the school day (including vending, a la carte, student stores) are consistent with EFEA/EFEA-R – Supplemental Food Sales which meet the USDA Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010. Specifically the Smart Snacks Standards implemented July 1, 2014.
  • If rewards and incentives are given, healthy choices are required for rewards and incentives.
  • When snacks are provided in classrooms, healthy snacks are expected for all grade levels.
  • All foods made available on campus adhere to USDA/FSIS Food Safety and Security Guidelines.
  • All fundraisers held within the District must meet the State of South Dakota Fundraiser Policy implemented July 1, 2014.

Legal References:

USDA – 2010 Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act
Smart Snack Standards, July 1, 2014
State of South Dakota Fundraiser Policy

Related Policies/Regulations

EFEA/EFEA-R – Supplemental Food Sales
JJE/JJE-R – Student Fundraising Activities


Policy   Board Action
Adopted: 08-28-06 34518 
Reviewed: 04-25-11 36037 
Reviewed: 08-11-14 36976