Wellness Policy

Saugus Union 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 available to all students.
  • Sequential and interdisciplinary nutrition education is provided and promoted
  • Patterns of meaningful physical activity connect to students’ lives outside physical education
  • All school-based activities are consistent with local wellness policy goals
  • All foods and beverages made available on campus (including vending, a la carte, student stores, parties, and fundraising)during the school day are consistent with the current dietary guidelines
  • All foods made available on campus adhere to food safety and sanitation guidelines
  • The school environment is safe, comfortable, pleasing, and allows ample time and space for eating meals
  • Food and/or physical activity is not used as a reward or punishment
The Saugus Wellness Plan is in the process of being updated.  If you would like information, please contact Dr. Christine Hamlin at 661.294.5300, ext. 5140 or by email, chamlin@saugususd.org.