• FSPS Arkansas Consolidated School Improvement Plan (ACSIP) Wellness Actions

    • Wellness Priority Actions 2020-2021

    • Students in grades K-6 will receive sixty (60) minutes of scheduled physical education training and instruction, and ninety (90) minutes of physical activity each calendar week of the school year. Physical activity may include additional physical education classes, physical activity during the regular school day such as daily recess, walking programs, intramurals, and integration of physical activity into the academic curriculum.

    • Students in grade 7-8 will receive sixty (60) minutes of physical education each calendar week of the school year (or an equivalent amount of time each school year).

    • Students in grades 9-12 are required to take one half (1/2) unit of physical education.

    • Limit access to foods that are of minimal nutritional value during the declared school day.

    • Encourage the use of the Community Resource guide provided by United Way and placed in school Parent Centers for parental access.

    • Encourage participation in extracurricular programs that support physical activity.

    • Provide tobacco prevention and cessation program information in the secondary schools.

    • Implementation of the Kids for Health Program in all elementary schools. This will include professional development for physical education teachers.

    • BMI results will be charted and analyzed annually.

    • Marketing efforts in the area of nutrition to be displayed in or near all school cafeterias. Posters and frames are being purchased by the Child Nutrition department.

    • Student surveys will be conducted annually for the purpose of gaining insight and input from students in the area of nutritional knowledge and food service.

    • The wellness committee will monitor the implementation and effectiveness of each action based upon a review of the School Health Index results and student surveys.

    • The nutrition and physical activities committee will look for ways to encourage healthy living among faculty and staff.

    • Comprehensive Needs Assessment: BMI assessment and completion of the School Health Index will be completed at each school this year. Actions will be implemented based upon the results of the analysis. Data will be analyzed to determine future needs.

    • Provide professional development on asthma to faculty.

    • Parents will be informed of parent involvement opportunities at the Annual Report to the public and supplemented during Parent-Teacher Conferences.

    • PE teachers are encouraged to be certified in CPR and knowledgeable in the operation of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).

    Updated 6/27/2011

    Updated 5/17/2012

    Updated 5/8/2013

    Updated 5/7/2014

    Updated 5/12/2015

    Updated 10/04/2016

    Updated 8/25/2020