Wellness Policy

As a member of the St. Croix Prep community, if you would like to participate in the development, review, update, and implementation of our  School Wellness Policy please contact:

Candace Westlund

Licensed School Nurse

Candace Westlund

Licensed School Nurse

Smart Snacks

‘Smart Snacks Standards’ are a Federal requirement for all foods sold outside the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program.  These standards were developed to promote student wellness.  More than a quarter of kids’ daily calories may come from snacks.  Kids who have healthy eating patterns are more likely to perform better academically.  Kids consume more healthy foods and beverages during the school day. When they are Smart Snacks, the healthy choice is the easy choice.   

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Health Service Question?

Please Contact:

Candace Westlund

Licensed School Nurse

Candace Westlund

Licensed School Nurse

Fall 2020 School Opening

Options

  • Distance Learning Model. This is how school operated from March 30 to May 31 with instruction being done while students remain at home.
  • Back to School as Normal. This would be bringing everyone back to school in full attendance.
  • A Hybrid Model. This is a model that is in between the two previously listed, where some students attend one day, others attend another, etc.

Please note:  Per MDE, given local pandemic circumstances, it is possible that schools could use all three models throughout the year.

Decision

  • The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) will make the decision during the week of July 27.
  • All MN public schools will be required to adhere to this decision.

Masks

  • Current guidance from MDE is that masks will not be required, but their usage is strongly recommended.
  • We will let families make their choice based on this recommendation.

Please note: This guidance from MDE is subject to change.