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Montgomery County Public Schools will remain open today, December 15, 2017. Dismissal and all activities will continue as scheduled.

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Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery permanecerán abiertas hoy, viernes 15 de diciembre de 2017 en horario regular. Las actividades continuarán según programadas.

Wellness Policy

Nutrition and physical activity are essential for students to achieve their academic and physical potential. Montgomery County Public Schools is committed to creating a school culture that promotes and protects children's health, well being and ability to learn by supporting healthy eating and physical activity.

A wellness policy workgroup consisting of administrative staff, students, parents, community members, health and wellness professionals met to draft a policy addressing the creation of a healthy learning environment by providing nutrition education, physical education, physical activity and a variety of healthy food and beverage options.

In 2006, the Board of Education officially adopted a wellness policy supporting a school environment that provides opportunities for students to engage in healthy eating habits and physical activity and to provide instruction to support a healthy lifestyle.

POLICY Board of Education of Montgomery County: Wellness: Physical and Nutritional Health adopted by resolution No. 203-06, April 20, 2006

REGULATION Montgomery County Public Schools: Wellness: Physical and Nutritional Health adopted July 22, 2006, revised March 2, 2012

LETTER OF COMMENDATION from the Maryland State Department of Education addressing the MCPS Wellness Policy

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