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Whole school, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) Approach 
Making the Case for Educating the Whole Child 
Healthy Kids Colorado Survey 2017 Summary  
Jeffco School Wellness Policy

Ten Focus Areas to Support The Whole Child 

Physical Education and Physical Activity Physical education classes, structured physical activity and movement throughout the school day provides students with the opportunity to feel and learn their best while also fostering life-long skills.

Nutrition Environment and Services

Access to healthy food helps students develop healthy and nutritious eating habits. The Jeffco Wellness Policy make specific improvements to nutrition standards related to marketing, and foods offered (not sold) to students.

Staff Wellness

Healthy educators provide a powerful role model for students while feeling valued and productive.

Social and Emotional School Climate

A positive school climate provides students with learning environment where they feel supported, healthy, safe and engaged.


Physical Environment

The safety and well-being of students, staff and families depends on a healthy and safe physical school environment.

Family Engagement

Community Involvement

Counseling, Psychological, and Social Support Services

Health Education

Health Services

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