Revenue Purpose Statement Vote – November 2nd
  
On Tuesday, November 2nd, the Western Dubuque Community School District asks its residents
to vote on the renewal of the District’s Revenue Purpose Statement.
 
For information regarding the upcoming RPS vote, click HERE.
Western Dubuque Community School District
Address: 310 4th St. SW, PO Box 68 | Farley, IA 52046
Phone: (563) 744-3885
Fax: (563) 744-3093
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Wellness Policy, Healthy Snack Ideas, & Helpful Websites

Healthy Snack Ideas

 

HELPFUL WEBSITES

•· Child Nutrition USDA - United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

•· Improve Your Children's Education - How parents and Families can help their children do better in school. Sponsored by Family Involvement Partnership for Learning.

•· School Nutrition Association - Includes recipes for kids.

•· Eat Right - Sponsored by the American Dietetics Association.

•· Nutrition Data - Information on fast food.

•· Kid's Health - Sponsored by the Nemours Foundation, a nonprofit organization devoted to children's health.

•· Student's Guide to Nutrition - Sponsored by BestColleges.com.  A guide on nutrition and making smart healthy choices in school.

 

Nutrition for Kids: Activities and WebQuests

  • Meet the Five Food Groups – This game is geared toward primary school children, and encourages them to learn all about the five basic food groups.
  • The Amazing Food Detective – Play this awesome, interactive game for primary kids all the way to high school. It helps teach kids about nutrients and how they affect the body.
  • Fast Food Explorer – A very interesting website that lets middle school and secondary students figure out how many calories and how much fat is in that popular fast food.
  • The Food Museum – An absolute treasure trove of all things food, this fun and interactive website features videos, exhibits, and much more relating to food. Geared toward secondary level students.
  • Cool Food Quiz – A fun and easy quiz to help kids of all ages decide what good foods they are eating, and which ones are not so great.
  • Virtual Grocery Store – Take your students or child shopping in this virtual grocery store to make good food choices! Levels primary-middle school. 

 Printable Activities

  • Healthy Heart – Nutrition plays a big role in heart health. Print out this helpful pamphlet/poster discussing heart health and you.
  • Food Groups Word Search – For grades K-3, this printable word search puzzle features the food groups.
  • Nutrition Log – For secondary/high school students, this printable or downloadable log helps track food and caloric intake.
  • What’s Your Eating Style? – This printable flowchart is designed for middle school children and helps them determine how to get their 3 servings of calcium per day.
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