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The Wellness Committee advises the district on recommended policies, practices, and programs that support and improve the overall health of the school community. This includes monitoring the district Wellness Policy that includes goals for nutrition education, physical activity, school activities, and nutrition standards for all foods available on each school campus. The committee has membership comprised of parents, students, community members, the school board, school administrators, and teachers. Meetings dates and times will be posted on the district calendar.

Parents and community members are always invited and encouraged to attend. For more information contact Carry Holtkamp, RN at (319) 293-3334 or send an e-mail to carry.holtkamp@van-burencsd.org.

Vision Statement: To create and sustain a healthy school culture that educates, motivates, and empowers our students, staff, and community to adopt and maintain healthy lifestyle behaviors. To develop, communicate, and support recommended policies, practices, and programs that result in an environment of overall health and excellence in education for the entire school.