Effective December 1, 2015
Here at Mary J. Donohoe School we pride ourselves on having a safe,
nurturing, healthy and learning environment. That is why we chose to
adopt the Alliance for a Healthier Generations framework for healthier
students. For more information and to see what all the buzz is about please visit: http://www.healthiergeneration.org
Subsidiary Policies and Procedures
At Mary J. Donohoe we have an extensive policies and procedures handbook, the Alliance for a Healthier Generation would like us to make sure that you as a community are especially aware of some specifics pertaining to this cause:
1.) Our School prohibits using physical activity and withholding physical education class as a punishment. This prohibition is consistently followed.
2.) Our School prohibits withholding recess as punishment. This prohibition is consistently followed.
3.) Our School prohibits giving students food as a reward and withholding food as punishment. The prohibition is consistently followed.
4.) All foods and beverages served and offered to students during the school day must meet or exceed the USDA's Smart Snacks in School nutrition standards. This includes snacks, birthday parties, holiday parties, and school-wide celebrations. Please see "School Snack, a Guide" below for more information.