Mission The mission is to improve the health of the school community by creating a variety of educational opportunities to establish life-long healthy eating habits and physical activity providing our students a better opportunity for learning. The mission shall be accomplished through nutrition and healthy lifestyle education, physical activity and ensuring healthy food be served on our campus. Responsibilities Public Safety Academy of San Bernardino recognizes the important connection between a healthy diet and a student's ability to learn effectively to meet high achievement Nutrition Education 1. Nutrition education that is culturally appropriate may be integrated into other areas of the curriculum such as science, social studies and foreign language. 2. Students will be encouraged to start each day with a healthy breakfast. Physical Activity 1. Physical activity will be integrated across curricula and throughout the school day. Movement can be made a part of science, math, fine arts, physical education and organized sports. 2. Physical education courses will be the environment where students learn, practice, and are assessed on developmentally appropriate motor skills, social skills and knowledge. 3. Time allotted for physical activity will be consistent with national and state standards. 4. Nutrition education is encouraged throughout the day, not just during meals. Eating Environment 1. PSASB shall contain pleasant eating areas for students with adequate time for unhurried eating while fostering good manners and respect for fellow students and their environment. 2. Lunch periods are scheduled as near the middle of the school day as possible. 3. Drinking water is available for students at meals. Child Nutrition Operations 1. The child nutrition program will aim to be financially self-supporting. 2. The child nutrition program will ensure that all students have affordable access to the varied and nutritious foods they need to stay healthy and learn well. 3. PSASB will strive to increase participation in the available federal Child Nutrition programs (e.g. school lunch and school breakfast). Nutrition Guidelines There will not be any competitive food sold on campus during school lunch hours. Food Safety All foods made available on campus comply with the state and local food safety and sanitation regulations. Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) plans and guidelines are implemented to prevent food illness in schools.