MCPS’ Wellness Regulation

As updated July 2017. Click here. 

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Welcome (Back) to ESS!

Thanks to parents and students who participated in our Chalk the Walk to welcome back our students with positive messages for a great new school year!

ESS Walking Map

Hello ESS! School is almost here. Please see this handy walking/biking routes to school, thanks to Safe Routes to School, to help your walkers/bikers/rollers know the best routes to take.

Strawberries from the ESS Garden

Grown and enjoyed by second graders this spring.

Pictures from Wellness Night 2017

How the Quality of School Lunch Affects Students’ Academic Performance

https://www.brookings.edu/blog/brown-center-chalkboard/2017/05/03/how-the-quality-of-school-lunch-affects-students-academic-performance/?utm_campaign=Brookings%20Brief&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=51504487

Call to Action: Add your Feedback for MCPS Wellness Policy

Montgomery County Public School System is updating its wellness policy, including physical activity, nutrition and school food. There is a public feedback form live on the MCPS website that is open to Montgomery County residents, parents, and students until April 15, 2017

http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/departments/foodserv/wellness/default.aspx?id=525403

The due date for the updated Wellness Policy is June 30, 2017. This is an excellent opportunity to voice your opinion to improve school wellness, and an avenue to see the results in a short period of time.