Wellness Committee (WC)

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 School 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.

Vision Statement
Optimal wellness for students, school, and community

Mission Statement
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 community.

Committee Membership

Melissa Cooper, Assistant Superintendent of Learning Services

Jessica Gould, Director, Nutrition Services

Catie Gambrell, Assistant Principal, Newton Middle School

Jessica Slattery, Principal Lenski Elementary

Kathryn Knabel, Nutrition Services Supervisor

Lucy Pritchard, School Age Child Care Activity Aide

Kathleen Davis, Human Resources Specialist

Angie Bennett, Arapahoe County Health Department











2019-2020 Meeting Dates