The Bladen County Board of Education is committed to providing school environments that promote and protect children’s health and well-being, reduce childhood obesity, and enhance students’ ability to learn by supporting healthy eating, physical activity, and the development of lifelong wellness practices". - BCS Wellness Policy 6140. Among several objectives that address these goals, two are specifically related to School Health Teams and the Advisory Council.
In order to achieve these goals, BCS will:
- Establish and maintain a School Health Advisory Council to help to plan, implement, and monitor compliance with BCS Wellness Policy 6140 and other BCS policies and regulations related to student wellness;
- Establish and maintain School Health Teams in each school.
(BCS Wellness Policy 6140-A, January 2015)