The District School Board of Hernando County is committed to providing a school environment that enhances learning and development of lifelong wellness practices. The District promotes school environments that encourage and protect children’s health, well-being, and ability to learn by supporting healthful nutrition and physical activity. Student Wellness Policy 8510, (Board approved on June 13, 2017, last revised July 20, 2021) in accordance with Public Law 108-265, requires the Superintendent or his/her designee to establish and support a School Health/Wellness Advisory Comittee to oversee development, implementation and evaluation of the wellness guidelines. The policy also requires the School Health/Wellness Advisory Comittee to conduct reviews of the progress toward implementing school wellness guidelines, identify areas for improvement, and revise guidelines as necessary.