Pinellas County School District

Healthy Schools for Healthy Children

pcs

Grant Awarded: $345,553

Through the Healthy Schools for Healthy Children project, Pinellas County School District will work to reduce rates of childhood obesity using a proven curriculum for nutrition education and physical activity. Targeted schools receive training and support to implement a health-based curriculum and start an edible garden. The goal is to increase student levels of physical fitness and knowledge of the importance of healthy eating, and to provide hands-on gardening experiences.

Learn more about Pinellas County School District at www.pcsb.org.