Principals, school staff, parents/guardians and before and after school program partners should promote healthy classroom and school celebrations/rewards by minimizing the use of candy and snacks as part of a celebration or reward.
A school may only permit food or beverages of minimal nutritional value to be served to students at a maximum of two celebrations per school year.
Principals, school staff, parents/guardians should promote healthy fundraisers by minimizing the use of candy and snacks for fundraising purposes. Any food or beverage used or sold for school fundraising purposes on school grounds, must meet the nutrition requirements set out by CPS.
Principals, school staff, parents/guardians and before and after school program partners must promote non-food rewards and must not withhold food or offer alternative lunch options (such as a brown bag lunch, serve lunch in the classroom) as punishment
The nutrition criteria outlined by CPS are recommended, but not required for food or beverages sold, served or provided during a field trip or other school-sponsored activity or trip off school grounds.