HOPE Community Academy is committed to the health and the wellness of its students. Birthday celebrations at school can provide a unique way to shift the focus from unhealthy food (cake, candy, etc.) to celebrate the child to one that focuses on helping them to make healthy lifestyle choices. Therefore, HOPE Community Academy DOES NOT allow edible birthday treats that do not meet the wellness snack guidelines per the student Wellness Policy.
As an alternative to edible treats, the school is also offering an opportunity for families to choose an item from this list:
Classroom teachers may elect to . . .