City school board to hear about physical fitness, nutrition


First Posted: 9/14/2009

The Mount Airy City Board of Education will meet today at 6:30 p.m. at Mount Airy High School in the media center.
At the meeting, the board will hear from Elke Atkins, director of child nutrition, and the three nurses serving the school system regarding physical fitness and nutrition. This is part of a linkage topic series that takes place regularly at meetings, allowing the board to stay aware of issues facing the students and the school system.
The board will also hear recommended changes to the systems wellness policy made by the school health and nutrition committee.
Dixon Hughes will report on the school systems audit process and Wendy Carriker, school board chair, and Dr. Darrin Hartness, superintendent, will also make reports to the board.
The teacher of the year for the school system will also be recognized.

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