District Wellness

The Chippewa Falls School District recognizes its responsibility to promote a healthy learning environment by supporting wellness, good nutrition and regular physical activity. The wellness policy supports the mission of the District as it promotes life-long wellness behaviors and links healthy nutrition and exercise to a students overall physical well being, growth, development, scholastic performance and readiness to learn.  Healthy eating patterns and regular physical activity are essential for students to achieve their full academic and life potential.  The district recently updated the wellness policy to meet the new requirements that went into effect in 2012 for school districts.  

Important Links

2016 Wellness Action Plan
School Meal Requirements
Smart Snacks
Healthy Snack Ideas

Staff Wellness

A wellness program for staff assists with promoting the healthy school environment as staff are great role model for students to live a healthy lifestyle.  Wellness activities vary by building, but may include health screenings, pedometer program, fitness classes, EAP assistance, employee newsletters, etc.  

Other Wellness Activities

Harvest of the Month focused on produce grown in Wisconsin.  Information on a different fruit or vegetables regarding nutrition information, seasonabilty, recipes, while some items are highlighted on lunch menus when in season.  


Other Links

Harvest of the Month May
Employee Wellness Newsletter

If you have questions, or would like more information on the district wellness program, contact Melissa Panchyshyn, MS, RDN, CD at panchymj@chipfalls.org.


  • Chippewa Falls Area Unified School District
  • 1130 Miles Street, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729-1923
  • Phone: 715-726-2417
  • Fax: 715-726-2781