WSCC & Wellness Policy
Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) Committee is a collaboration between multiple disciplines with the Twin Rivers Unified School District as well as with multiple community partners.
WSCC follows the CDC guidelines outlined here: https://www.cdc.gov/healthyschools/wscc/index.htm
WSCC meetings are held 4 times per year. All meetings are open to the public, and any TRUSD community member is welcome to attend.Click the meeting date to join.
September 22, 2022 - Click here for the meeting minutes
December 15, 2022 from 3:00 - 4:00pm - Click here for the meeting minutes
February 09, 2023 from 3:00 - 4:00pm - Click here for the meeting minutes
April 27, 2023 from 3:00 - 4:00pm - Click here for the unadopted meeting minutes
TRUSD WSCC and Wellness Policy address the following 4 areas:
- TRUSD Nutrition Services ensures the best possible meals are available to our students. Menus are designed to not only align with guidelines, but to appeal to all ages. See menus here.
- Programs like Harvest of the Month, Campus Farmer's Market and skill-based nutrition education enhance our nutrition services to school sites.
- Other programs like Farm to School at Grant Union High School offers 5th grade field trips where students harvest and cook their own lunch.
Physical Activity & Education
Multiple programs in Twin Rivers address physical activity as an important part of wellness.
- SPARK PE curriculum is integrated in all K-6 classes every day.
- PE Courses are offered in grades 7-10 with PE elective courses to those who wish to continue taking PE in their 3rd and 4th years of high school.
- A wide variety of extracurricular Student Athletics are available to enhance student's exposure and access to physical activity.
- Guidelines for recess time is also addressed in the Wellness Policy to ensure all students have access to adequate physical activity throughout the school day.
Physical & Mental Health
Healthy physical and mental well-being of students is crucial for youth to learn and thrive.
- Physical health needs are addressed through the Student Health & Wellness department.
- Health staff ensure that all students, regardless of health status, have their health needs met on campus to be able to participate in school classes and activities as they are able.
- Preventative health measures, such as access to free bike helmets, immunization information and health clinic access are a priority.
- There are Dental Health programs on TRUSD campuses offering screenings and direct dental care to students.
- Mental health is an important component of overall health. Twin Rivers counseling staff and school psychologists with the Special Education Department are available to help students and families with a wide variety of services to support mental health.
- The district also has a network of Crisis Response Teams available to school sites as needed.
Wellness & Promotion
Twin Rivers Unified School District works internally as well as through collaborations with community partners to provide wellness promotion programs to students and families.
- A Tobacco Use and Prevention program grant (TUPE) is actively in place within Twin Rivers school district with services to 6th - 12th grade students.
- A free Bicycle Helmet Program is available to all students thanks to the partnership with UCDMC and Kohl's.
- Services to homeless students and foster students.
- Local health clinics.
Other community partners on the WSCC committee include:
- Health Education Council
- Center for Oral Health
- Dairy Council of California
- Virtual Dental Home
- Sacramento County Dental Transformation Initiative
- Family and Community Engagement (FACE)
- Parent Resources
- Behavior Support
- Bullying and 504 Accommodations
- Find Your School
- Nutrition Services
- Parents Corner
- Student & Family Handbook
- Transportation Services
- Wellness Resources
- Special Projects
- Every Student Succeeds Act
- Expanded Learning Athletics
- Expanded Learning Programs
- Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP)
- School Site Council & ELAC
- Summer School Programs
- TK-8th Grade Athletics
- Student Services
- Child Welfare and Attendance
- Complaints and Inquiries
- Foster Youth Services
- Gender Equity/Title IX
- Health Services
- Back to School Health
- Covid and Flu Information
- Dental Resources
- Drugs, Opioids, and Fentanyl - What can parents do?
- Emergency Numbers
- Free Bicycle Helmets
- Health Care and Clinic Information
- Mental Health & Wellness
- School Nurses
- Teen Health
- Tobacco Use Prevention
- WSCC & Wellness Policy
- Library Media Services
- Paper (Tutoring Service)
- WIN Academy