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Howard PTA Council concerned with wellness policy implications
Howard PTA Council concerned with wellness policy implications

Six months into the second phase implementation of a school system wellness policy, the PTA Council of Howard County is again raising concerns about the lauded policy, saying it is too strict when it comes to student celebrations. "They've kind of squeezed the fun out of everything," said Peggy Koele, PTA president at Glenwood Middle School. Koele, whose served as Glenwood's PTA president for the past two years, said end-of-school celebrations, such as pizza parties or school-wide picnics will be vastly different this year, if they're held at all. "I don't know what we will serve, [the policy] is so restrictive," she said. After a year of...

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