Are your kids picky eaters at home? Don’t worry, they won’t be able to load up on (as much) junk at school anymore under nutritional standards being worked on by the Obama administration. More…
Safe Routes to Schools is a state and federal program that assists communities in fixing development problems that make it unwieldy for children to bike or walk to school. More…
DAN GLEITER, The Patriot-NewsStudents at the Milton Hershey School are required to exercise at least five hours each week. Students take part in the “Insanity” aerobic workout. On a cold Thursday night in January, a group of students play a scrimmage game of ice hockey on the school’s outdoor rink. Next door and inside the gymnasium complex, a second-story track overlooks basketball courts where high school girls play a pick-up game. More…
NEW LISBON – Flips, handstands, wheelies and jumps were all part of the bag of tricks for Rich Wieber’s Bicycle Stunt Show on Thursday.
The show, a kickoff for the Movin’ and Munchin’ Schools Wellness Program titled “Tour de Scenic Bluffs” bike race competition, was presented in the New Lisbon High School gymnasium as an all-school assembly.
Wieber discussed the importance of making wise choices. More…
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Healthy foods mean plummeting profits for cafeterias as students head to the nearest fast-food outlet instead of buying the low-fat offerings now…
You’ll be happy to know that tomato paste can qualify as a vegetable serving and potatoes are not restricted under the new rules for the government-subsidized National School Lunch and School Breakfast programs announced last week by Agriculture…
If you have school-age children then you must come to the Third Annual Georgia Farm to School Summit on Friday, Feb. 24, 2012.
Five School Programs Feeding America’s ChildrenHuffington Post (blog)Every day, over 31 million children receive their lunches through the National School Lunch Program.
I read two articles which caught my attention related to Safe Routes to School after biking home with my 17 year old nephew from his downtown Sacramento high school where he attends and I volunteer as a mentor to …
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Center for Safe Routes to School are just two organizations that promote healthy kids and healthy communities through an activity as simple as walking …
The all day Healthy Schools, Healthy Budgets conference sponsored by the Dairy Council of California will highlight strategies for School Wellness, Nutrition and Health Promotion.
Lunch policy change proposedThe TennesseanBut current board policy says school staff and principals are responsible for providing a separate fund outside of the schools’ nutrition budget to provide student meals and collecting lunch debts.
RT @thefoodtrust: Food Trust Facts: Did you know we have a Comprehensive School Nutrition Policy Initiative?
Boring playgrounds tied to sedentary kids, study showsCBS NewsMore than one third of children and adolescents are overweight or obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – and this includes preschoolers.