Content tagged "michigan team nutrition"

Smarter, Brighter, and More Inviting Salad Bars: Marshall Public Schools

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: November 17, 2017

At Marshall Public Schools in Marshall, Michigan the salad bars were redesigned. Food service staff made some adjustments to their salad bar in effort to...

The Impact of Smarter Lunchroom Coaches: Grand Rapids Public Schools

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: September 29, 2017

The lunchroom at Palmer Elementary School in Grand Rapids Michigan has been selling more fruits and vegetables than ever before with the help of Michigan...

Partnerships Create Culture of Health:Timbuktu Academy

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: September 29, 2017

Timbuktu Academy in Detroit, Michigan utilizes partnerships to engage and teach students about healthy living and eating through many fun, relevant, and...

Partner to Power Smarter Lunchrooms: Crystal Area Schools

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: September 29, 2017

With the help of Michigan State University (MSU) Extension Staff, Food Service Director Michael Wensel decided to conduct a Smarter Lunchrooms assessment at...

Smarter Lunchroom Moves that Work: Grand Rapids Public Schools

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: September 29, 2017

In Grand Rapids Public Schools in Grand Rapids, Michigan, assistant food service director Amy Klinkoski says that simple steps such as improving aesthetics,...

School Gardens Engage Students: Traverse Heights Elementary School

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: September 29, 2017

The Traverse Heights Elementary School garden program in Traverse City, Michigan teaches students about the importance of healthy food and healthy eating....

Student Input Fuels Participation: Crystal Area Schools

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: September 29, 2017

At Crystal Area Middle and High schools in Carson City, Michigan food service director Michael Wensel really focuses on getting to know the students better...

Smarter Lunchroom Student Teams: Walters Elementary School

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: September 29, 2017

Allowing students to be involved in the food service program at Walters Elementary School in Marshall, Michigan helped staff and Michigan State University...

School Breakfast Success: A Success Story Compendium by Michigan Team Nutrition

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: May 03, 2016

Funding for this project was provided by a Michigan Department of Education’s Team Nutrition Grant and the United Dairy Industry of Michigan.  This project...

Michigan Schools Boost Breakfast!

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 10, 2016

Michigan Department of Education, Team Nutrition ProgramIn case you haven’t noticed, three million more school breakfasts were served to Michigan students...

Breakfast Vending

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 10, 2016

Jenice Momber, Foodservice Director, Onekama Consolidated School, Onekama, MIOne new way schools are successfully boosting breakfast counts is by using...

MARESA Culinary Students Take First Place at Michigan Junior Chef Competition

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 10, 2016

Marquette Alger Regional Educational Service Agency (MARESA), Marquette, MichiganHigh-school students in the culinary arts program, offered through a...

Mattawan’s Crepe 66 Café Crew Takes Third Place with Gluten-Free Breakfast Crepes

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 10, 2016

Mattawan Middle School, Mattawan, MichiganAsk a middle school student if they’ve ever eaten a crepe and many will ask: What’s a crepe?” Not at Mattawan...

Blueberry Oatmeal Sundaes Capture 2nd Place at Michigan Junior Chef Competition!

Updated: March 10, 2016

Baseline Middle School, South Haven Public Schools, South Haven, MichiganAmy Nichols, foodservice director at South Haven Public Schools, had her eye on a...

2015 Michigan Junior Chef Competition

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 10, 2016

Whitney Vance, R.D., Michigan Department of Education Mediterranean Quiche? Breakfast Egg Rolls?  Cherry-Oatmeal Dunkers? If you want to know what middle and...

Superintendent Supports Breakfast in the Classroom

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 10, 2016

Bill Fetterhoff, Superintendent, Godwin Heights Public Schools, Wyoming, MIBill Fetterhoff, superintendent of Godwin Heights Public Schools, believes proper...

Students’ Marketing Power Boosts Breakfast Participation

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 10, 2016

Renae Tindall, Teacher, Whitehall District Schools, Whitehall, MIRenae Tindall, teacher extraordinaire at Ealy Elementary School, says if you want to get...

Smoothie Success!

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 10, 2016

Sharon Lenard, Foodservice Director, Howell Public Schools, Howell, MichiganSharon Lenard, foodservice director for Howell Public Schools, found the way to...

Oatmeal-licious Breakfast Bar Still Hot Today

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 10, 2016

Dan Gorman, Foodservice Director, Whitehall District Schools, Whitehall, MIIt’s been almost three years since fifth-grade student Kammie Jarvis developed her...

New Grab and Go and “Late-Start Wednesdays” Fuel Oxford Breakfast Success

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 10, 2016

Karen Bissett, Nutrition Services Director, Oxford Community Schools, Oxford, MIKaren Bissett, nutrition services director for Oxford Community Schools, is...

Fabulous Food and Super Staff = Showcase Success

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 10, 2016

Katherine Borovsky, Foodservice Director, Hopkins Public Schools, Hopkins, MI“If they can walk with it, they’ll eat it.” That’s the secret, according to...

Everyone Deserves a Second Chance Breakfast

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 10, 2016

Bernard Gladney, Foodservice General Manager, Flint Public Schools, Flint, MI“Whatever it takes to get students to eat breakfast, we’ll do it.” That’s a...

Creative First-Year Foodservice Director Boosts Breakfast

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 10, 2016

Amy Nichols, Foodservice Director, South Haven Public Schools, South Haven, MIFirst-year Foodservice Director Amy Nichols dove in headfirst this year to...

Community Tailgate Kicks Off New School Breakfast

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 10, 2016

Carrie Morfino, Foodservice Director, Fraser Public Schools, Fraser, MIEveryone loves a party especially when it’s held in the fall, outdoors, and in...

Breakfast on the Bus

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 10, 2016

Jenice Momber, Foodservice Director, Kaleva Norman Dickson Schools, Manistee County, MIJenice Momber knows how to solve a problem. Since her school district...

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