Content tagged "team nutrition"

The Free Team Nutrition Popular Events Booklet: Supporting Nutrition and Physical Activity Efforts in Your School

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: November 17, 2017

Schools across the nation are reinforcing messages behind federal guidelines for school food and school wellness in creative ways, increasing the likelihood...

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...

An Introduction to: Team Nutrition

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: April 22, 2016

VisionIn 1995, the School Meals Initiative for Healthy Children regulations updated nutrition standards to ensure that school meals were consistent with the...

GO – GO in 2016: Use Routines and Simple Actions to Build a Moving Classroom

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 29, 2016

Physical activity is one of the most popular New Year’s Resolutions. Activity increases our energy level, engages the brain, and can be a ton of fun. So why...

In-School Farmers Markets – Setting Up for Success

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 10, 2016

Many people visit their local Farmers Markets on the weekend to find locally grown fruits and vegetables. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a Farmers Market come...

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...

Breakfast Kiosks Really Work

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 10, 2016

Mary Kurkowski, Foodservice Director, Port Huron Public Schools, Port Huron, MIThanks to some new boost breakfast strategies, Port Huron school foodservice...

Bistro Style “Breakfast in the Hallway” Increases Participation

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 09, 2016

Cedric Hodo, Foodservice Director, Saginaw Public Schools, Saginaw, MICedric Hodo, foodservice director for Saginaw Public Schools and SodexoMAGIC Management...

Principal Connects with Students and Champions School Breakfast

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 09, 2016

William Stitt, Ed.D., Principal, Baseline Middle School, South Haven, MI  If you want to catch up with the principal of Baseline Middle School, it’s easy to...

Multi-Tasking FSD Takes on Universal School Breakfast and More

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 09, 2016

Doreen Simonds, Foodservice Director, Waterford Public Schools, Waterford, MIWaterford Public Schools Foodservice Director Doreen Simonds is a multitasking...

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