Kicks for Kix? Bend it like bacon? Seattle Sounders FC players were at Showalter Middle School the morning of March 21, 2017, a well-deserved prize for taking first place in last year’s Breakfast Challenge, hosted by United Way of King County. Defender Tony Alfaro and goalkeeper Tyler Miller talked to the assembled crowd about the importance of healthy habits, education, and overcoming challenges.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
School meals today are better than ever — especially at Cranbrook Schools in Bloomfield Hills, which recently opened the first clean-concept school cafe in the state of Michigan.
Friday, March 17, 2017
Both adults and children at East Vincent Elementary School took advantage of the Irish holiday to show just how green they could be. Students and staff celebrated St. Patrick’s Day by going green through large bow ties, full-body costumes and more. All the elementary schools in the Owen J. Roberts School District took advantage of the colorful holiday this week by introducing students to healthy spinach smoothies.
Friday, March 17, 2017
Students at Somerset Berkley Regional High School will be able to purchase food in the student dining center of SBRHS after school under a new program that is being started there.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Lunchtime at Burton Elementary School had a new feature Monday: a taste test.
After picking up their lunch trays, kindergarten through fifth-grade students were given two “Rockin’ Roasted Potatoes” — one red potato wedge, one Yukon potato wedge — to sample. Some were excited to see a familiar food, though prepared in a way they may not be used to.
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
March 2 was the birthday of beloved children's author Dr. Seuss, and young and older readers everywhere really let loose.
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Students at Johnson College Prep School in Englewood will enjoy healthier meals such as wraps, fresh salads and fruits thanks to a grant to support their new after-school meal program.
The $2,800 grant was awarded to Noble Network of Charter Schools from the Share Our Strength Illinois campaign called “No Kid Hungry."
Monday, February 27, 2017
The Fayette County School Corporation’s annual Spring Break meals, a yearly staple to help ensure local children are still fed during the holiday break, will have a new home.
Sunday, February 26, 2017
Wednesday Afternoon the Cadillac Senior Center invited local seniors in for a sample lunch. After everyone was seated and got a chance to try the food, the group unanimously voted to pursue using Chartwells for their meals.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017