In 2012, the PTA voted for Nutrition as the Healthy School focus for the upcoming school years. Principal Nolting has shared the documents listed below with our teachers to promote healthy snacks, rewards, and celebrations in the classroom. The PTA would like to share the same information with parents and extend these practices to school events and PTA activities.
Help promote healthy snacks, lunches, celebrations, and rewards at school.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to share your ideas, sign-up for activities, or to learn more about our goals for this year.
Related Links & Resources
PDF [Healthy Snack Guidelines]
PDF [Healthy Classroom Rewards]
Need inspiration for dinner? Looking for new recipes?
The Champions for Change website has a wonderful repertoire of family-friendly recipes. You can search by meal (breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, or dessert) or download whole recipe books with a theme (Everyday, Latino, Southern, or Chinese). [English] [Español-Spanish]
Snacktivism – Think twice before serving a snack.
(Read blog by Sally Kuzemchak, MS, RD, and mom)
Frequently Asked Questions about Sports Drinks
With answers from researchers at the Center for Weight & Health, U.C. Berkeley
Parents, coaches, and physical education instructors often ask about the value of sports drinks. Research shows that water is the best drink for children during the school day and at most sports practices. Water doesn’t contain unnecessary calories or artificial sweeteners and children don’t need the extra electrolytes and minerals that sports drinks may provide.