Get to Know Your Salad Bar!

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Student Nutrition Advisors from Adam Elementary School in Santa Maria, California offering peer-to-peer encouragement and advice on how to get the most of the school salad bar! 


Shannon Klisch, CalFresh, University of California Extension San Luis Obispo County


Superintendent Supports Breakfast in the Classroom

Bill Fetterhoff, Superintendent, Godwin Heights Public Schools, Wyoming, MI

breakfast in classroomBill Fetterhoff, superintendent of Godwin Heights Public Schools, believes proper nutrition can help level the playing field for students who have fewer opportunities and advantages.   Almost 90 percent of Godwin Heights’ …

Michigan Schools Boost Breakfast!

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Michigan Department of Education, Team Nutrition Program

In case you haven’t noticed, three million more school breakfasts were served to Michigan students this past year, which helped them start the school day alert, well-fed, and ready to learn.  This boost …

Oatmeal-licious Breakfast Bar Still Hot Today

Dan Gorman, Foodservice Director, Whitehall District Schools, Whitehall, MI

breakfast barIt’s been almost three years since fifth-grade student Kammie Jarvis developed her idea for the “Oatmeal-licious” breakfast bar and ”sold” it to Foodservice Director Dan Gorman and the students at Ealy …

Smoothie Success!

Sharon Lenard, Foodservice Director, Howell Public Schools, Howell, Michigan

Sharon Lenard, foodservice director for Howell Public Schools, found the way to students’ hearts this school year: delicious, homemade smoothies!

Through a “Fuel Up to Play 60” grant, Howell received four …