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Jump out of the rut; learn how to pack nutritious and fun school lunches

Jump out of the rut; learn how to pack nutritious and fun school lunches

October 3, 2017 | Posted in: Early Learners, Elementary, Middle Years

Well, it happened already. My daughter came home from school, handed back her full lunchbox, and with pleading eyes said: “Please, Mom, no more ham and cheese sandwiches. Please.” We are only just beginning the second month of school and I’ve hit a lunch packing dead end. How is that even possible? After chatting with […]

What do students think about school lunch?

What do students think about school lunch?

October 19, 2015 | Posted in: Early Learners, Elementary, High School, Middle Years | with 0 Comments

More than 30 million students eat a school lunch every day, according to the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. Here’s the burning question that Parent Today has for students: Why? To celebrate National School Lunch Week’s theme of “School Lunch Snapshot,” we asked students from a handful of Capital Region schools to tell us why they’re opting […]

School lunches go green and leafy

January 31, 2012 | Posted in: Early Learners, Elementary, High School, Middle Years | with 0 Comments

School lunches are getting a healthy makeover for the first time in 15 years. The changes were made in response to the childhood obesity epidemic – an estimated 30 percent of children are obese or overweight. The new rules require school food programs to: Serve larger portions of fruits and vegetables. Offer dark green and […]