Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 11/20/2012 - 11:43am
Some students at Carson Elementary School count the days until Thanksgiving or winter break with excitement.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 11/15/2012 - 4:05pm
On Oct. 24, physical education teacher Kathy Hibbard held a kickoff meeting at Shaker Lane School (Littleton, Mass.) to introduce students and staff to the "Fuel Up to Play 60" program. Sponsored by the NFL and the National Dairy Council and inspired by a number of recent studies connecting good nutrition and exercise with improved academic performance, the program encourages children to make healthy eating choices and to get at least 60 minutes of physical activity every day.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 11/11/2012 - 7:34pm
In September, schools began following a federal law to make lunches healthier, but some of the changes have been unpopular with students, and now some schools are searching for solutions.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 11/06/2012 - 4:18pm
Hamilton County Schools will no longer invite family and community members to school cafeterias for holiday meals.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 11/05/2012 - 4:23pm
Asked to describe the quality of her school cafeteria's food last year, Sophia Santiago wrinkled her nose.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Tue, 10/23/2012 - 3:10pm
How do you get school kids to pick a black bean taco over cheese pizza and fries?
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/08/2012 - 5:22pm
Organizers of The Children's Hunger Project in Brevard County, Fla., employ a very basic strategy to provide food for low-income elementary students. "We have a nine-word business plan: 'See a hungry kid. Buy food. Feed the kid.' And we keep the operation that simple," co-founder Bob Barnes said.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 09/30/2012 - 12:50pm
The Hartley Elementary lunch trays were full of color Wednesday.