SNA Sees Healthy Boost
- Vended Meals Make The Grade. // FoodService Director;12/15/2007, Vol. 20 Issue 12, p6
The article focuses on the testing of a vending machine at Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District in Houston, Texas, as part of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP). The first machine was tested in Windfern High School, which has 300 students who eat at the nearby middle school since...
- Designing a New Approach to School Lunch. Dawson, Gloria // Food Management Exclusive Insight;4/14/2015, p1
The article discusses the collaboration between the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) in California and design firm IDEO for the development of an approach to SFUSD's school lunch program. Topics mentioned include the grant received by the school from Sara and Evan Williams...
- Aging School Kitchens Undermine Healthy Meal Preparation. Rosales, John // NEA Today;Spring2014, p2
The article reports that many schools in the U.S. are needing money to purchase the right kitchen equipment in order to efficiently prepare and serve healthy foods to students, according to the Kids' Safe and Healthful Foods Project (KSHFP). Topics discussed include the need for schools to...
- Schools Finding A Healthy Acceptance of Nutrition. King, Paul // FoodService Director;12/15/206, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p16
The article reports on the concerns of school administrators in the U.S. on the financial effect of the law which limits the types of foods that can be sold in schools. Administrators expressed concern that the law would hurt districts financially, by taking away the types of foods most often...
- Healthier Choices and Increased Participation in a Middle School Lunch Program: Effects of Nutrition Policy Changes in San Francisco. Wojcicki, Janet M.; Heyman, Melvin B. // American Journal of Public Health;Sep2006, Vol. 96 Issue 9, p1542
In order to address overall nutritional health, including increases in numbers of overweight children and adolescents, the San Francisco Unified School District implemented a progressive nutrition policy beginning in August 2003. We review this policy and focus on its impact on school and...
- You Can't Teach a Hungry Child. Perryman, John N. // Education Digest;Apr1969, Vol. 34 Issue 8, p28
The article focuses on food service for school children in the U.S. It was largely as a convenience that some school districts began limited food service, particularly in secondary schools, prior to World War II. It was on an a temporary basis, making food available for students and faculty...
- LUNCHTIME IS LEARNING TIME. Stout, Karen Evans // American School Board Journal;Jan2004, Vol. 191 Issue 1, p1
Examines the culture of school lunch in the U.S. Goal of the National School Lunch Program; Factors considered by principals in deciding how to structure lunchtime; Value of having more teachers in the lunchroom.
- Help schools get ready in the countdown to free meals. Rogers, Tracey // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;12/6/2013, Vol. 203 Issue 4806, p18
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the claim by Deborah Harvey on the benefits of introducing free school meals for all children up to year 2 in Great Britain in September 2014 in the November 15, 2013 issue.
- NOTES FROM THE FOOD FRONT. Vail, Kathleen // American School Board Journal;Jan2005, Vol. 192 Issue 1, p9
Narrates experience about parents' concern over the eating habits of their school children. Actions taken by the parents of Kennedy to monitor his eating habits; Kennedy's favorite cafeteria food; Advantage of having Kennedy attend a school district that prioritized healthy meals.