Archive for the ‘School Wellness’ Category

Extreme Makeover: Afterschool Snack Shop Edition

  Two middle schools in Lexington, Kentucky are revolutionizing the way students snack . Southern and Tates Creek Middle are now offering delicious, healthy snacks at their afterschool snack shops in place of the traditional junk food concession stand offerings. Instead of chips, candy, and soda, students […]

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Let’s Stand Together for Healthy School Environments in Fayette County Public Schools

January 14, 2014 I can’t tell you how many parents have shared stories with me about  how commonly accepted school practices  undermine  the healthy habits they are trying to teach their kids.  Skittle and M & M worksheets, pizza and  ice cream parties for bringing in the […]

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