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Action Alert for Proposed Legislation in Senate and House

On March 27, 2013, in All News, General News, Legislation, by Paula Wagner
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Please help us in providing healthy school meals each day. Contact your Senators and Member of Congress and ask them to co-sponsor S. 427 H.R. 1303. For a form letter to your House Members and Senators, visit http://capwiz.com/asfsa/issues/alert/?alertid=62541546. Read the stories below for more background on the introduced legislation. Senators Introduce Legislation to Eliminate Weekly […]

UNL Extensions’ Recipe for Healthier LivingClass

On January 23, 2013, in Events, General News, by Paula Wagner
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The Nutrition and Health for Adults work group from UNL Extension is excited to conduct another on-line Food & Fitness series this spring titled Recipe for Healthier Living with Food & Fitness.  Finding the right ingredients for staying fit and healthy can be challenging, which foods to eat more of, which to eat less of? […]

USDA eliminates weekly grain and protein maximums for SY 2012-13

On December 11, 2012, in Events, General News, Legislation, by Paula Wagner
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December 7, 2012 – During USDA’s annual State Agency Meeting officials announced the release of new guidance which eliminates the weekly maximums for grains and proteins under the new meal pattern for the remainder of the 2012-13 school year.  Calorie maximums for school meals will remain in place.  USDA also announced that new guidance on […]

Vote! Let Our Voices Be Heard!

On November 5, 2012, in All News, Events, General News, Legislation, by Paula Wagner
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Candidates from the Mighty Midwest area are:  SNA Vice President  Jean Ronnei, St. Paul Public Schools    SNA Education Committee Chair Gay Anderson, Brandon Valley Schools, Brandon South Dakota     The SNA Elections are in full swing. If you have not yet voted in the SNA Elections, we are urging all voting members to do so. […]

NSNA 2011-2012 Art Contest Winners

On October 16, 2012, in All News, General News, by Paula Wagner
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  Tymber Long the winner of the 2011-2012 NSNA Art Contest for 9-12 grade. She was presented with the award October 5 during an all school pep rally at Northeast High in Lincoln by manager Gretchen Molina and Dondi Kilgore.    The winnerfor 2-4 grades was Lily Zoubek from Wilber-Clatonia.   Randolph Public Schools had two winnier […]

Neb. considers growing agriculture-education program

On October 10, 2012, in General News, Legislation, by Paula Wagner
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Lawmakers in Nebraska are considering taking action to increase the focus on agriculture education in K-12 schools. At issue, according to those who have testified on the topic, is that students know little about agriculture — a major industry in the state. “Students and teachers owe it to themselves and their livelihood to know how […]

Membership Drive

On October 4, 2012, in General News, by admin
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SNA Membership – One Voice for School Nutrition! is the theme of the annual membership drive that began June 1, 2011 and ends May 31, 2012.  Since SNA serves as the voice for advancing good nutrition for children, it is important to have as many members behind that voice as possible.  Share your pride in being […]

Upcoming Elections

On October 4, 2012, in General News, by admin
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We have an important election coming this fall — selecting the officers for our own Association.  The 2012 Election Slate was announced at ANC and you will find the election information and candidate biographies on the SNA website and the Vice President profiles in the School Nutrition magazine in October.  Congratulations to each candidate and thank […]

Beyond Breakfast Blog

On September 26, 2012, in General News, by admin
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The SNF Blog, Beyond Breakfast, is full of information you don’t want to miss. Topics range from upcoming conferences to grant funding opportunities and everything in between that school food service professionals need to know. Currently on Beyond Breakfast are new video stories we recorded while at ANC in Denver on breakfast best practices. Hear […]

Congratulations to Millard Public Schools

On April 8, 2012, in General News, by admin
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The Department of Education/Team Nutrition is very pleased to announce twenty-five Nebraska  HealthierUS School Challenge (HUSSC) Winners that earned the Bronze Award.  All the new HUSSC Awardees are from Millard Public Schools.  Those schools are: Bess Streeter Elementary School, Black Elk Elementary School, Cottonwood Elementary School, Ezra Millard Elementary School, George Norris Elementary School, Georgia […]

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