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Vote! Let Our Voices Be Heard!

On November 5, 2012, in All News, Events, General News, Legislation, by Paula Wagner

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

  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

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

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

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

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

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 […]

2012 Spring Membership Drive

On March 29, 2012, in Events, General News, by admin

The theme for this year’s spring membership drive is “Stand Together For School Nutrition.” Membership in SNA is a great investment in our future and the future of millions of school children. Regardless of your position within the child nutrition arena, membership in SNA makers good business, SNA dues are extremely reasonable and pay off […]

Messiah Lutheran Elementary Celebrates Healthy Kids

On January 19, 2012, in All News, General News, by admin

The Oscars of School Lunch!  The HealthierUSSchoolChallenge awards ceremony featured music by the Messiah School children, “Recipe of Faith” & “The Presidents Song”;  dancing  (a PE warm-up routine) provided by Messiah 5th graders. Distinguished guests included Nebraska’s First Lady Sally Ganem and Lincolns’ Mayor Chris Beutler. It was an honor to receive the plaque & banner presented […]

First Lady Hosts Reception

Healthier US School Challenge Reception

On January 19, 2012, in General News, by admin

First Lady Michelle Obama hosted a reception on the South Lawn of the White House on Monday, October 17th for recipients of the USDA Healthier US School Challenge Award. There were over 2,500 School Nutrition personnel and family members in attendance   Among the those in attendance were Messiah Lutheran School Food Service Manager Nancy […]

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