School Tries To Help Cafeteria Worker Who Lost Home To FireHer cafeteria co-workers and Dagget Elementary School students are used to seeing Mary Sanchez smiling, but this week they understand if she isn't so happy.
Fewer School Districts Promoting Junk Food, SodaThere's been a big shift in how many school districts take money from soda companies and ban junk food from vending machines.
USDA Replacing Junk Food In Schools With "Smart Snacks"Students, say goodbye to junk food temptations during school hours. The USDA is replacing potato chips and candy bars with baked chips and granola bars as part of new standards for the nation's schools.
USDA Wants "Smart Snacks" In School Vending MachinesWhen the USDA mandated new nutrition standards for meals served in schools, the amount of snacks sold in vending machines went up significantly. Officials are addressing the issue with a proposed new Smart Snacks in School rule.
New Cafeteria Food Items Part Of Student Taste TestSome students in the Fort Worth Independent School District spent part of the morning serving as taste testers for possible new cafeteria food items.
Study Would Search Through DISD Cafeteria TrashThursday school trustees will consider allowing three Dallas Independent School District (DISD) elementary schools to take part in a study on the contents of their cafeteria trash.
Fed Up With Menu, Students Stage Lunchroom BoycottMacaroni and cheese again? Students at a Texas junior high school staged a four-day boycott of cafeteria food last week to press for more menu choices and healthier alternatives.
DISD School Naming Rights Could Soon Be For SaleSchool lunch in the Carl’s Cutlets Cafeteria…reading and research in the Bonkers For Books.com Library… and finally a Friday night game at the Stan’s Sturdy Staircases Stadium. Sound crazy? Maybe not in the DISD.
No To Starch - USDA Changing School Nutrition GuidelinesIt's getting harder to find white potatoes in your child's school cafeteria these days. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is reducing the amount that can be served and changing other nutrition guidelines.
In Texas Schools, A Picture's Worth 1,000 CaloriesSmile, Texas schoolchildren. You're on calorie camera. That's the idea behind a $2 million project being unveiled Wednesday in the lunchroom of a Texas elementary school.
Gov't Moves To Make School Lunches HealthierNearly three decades after the Reagan Administration USDA proposed that school lunch programs count ketchup as a vegetable, the government is suggesting a major nutritional overhaul of student meals.