August 2010

2010 August Cover

August 2010 SN Cover

Back to School
August 2010

Now that back to school season is here, are you looking for some great ideas for appealing to your students and running a smooth, efficient operation? You’ll find helpful, unique suggestions from your colleagues in the August issue of School Nutrition, SNA’s award-winning flagship publication. Also included in the issue are a profile of SNA’s passionate new president, Nancy Rice, SNS, and a look at one of the most versatile proteins around, turkey.

Meet Rice in “The Rice Stuff,” where SNA’s new leader shares her leadership approach and vision, as well as her career background and upbringing. School Nutrition is making this profile available in Spanish. If you or someone you know would like to read a Spanish translation of this story, please visit “The Rice Stuff”  link on this page.

“Big Ideas for Back to School” offers 31 big ideas for entering the upcoming school year with a new focus. While you may have already incorporated some or others might not be an appropriate fit for your district, still others might just need a little tweaking to be implemented in your operation. Keep an open mind and think about a big future for you and your students during this back-to-school season.

Did you know that color can build participation, encourage consumption of various menu components and promote positive perceptions by kids, teachers, parents, administrators and other parties? If you’re ready to learn how color can help you provide a place where kids can’t wait to hang out, be sure not to miss “Color Your Cafeteria Beautiful” for more information on the power of color and specific examples and ideas.

Speaking of examples and ideas, be sure to check out “Let’s Talk Turkey” for information about the versatility of turkey and some suggestions you can use for serving this protein powerhouse.

The Rice Stuff  Members Only
New SNA President Nancy Rice, SNS, intends to make quality a priority in all aspects of school nutrition. A Spanish version of this article also is available at this link

Big Ideas for Back to School Members Only
31 days. 4 weeks. 1 compelling reason to make a fresh start this month.

Color Your Cafeteria Beautiful  Members Only
Learn how some touches of color can revitalize the eating environment.

Let's Talk Turkey Members Only
No need to mince words when it comes to promoting this protein power.  


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