Louisiana Fit Kids Blog

St. Helena Parish School District Wins Turnip the Beet Award from USDA

7/02/2019

The ideal location to serve summer meals is where kids already go during the summer! St. Helena College and Career Academy in Greensburg, Louisiana is in the sweet spot for the Summer Meals Program in St. Helena Parish. The Academy is a hub for summer ... Read More

Create a Healthy School Culture with the Louisiana Healthy Schools: School Health Advisory Council Guidebook

6/18/2019

In May 2019, the Louisiana School Health Advisory Council published the Louisiana Healthy Schools Guidebook. The guidebook aims to assist school districts and schools with creating effective and efficient school health teams – representing all ten components ... Read More

Serving Up MyPlate

6/17/2019

Serving Up MyPlate is a collection of classroom materials that helps elementary school teachers integrate nutrition education into Math, Science, English Language Arts, and Health. This yummy curriculum introduces the importance of eating from all five food ... Read More

Laissez les bon temps rouler with School Breakfast in Louisiana!

1/23/2019

National School Breakfast Week is March 4-8, 2019. The #NSBW19 theme is "Start Your Engines With School Breakfast," which is designed to show parents, students and school officials the benefits of fueling up for the day with a healthy school breakfast. The ... Read More

Louisiana Team Nutrition Culinary Training Series - Part 1

11/16/2018

On October 25th and 26th, sixty child nutrition professionals from across the state participated in the first of a series of Team Nutrition Culinary Trainings. The session was held at the Louisiana Culinary Institute (LCI) in Baton Rouge. The training ... Read More