New 2018 Student Nutrition Guidelines. Click on the link to view the document in pdf
A universal breakfast program for all students was one of four main recommendations around Student Wellbeing that the OSTA-AECO (Ontario Association of Student Trustees) put forward. Student Platform document that states on page 9 states:
“The government should mandate that every school has a breakfast program accessible to all students and ensure that school boards have sufficient funds to implement and sustain these programs.”
You can see the full report here:
February 28th is Pink Day, an anti-bullying movement. Westgate high school served pink food items like smoothies and strawberry cream cheese at the Student Nutrition.
Support Student Nutrition Programs in your community by participating in Toonies for Tummies, February 2 to 22, 2018. The campaign directly supports Student Nutrition Ontario and Student Nutrition Programs across the province.
This years’ campaign aims to raise one-million dollars in Ontario and Western Canada! Over the last 19 years, Toonies for Tummies has raised over $88,000,000. One-hundred per cent of the funds collected are donated back into the community.
Giving a Toonie Comes Full Circle
Help spread the word about Toonies for Tummies by telling your family, friends, colleagues and online community. Follow and share Student Nutrition Ontario’s Toonies for Tummies information.
3rd Annual Grains for Healthy Brains Cereal Drive Collects 1100 Boxes of Cereal
To start the 2017-2018 school year off the Thunder Bay Student Nutrition Program hosted the 3rd annual Grains for Healthy Brains Cereal Drive. A community day was held at Metro to help raise awareness. Participating schools and the community helped collect over 1100 boxes of cereal and $215 in monetary donations. These donations will be used to support student nutrition programs in Thunder Bay and District. A big thank you to everyone who supported the campaign!
SNP Community Services Coordinator, Erin Hartviksen with some of the cereal that was donated at the community day in September.