At the October 13 School Board meeting, Assistant Superintendent of Administration William “Bill” Brady commended the staff of the Food Service Department and school cafeterias for their fantastic meals and efforts in promoting child nutrition throughout the year. A resolution was passed declaring the week of October 10 – 14 as “School Lunch Week” in St. Tammany Parish, and a number of School Board members visited the schools that week and enjoyed lunch with the students and administrators. The theme for the week was “Let’s Grow Healthy.”
The resolution read as follows:
WHEREAS, the week of October 10-14, 2011 has been named National School Lunch Week; and
WHEREAS, “School Lunch – Let’s Grow Healthy” is the theme for this year’s school lunch celebration; and
WHEREAS, the National School Lunch Program is dedicated to the health and well-being of our nation’s children and has served our country for more than 60 years through advanced practices and nutrition education; and
WHEREAS, the cafeteria staff across the St. Tammany Parish Public School System serve approximately 9,789 breakfasts and 25,999 lunches each day; and
WHEREAS, many parents, grandparents, School Board members, state and local officials will be visiting our schools during this special week; and
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the St. Tammany Parish School Board publicly thanks the Student Nutrition Advisory Councils, Mrs. Pat Farris, Supervisor of School Food Services, and her staff, and the School Food Service managers and technicians at each school for providing an excellent School Food Service program for our School System.
St. Tammany Junior High Photo
School Board Member Ray Alfred visited with the cafeteria staff at St. Tammany Junior High School in Slidell during National School Lunch Week October 10 through October 14. Mr. Alfred joined Principal Vince DiCarlo, Jeanne Blum, Judy Rayburn and Supervisor of Child Nutrition Program Pat Farris for lunch.
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