National School Lunch Week

Communication Tools for School Nutrition Programs

Institute of Child Nutrition.

This resource provides newsletter templates, press release templates and tips to help school nutrition programs communicate effectively with their school boards, administrators and the community about the needs and value of the programs.

Great Trays Program Promotions

Minnesota Department of Health.

WOW your community by sharing news and information about the school meals program. Monthly menus, the district website, school newsletters and parent events can help get the word out. Use Great Trays resources to make sharing easy, fun and successful.

HealthierUS School Challenge

USDA. FNS. Team Nutrition.

The HealthierUS School Challenge (HUSSC) is a voluntary certification initiative established in 2004 to recognize those schools participating in the National School Lunch Program that have created healthier school environments through promotion of nutrition and physical activity. The HUSSC is a great way to gain recognition for your program!

Join the Team!

USDA. FNS. Team Nutrition.

Enroll your school as a Team Nutrition School! As a new Team Nutrition School, you will receive a resource kit of materials to help you plan and carry out activities for your students and their families.

The School Day Just Got Healthier logo The School Day Just Got Healthier

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

The School Day Just Got Healthier Toolkit is a collection of resources including brochures, fact sheets, FAQs, fliers, school lessons, templates and much more, to help communicate the changes to school meals this year.

Fill Your Tray the Plate Way Poster SMART School Meals Marketing Materials (2012)

Idaho State Department of Education. Child Nutrition Programs.

These posters and brochure outline the changes and benefits of the new meal pattern requirements, and encourage students to eat more fruits and vegetables.