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Fuel Up to Play 60 Helps Schools Get Students Healthy and Active

For school nutrition programs, wellness is a priority. Their students – and their students’ health – drive what they do. The problem: getting students to take an active role in their health. Many schools face the dilemma of, “you can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink”.

Luckily schools have a powerful […]

By |May 16th, 2017|Blog, Nutrition, Operations, Policy|0 Comments

Understanding and Managing Professional Standards – A PrimeroEdge Webbie

In case you missed it the first time – our content specialist Harib Massu is back and ready to help you learn how to effectively track and manage all educational and professional requirements for the professionals in your state, district, or school. Put the right tools in the hands of right people and watch magic happen, […]

By |May 15th, 2017|Event|0 Comments

Build an All-Star Roster

With the 2016-17 school year nearing an end and the sweet sound of summer around the corner, I’m sure you’re looking forward to a well-deserved break. But, as we all know, summer seems to come and go in the blink of an eye—with many school nutrition staff members choosing to stay on a permanent vacation. […]

By |May 9th, 2017|Blog, Operations|0 Comments

Sonny Per-Who?

Donald Trump marked his 100th day at President of the United States on April 29, 2017. Some notable tasks accomplished in these first 100 days in office include the naming of the Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, as well as introducing an outline of a tax reform. But one decision made under Trump’s supervision […]

By |April 30th, 2017|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

Georgia SNA 2017 Annual Conference

If you’re a child nutrition professional in Georgia, you won’t want to miss the Georgia School Nutrition Association’s 62nd Annual Conference. This year’s conference, with the theme of “Georgia Grown: A Peach to the Beach”, will take place April 20 – 22, 2017 in Jekyll Island, GA.

Be sure to check out “Laugh & Learn: Bridging […]

By |April 5th, 2017|Event|0 Comments

Legislative Action Conference 2017

If you want to make a difference in school nutrition, LAC is a great place to start! Join PrimeroEdge at the School Nutrition Association’s 45th Legislative Action Conference from April 2-4, 2017 in Washington, D.C. This premiere legislative gathering of school foodservice supporters allows you to “hear from Washington insiders, compelling keynote speakers, representatives from […]

By |March 21st, 2017|Event|0 Comments

PASBO 62nd Annual Conference and Exhibits

Join PrimeroEdge for the 62nd Annual Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials Conference and Exhibits. This event will take place March 21 – 24, 2017 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh. This conference’s annual sessions will address critical school finance issues designed to “control current costs, reduce future liabilities, generate additional dollars […]

By |March 17th, 2017|Event|0 Comments

Cut Costs in Your SNP with These Money-Saving Tips – Part 2

A few weeks ago, I shared four money-saving tips for school nutrition programs to cut operational costs. Today, I’d like to share a few more in the second installment of “Cut Costs in Your SNP with These Money-Saving Tips”.

Trim the menu.

Sometimes menu items just aren’t selling – and that’s okay. Trial and error, right? It […]

By |March 14th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Celebrate Be Kind Day on March 9

After encountering a lack of inclusiveness from children at school, Colin’s mother Jennifer posted an appeal on Facebook which has since gone viral. In 2014, Jennifer asked America to become one of “Colin’s Friends” and wish him a happy birthday. Within days over 80,000 cards and gifts poured into their local post office for Colin… and they keep […]

By |March 8th, 2017|Blog, Fun|1 Comment

Strategic Low Cost Tips to Reduce Food Waste

Stop by your school’s cafeteria during the next meal service. Observe the students walking towards the trash can.  How much of the plate are they throwing away?As school nutrition professionals (and some of us, parents), we understand the struggle of getting our kids to eat fruits and vegetables. There’s a balancing act between food components […]

By |March 3rd, 2017|Blog, Nutrition|2 Comments