It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.
The results? Out of 324 MBS Ospreys surveyed, 195 of them liked the fresh tomato salsa, and 118 liked the peach-pineapple salsa.
(The CHS health class also recently spent time at Shelburne Farms as part of their study; if you missed that article, you can read it here. And you can find a comprehensive discussion about this health class and its objectives here.)
(To see more pictures of the students, please visit Ms. Laquerre’s “Food: From Soil to Stomach” class blog here.)
CSD’s food service team collaborated with our students, and not for the first time. Students in this class have been invited to work alongside the CHS kitchen staff in the past, and MBS students have conducted taste tests in past years, as well. All five schools work to build upon the existing positive momentum and to implement additional improvements; students’ voices are heard, and our personnel demonstrate that they respect input from people of all ages and welcome partnerships in the true spirit of progress.
This exploration and discovery speaks directly to some of the Colchester School District Vision and Strategic Plan 2012–2017’s pathways, including Pathway A: High Standards, Expectations, and Individual Engagement for All Learners; Pathway C: Learning Outside Our Four Walls; Pathway E: Parent, Community, and School Partnerships Among Lifelong Learners; and Pathway F: Wellness-Oriented, Balanced, and Healthy Learners.
For more information, please contact CHS at 264-5700 or e-mail Melanie Laquerre (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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