“Through our partnership with Fuel Up to Play 60, we are able to provide nutrient-rich foods that meet or exceed the very latest USDA standards. We are confident that by working with Fuel Up to Play 60 we will be able to develop better student nutrition lifestyles,”said Jack Anderson, president of J.S.B. Industries, parent company of Smart Choice.
Guilmette Elementary School was selected from among hundreds of schools across the country that applied for funding to help them jumpstart and sustain healthy nutrition and physical activity improvements. Tomorrow, students will get a chance to taste Smart Choice whole grain products, participate in nutrition trivia and a physical activity, and run relay races with New England Patriots Mascot Pat Patriot.
“It is extremely important to us as a school to give our students as many opportunities as we can to be physically active and ensure that they are eating a good breakfast,” said physical education teacher Casey Grange.
Andover Sr. Center schedules events
NEW YEAR’S CELEBRATION: Friday, Dec. 28 at 1:30 p.m. Cost: $5. There will be food, fun and entertainment with Russ McQueen, musician.
BRIDGE BEYOND THE BASICS: Starts Jan. 7: from 10 a.m. to noon; $85 for four-week session. This is the perfect bridge class for advanced beginners and everyone who plays bridge at home.
THE WEIGHT OF THE NATION: “TO WIN WE MUST LOSE”: Tuesdays, Jan. 8-Feb.12. 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Cost: $12. Learn more about the obesity epidemic that is threatening the lives of almost 50 percent of all Americans. Discuss National Institute of Health-based HBO series about the choices that can be made to turn around this national epidemic. Facilitator Judy Yelle, MSN.
PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATIONS: FROM WASHINGTON TO OBAMA: Wednesday, Jan. 9 at 2:30 p.m. Cost: $4. Who delivered the longest inaugural speech? Who delivered the shortest? Who moved the date from March 4th to Jan. 20 and why? Find out the answers from Richard Padova, PhD Northern Essex Community College History & Global Studies Dept.