Nutrition services

HISD Nutrition Services Celebrates National School Lunch Week

HISD takes pride in ensuring that its students receive a well-balanced lunch to help fuel their learning. To recognize these efforts, Nutrition Services has partnered with the School Nutrition Association to celebrate National School Lunch Week, which runs October 10-14.

“Our role in supporting our students is crucial,” said Betti Wiggins, HISD Nutrition Services Manager. “By providing healthy food, we can fuel our students’ learning and future success.”

This year’s theme is “Peace, Love & School Lunch”. Below are some easy ways for schools to celebrate through informative, playful and fun activities.

Monday, October 10 – “Funky Monday”

GROOVY STUDENT COLORING SHEETS

Completed student coloring sheets can be returned to the school cafeteria and displayed on the walls to showcase our students’ creativity.

Tuesday, October 11 – “Dig it Tuesday”

NSLW22 WORD SEARCH

Students can exercise their minds by finding 20 words associated with a cool student lunch.

Wednesday, October 12 – “Wicked Wednesday”

FUNKY PICTURE MATCH

Students can learn about healthy foods and 60s-themed symbols.

Thursday, October 13 – “Groovy Thursday”

FIND THE DIFFERENCE

Students can find 10 differences between the two psychedelic food trucks. It’s a great way to learn to focus on shapes and colors.

Friday, October 14 – “Far Out Friday”

HIP & HAPPENING I SPY & ACCOUNT

Students can practice their impressive math skills.

Campuses are encouraged to share their fun and funky activities on social media using #NationalSchoolLunchWeek and #NSLW22. Be sure to tag @HISDNutrition on Twitter and Instagram.