SN Magazine: May 2017

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If your back-to-school regimen usually includes some panic, the May issue of School Nutrition has you covered—from nuanced staff in service to pumped promotions and more—trade your panic for confidence in your programs and excitement for the new year!

  • That's Infotainment!
    Is an inservice necessary every year? Absolutely! But it should also be a balanced, engaging program agenda. Read how to achieve that here.
    Bonus Web Content: Joanne Robinett lets you in on her 411 to the best inservices, every time.
    Bonus Web Content: Plus, check out ideas for a festive, mid-year holiday managers’ meeting from Judy Estrada.
  • Pump Up the Volume
    Whether you have decided to pre-plan your back-to-school offerings now or will be planning them toward the end of summer, these seven smart solutions will allow you to showcase your nutrition program this fall.
  • Welcome to Back-to-School "School"
    Sometimes, to face those new year challenges, you have to step into students’ shoes. This article welcomes you back to school with questions, homework, and even bonus assignments.
    Bonus Web Content: Now that you have your regular coursework, are you ready for an afterschool activity? This extra content builds on what you learned in “class” with even more creative ideas and tools from SN’s innovative “student teachers.”
  • Champions on the Charge
    Spring colors and big numbers abound in flourishing coverage of this April’s Legislative Action Conference and the abundant results. And don’t miss: The Annual Celebration of School Nutrition Heroes!
  • The Chicken & the Egg
    We wouldn’t yolk with you about nutrition—and these recipes and accompanying trends are egg-ceptional. So don’t be chicken; read this month’s Food Focus article and diverge from the same-old clichés. It might be worth the whisk. 
    Bonus Web Content: If you read Food Focus and you’re still feeling peckish, here is a recipe for Kung Pao Chicken that might be egg-sactly what you’re looking for.
    Bonus Web Content: There’s no end to what you can learn about eggs—and we want to egg you on! Read here to discover the oodles of appearances eggs have made in pop culture from film to television to the music industry. Incredible, edible, influential! 
  • Out of the Frying Pan...
    They that where there’s smoke, there’s fire. But you can ensure safety in your foodservice kitchen by following the preventative measures listed in this month’s To Your Credit article. Then, evaluate your new-found knowledge and take the test to earn your CEUs and beat the heat. 
    Bonus Web Content: Any discussion with staff regarding safety in your kitchen can benefit from beefing up on statistics. Use this Bonus Web Content to add to your Fire Safety Training Plans or simply to assist with further research on the topic. 

Also in this issue:

A member of SNA since 1989, Betti Wiggins is in the limelight this month for winning a trifecta of top awards. Read about her triumphs, challenges, and goals in My Leadership Journey. Has your relationship with your phone become more critical than offline relationships? SN’s May edition of On the Grow asks you to improve and take an e-tox. Plus, test your old-school geekdom with a Star Wars quiz. And May the 4th be with you.

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