Connect the Pieces at #SNIC18: Registration is Now Open!
Connect the pieces at SNA's 2018 School Nutrition Industry Conference (SNIC). Join your peers this January in New Orleans for fresh perspectives, innovative ideas and tangible solutions to help you put it all together and achieve the big picture. Read More

Action Alert: Ask Your Members of Congress to Support School Breakfast Commodities!
SNA is encouraging members to reach out to Congressional representatives to urge their support for the Healthy Breakfasts Help Kids Learn Act of 2017. Read More

Help SNF Unlock Vital Funding
Help SNF unlock $10,000 in funding from The KIND Foundation to help school nutrition professionals increase access to school meals. Read More

Tools & Resources
Start by downloading the NSLW 2017 toolkit for 10+ pages of resources and ideas. View Resources

Marketing & PR Resources
Cook up a complete NSLW promotional plan by adding marketing and PR resources to the mix. View Resources

A Closer Look at NSLW
View the #NSLW17 article in School Nutrition’s April 2017 issue for a closer look at this year’s celebration. Also, be sure to read “Hip, Hip, Hooray for NSLW!” for ideas and inspiration from last year’s celebration. Read More

Shop the Emporium
Kick NSLW up a notch. Shop the Emporium for official “School Lunch: Recipes for Success” merchandise, including apparel, posters, decorations, and more! Visit Emporium

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Since 1962, National School Lunch Week has been held the second full week in October. This year’s weeklong celebration is scheduled for October 9-13.
Learn more about National School Lunch Week 2017

Online Registration Now Open for SNIC 2018!
Register now for SNA’s School Nutrition Industry Conference (SNIC) in New Orleans, where operators and industry partners will come together to explore the theme, "Solving Your School Nutrition PUZZLE." Read More

FAME Awards Nominations Due October 3
The nomination deadline for the Foodservice Achievement Management Excellence (FAME) Awards is October 3, 2017. The ceremony will be held during SNA’s 2018 School Nutrition Industry Conference in New Orleans, La. Read More

Celebration of School Nutrition Heroes
The deadline to nominate a hero for the School Nutrition Foundation’s Celebration of School Nutrition Heroes is October 27, 2017. With your nomination, you can help SNF shine a much-deserved spotlight on the extraordinary efforts of SNA members. Read More

Join the Fight to Reduce Food Waste: 2016-17 SCrAP Participants Receive Awards
Three schools that participated in the School Cafeteria Discards Assessment Project (SCrAP) during the 2016-17 school year have received cash awards. It’s not too late to register your school to participate in 2017-18. Read More

Register Now for SNA’s Upcoming Fall Webinars!
Join today’s webinar to learn more about nutritional benefits of seafood, plus register for two additional upcoming webinars! Read More

Call for 2018 SNA Election Nominations
This Friday, September 29, is the last day to submit a nomination for SNA’s 2018 election. Consider the leadership talent you see and work with in your state, your region or at the national level. Read More

Brighten Up Your Social Media
A new batch of "fun puns" are available for download, just in time for #NSLW17! Or, better yet, download all of the more than 100+ bright and colorful images to share on social media throughout the year! Read More

Managing Food Allergies at School
Did you know that an estimated 13 percent of school-aged children in the United States have one or more food allergies? Visit SNA's Food Allergy Resource Center to find helpful information for managing food allergies in the school setting. Read More




Today: Seafood - It’s Time to Catch On!

September 29, 2017
ANC 2018 Call for Proposals Deadline
SNA 2018 Election Call for Nominations Deadline

October 4, 2017
Webinar: Best of #ANC17 - USDA Hot Topics: Flexibilities in the School Meal Programs

October 9-13, 2017
National School Lunch Week

October 27, 2017
Celebration of School Nutrition Heroes Nominations Deadline

November 8-9, 2017
Fall Industry Boot Camp

January 21-23, 2018
School Nutrition Industry Conference

Read the September 2017 Issue
Don’t be left out of these new chances to feed hungry students. Read the article, Get With the Program, and check out these super partners for suppers and snacks.

Knox Schools Ignores Trump Rollbacks of School Nutrition Guidelines, Knoxville News Sentinel

Head of Palmyra’s School Nutrition Services Named Director of the Year, The Herald-Whig (Quincy, Ill.)

Georgia School Nutrition Association Says Good Food in Schools Equals Success for Children, WMGT-41 (Macon, Ga.)

Staying Up-beet in Minnesota!, USDA

McAuliffe Announces 10 Million School Meal Increase, CBS-19 News (Charlottesville, Va.)

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