SNA’s New Online Ethics Module is Now Available!
SNA has launched its new online ethics training module. Find out how this module can help you and your staff with this complex topic. Read More

School Nutrition Puzzles Were Solved at #SNIC18
SNA’s 2018 School Nutrition Industry Conference (SNIC) officially wrapped up yesterday in New Orleans. This year saw a record number of school nutrition professionals, joining forces to find the answers to their school nutrition puzzles. Read More

Stay Current on Upcoming Winter Webinars
Stay warm this winter; cozy up and join us for Webinar Wednesdays! Earn CEUs from our upcoming Community Eligibility and Best of #SNIC18 webinar series. You’ll earn credits while learning how to do what you do even better. Read More

Record Attendance at #SNIC18
SNIC 2018 had a record number of enthusiastic school nutrition operators and industry partners (almost 700!) in attendance. Read More

LAC 2018: Check Out Our Keynotes
Check out the #LAC18 opening session keynote speakers, Peter Hart and Frank Luntz, who will share their thoughts and insights on today’s political landscape. View the LAC 2018 brochure for a full conference overview that you can download and print. Read More

Countdown to SNA’s 2018 Virtual Expo!
SNA’s second annual Virtual Expo is opening in just two weeks (February 6)! Register now to take part in this unique, online expo, featuring 30+ virtual exhibitors, networking and more! Read More

National School Breakfast Week 2018
The National School Breakfast Week kick-off on March 5th is fast approaching! This year’s theme, “I Heart School Breakfast,” encourages parents, students, and school officials to get social over school breakfast. If you need ideas to make your celebration a success, visit the NSBW website for a variety of tools and resources. Read More

The “Where’s Ruby Roaming?” contest deadline has been extended to Wednesday, January 31! Now you have 5 EXTRA days to let Ruby (and all of us here at SN) know what the magazine means to you.
Learn more about “Where’s Ruby Roaming” contest

Take Action: Ask USDA for Permanent Flexibility!
As a school nutrition professional, you are the most well-equipped to make a difference, and as part of the SNA Action Network, making your voice heard is only a few clicks away. Submit your comment encouraging USDA to permanently address challenges with whole-grain mandates and future sodium limits. Comments are due on or before January 29, 2018. Read More.

SNA Submits Comment on USDA School Meal Rule
On January 19, SNA submitted an official comment to USDA in response to the interim final rule on "Child Nutrition Programs: Flexibilities for Milk, Whole Grains and Sodium." In the comment, SNA expressed appreciation for the Department’s efforts to address the challenges school districts have confronted in transitioning to updated meal pattern requirements. SNA also reminded USDA that school districts are looking forward to a permanent solution eliminating the onerous management of temporary rules and, where allowed, annual waivers. Read More.

SNF to Honor Five National 2018 School Nutrition Heroes
SNF has announced the 2018 School Nutrition Heroes. The five Heroes were nominated by their peers and chosen by SNF because they epitomize the hardworking characteristics of those devoted to serving students and helping their communities. Read More

SN Promotion Calendar: Lewis Carroll’s Birthday (Jan. 27)
The man behind the story: go down the rabbit hole and discover the real Lewis Carroll. Read More

Upcoming (Feb. 7): Community Eligibility Series, Part 1
Community Eligibility Provision 101

January 31, 2018
Where’s Ruby Roaming? Contest Deadline (Extended)

January 31, 2018
Winston Foodservice Equipment Grant Deadline (Extended)

February 1, 2018
Online Registration Opens for ANC 2018

February 1, 2018
Webinar: Advocacy in 2018: Prepare to Charge the Hill

February 6-March 16, 2018
SNA Virtual Expo

February 7, 2018
Webinar: Community Eligibility Series, Part 1: CEP 101

February 15, 2018
Conference Scholarships Deadline for ANC 2018 (Extended)

SNA's 2017-18 Promotion Calendar
Special cafeteria promotions are among the most tried-and-true strategies for building participation. Utilize School Nutrition magazine’s 2017-18 Promotion Calendar to plan a school year full of fun and pleasant surprises!

National School Lunch Program Aces Safety Test, UConn Today

Vernon Schools Look to Expand Free Meal Program, American Press

Farm to School Program Highlights Local Produce, The Garden Island

Breakfast Program Gives Thousands of Students a Boost, Fox5 KRBK News

Three Meals a Day Is the New Mantra of Some Clark County Schools, Elko Daily Free Press

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