October 7, 2013

Good morning.

As usual, I realized over the weekend that I had failed to include some items in the regular update from last Friday.

Scholastic Book Fair
This will be held October 21 through 24 in the LMS Library.  The schedule is as follows:
Monday     7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.     Student Previews Only
Tuesday     7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday     7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday     7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
You may also shop online at http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/laduemiddleschool October 18 through 27.
Volunteers are still needed to help at the Book Fair on the afternoons of Wednesday, October 23 and Thursday, October 24 during Parent Conferences.  Click on the following to sign up:  http://www.volunteersignup.org/CCWHJ

Chartwells Video/Recipe Contest
Create a lunch or breakfast recipe and short video using a cooking show format with the theme "What's Your Hometown Specialty?"  This video and recipe contest is open to all students ages 13 - 18 at Chartwells locations, with a limit of one entry per student.
The purpose of the video should be to teach healthful eating habits and feature a breakfast or lunch recipe that is special to your hometown or local to your region.  Recipes will be judged on the following parameters:
Meal Parameters
Uses at least 3 food groups (fruits, vegetables, whole grains, proteins, dairy)
Takes 45 minutes or less to prepare
Total of 10 ingredients or less
Costs $20 or less to prepare for a family of 4 - 6 people
Consider Including
September and October Food Focuses (apples or whole grains, or both)
Low sodium ingredients
Recipe that offers variety and is colorful
The top three national winners, as voted on by Chartwells Executive Chefs, will receive a visit from celebrity Chef Jet Tila to prepare their recipe with them at school.
How To Enter
Contest information, including entry forms, can be accessed at www.SimplyGoodFood.org
Entry Forms should be submitted to Sue Blumm, Food Service Director, by October 28, 2013.

Have a great Monday.


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