May 17, 2007
Four for Lunch winners announced
4 for Lunch: Healthy Lunch Challenge. Each class wins a healthy lunch party, courtesy of Vince’s Country Market (
North winner: Morning Glory Public School
Tuesday, May 22, 2007 - 12 p.m.
Teacher: Allison Bonner
South-west winner: Devine
Wednesday, May 23, 2007 - 12 p.m.
Teacher: Francesco De Bartolo
Tuesday, May 22, 2007 - 12:50 p.m.
Teacher: Erik Roth
Tuesday, May 22, 2007 - 12:35 p.m.
Teacher: Janice Nestor
The 4 for Lunch: A Healthy Lunch Challenge program is annually offered to all Grade 3 students within the York Region District School Board and York Catholic District School Board. York Region Health Services, in partnership with the local heart health program, heartyparty.com (www.heartyparty.com) provide nutritional resources for parents to help them make and pack healthy lunches during this challenge and through out the year.
It is well documented that children learn and behave better when they are well-nourished. Children may not be as well nourished as possible because of limited food knowledge of what foods contribute to healthy meals. Today, many children are bringing lunches to school that consist of high sugar, high fat, and low nutrient foods.
To learn more about developing healthy eating strategies, Canada’s Food Guide or other health-related issues, contact York Region Health Services Health Connection at 1-800-361-5653 (toll free) or visit www.york.ca
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