‘Eat Fresh & Win’ Canteen Campaign

 

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Together with the School, the P & C have registered our School Canteen to participate in the Sydney Markets “Eat Fresh & Win” Canteen Campaign.

The aim of the campaign is to get kids eating more fresh fruit and vegetables. The campaign promotes fruits and vegetables and offers students the opportunity to win some great prizes.

From Monday 13 August 2018, all children in our school will be given one entry form. This form is presented to the Canteen each time that they purchase a piece of fruit or vegetable (slinky’s included) or one of our “special veggie meals” that will be offered soon.

For those children who bring in a piece of fruit or vegetable from home they can also participate. Stickers are available from the Canteen (teachers will be given a supply of these for those children who bring fruit or veg in from home).

Upon collecting two stickers, students return their entry form to the canteen and are rewarded with a minor prize – a Fresh for Kids trading card – there are 7 different designs to collect!

A new entry form will be given once two stickers have been collected. Students can enter as many times as they wish!

The competition will close on 21 September. All entries are collected and returned to the markets for entry into the major competition!!

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About the Fresh For Kids Program

This is part of the Sydney Markets funded program “Fresh for Kids”  developed to get kids eating more fresh fruit and vegetables and to kick-start some lifelong healthy habits. We seek to achieve this goal through the following approaches

The program is for Kids: Most importantly –  engage kids on their level. We offer fun activities, videos and games aimed at making ‘fresh’ fun!

Fresh for Kids was developed in 1997 in an attempt to combat the alarmingly low levels of fresh fruit and vegetable consumption within primary school aged children. Since then, the program has grown from strength to strength, with consistent increases in participation. Now, over 250,000 students directly participate in at least one part of the program each year.

Factors that influenced the creation and management of the program included the impact of aggressive fast and snack food marketing on children’s diets and their subsequent attitude to fresh produce. Supporting this data derived from research and media reports demonstrating that diet related health problems such as obesity, high cholesterol and diabetes are increasing in children.

Fresh for Kids is supported by a range of diverse stakeholders – government departments, teachers, canteen managers, independent retailers and parents.

 

Canteen Winter Menu 2018

Winter Menu 2018

Our new Canteen Menu for Winter 2018 is finally here! The menu commences from the beginning of Term 2 on Tuesday 1 May 2018.
Please ensure that you download the new menu and order from this Menu only as there are significant changes to the menu! Our website will be updated with the new menu and Flexischools will change over the weekend of the school holidays.
We hope that our children and families enjoy what is on offer and if you should have any feedback, please do not hesitate to contact us or our lovely Canteen Managers. Thank you!
You will find a copy of the Winter Menu here and on our Canteen page. A copy is also being distributed to all families.

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Canteen Summer Menu Term 1 2018

Hi all!

Just to let you know that our Summer Menu Term 1 2018 has been updated. Please download a copy of the current menu and discard any previous menus.

There are only two changes to the Menu:

  1. Removal of home-made slushies
  2. Addition of Slush Puppies

As advised in our December Newsletter:

“Slush Puppies” are coming!

At our August P & C Meeting, the Committee approved the installation of a Slushie Machine for a trial period. Presently, we offer “home-made slushies” at a very cheap price but at a huge resourcing cost. Our slushies are both a time-consuming process and ineffective way of producing a popular item that sells out quickly! We simply cannot keep up with demand.

In installing a slush puppie machine, we are looking to produce slushies that are healthy (made from apple juice from a supplier that is HKA approved with a 4.5 Health Star rating), readily available and cost effective. The Slushie Machine will offer three different flavours at a price of $2.00 per 250ml cup. We realise that this is quite an increase in price from what we currently offer however we believe it will be of great benefit.”

Since the introduction in Term 4 2017, the slush puppies have been a huge hit and the kids just love them – especially on these hotter summer days.

If you have any feedback or comments regarding the change, please let us know!

Cheers and thank you

 

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Canteen Summer Menu 2017/2018

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Our new Canteen Summer Menu for 2017/2018 has finally arrived! Our lovely Canteen Managers, Leanne & Sandy have done a great job in creating a new menu for Summer that is appealing to all while striving to meet the requirements of the new Canteen Strategy 2017 requirements.

The new Menu will commence on Monday 16 October 2017. We ask that you do NOT order from any other menu from this date and discard any previous menus that you may have!

A copy of the menu is available under Canteen  

There are some great new options on the menu that are fresh, tasty and healthy!

Enjoy!