Our students' health: 4 part series

Written by Kelley Atherton, The Triplicate April 20, 2010 04:48 pm

 

Part one: Lessons in healthiness

Nearly half of the Del Norte schoolchildren tested for body mass last year were either overweight or obese, well above the national average.

 

Part two: New food, new rules

By following state and federal guidelines, schools are serving students more nutritional breakfasts and lunches.

 

Part three: The case for exercise

Schools try new strategies to encourage students to get the most out of physical education classes.

 

Part four:  Teaching healthy choices

Nutritional education isn't just for home ec students anymore. A look at how school try to teach better eating habits.