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BES, CES & GES Win HealthierUS School Challenge Award

Ball, Chatham, and Glenwood Elementary Schools were recently awarded the HealthierUS School Challenge Bronze Award. The HealthierUS School Challenge is a voluntary certification initiative that recognizes schools for their efforts in improving food and beverage offerings, teaching kids about nutritious food choices and being physically active, providing opportunities for physical activity, and having supportive school wellness policies. To receive this award each school was required to meet additional nutritional standards above what is required by the USDA’s School Breakfast and National School Lunch Programs. Each school received a plaque and a $500 monetary award. Congratulations!!