HealthierUS School Challenge: Smarter Lunchrooms (HUSSC: SL):
Recognizing Excellence in Nutrition and Physical Activity
HealthierUS School Challenge: Smarter Lunchrooms ResourcesHealthierUS School Challenge: Smarter Lunchrooms
USDA. FNS. Team Nutrition.
Take the Challenge! View background information, award criteria, guidance documents, and other resources for completing the application process. A page of Training and Technical Assistance materials is also available, which includes several training Webinars.
Smarter Lunchroom Resources
Promote healthy eating behaviors with simple changes to the lunchroom environment at your school.
HealthierUS School Challenge: Smarter Lunchrooms Menu Planning Basics and Smarter Tactics for Success
National Food Service Management Institute.
Training resources to assist school districts in pursuing the Challenge, focused on how food-based menus, standardized recipes, and production records can be used as the foundation for meeting the awards criteria.
Success Stories and HUSSC Promotion
Wellness Policy Resources
Schools are a key setting for healthy nutrition and physical activity strategies. Use the resources here to make changes in your school and maintain a healthy nutrition environment.
Recess / Recess Before Lunch
The daily exercise that results from recess helps to improve health and physical fitness, and there are many benefits to scheduling recess before lunch. Use these resources to learn more!
Walk or Bike to School
Communities can increase opportunities for daily physical activity by encouraging children to walk or bike to and from school. Use these resources to start or enhance a program in your area!