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Innovative Strategies for Creating Smarter Lunchrooms in Montana High Schools (PDF | 3.42 MB)

Montana Team Nutrition. Montana Office of Public Instruction

This poster was presented at the Society of Nutrition Education and Behavior’s 2015 Annual Conference. In this project, Montana Team Nutrition shows how they applied Smarter Lunchroom strategies in high school cafeterias to decrease plate waste.


Is Your School Ready to Take the HUSSC:SL Challenge?

Montana Team Nutrition. Montana Office of Public Instruction.

Use this easy-to-use checklist to determine if your school is ready to take the Healthier US School Challenge: Smarter Lunchrooms (HUSSC:SL) Challenge!


Let's Eat at School Brochure (PDF | 158 KB)

Montana Team Nutrition.

Tips for keeping up teen participation in school nutrition programs.


Breakfast: Every Child, Every Day Public Service Announcements

Montana Team Nutrition. Action for Healthy Kids.

Eight 30-second Public Service Announcements (PSA) with accompanying text files on breakfast promotion recorded by Montana’s First Lady Lisa Bullock and Superintendent of Montana Schools Denise Juneau. Reinforce the importance of eating breakfast and options for accessing breakfast by using the PSAs in your school and community! These PSAs can be used year-round and for National School Breakfast Week.


Smarter Lunchrooms Success Stories

Montana Team Nutrition. Montana Office of Public Instruction.

Find out how Montana schools are using Smarter Lunchroom strategies to make their school meals programs more successful!

Eat Smart Be Smart

Montana Office of Public Instruction.

A kindergarten through fifth grade curriculum for teaching nutrition through math, science, language arts, and health enhancement.


Mind and Body: Activities for the Elementary Classroom (June 2003) (PDF | 6.07 MB)

Montana Team Nutrition. Montana Office of Public Instruction.

Provides a wealth of physical activities to be done in the classroom with young children.


Farm to Cafeteria Connections

Grow Montana.

Grow Montana provides information about local Montana agriculture and farm to school programs as well as ways to encourage farm to school programs in your school district.


Creating Positive and Pleasant Mealtimes for Schools and Early Childhood Programs (2011)

Montana Team Nutrition.

This training resource addresses a variety of mealtime scenarios and tips for positive meal time practices. Materials include a video, poster, handouts, PowerPoint presentation, and recorded webinar. Separate resources are available for school professionals and child care providers.


Making It Balance and Kickin' It Up- A Cycle Menu for Montana Child Care

Montana Team Nutrition. Montana Office of Public Instruction.

This toolkit contains menus, with accompanying recipes and resources, to assist childcare providers in serving healthy meals that are cost effective, easy to prepare, and appealing to children.