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Grist | Boulder rallies around improving its schools’ food

Grist | Boulder rallies around improving its schools’ food

"Dear Parents of the Boulder Valley School District," the appeal begins. "Things are going well, but we need your help. We need at least 30 more kids in each school to start eating lunch so we can sustain our program." So reads a recent letter [...]

Grist | Boulder’s cafeterias embrace the salad-bar challenge

Grist | Boulder’s cafeterias embrace the salad-bar challenge

Every day, U.S. schoolchildren throw tons of vegetables in the trash. The USDA requires that schools participating in the National School Lunch Program offer a certain quantity of vegetables each week. But most schools serve processed foods [...]

Grist | Dragging Boulder school food into the computer age

Grist | Dragging Boulder school food into the computer age

When she arrived in May 2008 to investigate food service in Boulder schools, Beth Collins found that the cooks had to send paper purchase orders to the school system's central warehouse to get the ingredients they needed to cook meals. The [...]

Mom, Why Can’t We Play Ball at Casey?

Mom, Why Can’t We Play Ball at Casey?

Because it's closed to neighborhood use. The synthetic turf playing field at the renovated Casey Middle School is a lot of things: centrally located, environmentally friendly, guilt-free green— and off-limits.  A grey Master lock and a BVSD [...]

Grist | The origins of Boulder’s school food makeover: Nowhere to go but up

Grist | The origins of Boulder’s school food makeover: Nowhere to go but up

After putting four kids through Boulder, Colo. schools, Sylvia Tawse was tired of talking about changing the district's lousy food. She wanted to do something about it. "I had been packing lunches for my kids for 17 years. Once a month, I'd go [...]

Grist | Remaking school meals in Boulder

Grist | Remaking school meals in Boulder

Lunchtime at Casey Middle School, and kids were jostling in the food line: giggling, pushing, horsing around as usual as they waited to be served the day's entree -- a choice of hamburger or a plate of either beef or vegetarian bean [...]

3A: Does it make sense?

3A: Does it make sense?

Editor's note: Please be aware that this article was posted in 2010 for the election that year. Are you wondering about how to vote on the 2010 3A BVSD mill levy increase ballot initiative? If you have not already voted, maybe you should think [...]

Triple Trouble on the Ballot

Triple Trouble on the Ballot

Amendments 60 and 61 and Proposition 101 (the “Ugly Three”) would be most devastating to local school districts, but they would also significantly damage local governments, non-profit corporations and local businesses according to non-profit and [...]

Boulder Reporter | The School District and the Boy Scouts

Boulder Reporter | The School District and the Boy Scouts

Along with the City of Boulder and Boulder County, the Boulder Valley School District has strict policies against discrimination, including protections for gay and lesbian employees and students. So, why is the BVSD violating its own policies by [...]

Cuts? What Cuts?

Cuts?  What Cuts?

Attend the BVSD budget fora on the upcoming budget cuts. Learn what kids' programs are on the chopping block. What are the implications for BVSD's facilities?  Find out which administrative cuts are in the plan. See our Community Calendar for [...]

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