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Posts Tagged ‘youth’

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 [...]

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 [...]

Why We Should Care What Kids Think

Why We Should Care What Kids Think

Many of Boulder’s teens think there are not enough nightlife activities for them in the city and many of Boulder’s children would like more community places to be with and see animals like dog parks and wildlife habitats. These are answers to [...]

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 [...]

Children’s Art on Display this Weekend

Children’s Art on Display this Weekend

Children's art is so different from that created by adults. It has an inimitable quality, a skill many have that is ephemeral in nature. A wonderful collection will be on display on Saturday, March 20, 2010 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Washington School, [...]

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