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Seven Tips for a Healthy School Lunch

Jazz up traditional peanut butter sandwiches with raisins or carrot straws. Now that school is back in session, are your struggling to find healthy and safe lunches to pack?  Do you cringe with every peanut butter and jelly sandwich you make?  If you are like me, finding healthy lunch time meals that are packed with …

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Panhandle Outdoors Water School – St. Joseph Bay

Our first POL program will happen this week – August 17 – at the Navarre Beach snorkel reef, and is sold out!  We are glad you all are interested in these programs.   Well!  We have another one for you.  The Natural Resource Extension Agents from UF IFAS Extension will be holding a two-day water school at …

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Panhandle Outdoors LIVE – Watershed School – Week’s Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

Fishermen fish the marshes of Weeks Bay while a pelican looks on. Photo: WeeksBay.org Mobile Bay?… part of the Florida panhandle?… Really?… Well… yes… during the colonial period “West Florida” extended west to the Biloxi area and besides, all western panhandlers know we are really “lower Alabama”; we hear it a million times a year… …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/02/05/panhandle-outdoors-live-watershed-school-weeks-bay-national-estuarine-research-reserve/

Packing a Healthy School Lunch

Packing the kids’ lunches for school means you know which nutritious foods they are eating. Here are some budget-friendly, creative ideas to keep kids happy and healthy at lunchtime. Make a “Smarter” Sandwich: While some kids prefer the same thing every day, others may be okay with a slight switch to their sandwich. Use different …

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Packing a Healthy School Lunch

Healthy School Lunch Packing the kids’ lunches for school means you know which nutritious foods they are eating. Here are some budget-friendly, creative ideas to keep kids happy and healthy at lunchtime. Make a “Smarter” Sandwich: While some kids prefer the same thing every day, others may be okay with a slight switch to their …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/08/29/packing-a-healthy-school-lunch/

How to Address Bullying at School

Research shows that 20-40% of children are bullied in some way. Whether bullying is verbal, physical, or done online it is a very real problem that can happen in any school, even among young school-age children. A safe and secure environment is key for the Essential Element of Belonging, one of the foundations of 4-H …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/08/28/how-to-address-bullying-at-school/

4-H Opportunities at School

4-H embryology is a great way for school youth to learn about STEM and agriculture For more than 100 years, 4-H clubs have been (and still are) the backbone of our youth development program. But did you know that 4-H also provides opportunities for youth to participate in programs during and after school? Not all …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/08/21/4-h-opportunities-at-school/

Tips for Preparing your Child Emotionally for a New School

As summer break comes to a close, many children will be experiencing changes in their school experience at an entirely new school. Be sure to make the transition as easy as possible by talking with your child about the positive experiences they may have this new school year. Below are a few tips on how …

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Smart Strategies for Back to School Savings

Back to school shopping can be a teachable moment for your kids about money management In many parts of Florida, school starts in less than a week! Depending on where you live, what school your children attend, and what grade they are in, back to school supplies can cost the average family anywhere from $ …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/08/07/smart-strategies-for-back-to-school-savings/

Cutting Down Waste in the School Cafeteria

School Lunchtime(SNAP Education Photo Gallery)   Do you have a child or grandchild who eats meals at school? Do they come home hungry and complain about the meals they are served? Have you taken any time to explain how the lunchroom food choices are made? If not, it may be time to have that conversation. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/01/30/cutting-down-waste-in-the-school-cafeteria/

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