Events & Promotions in our School Cafeterias

Nina Jacobs, Food Service Assistant at Austell Elementary School had a surprise visit by Karyn Greer for the 11 Alive Segment -
"Random Acts of Kindness"
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Pictured with Nina and Karyn are Nina's sister, Qiana Jacobs, mom, Mary Gill and daughter, Eliana.  Nina was honored for her love of Austell students and her willingness to always help students. 
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Hollydale Elementary School increased milk sales during the recent “Rise Up, Fuel Up” Milk Competition.  Hollydale’s efforts to increase milk consumption crushed the state competition.  As a reward, students will enjoy a Falcons pep rally complete with a Falcons’ player, Harry Douglas.  Look for more information on the event coming in March.

Cobb schools took four of the top six spots from the state competition.  These schools included: Hollydale Elementary School, Pebblebrook High School, South Cobb High School and Simpson Middle School.  They each received $1,000 to support nutrition education efforts.

Southeast Dairy Association Awards Grants to Schools

The Southeast United Dairy Industry Association (SUDIA) recently awarded 6 grants to Cobb County Schools.  The grants support the national initiative, Fuel Up To Play 60, efforts to be active for 60 minutes a day and eat nutrient rich foods.  Fuel Up to Play 60 was launched by the National Dairy Council and the National Football League, in collaboration with the United States Department of Agriculture.

Schools awarded grants, ranging from $2,000 to $3,780, include:

Fair Oaks Elementary School, Ford Elementary School, Mountain View Elementary School, Awtrey Middle School, McCleskey Middle School, and Pebblebrook High School.