ADE Director's Communication Memo Form


Memo Number : IA-99-008

Date Created : 10/19/1998

Attention:

Superintendents
Co-op Directors
other: All Principals
and Food Service Directors

Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: No
   
Section:   Internal Administration - Dr. Bobbie Davis
Subject:
1999 Nutrition Education Poster Contest

Regulatory Authority:
N/A

Contact Person:
Jerry Swope and Jan Fortney

Phone Number:
501-324-9502

E-mail:
jfortney@arkedu.k12.ar.us

The March 1999 poster contest is sponsored by the Nutrition Committee of the Arkansas School Food Service Association (ASFSA) in collaboration with the Arkansas Department of Education Nutrition Education and Training (NET) Program. The American Dietetic Association National Nutrition Month slogan, "Take a Fresh Look at Nutrition" is this year's theme. The theme must be on the poster to be considered for judging.

There will be a $50.00 student award for each state level winner, along with a trophy. An additional $75.00 award for classroom art supplies will be presented to the instructor/art teacher of each state level winner.

All posters should be ready for local school judging no later than March 1, 1999, with district judging scheduled prior to March 15, 1999. Winning school district posters for state competition should be delivered to the State Child Nutrition Office or to the area Education Service Cooperative, Teacher Center Coordinator by April 1, 1999. The Child Nutrition Staff will pick the posters up at the Education Service Cooperative starting April 1, 1999. All posters will be brought back to the Child Nutrition Office where they will be judged. In order for district winners to be considered for state competition the attached district entry form must be completed, and mailed or faxed to the Child Nutrition Office no later than March 25, 1999. Attachments to this memo are: Arkansas Nutrition & Training Poster Contest Rules and Entry Form.

Prizes and awards will be made during the month of May. Good Luck!

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