Jackson Journal

December 2017

Important Dates to Remember

Friday, December 15, 7:30-8:15 - Family Leadership Team meeting, Mrs. Morrison's classroom - THIS IS A RESCHEDULED MEETING!

Holiday celebrations in the classroom, Thursday, December 21

Winter Break - Begins with an Early Dismissal on Thursday, December 21. Students return to school on Tuesday, January 9.

Monday, January 15th - no school

Friday, January 26 - The Seven Habits Parent Booster and Luncheon - More details coming!

Healthy School Snacks List

Following is a list of healthy snack choices to consider for classroom events. Serving all healthy foods and incorporating physical activities make a powerful statement. Actions speak louder than words: Lead by example.

  • Angel food cake topped with fresh fruit
  • Applesauce or other fruit cups
  • Animal crackers
  • Apples with caramel dip
  • Baby carrots and other vegetables with low fat dip
  • Bagels with low fat cream cheese
  • Baked chips
  • Berries and other fruit with low fat topping
  • Cereal bar
  • Cereal
  • Cheese kabobs
  • Dried fruit
  • Fruit Smoothies
  • Fruit and cheese trays
  • Fig Cookies
  • Frozen Fruit Bars
  • Frozen yogurt
  • Granola bars
  • Graham Crackers with topping
  • Ham, cheese or turkey sandwiches or wraps with low fat condiments
  • Hot soft pretzels
  • Jell-o with fruit
  • Kiwi or krispy rice treats
  • Low fat popcorn
  • Low fat yogurt
  • Low fat pretzels
  • Low fat pudding
  • Muffins
  • Mangos
  • Mandarin Oranges
  • Nectarines
  • Oatmeal
  • Oatmeal raisin cookies
  • Parfaits
  • Pizza with low fat toppings or with no extra cheese and no more than one meat
  • Peaches
  • Plums
  • Pineapple
  • Popsicle with 100% fruit juice
  • Raisins
  • Rice cakes
  • Reduced fat cookies or snack cakes
  • String cheese
  • Sandwiches
  • Strawberries
  • Salsa and chips
  • Trail mix
  • Vanilla wafers
  • Vegetables
  • Watermelon
  • Whole grain breads or crackers

Suggested Beverages

  • Bottled water (including flavored water)
  • Fruit juice made with 100% fruit juice
  • Single-serve low fat or fat free milk (regular or flavored)
  • 100% Vegetable juices
  • Other low calorie/sugar free/non-caffeinated

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Misty Keller, Coordinator of School Health Services at 378-2147 or by email at mkeller@k12k.com.