Blackville School will be hosting the annual Eagle/Cobra Challenge on Monday,
February 10th. High school girls basketball team will start at 6:00 against nser
girls and the high school boys will play NSER at 7:45 following the girls game
Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for students. Please come out and support
your school, they are going to be good games, don't miss out!!
hands before preparing or eating a snack. This is the one of best ways to
prevent food spoilage and contamination. Wash all fruits and veggies under cold
running water. Clean all lunch
boxes, thermal bags, plastic utensils and containers in hot soapy water. DO NOT
re-use plastic wrapping and bags.
Keep foods cold
-Yogurt, deli meats and cheese should be
-Be sure to keep lunches in the fridge
until the morning and include an ice pack or frozen juice pack when sending
lunches to school.
-Left-overs that are to be re-heated in
the microwave should also be kept cold until ready to eat.
Keep hot foods hot
-Use a thermos or insulated bottle to keep foods
January 27, 2014, marks
Family Literacy Day, an initiative created by ABC Life Literacy Canada to raise
awareness of the importance of reading and engaging in literacy as a
family. This year, ABC is encouraging families to take time each day to
have “15 Minutes of Fun.” If you would like to
learn more about this event, please visit the following Web site http://abclifeliteracy.ca/family-literacy-day-2014.
Did you know
that fruit drinks, pop, and sports drinks usually contain lots of added sugar,
very few vitamins and may contain caffeine?For example, one 700ml bottle of sports drink has 10 teaspoons of sugar
– the same amount in one can of pop.These are not considered healthy beverage choices.
The Dietitians of Canada recommend:
-Children 1 to 8 years old get 6 cups of
fluid (liquid) per day (1 cup = 250 ml)
-9 to 13 years old girls should get
between 8-9 cups per day
-9 to 13 years old boys should get
between 10-13 cups per day