On May 11, renowned author and champion of school nutrition education Dayle Hayes visited all the Waltham Public Schools and toured the food service department.
After visiting Waltham's Food Service Department, Hayes was impressed by the program and promoted it on various social media platforms, including Twitter and Facebook, raising awareness about how the district nourishes students with healthy and delicious meals.
Hayes has been recognized on a national scale for her work in promoting the positive aspects of school meal programs. She runs a blog called School Meals that Rock, which features the work of school nutrition programs across America.
“The Waltham School Nutrition pro-gram staff know that the first step in getting kids to eat more fruits and veggies is to make them totally APPEALING! ... Thanks to April Liles and her superb staff for making the effort to feed kids WELL every day.” ~ Dayle Hayes
You may read the full announcement here.