Republic of the Philippines
Department of EducationRegion 02Division of IsabelaSan Manuel DistrictVILLANUEVA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
NUTRITION MONTH CELEBRATION
July 19, 2013
July is dubbed as Nutrition Month. Every private and government agency support the
government’s celebration of Nutrition Month in our country.
As a gesture of showing our support to the government’s program, the Villanueva Elementary
School conducted a School-Based Nutrition Month Program last July 19, 2013 with the theme
“ Hungerand Malnutrition, let’s end it together”
which underscores the need for active multi-stakeholderparticipation to address the basic causes of hunger. Among our contested activities are the following: Slogan , Poster Making, Photo Essay, Nutri-Quizand Jingle and Parent-son/daughter tandem in Cookfest.The program started withn the singing of the national anthem conducted by Mrs. Merly S. Valencia, Master Teacher-2 of the school followed by a prayer & opening remarks by Keith Baricua agrade VI pupil & Alexandra Marie D. Reblora respectively.
Mrs. Flaviana S. Bugarin, the school’s
health and nutritioncoordinator and Mrs. Divine Grace B.Samortin, the school head shared their wit regarding proper nutritionPupils from kinder to Grade VI showed their talents with their presentations.Kinder to Grade 3 - JingleGrade 4 -Hip
Hop danceGrade 5 - AcrosticGrade 6 - JingleParents andteachers were very happy to see their children performing in their specified numbers.Prepared by:MRS. FLAVIANA S. BUGARINSchoolHealth & Nutrition CoordinatorNOTED:DIVINE GRACE B. SAMORTINPrincipal -2
Celebrating Nutrition Month at a School
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Nutrition Month Celebration
Last July, Life College has a celebration for Nutrition Month. The program runs like this:
In the morning, the students have a food fair, each level decorated their booth and sell cuisines. Elementary students sell nutritious food like fruit salad, pancit, eggs and etc. assisted by their parents. 1st year class was assigned to cook Seafood cuisines, 2nd year for Asia cuisines and 3rd year for World cuisines.
While the food fair is on going, chosen grade 1to 4 students participated in Poster Making Contest. It was held in the Library at 9:00 am. The contest was not that easy because they must just used their fingers and natural food color for painting. A Grade 3 Matatag student won the contest.
Aside from those activities, some of the students join the parlor games. Their activeness in the games showed that they are healthy and fit. Some of the games are Tug of War, Stop Dance and Pasa Buko.
The food cooking competition started an hour and a half before noon. Each level and section are provided a list of ingredients that they must bring and use in making appetizer, main dish, soup, dessert and beverage. When the clock struck at 12:00, the judges start to taste and grade the food that they cooked. 2nd year students got the taste of the judges and won the contest.
In the afternoon, the program is held in the Life Church auditorium. They have Quiz Bee about nutrition. You will see that all of the contestants are giving their best. 1st year Dependable got the 1st place, 3rd year A got the 2nd place and 1st year committed got the 3rd place.
After few minutes of break, the Search for A1 child 2008 started. 6 children from the Preschool Department joined the contest. They are all smart and talented. The audience cheered when they saw these children dressed with their costumes related to fruits and vegetables, sport wears, and school uniforms. The mass stood up form their chair and clapped their hands when the children showed their talents.
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At the last part of the contest, The School Principal, one of the judges, ask the contestants. The question is “ Dapat bang kumain ng gulay ang batang katulad mo? Bakit?” They all give smart answers to the question.
The celebration did not just ended up with just a smile of everybody, but with learning that we need to eat nutritious food to become healthy and fit.