Presentation on theme: "Orange High School The Lunch Bunch Network for a Healthy California Annual Conference Sacramento, California January 23, 2008."— Presentation transcript:
Orange High School The Lunch Bunch Network for a Healthy California Annual Conference Sacramento, California January 23, 2008
Who we are… Orange High school facts Began as freshmen at Orange High School (OHS) working on Youth Empowerment project for past 10 months Very active and involved in school Group synergy: We as a group build upon each others ideas
Why we got involved Raise health awareness in our school Make change in our school Be positive examples To gain leadership skills
Survey What our survey entailed Who took the survey How it was developed Why the survey was more efficient Which results were the most shocking
Data Here are some questions from our survey How would your eating habits change if there were additional healthy options at school? Response from our students –94% would consider trying new and healthier foods if available What is the source of your lunch? Response from our students –70% of our students buy lunch at school, from vending machines, food carts and cafeteria
Action Plan/Next Steps Contact vending machine providers Judy Pollock informed us about the vending machines. Meet with the Student Wellness Committee. Invited Food Service Director to meeting. Improve nutritional habits of our peer’s. Inform students of the nutritional value of different snack
Questions for the audience Raise your hand if you have…. Have you worked with youth? If so, did it involve working with improving food choices on campuses? -How?