Mmmmm ... breakfast burgers - October 26
Every one in a while, we like to surprise our students if for no other reason than to let them know how how special they are. You can imagine the excitement this morning when our principal Mr. Pittman announced over the intercom that we were giving out free breakfast burgers at the foods lab window! Thank you to the team at North End Reddi Mart for preparing two hundred burgers this morning, not just egg and cheese, but others with bacon, ham or sausage. You generated a lot of happy smiling faces here at T.A. Norris Middle School.
St. Patrick's Day - March 17, 2022
We started our morning with delicious green smoothies made with spinach, bananas, mangos, yogurt, and apple juice. Thank you to Keyan, Brooklyn, Catie, and Jackson for helping Ms. Blench in the kitchen. Based on the number of students who had second, third and fourth helpings, the smoothies were a real hit!
Going Bananas over Pancakes - March 1, 2022
Our students enjoyed a banana pancake snack this morning thanks to our school nutrition grant and a group of volunteer parents who mashed, stirred, scooped, flipped, beat, scooped and served with a smile. These pancakes are super easy to make and contain nutrients important for developing brains. Check out our health and wellness page for the two-ingredient recipe and inspiring videos from the brain foods building block series.
Kindness Matters Smoothies - February 3, 2022
25 litres of apple juice + 100 bananas + 14 kg of yogurt + 20 kg of frozen strawberries = 230 happy students. Thank you to our Top Wolves for serving up a healthy snack for the school this afternoon. During the month of February, we are focusing on kindness, compassion and good deeds so each cup carried a special message on the outside to go with the delicious smoothie inside:
In a world where you can be anything, be kind.
Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.
Kindness is a gift everyone can afford to give.
Be somebody who makes everyone feel like a somebody.
Being kind without expectation is the truest form of kindness.
The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention.
Kindness is doing what you can, where you are, with what you have.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person, you may be the world.
Kindness means doing things for the cause and not the applause.
Kindness is free to give but priceless to receive.