Healthy Food Choices for Everyone at Hicks
- Arnold Muniz Jr., Hicks Elementary School
- Access to Healthy Foods
At Gloria Hicks Elementary, all students are provided with healthy breakfast choices every day in the classroom. Students are also provided with healthy food choices for lunch. Students may choose the main entree that comes with fruit, vegetables, and milk. Students may also choose yogurt, sandwiches, and salad instead of the main entree. In addition, the third, fourth and fifth grade students at Gloria Hicks Elementary have also learned about making healthy food choices and how to make healthy snacks. Speakers from the Texas A&M Ag Life spoke to the students about the importance and benefits of making healthy food choices for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Students were also taught how to make healthy snacks such as trail mixes and healthy smoothies.