According to Feeding America, the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity, hunger is a reality for one in six people in the United States. To bring awareness to the issue and help find solutions, Olive Garden is asking students “How would you help end hunger in your community?” as part of the 17th-Annual Pasta Tales national essay writing contest.
When your child isn’t feeling well, you’ll want to know how to help and when to call the doctor. KidsHealth.org gives parents quick and easy tips to keep the winter sniffles and coughs from taking over your family this season.
New influenza statistics released by the Oklahoma State Department of Health indicate 345 persons have been hospitalized and eight persons have died in Oklahoma since reporting for the current flu season began. Here are signs and symptoms to be aware of for you and your children.
Held in conjunction with this year’s new curriculum, the 2013 Be Smart–Don’t Start Contest will run from January 14–February 18. Classrooms can create video, audio or visual multimedia entries designed to educate other students and adults of the dangers of tobacco.
How important is a healthy breakfast to your child’s educational success? “Breakfast literally ‘breaks the fast’ from the night before and gives your body the food/fuel necessary to function properly and fight fatigue,” says Tiffany Bruner, MS, RD/LD, the Assistant Director of Child Nutrition at Moore Public Schools. “Eating a healthy breakfast [affects students in] the classroom with better concentration, increased ability to learn or retain information, better performance on exams, reduced behavioral problems and improved attendance records due to a stronger immune system.”
With possible snow and ice coming to many parts of Oklahoma soon, AAA reminds motorists that getting around safely in winter conditions requires preparation, planning and patience.
As 800,500 Oklahomans take to the roads for the year-end holidays, AAA anticipates it will assist more than 8,600 stranded motorists across the state from December 19 —January 2.Here are a few things to add to your list before heading out for your holiday drive.
Reading Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa books allows parents to spend quality time with their children over the holidays.
The hectic holiday shopping season means parking lots full of people and safety hazards and the heightened possibility of theft. But thieves aren’t just looking to steal newly-bought Christmas gifts, they’re also after your identity.
Leadership Oklahoma, a statewide leadership program, is now accepting applications for its 2013 Youth Leadership Oklahoma (YLOK) class to be held June 9-14, 2013. Applicants must be high school juniors or home schooled equivalent with at least a 3.25 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. The application deadline is Tuesday, December 4, 2012.