Mineola Students Celebrate Healthy Food Medal with Broccoli Rob

Performer puts on workshop for students stressing importance of nutrition.

Third and fourth-grade students at Jackson Avenue School helped to celebrate the district’s receipt of the Bronze Medal Nutrition Award from the Healthier U.S. School Challenge program with a special performance from Broccoli Rob.

“Rob” presented students with an interactive and fun lesson on the importance of fruit and vegetables in their diets.

“A good eater is a good reader,” he told kids.

Broccoli Rob’s visit celebrated not only the school’s nutrition award but National School Lunch Week.


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