Sage Canyon Healthy Choices Day a hit

The Sage Canyon stir fry cooks celebrate their Healthy Choices Day.

By Karen Billing
Staff Writer

Sage Canyon School held its annual Healthy Choices Day on Friday, Jan. 14. The PTA sponsored the event and earned high praise from Principal Peg LaRose.

“They bring something new and exciting every year,” said LaRose.

This year, they had a dentist visit classrooms to explain about keeping teeth clean and healthy. An expert from Believe in She yoga also led students through some relaxation yoga, and students who ran at lunch received extra points in the school’s Road Runners program.

The highlight was a visit by a representative from Jimbo’s Naturally, who led a cooking demonstration in front of the entire school. Students learned how to make a healthy stir fry.

“I’m so thrilled to have Jimbo’s; they are over-the-top amazing,” said PTA organizer Jaime Dicken. “All 770 students in the school are going to learn to make a stir fry.”

The kids helped out the Jimbo’s chef by adding vegetables and, afterward, they all received a sampling.

“It’s so good I could have seconds!” raved student Eva Thompson-Marr.

Students worked up to Healthy Choices Day by planting new vegetables in the school garden, doing a science experiment to learn how much sugar is in a soda, and learned about veins and arteries in a PE game.

Everyone went home with a gift bag, including an apple from Jimbo’s, a recipe for the stir fry and lettuce seeds from the Center for a Healthy Lifestyle in Solana Beach.

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