New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 7, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas
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16 pages in two sections ■ Wednesday. Sept 7.1964
Serving Comal County tor more then 142 years B
■Vol. 142, Na 214................. i
Letters to the editor.. Ans a cmenamment.
Guadalupe River..............IOO cfs
Cornel River....................273 cfs
* cfs - cubic feet per oocondFederal regulations will call for schools to serve more low-fat foods
By CRAM HAMMETT
Birthday wtahas from tho HaraldZaltufig I
1\x New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes lo; Doris Robert* sot, Kristin Reeves, Gregory AddfcM,AMredo Ronks, Sr* Heather Balcexak, Joe Pitts, Joe Pelter, Jr., Beth Sierra, Dottle Bagley, Joliet Baker, La Roe Carter, Shirley KeBeraua,
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UBIU *wa a Bp I aaa/ TTMCMICt
Virginia Young. Happy Aaahremry to Eaperaaai &
Joel Toms OSIO.
Depending on what study one looks at, Americans are either eating more or less healthy foods than they used to. Regardless of opinion, the federal government is changing the way it looks at nutritious foods.
One ares these federal changes than other food-
will no doubt affect are the school serving estab-
cafeterias, s place almost everyone bailments, said
peases through st some point in their Wallace. In *‘■1
lives. addition to fed- 4Sr~
The United States Department of eral guidelines,
Agriculture is considering new state and local BPv ^ vIW
guidelines for federally-fUnded pro- governments 7j
gums in the schools by 1999. The also get into the
changes focus on the calorie and ftt action. L *««■ '*>/
count of the foods and the ovetall Joe Lara DI, Both Wdlaea
TMtritkvw* tote, mther then aspiring city sanitarian
simply one sample of each daily for New Braunfels, said he regularly
food group. inspects schools within the city lim-
*Tf it all passes, we will have to hi. He also said the stale has now
analyze the nutritional content. expanded inspection areas to include
There must bet nutritional balance,** all types of food-serving eattblish-
ifid New Braunfels mend. He said all
Independent School establishments must
District Director of temmm _ have a permit to oper-
Nutritlon Barbara may hlV9 to ate.
Flanagan. it’s going offer hamburgers -All public schools to be interesting to see uflfh onlv rn ffvaiH are under the guide-
what happens .*’ m W lines of the State
While more nutri- ano mil*. Department of
tious foods may be Parents will say, Health,*'he said
welcomed by parents, WtlSVe BIS the “There is a set of
the cost may not. frmnrh fHawT guidelines the state
Accosting to Beth "”7 IT* , , has established.”
Wallace, Director of Tousle dropping Lara said inspections
Nutrition for the Ilia amount but generally include the
Comal Independent rmI dreaofea the environment where
School District, new nt the product is pre-
guidelines may force awsutaii^PUi noi pared, not the actual
priceslogoupbecauae dropping tho fooditaelf.
the coat of cooking the prle#.1 It will School nutritionists
healthier, low-fet totallv ehnnan must constantly
foods is higher. preach nutrition,
**We may have to ma wnoio ays- especially in the pri-
offer hamburgers with tanto” mary and elementary
only a fruit and milk. -Beth Wallace grades,
fwa^ry, Comal ISO Directcxof T»*y“«R*»*>
'Where are the french kutrZi™ analyze what the stu-
fties? You're dropping iwraon ^tenfen Ute to ess In
the tmount but not addition to the nutri-
dropping the price,'” ———————— tional value.
she said. It will affect taxes. It will Traditional meals such is ham-
totally change the whole system.” burgers may not be as nutritionally
The guidelines apply only to perfect ms salad and fruit, or boiled
meals subsidized by the USDA. spinach, but officials must consider
More than half of Texas’ student wha the hide will em.
population ems under free or "We really look rn wha they eat.
redueedknesl prices, fonded moaly Tha's why pisa and hamburgers
by the federal government. are on the menu,” aid Flanagan. It
Schools fell under arider criteria doem’t do any good if it’s going into
HwWd-ZWtung photo by MARK LYON
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Literacy Bey acception
Tot New Braunfels Herald-Zettuug will boa a Literacy Day reception Wednesday, Sept 7 a toe New tsraunreis uvic venter.
The recaption will feaureguea weaker Joe Carroll Rust, head of
To give a good idsa of wha is being served in school cafeterias, here's the lunch manus for New Braunfels (SD schools for the remainder of this week.
tldnal Services Manager for the Son Antonio Express-News.
Winners of the county-wide postef sud oNNty cootesto will be iBOOjjiisBcd sod Mfith
The wirmets will also be featured in s Literacy Day special in Thursday^ Hcrtld-Zeitung. A gp^i^tgi supplement or literbcy will also be included in Thursdays edition.
Tonight, the New Bnunfels City Council is expected to make
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New Braunfels wide the Comsl County Commiaiooers Court will pwwililm September is Liter-acy Month in the county a their Thursday mocning meeting.
The public is invited to attend There is no ooa for admission
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— potato n egg tecofoheese toast, juice, milk; lunch —burri-tioAtza pizzWReh wedge & rol, carrot coins, com, fruit cobbler.
■ Thursdey Sept 8: breakfast — donutfoacon n egg taco, juice, milk; lunch — choice of burger/chicken patty A bun/soft taoo. French fries, burga salad, almond ba, milk.
■ Friday Sept. 9: breakfast— sausage n biscuit/bean n cheese taco. juice, milk; lunch
— hot dog A bunfooegiafetoak fingers gravy A roM, creamy potatoes, pinto beent, cookie, milk.
ferent meal plans each day.
Older students also find differea vending on Mf campuses.
CISD boad member Douglas Ririe hu expressed concern during psa board meetings about the items available in the mtchims He
dtekause wfo1Migr CQtygiit found in some of vendka terns
Wallace told the board this week * that studies I IIKa VVDSf have found
bul Blay sugar does not
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gfewfem|| the machines.food.’':
•Bubba lines could : Carpenter regukievendt Second grader fog items in Frazier the Alture M *
'■ 1 ■ wnen asked
by the board if students paid any attention to the low-fet terns in machines st Smithaon Valley High; School, senior dais Vice-President * Jason O’Brien said ha didnt really * rtur.if liked foam very
and they were a little more expensive. AU of which mesas the chal-lcnge will remain, as nutritionists gggfea to fed ways to get ajjaB to eat wha is good for them.Guadalupe Mver tate doorajnod to IOO els
The release rite from Canyon Reservoir was decreased to IOO cubic feet per second (oft) effective yericrdsy, according to Tommy HAI, chfof engineer for the Guadalupe-Bianco River Authority (OBRA).
Hill explained that due to extremely dry conditions in the upper Guadalupe River watershed, OBRA must adjust the release rate to balance the below-normal inflow to Canyon Reservoir, which is cuncndy 56 eft.
Canyon Dam and Reservoir provides flood control benefits and a Bable water supply during times of low river flow or
According to Hill, the current reservoir elevation is at 90.702 above mean ses level and is in good condition to provide ureter to permit holders and downstream water supply
Even with the possible new - W
federal guide- • V|
lines, expect to H
see hamburgers J BHP7JB remain on the
“Our biggest \j
day is still ham- Vf I
bUI»W*’M M Hahaft KonkMl
Wallace of the rerewi mumm
CISD. “We went to homemade pizza. Pizza is the hottest thing I’ve seen in my life.”
On a recent trip to Frazier Elementary, members of the Htrold-ZeUung staff ate lunch with the students. While the number of students eating from the cafeteria outnumbered thoee who bring their lunch, school nfflriyiy QQfrtnsid thsif meals are often healthier than whre the students bring from home.
A small survey of students found that they often bring their lunches and eat foe school food during foe week, depending on what is served that day.
TUke ribs, but they don’t serve them here,” ted Bubba Carpenter, a second-grader. “Sometime!, I don’t
■■■■ eat my sand-
tetete^ wichcs. I mainly
like the Mexican Lji food.”
Ar Dahlera said the
MR 'Bp sometimes
imT brings her
(m, lunch, but eats
V cafeteria food
■ ! also.
Jo#Ur* ”1 really like
to eat foe ice cream,” she said, as Bubba reminded her that ice cream has a lot of aigar in it but said he liked it u well.
Not much had changed in the cafeteria said Robert Konkel, President of the New Braunfels Restaurant Association who also ate lunch with the students.
”1 worked here at Frazier, paid for my meals,” he said “That’s probably something that spurred me on to the food service busfoere...We had the plastic trays and real silverware. Today they have plastic fortes and Styrofoam™ trayt.”
In both school districts, foe variety of food choice increases as the students move up in grade levels High school fhMfwt can choose from dif-Stammtisd)
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