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Dining, dancing & disaster relief: Highlights for May 17 - 22, 2017

Highlights

High school students on the SFUSD School Food Advisory Committee will be proposing four different recipes they developed for school menus in the fall. Guests will sample the new recipes and learn about the steps students took --  from analyzing nutrition, budgeting and sourcing ingredients -- to make a successful school meal. The SFUSD School Food Advisory Committee is a districtwide committee of 14 high schoolers who join the effort to improve their schools’ food. For the past semester, the students have dedicated their Friday evenings to work collaboratively with Student Nutrition Services on designing a student-centered lunch menu.

When:    Wednesday, May 17 / 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Where:   555 Franklin St. / Irving G. Breyer Board Room

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Students at Sanchez Elementary are kicking off Carnival in San Francisco with their annual May Dance Festival. The school festival dates back to the mid-90’s and is a celebration of world music and dance and the rich artistic history of the Mission District. The entire school partners with local community organizations to host the free community event, which includes original choreographed dances in costume.

When:   Friday, May 19 / 9:00 - 9:30 a.m.

Where:  Sanchez Elementary / 325 Sanchez St.

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The San Francisco Fire Department (SFFD), along with American Medical Response, will be teaching disaster medical skills and first aid to John O’Connell High students as part of National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) week. Students will learn how to identify a person who needs medical care, how to provide aid, and several first-aid techniques to make their homes, schools and communities safer. Four students will be selected to participate in a mock medical emergency, using skills they learned from the SFFD during their health education class. 

When:   Friday, May 19 / 12:45 p.m. / Mock emergency drill with four students

Where:  John O’Connell High / 2355 Folsom St.

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