Shelley Schlender

Superfoods – Apples at Ashley

Superfoods are natural foods high in vitamins, minerals, fiber and other healthy nutrition.  In this video, Ashley 5th graders encourage classmates to enjoy apples in the school lunchroom on a Superfoods Day that features Miss Anne Wilson, the Superfoods Lady, dressed up in her apple costume.  Ashley broadcast the audio portion of this presentation during…

Walk to School Day

Students at Ashley Elementary encourage friends and family to join in for national Walk to School Day.  The audio version of these announcements broadcast throughout the school on the morning announcements, and here they are as videos for Eat Your Radio.  This was also part of “Bike to School” Day. Ashley 5th grade students featured:…

Students rehearse questions for school lunch survey

Middle school student Sam practices being a lunch eater who teacher Mr. D is interviewing, while other students film from different angles.  This is in preparation for actually interviewing real students about school lunch, and also learning how to make a video with a lot of interesting angles mixed in.  Sam says that he actually…

The Rise of Asthma and Autoimmune Disease

This program broadcast on KGNU’s science show.  To hear the interview, LISTEN to the show. We look at the strange rise in autoimmune diseases, allergies and asthma, with experts from the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center and with National Jewish Health Immunlogist Andy Liu in Denver. And, we explore whether genetically modified crops might…

Super Salad Contest – Entry form at Ashley

  Editor’s Note:  This video shows students sampling the popular, student-invented salads that were featured at Ashley’s International Day.  On this day, a big green mailbox was next to the salad bar, along with “voting” forms, and students voted on their favorite salad of the six finalists there at the salad bar.  The top fruit…

Singing the Praises of School Breakfast

LISTEN (3 Minutes) One year, Colorado considered cutting funds for the school breakfast program.  At the last minute, the funding was allowed to say.  Students at Ashley Elementary made up songs, and created this story, that broadcast on KGNU, to explain why they are glad that this program continued.  For them, free and reduced breakfast…