By Al Stover
Staff Reporter 

Airway Heights families learn about making fast food at home

Sunset Elementary hosts cooking class


Al Stover

Kristen Nicholson helps the Peterson family make a fruit salad to go with their meal. Nicholson was one of the teachers at the Sunset Elementary Cooking with Families Nutrition class.

Sunset Elementary school hosted a Cooking with Families/Nutrition class for local families, Jan. 16, in the gymnasium.

Sunset holds cooking classes every few months as a part of health and wellness development.

According to Laura Martin, the wellness coordinator for Cheney School District, the focus for this class was to show families they could cook fast food meals at home on a smaller budget.

As students and parents came into the gym, teachers brought them to one of the tables lined with juices, soft drinks and energy drinks. Teachers brought up several facts about the drinks, including...

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