Virginia District Highlights Breakfast in Weeklong Celebrations

Food & Nutrition Service professionals in Virginia’s Chesterfield County Public Schools (CCPS) went above and beyond for National School Breakfast Week this year. Their engaging breakfast program promotions helped boost school breakfast participation by 31% over the same time-frame last year! With a full schedule of programs available, school staff and parents were encouraged to make this week exciting and informative, highlighting the benefits and opportunities for students to enjoy a nourishing meal every morning at school. Read more…

Parfaits for Days – At School, Anyway!

Yogurt parfaits have long been a popular at-home snack, but schools have worked hard to serve students’ serious love of the customizable, healthy treat! Every kind of yogurt flavor, along with colorful and delicious topping options, creates countless combinations.

Schools in Maine have started offering their “Create Your Own Parfait Bar,” giving students more options during special events and programs, like National School Breakfast Week. According to Jeanne Reilly, Director of Nutrition at Windham School Department (ME), students love refreshing and nutritious parfaits to help them start their mornings off right. Read more…

From the school entrance to the classroom – breakfast is served!

Addison Northeast Food Service Cooperative offers breakfast to students as they walk down the hallways of Monkton School (VT).

Gone are the days where students can only get their school breakfast sitting down at a table in the cafeteria. Schools across the country are utilizing various locations and methods to reach more students and ensure every child starts their day with a balanced, nutritious breakfast.

Evanston Township High School (IL) serves breakfast to its high school students in four locations every day. Read more…