Social-Emotional Learning in Schools

Across America, we are currently experiencing a youth mental health crisis. According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), 7.1% of US children aged 3-17 have diagnosed anxiety, while 3.2% of US children aged 3-17 have diagnosed depression.…

Social-Emotional Learning in Schools

Across the US, we are experiencing a youth mental health crisis. With more young people experiencing hopelessness, anxiety, and depression, and a drastic shortage of mental health providers, many teachers are increasingly becoming beacons of hope for their students. Through …

Breakfast in the Classroom

“Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.”

“Teamwork makes the dream work.”

Everyone is familiar with these two phrases. From a health and wellness perspective, we know that students who eat breakfast have higher test scores, better attendance,

Young Chefs Create Student-Favorite Recipes

Sandy Voss, Director of Food and Nutrition Services in MSD15, reviewing a student team’s competition entry.

 

Stefanie Giannini, Assistant Director of Food & Nutrition Services at Marquardt School District 15 (MSD15) in Glendale Heights, Illinois, shared her perspective as