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

Overall Back to School Wellness

Back to School

Summer is over and it’s time to get your children ready to go back to school!  Here are some tips on making the most of what can be a stressful time, for both you and your children.

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