Superintendent Supports Breakfast in the Classroom

Bill Fetterhoff, Superintendent, Godwin Heights Public Schools, Wyoming, MI

breakfast in classroomBill Fetterhoff, superintendent of Godwin Heights Public Schools, believes proper nutrition can help level the playing field for students who have fewer opportunities and advantages.   Almost 90 percent of Godwin Heights’ …

Michigan Schools Boost Breakfast!

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Michigan Department of Education, Team Nutrition Program

In case you haven’t noticed, three million more school breakfasts were served to Michigan students this past year, which helped them start the school day alert, well-fed, and ready to learn.  This boost …

2015 Michigan Junior Chef Competition

Whitney Vance, R.D., Michigan Department of Education 

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Mediterranean Quiche? Breakfast Egg Rolls?  Cherry-Oatmeal Dunkers? If you want to know what middle and high school students will eat for breakfast, you have to ask them. And, asking and involving students in …

Oatmeal-licious Breakfast Bar Still Hot Today

Dan Gorman, Foodservice Director, Whitehall District Schools, Whitehall, MI

breakfast barIt’s been almost three years since fifth-grade student Kammie Jarvis developed her idea for the “Oatmeal-licious” breakfast bar and ”sold” it to Foodservice Director Dan Gorman and the students at Ealy …

Smoothie Success!

Sharon Lenard, Foodservice Director, Howell Public Schools, Howell, Michigan

Sharon Lenard, foodservice director for Howell Public Schools, found the way to students’ hearts this school year: delicious, homemade smoothies!

Through a “Fuel Up to Play 60” grant, Howell received four …