Smarter Lunchrooms Success in Broward County

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Schools that are learning about Smarter Lunchrooms for the first time often find that they are already implementing many of the recommended techniques in their cafeterias.  Formal Smarter Lunchrooms trainings for cafeteria staff, often taught in conjunction with the local …

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 …