Content tagged "school breakfast"

Assessment Tools for School Food Programs and Environments

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: February 15, 2018

Assessment is the first step in identifying opportunities for improvement and starting a planning process for making schools even healthier. This page...

Fresh and Fast: A New Look for School Breakfast

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: December 14, 2017

Many schools are adopting alternative ways for students to have access to school breakfast including breakfast in the classroom, grab and go stations, and...

Dairy Council of California’s Healthy Breakfast Online Resources for Schools

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: November 17, 2017

According to the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, “Evidence suggests that breakfast consumption may improve cognitive function related to...

Huddle Up for Breakfast

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: August 15, 2017

Students who participate in school breakfast programs have improved attendance, behavior and academic performance as well as decreased tardiness according to...

Feature Series: School Breakfast Programs and Successes

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: August 10, 2017

This content series examines the importance of school breakfast and highlights some successful breakfast programs and initiatives that nourish students and...

Flint Community Schools Sees 21% increase in School Breakfast Participation

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: August 10, 2017

boostbreakfast.comChildren who eat breakfast are better prepared to learn, and school breakfast is proven to boost school achievement.  Through a USDA Team...

Building Healthy Bodies with Outdoor School Breakfast

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: May 16, 2017

Lecanto Primary school in Citrus County Florida is in its third year of implementing an outside breakfast program called Grab and Go breakfast made possible...

School Breakfast Success: A Success Story Compendium by Michigan Team Nutrition

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: May 03, 2016

Funding for this project was provided by a Michigan Department of Education’s Team Nutrition Grant and the United Dairy Industry of Michigan.  This project...

Eat It! Breakfast That Is!

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 31, 2016

This simple video was created to encourage students to eat a healthy breakfast.  It can be used in the classroom, during morning announcements or played in...

Michigan Schools Boost Breakfast!

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 10, 2016

Michigan Department of Education, Team Nutrition ProgramIn case you haven’t noticed, three million more school breakfasts were served to Michigan students...

Breakfast Vending

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 10, 2016

Jenice Momber, Foodservice Director, Onekama Consolidated School, Onekama, MIOne new way schools are successfully boosting breakfast counts is by using...

MARESA Culinary Students Take First Place at Michigan Junior Chef Competition

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 10, 2016

Marquette Alger Regional Educational Service Agency (MARESA), Marquette, MichiganHigh-school students in the culinary arts program, offered through a...

Mattawan’s Crepe 66 Café Crew Takes Third Place with Gluten-Free Breakfast Crepes

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 10, 2016

Mattawan Middle School, Mattawan, MichiganAsk a middle school student if they’ve ever eaten a crepe and many will ask: What’s a crepe?” Not at Mattawan...

Blueberry Oatmeal Sundaes Capture 2nd Place at Michigan Junior Chef Competition!

Updated: March 10, 2016

Baseline Middle School, South Haven Public Schools, South Haven, MichiganAmy Nichols, foodservice director at South Haven Public Schools, had her eye on a...

2015 Michigan Junior Chef Competition

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 10, 2016

Whitney Vance, R.D., Michigan Department of Education Mediterranean Quiche? Breakfast Egg Rolls?  Cherry-Oatmeal Dunkers? If you want to know what middle and...

Superintendent Supports Breakfast in the Classroom

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 10, 2016

Bill Fetterhoff, Superintendent, Godwin Heights Public Schools, Wyoming, MIBill Fetterhoff, superintendent of Godwin Heights Public Schools, believes proper...

Students’ Marketing Power Boosts Breakfast Participation

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 10, 2016

Renae Tindall, Teacher, Whitehall District Schools, Whitehall, MIRenae Tindall, teacher extraordinaire at Ealy Elementary School, says if you want to get...

Smoothie Success!

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 10, 2016

Sharon Lenard, Foodservice Director, Howell Public Schools, Howell, MichiganSharon Lenard, foodservice director for Howell Public Schools, found the way to...

Oatmeal-licious Breakfast Bar Still Hot Today

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 10, 2016

Dan Gorman, Foodservice Director, Whitehall District Schools, Whitehall, MIIt’s been almost three years since fifth-grade student Kammie Jarvis developed her...

New Grab and Go and “Late-Start Wednesdays” Fuel Oxford Breakfast Success

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 10, 2016

Karen Bissett, Nutrition Services Director, Oxford Community Schools, Oxford, MIKaren Bissett, nutrition services director for Oxford Community Schools, is...

Fabulous Food and Super Staff = Showcase Success

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 10, 2016

Katherine Borovsky, Foodservice Director, Hopkins Public Schools, Hopkins, MI“If they can walk with it, they’ll eat it.” That’s the secret, according to...

Everyone Deserves a Second Chance Breakfast

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 10, 2016

Bernard Gladney, Foodservice General Manager, Flint Public Schools, Flint, MI“Whatever it takes to get students to eat breakfast, we’ll do it.” That’s a...

Creative First-Year Foodservice Director Boosts Breakfast

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 10, 2016

Amy Nichols, Foodservice Director, South Haven Public Schools, South Haven, MIFirst-year Foodservice Director Amy Nichols dove in headfirst this year to...

Community Tailgate Kicks Off New School Breakfast

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 10, 2016

Carrie Morfino, Foodservice Director, Fraser Public Schools, Fraser, MIEveryone loves a party especially when it’s held in the fall, outdoors, and in...

Breakfast on the Bus

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 10, 2016

Jenice Momber, Foodservice Director, Kaleva Norman Dickson Schools, Manistee County, MIJenice Momber knows how to solve a problem. Since her school district...

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