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What’s Cooking? National School Breakfast Week: March 2-6

breakfast logoDid you know that students who participate in school breakfast programs show improved attendance, behavior, memory, and standardized tests scores, as well as decreased tardiness? Studies show that such students attend, on average, 1.5 more days of school per year and score an average of 17.5% higher on standardized math tests!

Did you know that school breakfast always includes fruits and/or veggies offered daily, more whole grains, fat free or low fat milk, as well as limited calories, fats, and sodium?

March 2-6, 2015 is National School Breakfast Week! School breakfast is a healthy, convenient, and affordable way to start any student’s day off right. Cafeteria Staff across the country will be serving up hot, delicious meals this week as a reminder of the importance of a healthy breakfast. In N-CCS lunchrooms, green eggs and ham will even be served for breakfast on Dr. Seuss’s birthday on Monday, March 2nd! Come taste the goodness of a delicious school breakfast!

To learn more about the school breakfast program, visit www.schoolnutrition.org/SchoolMeals or www.facebook.com/TrayTalk.

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