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District 211 Schools Participate in National School Breakfast Week

Studies consistently show that eating breakfast helps students succeed in school. Beginning the day with breakfast not only improves classroom performance, test scores and grades, concentration, and provides more energy, but it also decreases behavior problems, tardiness, and absenteeism. Coaches also encourage their student-athletes to observe proper nutrition. District 211 schools participate in National School Breakfast Week, which is March 6 through March 10, and provides schools with the opportunity to highlight and promote the importance of school breakfast. Each District 211 school promotes National School Breakfast Week it its own way. ...

Four District 211 Schools Host Breakfast with the Principal

To stress the importance of eating a well-balanced breakfast, four District 211 schools participated in an event that offers a free meal to students. Hoffman Estates, Conant, Palatine, and Schaumburg High Schools hosted Breakfast with the Principal, an event where students receive a free, nutritious breakfast to familiarize students with the school’s morning offerings, as well as provide them with a balanced start to their day. Fremd High School hosts a Breakfast with the Principal in the spring during National School Breakfast Week. Mary O’Connor, director of Food Service at District 211, said that on an average day roughly 100 to 400 ...

Schaumburg High School Kicks Off Initiative to Help Students Reach Goals

In an effort to shift focus towards college and career readiness, Schaumburg High School rolled out a school-wide academic monitoring campaign to help students stay on track in school and after graduation. Students were greeted with a free breakfast with the principal on Oct. 9 to launch the campaign entitled, “What’s Your Score? What’s Your Target? What’s Your Plan?” Administrators, all wearing t-shirts with the initiative’s logo on it, served breakfast for the students to show that reaching one’s target starts with a healthy breakfast. From there, the marching band, led by the initiative’s mascot Target Tom and Siegie the ...