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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. ...

District 211 Participates in National School Breakfast Week, Stresses Importance of Meal

Although it’s stressed in schools, not every student has access to eat a nutritious breakfast to start the day. Some students might skip the meal because they don't realize how important it is. During National School Breakfast Week, schools help encourage and educate students on why they should partake in what is considered the most important meal of the day. District 211 is participating in National School Breakfast Week outlined by the School Nutrition Association. The week, which started on March 4 and continues through March 8, is to promote the importance of breakfast to students and how it’s beneficial not to skip. “Regardless of ...