The Jr./Sr. High School has a new breakfast option. Instead
of going through the traditional cafeteria line, students can now stop by the
Grab & Go cart in the front foyer outside the main office. This new option
allows students who may not have time to sit down and eat in the cafeteria to
have a bagel or a piece of fruit to take with them.
“It’s easy of you are running late or need to meet with a teacher before class,” says School Lunch Manager Mary Della Penna. “This gives more students the flexibility to start their day with breakfast.”
Students use their pin number just as they would in the cafeteria line. The cart is open from 7:10 to 7:45 a.m.
“Study after study shows that kids who eat breakfast function better,” says Marcie Beth Schneider, M.D., FAAP, a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Committee on Nutrition and adolescent medicine physician in an article for healthychildren.org. “They do better in school, they have better concentration and more energy.”
Traditional breakfast options are still available in the