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1 [Add your district’s info here] National School Breakfast Week March 2-6, 2014 [Add date here]

2 Agenda  School Breakfast Program/School Meals  National School Breakfast Week  Fast Facts  “Make the Grade with School Breakfast”  Getting Involved

3 National School Breakfast Program  National School Breakfast Program (SBP)  13.1 million children served daily*  Our School Breakfast Program  [Enter your custom information here] * USDA ( School Year) Irvine Unified SD, CA

4 School Meals: The Facts  School Breakfast is Healthier than Ever! Fresh fruits Whole grains Limits on TransFats Lowfat or fat-free milk

5 School Meals: The Facts  School meals are safe  School nutrition professionals have rigorous training in food safety  School kitchens are subject to regular health inspections by the local health department.  According to the CDC, school kitchens maintain exceptional food safety records. Schools account for only 4 % of foodborne-disease outbreaks. (Food prepared at home – 20 %, Restaurant fare – 50 %)

6 Fast Facts about School Breakfast Students who eat breakfast have better attention and memory. Source: The National Dairy Council Students who eat breakfast have better attention and memory. Source: The National Dairy Council Students who participate in school breakfast show improved attendance, behavior, standardized achievement test scores as well as decreased tardiness. Source: Food Research & Action Council Students who participate in school breakfast show improved attendance, behavior, standardized achievement test scores as well as decreased tardiness. Source: Food Research & Action Council Low-income children who receive school breakfast do better on a variety of indicators than low-income peers who go without breakfast. Source: The Sodexo Foundation Low-income children who receive school breakfast do better on a variety of indicators than low-income peers who go without breakfast. Source: The Sodexo Foundation Students who eat school breakfast attend on average 1.5 more days of school per year and score 17.5% higher on standardized math tests. Source: Share Our Strength Students who eat school breakfast attend on average 1.5 more days of school per year and score 17.5% higher on standardized math tests. Source: Share Our Strength

7 “Make the Grade with School Breakfast”  NSBW 2015 reminds parents, students, and administrators that school breakfast helps students perform their best in the classroom!  Schools offer lots of ways to offer a healthy breakfast: grab’n’go options, breakfast in the classroom, and more.

8 How We’re Celebrating  [Add information here about what the district is doing: menus, activities, decorations, events, etc. Include some photos from previous years celebrations if you have them]

9 Parents – Get Involved  Check out the cafeteria menu with your kids and discuss making healthy choices.  Join your kids for breakfast during NSBW or any time during the year.  Voice any concerns or special diets your kids have  Provide feedback and tell us how we’re doing

10 Administrators – Get involved  Visit the cafeteria during breakfast  Include presentations about the importance of school meals at PTA meetings and in the classroom  Talk about “Make the Grade with School Breakfast” during the morning announcements  If you’re a teacher, encourage kids to participate in the “School Breakfast: Before & After” Art Contest

11 Time’s Up!  Q+A


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