Food & Nutrition Service professionals in Virginia’s Chesterfield County Public Schools (CCPS) went above and beyond for National School Breakfast Week this year. Their engaging breakfast program promotions helped boost school breakfast participation by 31% over the same time-frame last year! With a full schedule of programs available, school staff and parents were encouraged to make this week exciting and informative, highlighting the benefits and opportunities for students to enjoy a nourishing meal every morning at school.
March 20, 2018
Devils Backbone Brewing Company announced Tuesday that its Heartland Initiative program contributed over $290,000 to the local community and addressing food insecurity.
March 15, 2018
March is Women's History Month, so we thought we would take this opportunity to look back on some female movers and shakers from Herndon's early history.
March 10, 2018
Across the Commonwealth, we have already made great strides in ensuring that Virginia kids have access to the nutritious fuel they need to grow up healthy, strong and ready to learn. Over 10 million more breakfasts were served to Virginia students last school year compared to the same time four years ago. That's a big deal, but we have the opportunity to connect even more students with school breakfast.
March 09, 2018
March 5th through March 9th is National School Breakfast Week! This toolkit will give you ideas on how to celebrate.
February 28, 2018
“With the help of our school divisions and partners, more Virginia students are eating breakfast at school every day,” Claire Mansfield, No Kid Hungry Virginia state director, said. “No Kid Hungry Virginia is committed to connecting more students in the commonwealth with breakfast by expanding and strengthening Breakfast After the Bell programs.”
February 06, 2018
On Jan. 9, T.C. Williams High School launched a new after-school meal program, the Dinner Club, which has been feeding between 200 – 300 students every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Any student involved in afterschool tutoring or in an activity, club or sport held at T.C. can simply come to the cafeteria, sign in and grab a meal beginning at 3:15 p.m.
January 29, 2018