Box Elder joins Breakfast After the Bell program

Partnership with No Kid Hungry will support eight Montana schools in implementing breakfast programs


December 24, 2019

Staff and wire report

Children in Box Elder schools now have a better opportunity to have a breakfast thanks to more than $28,000 in grant funding from private entities to implement the Breakfast After the Bell program.

The program shifts the time breakfast is served so students can eat a meal during or between morning lessons rather than in the cafeteria before classes begin, a release from the Montana governor’s office said. After incorporating breakfast into the morning schedule, schools see student participation in the breakfast program increase by double or more.

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