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School Breakfast feb2010


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School Breakfast feb2010

  1. 1. Cashton Public Schools <ul><li>Our Commitment to Kids, </li></ul><ul><li>Our Initiative in School Nutrition. </li></ul>Presenter: Dr. Bradford G. Saron Food Service Director: Laurie Geier
  2. 2. The Problem(s) Hallway Rules Seasons Late Busses Accessibility Student/Parent Awareness Cost Scattered Kids Busy Students Isolated Cafeteria
  3. 3. Solution(s) Access Choice (People, Relationships, Communication, Persistence, Leadership)
  4. 4. Elementary Breakfast in the Classroom ( How we facilitate and track the program. ) <ul><li>People in Play </li></ul><ul><li>Morning Nutrition Person </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers/Kids </li></ul><ul><li>Custodian </li></ul><ul><li>Afternoon Nutrition Utility Person </li></ul>
  5. 5. Elementary Breakfast in the Classroom <ul><li>People in Play </li></ul><ul><li>Morning Nutrition Person </li></ul><ul><li>7:40: Delivers food next to the doors in appropriate containers. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Elementary Breakfast in the Classroom <ul><li>People in Play </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers/Kids </li></ul><ul><li>7:45-8:05: Teachers keep track of offerings, participation and send the info to office with regular lunch count. Manages garbage, milk cartons, extra milk. Kids know their responsibilities, keep in the routine. </li></ul>
  7. 7. 4K
  8. 8. 1 st Grade
  9. 9. 4 th Grade
  10. 10. Teacher Reaction Can’t please them all More alert Increase in attentiveness Decrease in ragged time Readiness to concentrate Kids that eat together . . .
  11. 11. Elementary Breakfast in the Classroom <ul><li>People in Play </li></ul><ul><li>Custodian </li></ul>8:10: Picks up garbage, empties left-over milk into larger container.
  12. 12. Elementary Breakfast in the Classroom <ul><li>People in Play </li></ul><ul><li>Nutrition Utility Person </li></ul><ul><li>8:15: Picks up extra items and empty containers. She then re-stocks the extras and cleans any dirty dishes. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Pricing Changes Elementary $1.30  .50 High School/Middle School $1.40  .75
  14. 14. Menu Items <ul><li>Self Contained </li></ul><ul><li>Pre Packaged </li></ul><ul><li>Not Sticky </li></ul><ul><li>4 Rotations per Year </li></ul><ul><li>Always 3 Options (less in Elem) </li></ul><ul><li>(e.g., muffin, yogurt, apple, milk) </li></ul>
  15. 15. Road Bumps <ul><li>The myth of the perfect plan </li></ul><ul><li>Changes at semester/quarter </li></ul><ul><li>Sticky fingers/messy desks </li></ul><ul><li>Finding nutritional breakfast items </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher training </li></ul><ul><li>Paper products </li></ul><ul><li>Student preferences </li></ul>
  16. 16. It’s in the Details <ul><li>Clean up is very important </li></ul><ul><li>How do you “turn off” breakfast? </li></ul><ul><li>Routine, Routine, Routine </li></ul><ul><li>Who does what, when, and with which tools? </li></ul>
  17. 17. High School/Middle School Breakfast: Access and Choice <ul><li>Options </li></ul><ul><li>Grab & Go </li></ul><ul><li>Nutritional Break </li></ul><ul><li>Traditional Sit-down Before School </li></ul>
  18. 18. Grab & Go
  19. 19. Nutritional Break
  20. 20. Cafeteria Style Breakfast
  21. 21. Success! (At least, we’re cautiously optimistic.) <ul><li>Participation </li></ul><ul><li>Alignment to District Vision and Purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Healthier kids, happier staff </li></ul><ul><li>Relationships and communication </li></ul><ul><li>Potential for Fund 10 relief </li></ul><ul><li>Parent reaction </li></ul>