NC Governor Roy Cooper And Visits Riverside High School

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The Pirate’s Hook By Zoe Jones According to senior Sena Zadeh, Governor Roy Cooper rocks. Zadeh met Cooper on Friday, September 8 when he visited Riverside to promoting to expand No Kid Hungry (NKH), an organization working to provide kids in need with healthy food and give their parents resources to make nutritious meals for […]

Guilford County Teacher: Finding Grants and Programs to Support a Breakfast Program

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PBS Teachers Lounge AUGUST 28, 2017 As an elementary school teacher for almost 18 years, I know firsthand the impact that eating breakfast has on my students—hungry kids simply do not perform as well academically. Unfortunately, kicking off the day on an empty stomach is more common than you may think, with 42.2 million Americans […]

First Lady of NC Kristin Cooper visits A.C. Reynolds High School in Buncombe County

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WLOS by Lauren Brigman – Monday, March 20th 2017 Buncombe County, N.C. (WLOS) — Governor Roy Cooper’s wife Kristin, and one of their daughters, Hilary, spent part of their morning at A.C. Reynolds high school. They made the visit to observe the “Second Chance Breakfast” program. Schools across the nation are taking part in this program, […]

Principal, not food experts, most influential in the school cafeteria

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August 26, 2016 Brown Center Chalkboard  By Michele Leardo School lunch is one of the most stable features of a child’s school day—and principals have more influence over this longstanding tradition than you might think. Each school day, students file into the cafeteria for lunch. Yet, the quality of this experience, along with the benefits it […]