When the San Jacinto Unified School District launched a pilot program at Park Hill Elementary to provide “Breakfast in the Classroom,” it was hoped that the results would bear out the research that students who eat breakfast are more focused and perform better academically. Since its inception at the start of this school year, Friday, Aug. 5, positive feedback has been steadily coming in from students, teachers and parents.While SJUSD Nutrition Services has offered free breakfast and lunch to all its students districtwide since 2017, many had to use their free time before the school day started or their first recess time to take advantage of the meal. Now that all 34 classrooms receive enough of each item to feed everyone, participation has reached 87%, compared to about 24% for th
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