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All Elementary and Middle Schools Offer Grab and Go Breakfast! 

Breakfast is Brain Fuel for Students in the Trumbull Public Schools

Food items for school Breakfast: choose at least 3 including 1/2 cup of fruits or vegetables, and at least two other food items. For best nutrition, choose all three,

Juice/fruit/vegetable (1 cup daily), Grains and optional: meat or meat alternate (1-2 ounce daily), Fluid milk (1 cup daily)

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. The Trumbull Public Schools whole-heartedly believes in the importance of this first meal of the day for health and academic success and work to ensure that students in their district eat breakfast each morning. Students who eat breakfast are able to pay attention longer, demonstrate better behavior in the classroom, have improved attendance and less tardiness, and make fewer trips to the school nurse. School meals can make a difference.  Meals served as part of the School Breakfast Program provide one-fourth or more of the daily recommended levels for key nutrients that children need for growth and development.  Students who participate in the National School Breakfast and School Lunch Programs consume more servings of milk, fruit and vegetables and fewer servings of soda and fruit drinks.  Families depend on school meals to provide nourishing meals each day for their children.  Students depend on school meals to provide the nutrition they need to succeed.

The Trumbull Public Schools have been going above and beyond to increase the number of students who eat breakfast each school morning. “The students in this school district are our children.” We care about the health and well-being of our students.  Ensuring that each child eats a healthy breakfast every day is a small but significant step that we can take as part of investing in their future.

HOW DOES YOUR CHILD PURCHASE BREAKFAST?

Breakfast meals are purchased in the same way as your child purchases lunch. This is a debit account, not a credit account. Every child has their own personal Bar Code Pin number which is the same BC# they use to purchase lunch. The student will enter their BC# when they receive the meal and the computer accesses his/her account. If there is money in the prepaid account $2.00 for the full price for the breakfast meal is deducted. If a student is eligible for free breakfast meals, the computer system will not charge them. If the student is eligible for reduced breakfast meals $0.30 will be deducted from their prepaid account. If there is no money in the account the student will pay with cash, $0.30 for a reduced breakfast or pay $2.00 full price breakfast. Please use and complete a deposit slip available in the school cafeteria or on the Trumbull Public Schools website and send it to your school cafeteria or visit www.myschoolbucks.com for parent on-line information on how to make a prepayment for meals and a la carte purchases. Breakfast and lunch are not served on legal half days.

Trumbull Public Schools/Trumbull Food Services/School Lunch Program, 203-452-4500

All Elementary and Middle Schools,11/7/2019