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Breakfast Coming to Classrooms

Posted: December 2, 2012 at 2:47 a.m.

Jocelyn Martinez, 6, left, and big sister Vasti Martinez, 9, pour milk over their Frosted Flakes on Friday at Bayyari Elementary School in Springdale while eating breakfast before school. Beginning Monday, Bayyari will be the first of five Springdale elementary schools to participate in Breakfast in the Classroom, a program sponsored by the Walmart Foundation, which provides free breakfast for all students in the school.

It’s frequently called the most important meal of the day, and Springdale school officials don’t want students to skip it.

At A Glance

Breakfast In The Classroom

Springdale will become the second district in Arkansas, after Little

Rock, to participate in a district-wide breakfast program. The program

is funded directly by the Walmart Foundation. The Walmart Foundation

funds Breakfast in the Classroom programs in more than 14 states,

including Arkansas.

Source: Staff Report

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