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Breakfast and Beyond recognizes districts or individual school(s) within a district, that demonstrate a collaborative approach and innovative strategies to expand access and participation in school meals.
School Districts will be notified to participate thru survey gizmo beginning in December 2022. Submit stories that
Stories can be submitted anytime between January 2023 thru April 15, 2023.
A selection of stories from around the state will be highlighted and shared on an ongoing basis (February through June 2023) with all Ohio School Breakfast Challenge partners, Ohio Education Associations and their membership, and other education, health and child focused organizations.
Districts submitting stories will receive
Leading the Way, the Ohio School Boards Association podcast, featured Breakfast & Beyond Superstar St. Mary’s City Schools. Superintendent Bill Ruane, High School Principal Jonathan Burke, Child Nutrition Director Nicole Rasmussen and District Nurse Deanna Halko shared their story and how the Second Chance Breakfast Program increased breakfast participation by 600% at the middle/high school building.
Congratulations to the 2022 Breakfast & Beyond “Superstars.” Districts and schools received a medallion from the Ohio School Breakfast Challenge for their excellence, innovative and collaborative work to increase access to school meals. Click here to view all of the 2022 Breakfast & Beyond stories, or click on a school link below to view their individual story.
Click here for a collection of stories that demonstrates how districts stepped up to the challenge to increase access to school meals during the pandemic.
2020 Champion of School Breakfast Awards
Congratulations to the 2020 Champion of Breakfast Award Winners for their innovative and collaborative school breakfast practices, including their commitment to increasing school breakfast participation and empowering students to make healthy choices. Click here for the list of 2020 Champion of Breakfast Award Winners, and click here for success stories.
2019 Champion of School Breakfast Awards
Click here for the 2017 Champion of School Breakfast Award Winners and success stories.
Click here for the 2020 Breakfast All-Star Award Winners.
Click here for the 2019 Breakfast All-Star Award Winners.
Click here for the 2018 Breakfast All-Star Award Winners.
Click here for the 2017 Breakfast All-Stars Award Winners.
Click here for the Fall 2016 Breakfast Challenge Award Winners.
The Ohio School Breakfast Challenge is supported by more than 25 school and health organizations. Learn why from the following groups: