Elementary classroom receives grant for breakfast food
September 27, 2018
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, as the saying goes. At Evergreen Elementary, thanks in part to a grant from the Alaska Native Sisterhood Association, Mikki Angerman's kindergarten class gets to start each day with a meal.
Angerman said she started preparing breakfast for her students last year as a way to help Wrangell families feed their children. She said that she saw a lot of kids come in without having eaten breakfast, either due to some financial hardships at home or from simply being too rushed in the morning to eat. From 8 to 8:30 a.m. each school day, she said, her...