Elementary classroom receives grant for breakfast food


September 27, 2018

Caleb Vierkant/ Wrangell Sentinel

Students in Mikki Angerman's kindergarten classroom enjoy some breakfast before class begins.

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...

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