Tag: breakfast

By Stefanie Jackson – Accomack and Northampton County Public Schools were unprepared when Gov. Ralph Northam announced last Friday, March 13, that all Virginia public schools must close for at least two weeks, starting Monday, March 16, in response to COVID-19. This week, both school districts have rolled out plans...
By Stefanie Jackson – People of all races and backgrounds turned out in record numbers at the Northampton High School cafeteria Monday for the 30th annual Community Unity breakfast, held every Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The event was organized by President Jane Cabarrus of the Northampton County NAACP...
Dear Editor: October was National Principals Month. It’s an opportunity to honor and celebrate principals in our communities. I’d like to recognize Principal Mike Myers for his hard work to promote Northampton High School’s Breakfast After the Bell program. One in seven children in Virginia lives in fami-lies that struggle with...
By Stefanie Jackson – Northampton public school officials spoke with parents and community members Oct. 10 to make it easier to swallow the decision not to give all students free breakfast and lunch this year through a U.S. Department of Agriculture program called the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP). “We want...
By Stefanie Jackson – Accomack County Public Schools may soon provide free breakfast and lunch for every student through a program of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s food and nutrition service agency. The program is Community Eligibility Provision (CEP), and it’s such a “huge” development that the entire school division...