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El Monte Breakfast Program Featured in National Video

Lights, camera, action! This spring, national nonprofit No Kid Hungry visited the El Monte City School District (EMCSD) to produce a video on its Breakfast in the Classroom (BIC) Program. The EMCSD BIC program is a universal free breakfast program that has been serving students in grades K-6 since SY 2013-2014. It is complimented by a Grab N’ Go Program for students in grades 7-8. The visitors were up bright and early to watch EMCSD Child Nutrition employees prepare breakfast for students at Cherrylee and Shirpser schools. The crew then visited classrooms to see how students in El Monte use the first 10 minutes of their days to have a healthy meal, while also preparing for their academic l