BOE discusses recess, lunch costs


NORTH CANAAN ­— Helping students get and stay healthy has become an integral part of school life.

The North Canaan Board of Education took a close look at two aspects at its Nov. 17 meeting: breakfast and recess.

A breakfast program that could include a large number of students at North Canaan Elementary School (NCES) — and be profitable — is getting serious consideration.

The elimination of recess for seventh- and eighth-graders may be reversed, based on negative reaction from students, teachers and parents.

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