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McGovern to Visit Athol Schools to Highlight School Meals, Tour New Facilities

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ATHOL, MA, March 8, 2016 | comments

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9th: McGovern to Visit Athol Schools to Highlight School Meals, Tour New Facilities

ATHOL, MA – Tomorrow at 8:00AM, Congressman Jim McGovern, will visit Pleasant Street Elementary School in Athol as he continues to raise awareness about National School Breakfast Week and encourage state and local leaders to support ways to increase student access to school meals. During Congressman McGovern’s visit, he will highlight the free breakfast and lunch programs available to students in the district. Congressman McGovern is a champion of childhood hunger issues and will highlight how the School Breakfast Program presents a huge opportunity to ensure that students in Athol and throughout Massachusetts, especially those who live with food insecurity, can get the nutrition they need to succeed in the classroom and beyond.

Congressman McGovern will also tour other campuses in the Athol School District, including Riverbend Elementary School, Sanders Street Elementary School, and the new Athol Community Elementary School (ACES) to hear about the success of each campus in strengthening instruction and the new ACES campus.

8:00AM - 8:45AM: Visit to Pleasant Street Elementary School

WHO: Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02), Pleasant Street Elementary School Officials

WHAT: Visit to Pleasant Street Elementary School to Highlight School Meals

WHERE: Pleasant St. Elementary School, 1060 Pleasant St, Athol

9:00AM - 11:15AM: Tour of Athol School District

WHO: Congressman Jim McGovern (MA-02), Athol School Officials,

  • 9:00AM: Riverbend Elementary School
  • 9:45AM: Sanders Street Elementary School
  • 10:30AM: The new Athol Community Elementary School

WHAT: Tour of Each Campus to Meet with School Officials, Hear About Recent Successes

Media can RSVP by contacting Abraham White at abraham.white@mail.hosue.gov.

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