Recess Before Lunch

  • Recess Before Lunch is dedicated to improving the health and educational environment of the students in the El Paso ISD. Recess Before Lunch has many benefits and researchers are seeing drastic changes in schools that are implementing Recess Before Lunch.

    • Increased nutrient and fluid intake
    • Students return to class ready to learn
    • Less food waste
    • Students drink more milk and eat more
    • Fewer discipline problems
    • Fewer visits to the school nurse

     Ill-health, of body or of mind, is defeat. Health alone is victory. Let all men, if they can manage it, contrive to be healthy!

    — Thomas Carlyle