Media Advisory: William Paca ES Celebrates National School Breakfast Week With a Crunch

Media Advisory: William Paca ES Celebrates National School Breakfast Week With a Crunch

March 7, 2016
For Immediate Release
Office of Communications
William Paca Elementary School
Hear the Maryland Crunch Event
Thursday, March 10, 2016 • 8:30 a.m.

William Paca Elementary School
7801 Sheriff Road
Landover, MD 20785

William Paca Elementary School will take part in the Hear the Maryland Crunch! statewide event, joined by special guests from Maryland Hunger Solutions, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE). The event takes place during National School Breakfast Week, and highlights the important role the national school breakfast program plays in ensuring students have access to the healthy food they need to learn and grow. To emphasize the point, thousands of participants from across the state will simultaneously bite into apples. For details on the event, click here to visit Maryland Hunger Solutions’ website. For more information on the School Nutrition Association’s National School Breakfast Week event from March 7-11, 2016, click here.


Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS), one of the nation's 25 largest school districts, has 208 schools and centers, more than 130,000 students and nearly 19,000 employees. Under the leadership of Chief Executive Officer Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell, the school system serves a diverse student population from urban, suburban and rural communities located in the Washington, DC suburbs. PGCPS is nationally recognized for innovative programs and initiatives that provide students with unique learning opportunities, including arts integration, environmental and financial literacy, and language immersion.