Park Brook Elementary School

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Good Question: Why Don’t Most Schools Have Recess Before Lunch?

When we were growing up, you always had recess after lunch. But new research shows that children will eat 54 percent more fruits and vegetables at lunch if they eat after recess. “Recess is often held after lunch so children hurry to ‘finish’ so that they can go play. This results in wasted fruits and vegetables,” Dr. David Just of Cornell University said.

01/15/2015

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Officials: 2 Playground Arson Fires In 2 Days

Local fire departments say they’ve responded to what appears to be two playground arson fires over the weekend.

02/21/2012

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