Topics:  breakfast club, education, food, warwick state high school, winter

Relishing return of Breakfast Club

Warwick State High School Year 12 students Cassandra Connal (left) and Naomi Jensen warm up with a hot drink before school starts.
Warwick State High School Year 12 students Cassandra Connal (left) and Naomi Jensen warm up with a hot drink before school starts. Kerri Burns-Taylor

BUSY students are overlooking the day's most important meal and disturbingly, it is becoming out of reach for some struggling families.

But Warwick State High School students can start the school day on a full stomach and cradling a hot drink, after the return of the school's Breakfast Club.

School-based youth health nurse Denise Dixon said the club had returned to the school after a big need was identified.

"Some kids are catching buses very early and not prioritising breakfast properly and we are seeing others who are coming to school without any food because their families can't afford it," she said.

"And then there are the kids who are coming to school with a can of 'Mother' in their hands."

The Breakfast Club is held from 8.15am each morning and has been supported by two local businesses.

"Supa IGA Warwick has helped with the Milo, tea, coffee and bread and Steve Mundey from Dairy Farmers is going to donate 5L of milk each day," Mrs Dixon said.



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