At Hollin Meadows Elementary in Va., first lady helps USDA honor the school's nutrition and fitness efforts
..."Anyone who has kids knows they need recess and exercise to focus. If you own a dog, you know that," Obama said, drawing laughs from school officials. "But I guess that's part of the challenge, changing the mentality within the system about what priorities make sense and why."
The first lady started a White House garden where fruits and vegetables are grown for use year-round in the kitchen. She also initiated a public campaign to help Americans better understand where their food comes from...
Superintendent Weast and the MCPS Board of Education's position on recess.
Superintendent Weast and the MCPS Board of Education's position on vegetable gardens.