The Board of Education recognizes child and adolescent obesity has become a major health concern in the United States. The Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010 (HHFKA), funds child nutrition programs and establishes required nutrition standards for school lunch and breakfast programs. In accordance with the requirements of the HHFKA each school in the district shall implement this Wellness Policy that includes goals for nutrition promotion, nutrition education, physical activity, and other school-based activities that promote student wellness.
The Principal or a School Wellness Policy Coordinator designated by the Principal will be responsible to ensure the school complies with the requirements in this Policy. The Superintendent of Schools will designate a District Wellness Policy Coordinator who will have the authority and responsibility to ensure each school in the district complies with the requirements outlined in this Policy
What Comes With My Lunch?
To receive the Meal Price, you must select at least 3 of the 5 Food Components listed above.
At least 1 of your selections must be a fruit or a vegetable component in order to receive the meal price. Take a Trip to the Farm Stand!
The Farm Stand comes with each meal offered and includes vegetables from 5 specific sub groups each week (Dark green, Red/Orange, Beans/Peas, Starchy, Other).
Everyone is encouraged to take all the items that make up a balanced meal.
To be considered a meal it must contain a minimum ½ cup serving of fruit or vegetable.
PayForIt Cafeteria System
The school district has a state-of-the-art computerized point-of-sale system to make it easier for students and their parents to purchase school meals. Deposit money into your child’s food service account online, to be used for lunch and ala carte food items. You will also be able to see what meals your child has purchased at school. All you need is your child’s student ID number and a debit or credit card.
Free & Reduced Lunches
For eligible students to receive free & reduced lunches, parents must first print an application, complete it, and send it to school with your child. If you do not have access to a printer, a hardcopy of the application can be obtained from either of our school’s main offices. Forms cannot be submitted electronically at this time.