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To offer nutritious meals and snacks at every school building. Proper nutrition is fundamental for the success of academic programs. We follow nutrition standards to help fight hunger and obesity.
- School Lunch provides the nutrition children need.
- Proper nutrition improves a child's behavior, school performance, and overall cognitive development.
- Properly nourished children more actively participate in the education experience.
- A healthy eating environment teaches children good nutrition and the elements of a proper diet, which can have positive effects on children's eating habits and physical well-being throughout life.
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Our meals meet the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Nutrition Standards, which requires the following:
- Age-appropriate calorie limits
- Larger servings of vegetables and fruits (students must take at lease on serving)
- A wider variety of vegetables, including dark green and red/orange vegetables and legumes
- Fat-free or 1% milk
- More whole grains
- Less sodium
The new requirements build on the work we have already been doing to provide more fruits, vegetables, whole grains and healthier main dishes in our cafeteria. Now is a great time for students to choose a school lunch! Check out the Menus and Nutrition Info tab to learn more.
Other Nutrition Program Features:
- Recognizes special events with promotional themes to provide a fun-filled environment for the students.
- Provides Student Lunch Committees in schools for menu input and taste testing by students.
- Invites parents and grandparents to join their children for lunch.
- Serves as a resource for nutrition education materials for the classroom.
- Includes students in the menu-planning process.
Bridget Lehn, MBA, RD, Nutrition Services Coordinator
Kathy Robinson, Administrative Assistant
Debbie Kelley, Support Supervisor (FeePay, Applications)
Room 310, District Center
The Minnesota Department of Education sponsor the USDA Child Nutrition
Program, in accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department
of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA,
its agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in
or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based
on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or
retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity
conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, et.), should contact the agency (state or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at https://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html
, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washing, D.C. 20250-9410
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This institution is an equal opportunity provider.