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Lauderdale County School System :: Together . . . Committed to Excellence Through Education

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

 
Welcome to Child Nutrition!

 

2014-2015 Applications for Free or Reduced School Meals are located in the back of your child's handbook.    These may be filled out and turned in to your child's school or at the County Office.

 

We Serve Education Daily!

The mission of the Lauderdale County Child Nutrition Program, an integral component of your child's education, is to provide a variety of healthy food items and nutrition education to empower your student to make wise choices.

Breakfast prices are $.75 for full paying students and $.30 for reduced students.  Lunch prices are $1.75 for full paying students and $.40 for reduced students.  Breakfast prices for employees and visitors are $1.00 with lunch prices for employees at $2.25 and visitors at $3.25. 

At the start of the 2012-2013 school year Lauderdale County implemented a new lunch meal pattern as regulated by the USDA.  The following lists a breakdown of the lunch meal pattern which applies for the 2014-2015 school year:

2 oz minimum (9th-12th) and 1 oz minimum (K-8th) meat/meat alternate daily

2 oz minimum (9th-12th) and 1 oz minimum (K-8th) equivalent grain daily

1 cup minimum (9th-12th) and 3/4 cup minimum (K-8th) of vegetable daily

1 cup minimum (9th-12th) and 1/2 cup minimum (K-8th) of fruit daily

1 cup milk daily for all grades (milk choices vary according to availability at school)

Daily Calories for Lunch:

  K-5th -550 to 650 calories

6th-8th -600 to 700 calories

9th-12th -750 to 850 calories

 

 

"The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or if all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

 

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (in Spanish).

 

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer."

 

2013 USDA Nondiscrimination Statement Update - SPANISH

For all other FNS nutritional assistance programs, State or local agencies, and their subrecipients, must post the following nondiscrimination statement:

El Departamento de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos (por sus siglas en inglés "USDA") prohíbe la discriminación contra sus clientes, empleados y solicitantes de empleo por raza, color, origen nacional, edad, discapacidad, sexo, identidad de género, religión, represalias y, según corresponda, convicciones políticas, estado civil, estado familiar o paternal, orientación sexual, o si los ingresos de una persona provienen en su totalidad o en parte de un programa de asistencia pública, o información genética protegida de empleo o de cualquier programa o actividad realizada o financiada por el Departamento. (No todos los criterios prohibidos se aplicarán a todos los programas y/o actividades laborales).

Si desea presentar una queja por discriminación del programa de Derechos Civiles, complete el USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form (formulario de quejas por discriminación del programa del USDA), que puede encontrar en internet en http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, o en cualquier oficina del USDA, o llame al (866) 632-9992 para solicitar el formulario. También puede escribir una carta con toda la información solicitada en el formulario. Envíenos su formulario de queja completo o carta por correo postal a U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, por fax al (202) 690-7442 o por correo electrónico a program.intake@usda.gov.

Las personas sordas, con dificultades auditivas, o con discapacidad del habla pueden contactar al USDA por medio del Federal Relay Service (Servicio federal de transmisión) al (800) 877-8339 o (800) 845-6136 (en español).

El USDA es un proveedor y empleador que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.