Good nutrition and regular physical activity before, during, and after the school day are strongly correlated with positive student outcomes. St. John the Baptist, in conjunction with the Plymouth School District Lunch program, offers students healthy, kid-friendly meals at affordable prices that support and promote good nutrition. A varied menu including many different fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and made from scratch items are offered.
FREE STUDENT MEALS
Thanks to continued USDA funding, school meals are again free for the 2021-2022 school year.
NEW this year. Breakfast before the bell. All students will be offered a free breakfast snack as they arrive at school each day.
If your family paid for “snack milk” that milk will still be offered in the afternoon as milk is included in the morning free breakfast snack.
Harvest of the month is broccoli!
**Menu and nutritional information are subject to change due to supply availability and student selections.October 2021 Menu
Wellness Committee Vision: To create and support good nutrition and health promoting learning environments throughout our school.
ChooseMyPlate.gov provides useful information to help consumers build healthier diets with resources and tools for dietary assessment, nutrition education, and other user-friendly nutrition information. This online resource is designed to enable people to make healthier food choices for themselves, their families, and their children.
MyPlate Kid’s Place provides online resources and tools for children to help them make healthier choices in a fun and appealing way. Parents can find reliable information and resources as well as “teachable moments” that can influence children’s choices at home and at school.Health and Wellness Policy
Your child(ren) may qualify for free or reduced-price meals. The Federally supported Hot Lunch Program provides assistance to families that qualify. Qualification is based on family income and family size. Please contact the school office for more information.
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, etc.), 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: http://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:
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This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
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