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WELCOME TO THE 2016-2017 SCHOOL YEAR!!

 

This 2016-2017 S.Y., Caldwell cafeterias are meeting new federal nutrition standards for school meals, ensuring that meals are healthy and well-balanced and provide students all the nutrition they need to succeed at school. Now is a great time to encourage your kids to choose school lunch!

Caldwell Food Service is involved with Wellness of the students.  Parents, Grandparents, Patrons are invited to partcipate in this Healthier Challenge for Healthier Children in Caldwell.
 

Director: Vicky Blankenship

208-455-3331 ext 1

fax: 208-455-4465

What's in a School Meal?
School meals offer students milk, fruits and vegetables, proteins and grains – and they must meet strict limits on saturated fat and portion size. Starting this fall, school lunches throughout the county will meet additional standards, including:
• Age-appropriate calorie limits for elementary, middle and high school meals.
• Larger servings of veggies and fruits: Students must take at least one serving (½ cup) of fruits or vegetables with their school lunch at all grade levels.
• A wider variety of vegetables, including offerings of dark green and red/ orange vegetables and legumes.
• Fat-free or 1% milk will be offered, with flavored milk only available fat-free!
• More whole grains: Greater than 51% of bread items offered in school cafeterias will now be whole grain.
• Target 1 sodium requirments in the 9-12 age group for school lunch 1420 mg. sodium.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 or (202) 720-6382.

Lunch: No charge for students
Breakfast: No charge for students
 
Adult pricing:
Breakfast: $2.50
Lunch: $3.75

Parents/Guests are welcome to join their children for lunch anytime. Please call prior to 9 a.m. that day so that the proper number of lunches will be prepared.
Allergy Information:  No MILK substitutions will be made for ANY reason without documentation from the student’s physician.  FOOD substitutions CAN NOT be made for any reason without a conference consisting of the student’s parents/guardians, physician, school nurse and either the principal or kitchen manager, to determine the student’s needs and the liability of the Food Service Department.  The Food Service Program is required to have documentation on file for all the students with a food intolerance of any kind.

If you have specific questions, please contact the food service department in your child's school or the Food Service, (208) 455-3331.

Email us at foodservice@caldwellschools.org

A "School Lunch" consists of the choice of meat or meat alternate, choice of vegetable, choice of fruit, choice of grain and milk. Students are required to take at least 3 of the 5 food components. One of the 3 components must be 1/2 cup of fruit or vegetable to meet requirements for a "School Lunch."