|Terri Markham, Director
In Chanute Public Schools, employees in the Child Nutrition and Wellness Department are dedicated to serving breakfasts and lunches to students that meet federal nutrition standards and taste good. New USDA regulations this year require students to choose at least three of the five food components - meat, fruit, vegetable, bread and milk - served for lunch. In compliance with the state and federal guidelines on childrens' health and fitness, students are required to choose a 1/2 cup of fruit or vegetable as one of their lunch choices.
Meal Prices and Requirements
Breakfast $1.50 Students choose from at least three items, including hot entree'/cereal, graham crackers juice
Lunch $2.60 elementary $2.70 Royster and CHS
Adult Prices: Breakfast $2.05 - Lunch $3.50
Lunch- NEW USDA REQUIREMENTS: Students must choose a minimum of 3 full servings 1 being a 1/2 cup of Fruit or Vegetable from the 5 offered items of meat, fruit, vegetable, bread, milk.
USDA Nondiscrimination Statement
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/
(1) Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
(2) Fax: (202) 690-7442; or
(3) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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