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Department of Child Nutrition ServicesNortheastern School District recognizes that proper nutrition is essential for the social, emotional, physical and educational needs of our students. The Child Nutrition Services Department provides student meals that are well-balanced in accordance with the National School Lunch and National School Breakfast Programs. We provide students with quality food and nutrition offering a variety of fresh fruit and vegetables, whole grain products, trans-fat free entrees, and vegetarian options daily. The menus at Northeastern are based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the Food Guide Pyramid.Websites of Interest- Health Education for kidsAcademy of Nutrition and Dietetics
http://www.eatright.orgLearn to be Healthy
http://www.nutrition.govUS Department of Agriculture
www.snap.nal.usda.govKids Health- tabs for parents, kids, and teensDole 5 A Day
www.dole5aday.comFruits and Vegetables
www.fruitsandveggiesmatter.govU.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services- Bone Health
www.cdc.gov/powerfulbonesNutrient Rick Foods CoalitionDairy Council
www.nationaldairycouncil.orgSesame Street- Health and Wellness
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.