School Nutrition

School Nutrition

16-17 OrderLunchesExpress Registration Letterlunch 1The Federal Hot Lunch Program is operative at our school.  Each student in grades K-8 may receive a nutritionally balanced hot lunch with milk provided by Taher Catering.  A salad bar consistently provides fruits and vegetables each day.

A choice of three kinds of milk are provided with hot lunch and is included in the price.
Milk may be purchased separately for 50 cents.

Lunch Prices
The cost of school lunch (including milk) for the 2016-2017 school year:
Grades K-8 – $3.10
Adult guest – $3.50
Milk only – $ .50
Two menu choices will be provided each day.

Parents and guests may join the students for lunch at any time.  Hot lunch must be pre-ordered.

Free and reduced lunch applications are available to parents who qualify

Application:

Order Lunches

Prior to a new month, families will access our Order Lunches web site to make selection for the week or month prior to the deadline.  The account will be charged for each of the designated days, even when the child is absent or missed lunch.   A one time fee of $10 will be charged per family to set up the account.

To register for an account – Visit OrderLunchesExpress.com. Our school code is SH244.

Directions for signing up on OrderLunchesExpress.com –

16-17 OrderLunchesExpress Registration Letter

Does the school lunch meet the USDA Food and Nutrition Guidelines?

At Sacred Heart Catholic School, the meals served through our contractor, Taher, meet the federal guidelines for nutrition, calories and serving size required for students in grades K-8.  On a daily basis, K-5 students should consume 550-650 calories at lunch and grades 6-8 should consume 600-700 calories.  For best nutrition, students should have five components to their meal:  protein, grains, fruits, vegetables and milk in the following quantities:
Meat or meat substitute (protein):  one ounce
Grains:  one ounce
Fruits:  one-half cup
Vegetables: three-quarters cup
Milk:  one cup

Wellness Policy

Sacred Heart Wellness Policy-2017

Standard/Full Civil Rights Statement

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 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 [email protected].

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 (Spanish).

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.