MNSD LUNCH PROGRAM
The Marple Newtown School District Food Service Department is happy to announce that the USDA has extended nationwide waivers to continue the Seamless Summer Option through June 2022. This extension means that we are able to provide FREE breakfast and lunch to all students enrolled in our district and anyone 18 years old and younger that live in their household.
Marple Newtown School District
Food Service Update
As of June 18, 2021
Tina Stiles, Food Service Director - firstname.lastname@example.org
MNSD LUNCH PROGRAM
FREE breakfast and lunch will be provided seven days a week from June 21 - August 14. The pickup day and time will be Wednesdays from 10am-12pm. On Wednesdays, you will receive seven (7) lunch meals and seven (7) breakfast meals.
(Q) Will I receive confirmation that I filled out the form? No, your pickups will start immediately on Wednesdays.
Monthly menus are posted on the website for Breakfast and Lunch. www.mnsd.nutrislice.com
Students can expect benefits from healthier and more nutritious food in school. Thanks to the Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act, major improvements are being made across the country to transform school food and to promote better nutrition and reduce obesity.
2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans
The 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines is designed to help Americans eat a healthier diet. Intended for policymakers and health professionals, this edition of the Dietary Guidelines outlines how people can improve their overall eating patterns — the complete combination of foods and drinks in their diet. This edition offers 5 overarching Guidelines and a number of Key Recommendations with specific nutritional targets and dietary limits.
MNSD Student Wellness Policy (School Board Policy Manual, 200 Pupils, #246 Student Wellness)
The Marple Newtown School District recognizes that student wellness and proper nutrition are related to students’ physical well-being, growth, development, and readiness to learn. The Board is committed to providing a school environment that promotes student wellness, proper nutrition, nutrition education, and regular physical activity as part of the total learning experience. In a healthy school environment, students will learn about and participate in positive dietary and lifestyle practices that can improve student achievement.
- Please click here to learn more about Summer Feeding Programs.
- Nondiscrimination Statement
- USDA Nondiscrimination Statement
Important Information regarding New Meal Benefit Application:
This school year we are making it faster and easier for families to apply for free or reduced priced meals. Please see this link to apply.
This school year students may notice a change on their lunch trays. New federal nutrition standards have been implemented, which require schools to meet daily and weekly serving requirements of grains, fruits and vegetables, meat or meat alternatives and milk.