At St. Francis School we realize the importance of nutrition and fitness for growing children. Our lunch and breakfast menus meet all federal nutrition guidelines, and then some. Students are offered a variety of fruits and vegetables and learn about the importance of healthy eating. Physical fitness opportunities are built into each day’s schedule.
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In accordance with the St. Francis School Wellness Policy fast foods, candy and sodas are not permitted. Do not send candy in your child’s lunch box, this includes any prepackaged lunches that contain candy, Halloween or Easter candy.
St. Francis of Assisi School participates in the USDA Child Nutrition Program. In accordance with federal law and United States Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write to USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call 202.720.5964 (voice and TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
St. Francis of Assisi School has been approved to offer free meals to students for the 2021-2022 school year.
Snacks: Each class will have a snack period. Your child may bring a nutritious snack from home. Healthy snack ideas: apples, bananas, grapes, cooked green beans, cucumber slices, frozen peas, applesauce, whole grain crackers & pretzels, popcorn, brown rice cakes, hard-boiled eggs, cheese, and yogurt.