• Nutrition Services


    Safe School Plan - Coordinated Safe and Healthy School Assessment Resources


    Prevention - Volume 1  Chapter 6 


    The following links are provided to assist school sites in implementing components of the District's Safe School Plan:
    Guidelines for Sales and Service of Non-School Meal Program Food/Beverages on School Campus - The purpose of this Bulletin is to provide District staff, students and parent groups an update of the new mandatory Federal and State law regulations pertaining to the selling and/or serving of food and beverages, in competition with school meals, on campus during the school day. 
    Approved List of Snacks - Snack Evaluation Checklist to determine whether a food item or beverage meets District, Federal, and State requirements.
     - Beverage and Snack Evaluation Checklist to determine whether a food item or beverage meets District, Federal, and State requirements. 
    Nutrition Education Websites for Educators - This link provides a variety of nutrition education websites for teachers.  The resources in this link are provided by the Los Angeles Fund for Public Education.
    Appropriate Fundraising - Information provided regarding Board of Education policies for school fundraising activities. The content has been revised to reflect changes in the legal and liability requirements needed for approved parent groups and how to account for funds raised by approved parent groups. 



    Blueprint for Wellness - Nutrition Services 


    The National School Lunch Program was created in 1946 as a measure to prevent malnutrition by providing nutritious lunches to school-aged children: “It is declared to be the policy of Congress, as a measure of national security, to safeguard the health and well-being of the Nation’s children….” 1 USDA research shows that children who participate in the school lunch program have superior nutritional intake compared to those who do not. This intake helps to improve students’ wellness.  Read More


    Nutrition Services Focus Areas:

    1.  All schools implement with fidelity the Guideline for Sales and Service of Non-School Meal Program Food/Beverages on School Campus.
    2. All students have at least 20 minutes to eat their meal after they receive their food.
    3.  The school's nutrition education efforts are on the agenda at least twice annually at school meetings. Potential venues are faculty and staff meetings, parent meetings, school-site council meetings.