All Duneland school cafeterias have implemented new meal pattern guidelines for school lunches. The new guidelines ensure that meals are healthy, well balanced and provide students the nutrition they need to succeed at school. School meals offer students milk, fruits and vegetables, proteins and grains, and also have strict limits on saturated fat and portion size. All school lunches meet new standards requiring:
Applying the new meal pattern guidelines to our menus will help provide your child/ren a high quality, nutritious lunch. We always strive to offer Duneland students’ healthier and delicious choices.
School meals are a great value and continue to be a significant convenience for busy families. Meal costs are: Grades K-6 Breakfast -$1.35, Grades 7-12 Breakfast - $1.50, Reduced Breakfast $0.30, Grades K-6 Lunch – $2.35, Grades 7-12 Lunch $2.45, Adult Lunch $3.10. Parents can prepay online using mypaymentsplus.com, or at school by using a check or cash.
Now is the perfect time to encourage your child/ren to choose school lunch. We look forward to welcoming your children to the cafeteria this school year. Find out more about Duneland’s healthy school meals by exploring the links to the left!
Wishing you and your child/ren good health and much success for a GREAT 2012-2013 school year!
Children’s Eating Capabilities
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