West Valley School District #363

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Nutrition (Food) Services

Emergency School Closure Food Plan

 

With the closure of the West Valley School District, we will be offering free breakfast and lunch for all children under the age of 18, regardless of meal benefit status. We understand the importance of a healthy diet and will continue to nourish the children of our community. Please refer to the information below to determine where and when you can pick up food. We will continue meal service for as long as we are needed and able.           

 

Sites that will remain open for meal service:      

 

     Pasadena Park Elementary           Seth Woodard Elementary           West Valley High School

     Orchard Center Elementary           Ness Elementary                          Centennial Middle School

                                                                                                                                               

Meal Service Hours: 11:00am-1:00pm Monday-Friday

 

Type of Service: “Grab and Go/Drive-Through”

Please pull up to the front of the building and meals will be handed to you in your car. Each child in the vehicle will be given a lunch for that day and a breakfast that will be intended for the following morning. West Valley High School will be serving by the tennis courts. 

 

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out.

 

Kara Carlson

 

Nutrition Services Supervisor

West Valley School District #363

O: 509.232.6092

Kara.Carlson@wvsd.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

Providing nutritious and balanced meals to equip students for academic success. 

 

What is School Lunch?

  • Meal requirements and nutritional standards are based on the latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans
  • Students must take at least 1/2 cup fruit or vegetables per meal, but are encouraged to take as much as they would like 
  • All grains offered are 51% whole grain
  • Strict sodium (salt) limits are placed for each grade group
  • The meal pattern’s dietary specifications set specific calorie ranges to ensure age-appropriate meals for grades K-5, 6-8 and 9-12
  • Each meal takes into account color, texture, flavor profiles, and seasonal availability
  • Each meal contains the following components offered to all students: protein, grain, fruit, vegetable, and milk/soy milk
 

What is School Breakfast?

  • Meal requirements and nutritional standards are based on the latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans
  • Students must take at least 1/2 cup fruit or fruit juice per meal, but are encouraged to take additional whole fruit as their appetite allows
  • All grains offered are 51% whole grain 
  • The meal pattern’s dietary specifications set specific calorie ranges to ensure age-appropriate meals for grades K-5, 6-8 and 9-12
  • Each meal takes into account color, texture, flavor profiles, and seasonal availability
  • Each meal contains the following components offered to all students: grain and or protein, fruit, milk/soy milk 

 

 

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