All foods available on school grounds and at school sponsored activities during the instructional day should meet or exceed the school district nutrition standards. Foods should be served with consideration toward nutritional integrity, variety, appeal, taste, safety and packaging to ensure high quality meals.
Cedar Valley Catholic Schools will make every effort to eliminate any social stigma attached to, and prevent the identification of, students who are eligible for Free & Reduced priced meals, by utilizing electronic identification and payment systems.
Cedar Valley Catholic Schools will help develop a local wellness policy committee made up of members of the board, parents, food service personnel, physical education professionals and employees. Meeting times will be announced to the public and all will be welcome to attend. This committee will develop a plan to implement the wellness policy and monitor its effectiveness. The committee will designate an individual to monitor implementation and will report annually to the board regarding its effectiveness.
Cedar Valley Catholic Schools Specific Wellness Goals
School Meals Meals served through the National School Lunch and Breakfast Program will:
The principal at each site along with the Director of Foodservice will ensure compliance with established school wide nutrition and physical activity policies by meeting with the foodservice site manager, physical education teacher yearly. The Director of Foodservice will also meet with the school wellness committee to review and evaluate goal progress yearly.