School NutritionMission Statement:"To Provide all Montgomery County School students with Nutritious, High Quality Food Choices to Enhance their ability to Learn!"Welcome to School Nutrition Services!Our School Nutrition Department is dedicated to students' health, well being and their ability to learn. We support learning by promoting healthy habits for lifelong nutrition and fitness practices. Meals, foods and beverages sold or served at schools meet state and federal requirements which are based on the USDA Dietary Guidelines. We provide students with access to a variety of affordable and appealing foods that meet the health and nutrition needs of students.At MCS, we offer FREE Universal breakfast daily to all students at all schools. The breakfast menu offers a variety of fresh fruits, and whole grain selections to help start the day off right for our students. At some of our schools, we provide Breakfast in Classroom, Grab 'n Go and 2nd Chance Breakfast.. Our Lunch Program offers a wide variety of healthy menu options that meet all 5 meal components & guidelines for both elementary students and teens. The 5 components that make up a meal includes: meat/meat alternate, whole grain, vegetable, fruit and milk.To see our Menus and to find out more about Montgomery County Schools' School Nutrition, please visit alllinks on our "School Nutrition" webpage at www.montgomery.k12.nc.usTo get the facts about school meals, visit www.TrayTalk.org
School Nutrition offers an online payment system www.k12 paymentcenter.com
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Director of School Nutrition"The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or if all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)
If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (in Spanish).
USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer."
Under the Federal School Nutrition Program and USDA policy, discrimination is prohibited under the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.