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Nutrition Updates

SCHOOL MEALS

In school year 2018-2019, School District 189 will participate in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) program. Healthy breakfasts and lunches will be provided each day at no charge for ALL students enrolled.

BREAKFAST AFTER THE BELL

Breakfast will remain available for students in a designated location for 30 minutes after the school day begins. Students are encouraged to take advantage of eating breakfast prior to school and then report to class for the beginning of the instructional day.

FOOD AND BEVERAGES ON THE PREMISES

By state law and Board of Education policy, beginning in the 2017-2018 school year, all food and beverages sold or provided to students (including celebrations, classroom parties and rewards) on district campuses must meet U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) school meal and Smart Snacks in School nutritional standards. This law applies to all food and beverages supplied by individuals and organizations.