"Preparing All Students to Succeed"

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Denise Lamar
CN-Director

Points of Pride

  • Did you know . . .

    The National School Lunch Program was signed into law by President Harry Truman in 1946 and currently provides nutritionally balanced, low-cost, and free lunches to more than 30 million children each year.*

    *From the “Little Big Fact Book,” published by the School Nutrition Association, 2008.
     

  • Did you know . . .

    More than 30% of school nutrition programs offer locally grown fruits and vegetables.*

    *From the “Little Big Fact Book,” published by the School Nutrition Association, 2008.

     

  • Did you know . . .

    After-school snacks are offered by 47% of school nutrition operations, and 3.8% provide after-school meals.*

    *From the “Little Big Fact Book,” published by the School Nutrition Association, 2008.
     

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Important Announcements

Lunch Account Balances
Any remaining balance will stay in the student’s lunch account and follow the student into the new school year, if the student is moving within the UCPS district the lunch account will follow the student. If you have additional questions please contact the Child Nutrition Central Office 704-296-3000.

 
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Feature Stories

Kid President's 5 ThingsThat Make Summer Awesome / Child Hunger Ends Here

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4MlZR691of0&sns=em

 

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Child Nutrition SNA (School Nutrition Association) - BAKE SALE

Child Nutrition's SNA (School Nutrition Association) Chapter is holding a BAKE SALE & RAFFLE on Saturday April 5th at the Farmers Market on Skyway Drive in Monroe, NC. 8:30am - 1:00pm

Come buy and see all the delicious Goodies!

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Facts About Breakfast

We have all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. According to the School Nutrition Association, however, 51% of the children in the United States go to school without breakfast. While many children do eat something before leaving home, it is often so early that they are already hungry by the time they arrive at school. Here are some of the facts that should encourage us to make sure students have breakfast every day.
 

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