• Nutrition

    The Valley School District recognizes the important connection between a healthy diet and student's ability to learn effectively and achieve high standards in school. We make every effort to serve quality meals and show students that we care. A hungry student has difficulty learning. Help your child do better in school by making sure they eat a healthy breakfast and lunch! The Valley School District is committed to providing all students with all the tools they need to succeed – this includes nutritious meals that everyone can enjoy together.

    The National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program for enrolled students is a great benefit, and we encourage you to apply for Free & Reduced Price Meals at any time, especially if your home situation or income has changed. We strongly encourage all families to submit a Meal Application. Funding streams that rely on Free & Reduced Price Meals data could be impacted; every eligible application form that is not submitted means lost resources for our schools.

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    Due to the public health emergency, Valley School District is utilizing a USDA option to offer meals each school day at no charge to all students during the 2021-22 school term. Adults will be charged standard fees for meals. 

    In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

    Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

    To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form , (AD-3027) found online at: How to File a Complaint , and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; fax: (202) 690-7442; or email: program.intake@usda.gov . This institution is an equal opportunity provider.