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Vidor ISD Child Nutrition
National School Lunch Week '20

Food Safety: Best Practices
Food Safety
Food safety is critical while providing meals for children. During the summer, risk factors increase
because of the warmer conditions at summer sites.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data tell us that children are 4.5 times more
susceptible to bacterial infections from food compared to adults aged 20-49 years. Click here to learn more.....

Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Program

* VISD Fresh Fruits and Vegetable Program *

Our Elementary students participate in the Fresh Fruit Vegetable Program. Elementary students receive this afternoon snack in their classroom and have a short educational sheet reviewed pertaining to the fresh fruit and vegetable they are tasting that day! Ask your Elementary students about what fresh fruit or veggie they had today!! Click here to learn more.....


Online Learners: Please fill out this form the night before you pick up the student meals at the respective campuses. Please fill out one order form for each or your online students. Lunch for the day of and Breakfast for the next day will be dispersed Monday - Friday from 11:45 am - 12:45 pm at Pine Forest Elementary and Vidor Junior High School.

New 20-21 Cycle Menu
Cycle Menu 20-21
We are introducing our new 6 week cyclic menu that includes seasonal variations. The weeks are color coded with the school calendar that is included on the menu plan (see printer friendly version link). The same foods will be served for both the primary and secondary grades and portions adjusted to meet the needs of our students per USDA guidelines. Menus are subject to change due to food availability.

Meal portions are based on age requirements and all foods/beverages are to be balanced for nutrients, sugar, salt and fat. All meal plans follow the Texas Department of Agriculture and US Department of Agriculture regulations for school meal programs.

Breakfast - Whole Grain  +  Fruit or Fruit Juice + Milk + Healthy Fat is considered ahealthy, reimbursable meal (Lean Protein/Meat may substituted for Whole Grain a maximum of 3 times per week).

Lunch - Lean Meat/Protein + Whole Grain + Fruit + Vegetable + Milk + Healthy Fat is considered a healthy, reimbursable meal.

6110.2 Nondiscrimination Statement
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: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, 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; (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or (3) email: program.intake@usda.gov. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

 

Child Nutrition
Mary Ellen Vivrett, M.S., R.D., L.D.
Director
Mildred McFarland, Coordinator
Lucinda Unger
Secretary
120 E. Bolivar
Vidor, Tx 77662
Phone: 409.951.8712

Resources
VISD CN Wellness Plan
VISD CN Wellness Policy

The OrganWise Guys
Action for Healthy Kids
Kids EatRight
Healthy Eating
Food Safety
Fresh Fruit/Veggie Program

Meal Order FormMeal
Order Form

Important Notice:
Student Meal Accounts

myschoolbucks
mySchoolBucks

Information:
Parent Flyer
Parent Letter
Parent Guide
How-to Video


Free Meals for Students
Students will be provided one free breakfast and lunch daily on school days under the Community Eligibility Provision. We ask that families fill out a form to more accurately reflect the status of our student population.
Click the button to complete the form
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CEP - Spanish

120 E. Bolivar Vidor, Texas 77662 Phone: 409.951.8700 Fax: 409.769.0093
       

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