Child Nutrition

LPOSD Nutritional Blog

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Department Staff

Bobbie Coleman
(208) 265-1569 ext. 1120

Tammy Williams
(208) 265-1567 ext. 1121

Kitchen Managers

Patty Harkey

Dawna May

Carl Pratt

Cheryl Bohmann

Gayle Lord


Carleen Pratt

Angela Hentges

"To advocate optimal health and to improve nutritional status of all students by providing high quality nutritional meals which promote life-long healthful living and enhance learning abilities."

Free/Reduced Meal Information

Has your family experienced a recent event or change that has reduced your household's income? Your child's school may be able to help! You may be able to apply for the free or reduced-price school breakfast or lunch program at any time during the school year. Additionally, those who qualified for either free or reduced lunches, will also will also qualify for the breakfast meal.

How To Apply

How and when can you apply? You may apply at any time during the school year by contacting your child's school office or your cafeteria to obtain an application. Or, simply click on the following links:

Free/Reduced Meal Application 
Application Instructions 
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(For additional information and charging procedures, please click here.)

Food Allergies?

If your child has a food allergy that we should be aware of, please print and have your child's physician fill out the Food Allergy Medical Statement form and send it to your child's school cafeteria.

Nutrition Resource Links

Use the calculator below and take the guesswork out of nutrition guidelines with the new Alliance Product Calculator for Smart Snack! Simply enter the product information, answer a few questions and determine whether your beverage, snack, side or entree item meets the new USDA Smart Snacks in School guidelines. Smart Snack Calculator

Meal Prices 2016-2017

  Breakfast Lunch
K-6 $1.80 $2.80
7-12 $1.95 $3.00
Reduced $0.30 $0.40
Adults $2.55 $3.75
Student 2nd Meal $2.55 $3.75
Milk $0.50 $0.50

Monthly Menus

MonthGradeMenu Link
March 2018 7 - 8 SMS Menu 
March 2018 9 - 12 SHS & LPO Menu 
March 2018 K - 6 K-6 Menu 
April 2018 7 - 8 SMS Menu 
April 2018 9 - 12 SHS & LPO Menu 
April 2018 K - 6 K-6 Menu 
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Additional Menu Information

Menu Nutritional Facts

MonthBase Menu
March 2018 K-5 Breakfast/lunch 
March 2018 SHS & LPO Breakfast/lunch 
March 2018 6th Breakfast/lunch 
March 2018 SMS breakfast/lunch 
April 2018 6th Breakfast/lunch 
April 2018 SMS breakfast/lunch 
April 2018 SHS & LPO Breakfast/lunch 
April 2018 K-5 Breakfast/lunch 
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Mission Statement

To advocate optimal health and to improve nutritional status of all students by providing high quality nutritional meals which promote life-long healthful living and enhance learning abilities.

Wellness Policy

Department Objectives:

  • Ensure that all students have access to the child nutrition meal program.
  • Provide high quality, nutritionally balanced, palatable foods at an affordable price.
  • Serve food that is safe and wholesome which has been stored and prepared according to proper food handling and sanitation procedures.
  • Promote a pleasant, enjoyable, and clean eating environment for students, faculty, parents and community members.
  • Encourage and promote student nutrition education and coordinate food service programs with classroom instruction in order to support the district's educational programs as appropriate to enhance the school experience for students.
  • Provide leadership for the child nutrition meal programs through advocacy, assistance and administration.
  • Function under sound principles and good business management adhering to all local, state and federal regulation guidelines.