Click here to be directed to the Food Services page, which contains more wellness information!
NUTRITION and WELLNESS
Check out the following links for more information concerning nutrition and wellness.
Ask the Dietitian!
Does your son or daughter require special meal accomodations?
If so, please contact your school's nurse or our Food Service Registered Dietitian, Amanda Byrd for assistance. We can ensure your child recieves the nourishment he or she needs!
Please have a physician complete and return the following documentation:
a. If your child has a disability and requires a meal accomodations click here.
b. If you child does NOT have a disability and requires meal accomodations click here.
c. If your child requires a milk alternative due to an intolerance or allergy, please have your child's physician complete the form available in (b) . Please keep in mind that, by law, we can only provide certain milk substitutions because certain nutrient standards need to be met. For more information on these limitations, please click here.
Wellness Advisory Board Resources:
Letter to Advisory Board Members
Advisory Committe Notice and Most Recent Minutes
Wellness Policy Assessment
* District Wellness Committee Co-Chairs:
Rob Smernoff, Department Head- PE/Health- K-12
David Mensher, Food & Nutrition Services Manager
Middletown Board of Education Policy on Student Wellness
Policy #5145-4 - Non-discrimination
Policy #5145-6 - Student Grievance Procedure
Resources for parents and children!
Civil Rights- Responsibilities of School Nutrition Programs
America's Move to Raise a Healthier Generation of Kids
Alternatives to Food as a Reward
This list contains online resources to assist schools with promoting healthy eating and physical activity for students.http://www.state.ct.us/sde/deps/Nutrition/HSNE_Resource_List.pdf
Healthy School Nutrition Environment Resources List
Nutrition Related Websites
Connecticut’s Healthy Snack Standards for Foods and Beverages at Schools
List of Snacks Meeting Connecticut’s Standards for Healthy Snacks
Connecticut State Department of Education’s Action
Guide for School Nutrition and Physical Activity
School Nutrition Information