Nutrition & Wellness

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For a summary of the Nutritional Basics for School Meal Programs click HERE.
For a summary of the National School Lunch Program Meal Pattern click here
For a summary of the School Breakfast Program Meal Pattern click here

Does your child require special meal accommodations?

If so, please contact your school's nurse or our Food Service Director, Randall Mel, for assistance. We can ensure your child receives the nourishment your child needs. Randall can be reached by email at [email protected] 

Please have a physician complete and return the following documentation:

a. If your child has a disability and requires a meal accommodations click here

b. If your child does NOT have a disability and requires meal accommodations 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.

Triennial Assessment of Wellness Policy: 
The UConn Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity has reviewed our district's Wellness Policy. This assessment with suggestions for improvement can be found here

Nutrition Education Links:

MyPlate Guide to School Breakfast
MyPlate Guide to School Lunch

Dig in! USDA Nutrition education for Teachers, Parents and Students
Dig In at Home-Nutrition planning for parents
Dig In!-Nutrition Education for students Lesson 1
Dig In!-Nutrition Education for students Lesson 2
Dig In!-Nutrition Education for students Lesson 3

Dig In!-Nutrition Education for students Lesson 4
Dig In!-Nutrition Education for students Lesson 5
Dig In!-Nutrition Education for students Lesson 6
Dig In!-Nutrition Education for students Lesson 7
Dig In!-Nutrition Education for students Lesson 8
Dig In!-Nutrition Education for students Lesson 9
Dig In!-Nutrition Education for students Lesson 10

Middletown Board of Education Policy on Student Wellness

#5141.25 Food Allergy/Asthma/Diabetes Management Plan dated November 20, 2020

Policy 6142.101(a) - School Wellness
* District Wellness Committee Co-Chairs:

Randall Mel Jr, Food and Nutrition Manager
Rob Smernoff, Department Head- PE/Health- K-12

Policy 3542.411(a)School Nutrition Programs Civil Rights Complaint Procedures 

Policy #5145-4 - Non-discrimination

Report form for complaints of discrimination or harassment - Student Grievance Procedure

Additional Resources for parents and children!

Civil Rights- Responsibilities of School Nutrition Programs