Nutrition & Wellness

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For a summary of the Nutritional Basics for School Meal Programs click HERE.

Does your son or daughter require special meal accommodations?

If so, please contact your school's nurse or our Food Service Director, Janet Calabro, for assistance. We can ensure your child receives 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 accommodations click here for the Spanish version click here

b. If you 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. For more information on these limitations, please click here.

Middletown Board of Education Policy on Student Wellness

 Policy 5141.25 - Students with Special Health Care Needs

 Policy 6142.101(a) - School Wellness

* District Wellness Committee Co-Chairs:

Rob Smernoff, Department Head- PE/Health- K-12
Mary Emerling, School Health Supervisor

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

www.mypyramid.gov

www.fns.usda.gov/eatsmartplayhardkids/

www.fns.usda.gov/eatsmartplayhardhealthylifestyle/

America's Move to Raise a Healthier Generation of Kids

www.letsmove.gov

Healthy Celebrations

http://www.state.ct.us/sde/deps/student/nutritioned/Healthy_Celebrations.pdf

Healthy Fundraising

http://www.state.ct.us/sde/deps/Student/NutritionEd/Healthy_Fundraising_Color.pdf

Alternatives to Food as a Reward

http://www.state.ct.us/sde/deps/Student/NutritionEd/Food_As_Reward_HO1.pdf

Healthy School Nutrition Environment Resources List

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

Nutrition Related Websites

http://www.state.ct.us/sde/deps/Nutrition/Nutrition_Websites.pdf

Connecticut's Healthy Snack Standards for Foods and Beverages at Schools

http://www.state.ct.us/sde/deps/Student/NutritionEd/CTsnackStandards.pdf

List of Snacks Meeting Connecticut's Standards for Healthy Snacks

http://www.state.ct.us/sde/deps/Student/NutritionEd/SnacksMeetingStandards.pdf

Connecticut State Department of Education's Action
Guide for School Nutrition and Physical Activity

http://www.state.ct.us/sde/deps/student/nutritioned/#Action

School Nutrition Information

http://www.state.ct.us/sde/deps/nutrition/SBP/index.htm