We meet, or exceed, all of the nutrition standards for school food service, and we take great pride in actively looking for ways to improve our food quality, variety and nutrition. We seek to create a place where students can comfortably learn good eating habits.
We strive to make a difference through the quality of food prepared for the students' good health and nutrition. Feel free to write, call or e-mail if you have a question or comment about any of our cafeterias.
Our work here is a part of First Lady Michelle Obama's national Let's Move campaign, which seeks to address our nation's growing problem of childhood obesity. Follow the link below to learn more and to get involved.
Call, write or e-mail if you are interested in supporting our local wellness initiatives- I would love to hear from you.
Klamath-Trinity Joint Unified School District
PO BOX 1380 Hoopa CA, 95546
530.625-5600 ext. 2347
The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act championed by the First Lady and signed by President Obama, USDA is making the first major changes in school meals in 15 years, which will help us raise a healthier generation of children.The new standards align school meals with the latest nutrition science and the real world circumstances of America’s schools. These responsible reforms do what’s right for children’s health in a way that’s achievable in schools across the Nation.
Some of the most noticeable changes included in the bill-
- Transition to grains that are "Whole Grain Rich"
Reduce Sodium levels
Require both Fruit and Vegetable servings each day
Require specific Vegetable subgroups weekly (IE: red/orange, dark green or starchy vegetables)
Eliminate higher fat milk varieties. Flavored milk must be non-fat.
Dietary specifications by grade group (K-5, 6-8, 9-12) that include specific calorie ranges