School lunch and breakfast programs often provide the most nutritious meals that students consume each day. Consequently, these programs are designed to meet the nutritional and caloric needs of the average child.
To ensure that MNPS students receive the healthiest and most nutritious meal options and to address the nationwide issue of childhood obesity, the Nutrition Services Department launched the “Awesome Choice Combo / Grab-n-Go” This special menu is offered to all students and provides healthy combinations of foods and stresses the importance of personal responsibility in maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
The decision to make healthy choices needs to be a joint effort between the individual, family, school and community to educate and encourage making healthier choices and being physically active. MNPS Nutrition Services is proud to play a positive role in this effort.