The breakfast participation increased by 51, 031 meals served to students which is an increase of 13% and lunch participation increased by 141,361 meals which is an increase of almost 15% compared from 2015-2016.
“Earlier this year, we revised our menu and the products being served. We added new, quality and farm fresh produce from Texas to the menu options for our students. When you look at our numbers compared to last year, we can definitely say our students are enjoying the new options,” stated Executive Director of Support Operations Joe Dives.
TASN also presented the Nutrition Education Award for a Single Site to Field Supervisor Nancie Rutledge. At Nichols Sawmill Elementary, Nancie provided students with materials to create and grow an indoor vegetable garden. The vegetables were harvested and made into a salad for the students to enjoy.
The Magnolia ISD Child Nutrition Department works throughout the year to prepare healthy and appealing school meals, ensuring our students are ready to learn and achieve their academic goals.