CHILD NUTRITION
Caesar Rodney
dirt road

... The district officially came into existence as State Consolidated District No. 1 on July 1, 1915 under the authority of a state consolidation law. Shortly thereafter residents of the area voted 52 to 1 to approve a $12,000 bond to supplement an $18,000 appropriation from the state for the construction of a new school building for grades one through twelve. Not long after that the school board adopted the name of Caesar Rodney for the district and school in honor of the Revolutionary War hero and statesman who had made his home near St. Jones Neck in the eastern part of the county....

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Department of Child Nutrition

Supervisor - Wendy Failing
Phone: 697.4978
Email: wendy.failing@cr.k12.de.us
Breakfast and lunch are served in all schools every day. A large variety of foods are offered for student choice. Students are encouraged to participate in both the breakfast and lunch programs. All students can pre-pay for meals by placing money in their cafeteria account. Free and reduced price meals are available to those families who are eligible. Meal Benefit Forms are available from the school office.

Food Menus are located here.

Meal Prices

Wellness Policy

New Federal Nutrition Standards

USDA New Meal Pattern Fact Sheet for Parents

Healthy Meal Choices

New Regulations Flyer

Forms

Breakfast and lunch are served in all schools every day. A large variety of foods are offered for student choice. Students are encouraged to participate in both the breakfast and lunch programs. All students can pre-pay for meals by placing money in their cafeteria account. Free and reduced price meals are available to those families who are eligible. Meal Benefit Forms are available from the school office.

Child Nutrition 2013 - 2014 Welcome Letter & Information

Parents: Pricing and Instructions

Meal Benefit Form 2013 - 14

Account Restrictions Slip 2013-14

Student Payment Plan (PAYPAMS) - English
Student Payment Plan (PAYPAMS) - Spanish


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Nutritional Nuggets

January Issue

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American Dietetic Association

http://www.eatright.org/cps/rde/xchg/ada/hs.xsl/index.html

You will find brief fact sheets that cover a wide range of topics. The fact sheets provide nutrition facts along with healthy eating tips and recipes.

Nutrition.gov

http://www.nutrition.gov/

American Heart Association

http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=1200010

Fruits and vegetables are great sources of many vitamins, minerals and other natural materials that may help protect you from chronic diseases.

How many fruits and vegetables do you need? (CDC, Fruits and Veggies Matter)

http://www.fruitsandveggiesmatter.gov/

Nutrient Information: Find out which fruits and vegetables are good and excellent sources of these nutrients. (CDC, Fruits and Veggies Matter)

http://www.fruitsandveggiesmatter.gov/benefits/nutrient_guide.html

What counts as a cup? (CDC, Fruits and Veggies Matter)

http://www.fruitsandveggiesmatter.gov/what/index.html

Tips (CDC, Fruits and Veggies Matter) http://www.fruitsandveggiesmatter.gov/tips/index.html

Recipes (CDC, Fruits and Veggies Matter) http://www.fruitsandveggiesmatter.gov/tips/index.html

More Resources

http://www.schoolnutrition.org/

http://www.schoolnutrition.org/

http://www.usda.gov/

http://www.nfsmi.org/

http://www.cdc.gov/growthcarts/

http://www.dairyspot.com/