Malden Public Schools

CONTACT INFORMATION

Omar Hernandez - Food Service Director

(781) 397-6035
(781) 397-7352 (fax)

Hernandezo@whitsons.com

MEAL PRICING

Pre K-8 Breakfast $1.00
Pre K-8 Lunch $2.45
High School Breakfast $1.00
High School Lunch $2.78
Reduced Price Lunch all Grades $0.40
Reduced Price Breakfast all Grades $0.30
Milk $0.50
100% Juice $0.50
Soy Milk $1.00

Pre-Paid Meals

10 Meals Pre K-8: $24.50 HS: $27.80
20 Meals Pre K-8 $49.00

HS: $47.80

30 Meals Pre K-8: $73.50  HS: $83.40
40 Meals Pre K-8: $98.00 HS: $111.20

Free & Reduced Applications:

pdf2016-2017 SY Free & Reduced Lunch Application-English

pdf2016-2017 SY Free & Reduced Lunch Application- Spanish

 

Malden Public Schools Wellness Policy

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Resources

www.chopchopmag.org

ChopChopKids is an innovative non-profit organization whose mission is to inspire and teach kids to cook real food with their families. We believe that cooking and eating together as a family is a vital step in resolving the obesity and hunger epidemics. ChopChopKids, the publisher of ChopChop Magazine, was founded in 2010 by James Beard-nominated cookbook author Sally Sampson.

www.choosemyplate.gov

This link takes you to the USDA’s MyPlate website, full of educational resources and information about “MyPlate,” which replaces the familiar “food pyramid” with an easy-to-understand tool for building a healthier meal plate. “MyPlate illustrates the five food groups that are the building blocks for a healthy diet using a familiar image-a place setting for a meal. Before you eat, think about what goes on your plate or in your cup or bowl.”

www.TrayTalk.org

A website hosted by the School Nutrition Association (SNA), a national, nonprofit professional organization’s foremost association that collaborates with organizations and government entities to advance the ability, quality, and acceptance of child nutrition programs. The site features hot topics, success stories and important facts and statistics pertaining to school lunch.

www.letsmove.gov

Let’s Move! is a comprehensive initiative, launched by the First Lady, dedicated to solving the challenge of childhood obesity within a generation, so that children born today will grow up healthier and able to pursue their dreams. Combining comprehensive strategies with common sense, Let's Move! is about putting children on the path to a healthy future during their earliest months and years. Giving parents helpful information and fostering environments that support healthy choices. Providing healthier foods in our schools. Ensuring that every family has access to healthy, affordable food. And, helping kids become more physically active.

www.teamnutrition.usda.gov

Team Nutrition is an initiative of the USDA Food and Nutrition Service to support the Child Nutrition Programs through training and technical assistance for foodservice, nutrition education for children and their caregivers, and school and community support for healthy eating and physical activity.

www.fns.usda.gov

The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), formerly known as the Food and Consumer Service, administers the nutrition assistance programs of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The mission of FNS is to provide children and needy families better access to food and a more healthful diet through its food assistance programs and comprehensive nutrition education efforts. FNS has elevated nutrition and nutrition education to a top priority in all its programs. In addition to providing access to nutritious food, FNS also works to empower program participants with knowledge of the link between diet and health. This website provides a wealth of information about FNS programs and services.

www.fns.usda.gov/cnd/lunch

The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) is a federally assisted meal program operating in public and nonprofit private schools and residential child care institutions. It provides nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free lunches to children each school day. The program was established under the National School Lunch Act, signed by President Harry Truman in 1946.