Leavenworth Unified School District 453


FREE Summer 2017 Meals  
Free breakfast and lunch is available to children ages 1-18 years at several schools.  Adults may purchase meals as noted on the posted menus.  Chilled sack lunches are available at Wollman Park at the large shelter.
Several service calendars are in use this summer--please reference the menus and calendars in the menu section of this page.  

All sites are open to all children as noted on the menus.  The Pioneer Boost program is an enrolled site with meal service limited to students participating in this program.
  The Summer Food Service Program is a USDA program sponsored by Leavenworth School District  Child Nutrition Program.  
Visit www.kn-eat.org, Summer Food Service Program, Locate a Site Near You or Find Summer Meals in your Community, to identify feeding sites nearby or across the nation available to all children.
Alternative Sandwich During the Traditional School Year
The Child Nutrition Department offers a soy butter based sandwich (SB & J) DAILY in grades K-8. 
Soy butter 'Jammers'  or SB & J have been very well received by students with their popularity causing daily service.
School kitchens may still contain foods processed in a facility that also processes peanuts or tree nuts prior to arrival in our district but will not have any traditional peanut butter.or peanuts.
The Child Nutrition Department appreciates your support and interest. If you have questions, please contact your school’s Child Nutrition Manager or the Child Nutrition Department at 684.1568.
Free and Reduced Meal Information
 Free or reduced price meal applications will be available in early July, 2017 for the 17-18 school year.  As in past years, on-line applications or paper applications will be options.
Student Meal Accounts
Deposits into student meal accounts (during the traditional school year) may be made 24/7 by visiting www.mypaymentsplus.com or by sending a check or money to school with your child. Please keep a positive balance on your student's account.  Download information about Meal Payment Plus from the document linked below or visit their website found on the links page.
If a student's meal account balance becomes negative the student will be offered a free alternative meal for three days.  Please refer to this document entitled Child Nutrition Meal Balance Communications for additional information.

To view the district's wellness plan identified as the wellness policy builder click here.  You will need to sign in as Wellguest, password Wellguest3.  Catey Edwards is the district Wellness Coordinator.  Please direct wellness related questions to her at catey.edwards@lvpioneers.org or 684.1550. 
Nutrition Nuggets
Nutrition Nuggets is a health & nutrition informational flyer circulated monthly during the school year.  It is most beneficial for elementary students and families. 

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1)   Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2)   Fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3)   Email: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.