The district will operate a school lunch program in its schools which shall be under the overall supervision of the supervisor of food services.
The supervisor of food services shall cooperate with each school principal in matters essential to the proper functioning of the food service program. The responsibility for control of students using the school cafeteria shall rest with the building principal.
Food services shall include hot lunches and breakfasts, through participation in the National School Lunch Program [optional language: and School Breakfast Program].
The Board shall approve the prices set for meals and the price of beverages.
Adoption date: 1990
Revised: March 2013
LEGAL REFS.: 42 U.S.C. 1751 et seq. (National School Lunch Act)
7 C.F.R. Part 210 (National School Lunch Act regulations)
7 C.F.R. Part 220 (School Breakfast Program regulations)
C.R.S. 22-32-120 (food services)
C.R.S. 22-32-136.3 (trans fat ban)
C.R.S. 22-82.7-101 et seq. (Start Smart Nutrition Program provides funding to eliminate amount students who qualify for reduced priced meals pay in school breakfast program)
C.R.S. 22-82.9-101 et seq. (Child Nutrition School Lunch Protection Program provides funding to eliminate amount students in preschool through second grade pay for school lunch program, if they qualify for reduced price meals)
CROSS REF.: EFC, Free and Reduced-Price Food Services