Food Service

Breakfast

DID YOU KNOW?

BREAKFAST IS AVAILABLE AT SCHOOL! Mornings can be really crazy...the alarm doesn't go off...the kids don't want to get up...there is no time to eat breakfast before the bus comes...or they're just not ready to eat! Or maybe your teenager grabs a soda and a candy bar on the way to school. If this sounds like your house in the morning, we can help. Breakfast is served at school every day school is in session!

Why choose School Breakfast?
School breakfast will give your child a healthy start to the day. Students who eat breakfast have better attention and memory (1), and studies show that eating breakfast at school results in higher test scores (2). Hungry children are more likely to have discipline problems. However, teens who eat regularly are less likely to be suspended from school (1). Kids who participate in the School Breakfast Program are late or absent from school less often (2).

Breakfast at school is affordable!
If your student qualifies for a free or reduced price lunch, he/she also qualifies for a free or reduced price breakfast, with no additional paperwork. A reduced price breakfast is $.30 cents and a full price breakfast is only $1.50 for elementary students and $1.50 for middle and high school students. Breakfast selections include whole grain rich items, fresh or canned fruit, 100% fruit juice and low fat or fat free dairy products. You can't find a healthy breakfast at such a low cost anywhere else.

LUNCH

Goodrich Area Schools is serving school meals that meet tough new federal nutrition standards, ensuring that meals are healthy, well balanced and provide students all the nutrition they need to succeed in school.

School meals offer milk, fruit and vegetables, proteins and grains, and they must meet strict limits for saturated fat and portion size. Also, lunches will meet additional standards requiring:

  • Age-appropriate calorie limits
  • Larger servings of fruit and vegetables (students must take at least one serving with each meal)
  • A wider variety of vegetables including dark green, red/orange, and legumes
  • Fat free flavored milk and fat free or 1% white milk
  • All whole grains
  • Less sodium

MEAL PRICES

Breakfast All Schools $1.50

Reduced Breakfast .30

Elementary Lunches $2.50 & $2.75

M.S. and H.S. Lunches $2.50, $2.75,

$3.00, and $3.25

Reduced Lunch .40

CONTACT INFORMATION

Megan Burny
Food Service Director
Goodrich Area Schools
810-591-2236
mburny@goodrichschools.org

High School Cafe

Alisa Pool - Manager
810-591-2219
apool@goodrichschools.org

Middle School Cafe

Madge Bohlen - Manager
810-591-4227
mbohlen@goodrichschools.org

Oaktree Cafe

Kelly Gill - Manager
810-591-5216
kgill@goodrichschools.org

Reid Cafe

Cathy Stoner - Manager
810-591-3444
cstoner@goodrichschools.org

MY SCHOOL LUNCH

Build a healthy plate

Before you eat, think about what goes on your plate or in your cup or bowl. Foods like vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low-fat dairy products, and lean protein foods contain the nutrients you need without too many calories. Try some of these options.

  • Make half your plate fruits and vegetables.
  • Switch to skim or 1% milk.
  • Make at least half your grains whole.
  • Vary your protein food choices.
  • Keep your food safe to eat - learn more at www.FoodSafety.gov.

Cut back on foods high in solid fats, added sugars, and salt

Many people eat foods with too much solid fats, added sugars, and salt (sodium). Added sugars and fats load foods with extra calories you don't need. Too much sodium may increase your blood pressure.

  • Choose foods and drinks with little or no added sugars.
  • Look out for salt (sodium) in foods you buy - it all adds up.
  • Eat fewer foods that are high in solid fats.

Eat the right amount of calories for you

Everyone has a personal calorie limit. Staying within yours can help you get to or maintain a healthy weight. People who are successful at managing their weight have found ways to keep track of how much they eat in a day, even if they don't count every calorie.

  • Enjoy your food, but eat less.
  • Cook more often at home, where you are in control of what's in your food.
  • When eating out, choose lower calorie menu options.
  • Write down what you eat to keep track of how much you eat.
  • If you drink alcoholic beverages, do so sensibly - limit to 1 drink a day for women or to 2 drinks a day for men.

Be physically active your way

Pick activities that you like and start by doing what you can, at least 10 minutes at a time. Every bit adds up, and the health benefits increase as you spend more time being active.
Note to parents: What you eat and drink and your level of physical activity are important for your own health, and also for your children's health.

You are your children's most important role model. Your children pay attention to what you do more than what you say.

You can do a lot to help your children develop healthy habits for life by providing and eating healthy meals and snacks. For example, don't just tell your children to eat their vegetables - show them that you eat and enjoy vegetables every day

My School Bucks

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You may make prepayments to your child's meal account online here!

USDA

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