As Pikeville Independent School students return to school this fall, they’ll find healthy choices in their school cafeterias.
· Pikeville Independent Schools will be 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 at school.
· School meals offer students milk, fruits and vegetables, proteins and grains, and they must meet strict limits for saturated fat and portion size.
· Having a healthy breakfast is a great way to start your day! Pikeville Independent Schools offer breakfast daily beginning at 7:30am. until classes begin.
· Starting this fall, school lunches will meet additional standards requiring:
· Age-appropriate calorie limits
· Larger servings of vegetables and fruits
· A wider variety of vegetables (including dark green and red/orange vegetables and legumes)
· Fat-free or 1% milk
· More whole grains
· And less sodium
· We’re always working to offer our students healthier and tastier choices.
· In addition to meeting new standards, we’re also providing students the chance to give feedback through taste testing new products.
· School meals are a great value and a huge convenience for busy families.
· Our school lunches cost only $2.50 for all students and parents can pay for these meals online through our website. www.mypaymentsplus.com
· To see our menus and get more information visit http://www.pikeville.k12.ky.us/
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