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Office of Child Nutrition

1840 W. Church Hill Road
West Point, MS 39773
P 662.495.2411
F 662.494.6457

Meet our Staff

Susan Byars
director

Donna Harris
Administrative Assistant 

Our goal is to provide nutritious meals to our students each day. USDA unveiled new standards for school meals in January, 2012, that will change the requirements for school meals for the first time in 15 years. These meal standards are a key component of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 introduced by former First Lady Michelle Obama. The final standards make practical changes, including:

  •     Ensuring students are offered both fruits and vegetables every day of the week;
  •     Substantially increasing offerings of whole grain-rich foods;
  •     Offering only fat-free or low-fat milk varieties;
  •     Limiting calories based on the age of children being served to ensure proper portion size; and
  •     Increasing the focus on reducing the amounts of saturated fat, trans fats and sodium.


The final standards also provide three years for schools to implement the key changes, beginning with the 2012-2013 school year.
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Child Nutrition News

Free Meals for WPCSD

USDA recently announced funding for free meals for students.  Students at WPCSD already qualify for free meals through the Community Eligibility Program.  All students at WPCSD will continue to enjoy free breakfast and lunch.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Fitness Gram

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