please do not complete an application for that student.
If there is more than one student in your home and you have
not received confirmation of eligibility for one or more students, please
call the Child Nutrition Services office (253-931-4972) between 7 a.m. and 3
p.m. to see if the other student in your home can be added to the approved
application program for school meals is available for your convenience.
Applying is secure and easy using Skyward Family Access!
of household one (the student's primary residence)
can apply for school-meal benefits.
will need their Family Access login and password to access the online
Family Access credentials from staff in the office at your child's school.
are nearly 100 Child Nutrition Services employees in the Auburn School
District. These professionals have a wealth
of experience, training, initiative, and dedication, and keep kitchens in the
district's 22 schools operating every school day.
mission of the child nutrition department is to meet the nutritional needs of
students and staff of the Auburn School District by offering a variety of
quality, nutritious meals in a timely, cost-effective manner. In our work to fulfill this mission we:
- make decisions based on what is
best for kids.
- offer online options to apply for free
or reduced-price meals and prepay meals.
- maintain friendly, professional, clean, and safe
environments focused on students as customers.
- contribute to students'
education in the areas of health and nutrition.
- source, prepare, and offer fresh,
natural, whole, and homemade foods as often as possible.
- obtain produce from local
farmers and select organic fruits and vegetables whenever possible.
- partner with the Farm to School Program and feature a variety
of local foods as Harvest-of-the-Month selections, giving students
opportunities to learn about and taste new foods.
- participate in the National
School Lunch Programs (breakfast, lunch, after-school snack, and summer
- have three elementary schools
(Dick Scobee, Pioneer, and Washington) participating in the Fresh
Fruit and Vegetable Program this school year.
- provide nutritious meals at
several sites in the district community (Auburn, Pacific, and Algona)
during July and August. Our Summer Food Service Program is one of
the most comprehensive in the state.
meals are based on cycle menus and are analyzed by USDA regulations, cost,
production, and nutrition. A variety of hot and cold breakfast and
lunch options are available each day. Menus are developed within
federal and state guidelines that govern our program and are based on the
Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act 2010. Menus are posted on the website, are
available using either or out new apps, and are posted in schools. Occasionally, menu items may change
(substitutions may be made) based on product availability and quality.
district wellness policy has been adopted by the Auburn School District Board
of Directors based on recommendations of the district wellness committee.
The board is committed to providing a school environment that enhances
student learning and the development of lifelong wellness practices.
The board supports emphasis on nutrition as well as physical activity (click here to read more).
you would like to know if your snack is
smart, use the Smart Snack Calculator (access button in the row above).
Our resource page (accessible from a link button above) offers a list
of smart snacks you can refer to before going grocery shopping.
Most major grocery stores stock the items listed.
Nutrition Services is the "voice" of good nutrition in the
schools. Nutrition information is shared with students on menus and in
the lunchroom and classrooms. We are enthusiastic about two-way
communication and take pride in being a department known to be helpful and
supportive. To assure that our webpage is a valuable resource people
will use time and time again, we hope you will let us know if you come across
any links that are not working. Anytime you have questions or concerns
regarding the program, the child nutrition director or coordinator may be
contacted directly at 253-931-4972.
Director, Carol Barker
Coordinator, Janis Campbell-Aikens, RD
institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
Auburn School District complies with all federal rules and
regulations and does not illegally discriminate on the basis of age; gender;
race; color; creed; religion; national origin (including language); sex;
sexual orientation including gender expression or identity; honorably
discharged veteran or military status; the presence of any sensory, mental,
or physical disability; the use of a trained dog guide or service animal; and
provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth
groups. Inquiries regarding compliance procedures may be directed
to: Debbie Leighton at (253) 931-4932, Title IX Officer and Section 504
and ADA Coordinator.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination
against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases
of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity,
religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status,
familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an
individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or
protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity
conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will
apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)
If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of
discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination
Complaint Form, found
online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html or at any USDA office, or
call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter
containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your
completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of
Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue,
S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.