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District Wellness

The District is committed to providing a safe atmosphere for our students and staff. To learn more about the District's School Board approved policy on wellness, please follow this link and search for Policy and Rule 458: Wellness and Procedures for Implementing District Wellness Policy.

Nutrition Secrets

All of the food prepared for the schools is made by Food Service staff that have been trained through the National Restaurant Association ServSafe Course. We value and believe in providing high quality, safe, and tasty food to all students. We have numerous secret recipes to provide nutrition and promote healthy eating which include:

  • Meat in entrees is often turkey based, which are lower in fat
  • A variety of fruits and vegetables are provided each day to all students K-12
  • A choice of fat-free (skim) milk is offered to all students K-12
  • Breakfast breads and all other grains are whole grain rich
  • Foods are prepared by cooking, baking, or steaming, a healthy alternative to deep frying  

Health and Nutrition Links

The Food Service Department values and practices good nutrition, food safety, and governmental compliance. Please click on the links below to view helpful resources to use to learn more about nutrition, wellness, and food safety.

State of WI Dept. of Public Instruction Lunch in a Nutshell Regulations: English  Español

Fizzy's Lunch Lab interactive games for students of all ages!


School Nutrition Association

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Institute of Child Nutrition

School Nutrition Association of Wisconsin

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) School Nutrition Team

Dietary Guidelines for Americans

USDA Choose MyPlate

USDA Team Nutrition Website

USDA Eating Better on a Budget

Let's Move!

Fuel Up to Play 60

At-Home Healthy "Starbucks" Drink-alikes Recipes

How to Cook > Nutrition for Kids: Games, Activities & Printable Lesson Plans

School Wellness Policy

The USDA administers the National School Lunch Program and requires each school agency to have a current and updated School Wellness Policy established. Please read the Board of Education Policy and Rule at the following links:

458 Policy - Wellness
458 Rule - Procedures for Implementing District Wellness Policy

Green Bay Area Public School District Local Wellness Policy Report Card, 2019-20 school year

School Smart Snacks 

The Green Bay Area Public School District utilizes the regulations of the USDA's Smart Snacks, in compliance with food and drinks provided during the school day. This includes all a la carte items available from the school's cafeteria! Did you know the USDA strives to provide appropriate nutritionally dense food to students, encouraging adults to follow suit? To learn more, please click here to review the Smart Snacks in a Nutshell (Español) from WI's Department of Public Instruction. The USDA Team Nutrition published a revised "A Guide to Smart Snacks in School" for the upcoming school years.





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