Student Nutrition

  
 Student Nutrition Meal Benefits Reminder
 
Each new school year a new Meal Benefits Application is required to be submitted and processed.  The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) does allow a 30 business day rollover each year that will allow the previous school year for households with approved applications.  This also allows for households to submit new applications for the current school year and for those applications to be processed.  The deadline for the 2014-2015 rollover of meal benefits is October 06, 2014. Any household that has not submitted an application and received approval will forfeit their current meal benefits effective October 07, 2014 until the application process has been completed.
The Student Nutrition Department encourages all households to apply online at www.abileneisd.org and to look for the apply online    Free And Reduced Online Applicationicon on the right hand side under Quick Links.  It's fast, easy to use and very user friendly!  If you are unable to apply online, please come to the Student Nutrition Department located at the Abilene ISD Administration Building at 241 Pine Street.  For all questions regarding the Meal Benefits Program, please contact Susana Herrera, Meal Benefits Coordinator at 325-677-1444, Ext. 1618.
 
 
 Student Nutrition Prices for the 2014-2015 School Year
 
 

The Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 requires schools to annually assess their lunch prices in accordance with the Paid Lunch Equity provision.  For the 2013-2014 school year, schools that charged less than an weighted average price of $2.65 are required to adjust their average price accordingly for the 2014-2015 school year.

   
        

Meal Service

2014-2015 School Year

Elementary Lunch

$2.00

Secondary Lunch

$2.50

Breakfast

$1.25

Adult Lunch

$3.25

Adult Breakfast

$1.75

AISD Student Nutrition Announces a New Pizza for the 2014-2015 School Year
 
The Student Nutrition Department will introduce a new pizza at all grade levels during the 2014-2015 school year. This new pizza is a traditional triangle cut with a flavorful light whole grain crust carefully covered with a traditional Italian sauce with that just right Sicilian flavor profile and then topped with reduced fat and reduced sodium cheese that will have your taste buds saying grazie!  We will offer a Pepperoni & Cheese option as well as a Cheese only option that are sure to please all of our customers.
   
 

Signature Series Menu's 

AISD Middle and High Schools
 
Market Fresh Line: 
Build Your Own Salad, Wrap or Sub Sandwich
 
New for the 2014-2015 school year will be the BYO Market Fresh Salad Bar, Wrap and Sub Sandwich! We are taking three (3) menu options and combining them in to one concept line to offer a greater variety to all of our customers!  Here's how it all works. 

Market Fresh Concept Line
Customers will come through the line and select either the Market Fresh Salad, Wrap or Sub Sandwich. The great news is that we do the work and put your customized creation together for you!

Market Fresh Salad:
Customers will receive a transparent Clam Shell Container of Fresh lettuce & Spinach base, then choose fresh produce from selections such as Shredded or Baby Carrots, Cherry Tomatoes, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Sliced Cucumbers, Kidney Beans, Garbanzo Beans, Corn, Celery Sticks, Black Olives, Jalapeno Slices, Bacon Bits, Apple Slices & Shredded Cheese.  (Please note that all produce options are seasonal and predicated on market availability & pricing).

Next, choose your Protein.  We will offer 2-3 quality products each day such as Jennie-O Turkey Meats and Tyson Chicken for that just right salad!

Select your dressing. Top off your salad with options such as Ranch, Blue Cheese or Honey Mustard.

Next, just add a fruit and milk to complete your great tasting and healthy balanced meal!

Market Fresh Wrap or Sub Sandwich:
The Market Fresh Wrap features a whole grain wrap, low in sodium, but with all of the healthy advantages of whole grain freshness.

Select your protein from a choice of three (3) options featuring quality cuts from Jennie-O Turkey Meats and Tyson Chicken.

Next, select your cheese. The Student Nutrition Department features quality options from Land O' Lakes Cheese.

Top off your Market Fresh Wrap or Sub Sandwich with a variety of fresh produce such as lettuce, shredded carrots, sliced cucumbers, sliced tomatoes, pickle slices, Jalapeno Slices or black olives.

Add your condiments such as Mustard, Mayonnaise, Ranch or Honey Mustard, but not too many.  Condiments are intended to compliment your creation so that you can enjoy your custom Market Fresh entree.

Next, add a fruit and a milk to “wrap up” your great tasting and healthy balanced meal!

 

Baked Potato Concept:  

Baked Potato Concept, Built Just The Way You Like it!:
First, we take a fresh baked potato and open it up on the serving line and then the fun begins!

 

Choose from selections such as Margarine, Chili, Chopped BBQ, Tyson Chicken, Jennie- O Turkey Meats, Fresh Steamed Broccoli, Corn, Green Peas, Cauliflower, Bacon Bits and Shredded Cheese.  (Please note that protein items will vary and not all options will be offered at each serving. Produce selections are predicated on market availability & pricing).

Next, add a fruit and a milk to complete your great tasting and healthy balanced meal!

bon appétit!

 

 

Southwest Line:
Build Your Own Burrito and Taco Salad

Burrito LIne

Taco Salad Line

 

 

 

 

 
 
Taco Bowl 2053
 
 
 
 

Italian Pasta Line:
Build Your Own Pasta Bowl

 
pasta  pasta
 
 
Pasta Bowl 2057
 
 
 
 
 
AISD Student Nutrition, Fuel Up and Move Tour Bus
Taylor Elementary
 
 
Taylor-Fuel Up & Move 04/03/14
 
 
Pictured From Left to Right:  Kelsie Andrews - Nutrition Intern, Melissa Nesmith - Nutrition Coordinator and 
Joyce Wommack - Commodity Program Specialist
 
FU&M- 04/03/14

The Fuel Up & Move Bus Tour visited the 4th grade classes at Taylor Elementary to teach students about the importance of nutrition and exercise. The 4th grade classes were able to participate in hands-on activities and then while on the Bus, our kids became contestants in our nutrition game show!  Come on Down! 

The Nutrition game show curriculum is specifically designed to meet and support components of the STAAR test and focused on our kids mastering their math skills in counting the calories of every day snacks while learning the nutrient content of fruits and vegetables. All of our Students had a blast as they mastered valuable skills that they can use every day to promote and sustain healthy and nutritious choices for a lifetime.

 
 

In accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.  To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call toll free (866) 632-9992 (Voice).  Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.