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Healthy Helpings

In 2012, the Dubuque Community School District revised its menus to be in compliance with new meal regulations set forth by the federal Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.

The goal of the changes is to increase the amount of fruits, vegetables and whole grains on school menus while also ensuring age-appropriate calorie ranges – all designed to give students healthier eating options.

School lunches are made up of five components: a meat/meat alternate, bread/grain, fruit, vegetable and a milk. Students are required to take three of these components including one that is a half-cup of fruit or vegetables for the meal to count as an approved “school lunch.”

School breakfasts are made up of four components: an entree which counts as two components, a fruit and a milk. Students are required to take three of these components including one that is a half cup of fruit/juice for the meal to qualify as an approved “school breakfast.” See your school for the breakfast menu.

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Federal Civil Rights Statement

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 program.intake@usda.gov.

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).

Iowa Nondiscrimination Statement

It is the policy of the Iowa Department of Education, Bureau of Nutrition, Health and Transportation Services not to discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or religion in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code section 216.7and 216.9. If you have questions or grievances related to compliance with this policy by the Iowa Department of Education, Bureau of Nutrition, Health and Transportation Services, please contact the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, Grimes State Office Building, 400 E. 14th St., Des Moines, IA 50319-1004; phone number 515-281-4121, 800-457-4416; website: http://www.state.ia.us/government/crc/index.html