Delicious, hot lunches are available daily. Vegetarian meals are also available.
We are in need of Volunteers for our Lunchroom. Please consider offering your time to the school. Lunchroom assistance is needed between 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. We are looking for substitutes and also those who can commit to a regular schedule. Please notify Cathy Kerber at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Minnesota Department of Education’s Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) administers school and community nutrition programs for Minnesota children and adults through local schools, child and adult care facilities and summer food program sites. Participants receive nutritious meals and education to help them learn and practice healthy habits for a lifetime of wellness.
Free and Reduced-Price Meals
Cologne Academy participate in School Nutrition Programs and accepts applications for free and reduced-price school meal benefits at any time. Approval is based on comparison of the household’s income to current U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) household income guidelines. Schools send an Application for Educational Benefits form to the households of all enrolled students at the beginning of each school year. A letter accompanies the form and explains school meal benefits and how to apply.
Lunches are catered by Lancer Dining Monday-Thursdays and Fridays Domino’s delivers!
State Law on Lactose Intolerance (for School Nutrition Programs)
The responsibility of a school food authority to provide substitutions for any child with lactose
intolerance is specified in state law (Minnesota Statutes section 124D.114). Under this law, a
school district or nonpublic school that participates in the National School Lunch Program or
School Breakfast Program and receives a written request from a parent/guardian shall make lactose-free milk available.
The school is not required to make available any other substitute, such as juice, based on
Students may bring their choice of milk substitute or water to drink but are required to take a milk in the lunch line as well.
Standard/Full Civil Rights Statement
In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or
(3) email: email@example.com
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.