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Pandemic-Related Waivers Set to Expire

Without Congressional action, pandemic-era waivers including free school meals are set to expire on June 30.

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Free Resources to Support Your Summer Foodservice Programming

Free resources to help communicate and support summer feeding programs are available from NutriStudents K-12.

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Meet Our 2022 Foodservice Hero!

Jane Andersen, foodservice director at Lawton Bronson Community School District has been chosen as our 2022 NutriStudents K-12 Foodservice Hero.

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Get to Know NutriStudents K-12 Dietitian Jeanne Hopkins, RD

To mark Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day, get to know our staff dietitian.

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USDA Announces Transitional Nutrition Standards for School Meals

USDA announces transitional standards for milk, whole grains, and sodium levels in school meals.

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Take the Stress Out of USDA Administrative Reviews

Take the worry out of your USDA administrative review with NutriStudents K-12 menus and audit assistance.

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SNA Publishes 2022 Position Paper

School Nutrition Association has released its 2022 Position Paper outlining legislative priorities for the year ahead.

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USDA Distributes $1.5 Billion to Help School Meal Programs

USDA announces $1.5 billion to support school meal programs in the wake of rising inflation and supply chain disruptions brough on by the pandemic.

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Need New Kitchen Equipment? Grants Are Available

If your kitchen equipment is tired, old, or on the fritz, check out these grant opportunities.

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Supply Chain Help is Here!

We’ve made 5 days of easily adaptable menus and support resources available for free to help navigate supply chain disruptions.

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Celebrate Farm to School Month!

October is Farm to School Month! Offering locally grown foods not only supports your community, but it can also help alleviate potential supply chain issues.

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Five Ways for School Foodservice Professionals to Fight Pandemic Fatigue

Pandemic fatigue and burn out are real, especially for school nutrition professionals. Here’s a few ideas to keep things positive.

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Go WILD for School Lunch with #NSLW21

Prepare to go wild and celebrate National School Lunch Week with wildly creative ideas from SNA to draw students and parents into the power of school lunch.

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USDA Issues Waiver to Address Supply Chain Disruption

A new USDA waiver prevents school meal programs from being financially penalized if supply chain shortages prevent them from meeting certain regulatory requirements for school meals.

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Study: Pandemic Increased Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity is up during the pandemic. How do school meals factor in on these rates?

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Printable Signage to Support Back-to-School Efforts

Boost student participation in school meals with free downloadable signage just in time for school year 2021-22.

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Experiencing Supply Chain Challenges? We’re Here to Help!

School nutrition programs nationwide are feeling the crunch of COVID-related supply chain issues. Utilizing USDA Commodities can help alleviate some of the stress.

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Meatless Menu Options Now Available

Eighteen vegetarian and two pescatarian recipes are now available on the NutriStudents K-12 client portal.

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SNA Survey Reflects Worry for Coming School Year

Nationwide survey of school foodservice directors anticipates continued challenges from the pandemic.

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Use COVID-19 Relief $$ to Save!

Use your COVID-19 relief funding now to lock into NutriStudents K-12 at a discount for years to come!

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And the winners are…

Announcing two new winners for free, one-year subscriptions to NutriStudents K-12 from SNA conferences in Iowa and Wisconsin!

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Time to Eat: Making Time for School Lunch

New research suggests school-age children eat more fruits and vegetables when given more time during lunch periods to eat.

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Seminole County Schools Wins!

The winner of our recent drawing for a free one-year subscription to NutriStudents K-12 is Seminole County Public Schools

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CACFP Menus Total 45 Weeks

We recently added 15 new age-appropriate, USDA-compliant menu weeks for preK and adult CACFP providers.

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Adena Local Schools

The winner of our May giveaway for a free one-year subscription to NutriStudents K-12 is the Adena Local School District in Frankfort, Ohio.

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Don't be a stranger!

To be sure to get the news you need, please provide us with your summer contact information. When you do, you will automatically be entered to win one year free.

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The NSLP is 75!

In honor of the National School Lunch Program’s 75th anniversary on June 4, we explore its past.

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Bringing You SN’s Tech on Deck

In recent School Nutrition Magazine editorial supplement: “Tech on Deck,” sponsored by NutriStudents K-12*, clients give us high praise.

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Our Team Continues to Grow

Our professional team continues to expand with the hiring of Linnea Redinger, our first director of marketing.

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Risk-Free Pricing for COVID Recovery

To help districts recover from COVID, we’re offering an affordable month-by-month subscription with a money-back guarantee.

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Plan for 21-22 Now!

Planning 21/22 school lunch menus is simple with NutriStudents K-12. Do it today to save time and stress at the beginning of the year.

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Upsala Director is Foodservice Hero

Alice Westrich, head cook and co-food director at the Upsala school district in Minnesota, has been chosen a NutriStudents K-12 Foodservice Hero!

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CDC Offers Food Allergies Toolkit

Food allergies are on the rise. CDC resources and the NutriStudents K-12 allergen-free menu can help.

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NutriStudents K-12 Qualifies for CARES/Stimulus Funds

Tap into stimulus/CARES Act funding to subscribe to NutriStudents K-12 today and realize ROI this year and next.

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Celebrating You on #SLHD

Friday, May 7 is School Lunch Hero Day. Nominate a team member who is a hero among heroes for recognition from NutriStudents K-12.

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Start here to plan summer meals

Here are tips, tools and resources to help you offer summer meals during this time of heightened hunger needs in your community.

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