Director of School Nutrition for Marietta City Schools (MCS), Cindy Culver, MS, RD, LD, was recognized by the Southeast United Dairy Industry Association, Inc. (SUDIA) during National RD Day, March 13, 2013. The MCS Nutrition Program serves breakfast, lunch and after school snacks to nearly 8,000 students daily. Congratulations Cindy!
State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge, Commissioner of Agriculture Gary Black, and Georgia Organics Board President Rashid Nuri honored Marietta City Schools (MCS) and 24 other Georgia school districts for taking the “5 Million Meals Challenge” and pledging to serve more local food in their cafeterias. At a ceremony on March 5 at the state Capitol, Dr. Barge and Commissioner Black presented the schools and school systems that have
taken the 5 Million Meals pledge with “The Golden Radish Award.”
The School Nutrition Association (SNA) recently interviewed Marietta City Schools (MCS) Director of School Nutrition, Cindy Culver for “Bein’ Green”, an article (page 60) published in the January 2013 SNA Journal, about the importance of fresh fruits and vegetables in children’s diets. MCS participates in the USDA Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program, and the Chefs Move to School initiative to help educate students about eating more fruits and vegetables as part of a healthy diet.
Apply for Free and Reduced Price Meals Online!
Marietta City Schools (MCS) parents/guardians with children attending non-Provision II* schools can now apply for Free and Reduced Price Meals online! The process is SAFE, SECURE, PRIVATE, and AVAILABLE anytime, anywhere!
Visit www.schoollunchapp.com to get started today.
The following MCS Provision II Schools are not eligible for the online program: Park Street, Dunleith, Lockheed, Sawyer Road, and Hickory Hills Elementary.
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Marietta City Schools (MCS) is the first school system in Georgia to receive the Produce for Better Health Foundation’s (PBH) National Award of Excellence for continually educating students and staff about the importance of consuming fruits and vegetables as part of a healthy diet.
|Student Breakfast||Student Lunch||Reduced Lunch|
|No Charge||No Charge||No Charge|
|Adult Breakfast||Adult Lunch|
* Provision II Schools: Park Street, Dunleith, Lockheed, Sawyer Road, Hickory Hills
Serving over two million safe meals each school year
The School Nutrition Program strives to serve the students of Marietta City Schools, appealing, nutritious and safe meals in a pleasant atmosphere.
Monthly menus are planned centrally in accordance with federal guidelines of the United States Department of Agriculture and distributed each month to the students. Breakfast is offered to all students. All schools offer choices (offer verses serve) for students in the lunch menu. By the last day of school, our program will have provided over two million safe meals to our students and staff. Good nutrition is essential for learning as we serve education every day.
Our facilities are ServSafe Certified
All food service management is recognized by the International Food Safety Council as certified in food safety. In addition, all employees are trained on ServSafe and 85% of all food service employees are certified. We are also HACCP and OSHA compliant.
Cobb County Health Inspection Report Scores (Spring 2013)
|A. L. Burruss Elementary||96|
|Hickory Hills Elementary||96|
|Park Street Elementary||97|
|Sawyer Road Elementary||100|
|West Side Elementary||100|
|Marietta Center for Advanced Academics||100|
|Marietta Sixth Grade Academy||100|
|Marietta Middle School||100|
|Marietta High School||100|
|Marietta PLC at Woods-Wilkins||100|