Children who are healthy perform better academically, have better attendance and are happier. Through our breakfast and lunch programs, SCUSD feeds 30,000 children every day. By improving the food served in cafeterias and educating children about nutrition and exercise, SCUSD has the potential to improve the lives of those we serve.
In the spring of 2010, Superintendent Raymond announced the formation of the Healthy Foods Task Force to focus acutely on three areas: Food quality and taste; the climate and culture of school cafeterias; and teaching students about food through campus gardens. The task force is a collaboration involving the district’s Nutrition Services and SCUSD partners. Accomplishments include: