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Nutrition Services

Kelly Minnick
 Kelly Minnick, SNS
 Director of Nutrition Services
 Phone:   440-392-5086
Melissa Brugh
Administrative Assistant
Phone:   440-392-5086
2019 - 20 SCHOOL YEAR 

We are pleased to inform you that the Nutrition Services Department of Painesville City Local Schools
is eligible for and will be participating in a National School Lunch and Breakfast Program called the
Community Eligibility Program (CEP). ALL students enrolled in grades K-12 at Harvey High School,
Heritage Middle School and at Chestnut, Elm and Maple Elementary Schools are eligible to receive a
healthy breakfast and lunch at school at no charge to your household each day of the 2019-2020
school year. No further action is required of you.
Please read the letters below for further information.

The Nutrition Services Department is made up of a team of 22 food service professionals in 5 kitchens who are committed to providing high quality meals to students at an affordable price to families.  

The Department of Nutrition Services strictly adheres to the USDA mandates and regulations regarding the sale of food items to children in schools. We offer chef salads, fresh fruits, and veggies at every school, every day. We serve education every day by promoting healthy habits and nutrition. 

The District Wellness Policy is available on our website under the Board Policies & Guidelines section. If you have any input for the Wellness Policy, please contact the Operations Manager.
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