What Is Sharyland ISD's Child Nutrition Program?

What Is Sharyland ISD's Child Nutrition Program?

The Child Nutrition Program oversees the student meal services for the Sharyland Independent School District and provides general information on nutrition and fitness, according to the district website. The website also functions as the application portal for families requesting reduced or free school lunches.

The website hosts student accounts for parents who want to pay for their children's lunches online, Sharyland ISD Child Nutrition states. As an educational initiative, the Child Nutrition program also offers resources for teachers, students and parents about healthy eating habits and the link between diet and academic performance. The teachers section provides tools for integrating nutrition education in lessons, while the parents section offers tips on fostering fitness and healthy eating at home.