• Child Nutrition      schoolgirl                      schoolgirl2                  

    Director: Tammy Woodie, CDM, CFPP
    Administrative Assistant: Holly Ricker
    The Department of Child Nutrition Services for Avery County Schools strives to serve low cost, nutritious meals to our students every day. Applications for free and reduced meals are sent home with each child at the beginning of the school year. If you did not get an application or need assistance with the form, please contact your child's school.  



    Child Nutrition Diet Order for Special Nutritional Needs

    Carb Count Menu in Menu Options
    Link for teachers:
    Link for parents:
    New for parents a way to pay for lunches online:
    school bus Link:    K12 Payment Center
    Go online and make meal payments for your child, see what your child is eating each day and much more! 



    Sealed Invitation for Bids (IFB) for funishing and delivering:


    to the Child Nutrition Programs of the Mountain Purchasing Cooperative (Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, and Watauga County Schools), subject to the conditions made a part hereof, will be received at Avery County Schools Central Services office, located at 775 Cranberry Street, Newland, NC  28657.  Sealed bids will be received until Wednesday, June 6th, 2018 at 10:00 A.M.


    Copies of Bid Specifications for the Produce IFB may be obtained by contacting the following Child Nutrition Directors:

    Avery County Schools, Tammy Woodie, (828)733-6006

    Watauga County Schools, Monica Bolick, (828)263-1718

    Questions and further inquiries may be directed to Tammy Woodie or Monica Bolick.

    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

    Check out our link to the National Food Management Institute.  Video is posted on healthy cooking and eating for kids.  Cooks for Kids link is found in the contents of our child nutrition page.


    In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.


    Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

    To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

    (1)      mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
                       Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
                       1400 Independence Avenue, SW
                       Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

    (2)      fax: (202) 690-7442; or

    (3)      email: program.intake@usda.gov.

    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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