"The Mission of the School Nutrition Program is to be a partner in the educational process by providing quality meals at a reasonable price and nutrition education opportunities for students that promote healthy children, Ready to Learn. Through good nutrition and healthy habits, every child in Thomas County Schools will be challenged, prepared and successful."
School Nutrition Bid Information
Commodity Processing IFB for SY 2019 were issued and received February 28, 2018. Thomas County School Board will meet March 13, 2018 to review and approve Commodity IFB. Thomas County School Nutrition will notify companies of bid results after board meeting. Please feel free to contact us for questions.
Food and Supply IFB's for SY 2019 will be issued May 10, 2018 and received June 1, 2018. Thomas County School Board will meet June 12, 2018 to review and approve all IFB. Thomas County School Nutrition will notify companies of bid results after board meeting. Please feel free to contact us for questions.
Thomas County School Nutrition is excited to announce that Hand In Hand Primary, Garrison-Pilcher Elementary, and Cross Creek Elementary are proud recipients of the USDA Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Grant.
This grant allows for students to recieve a fresh fruit and/or vegetable for snack during the instructional school day. The goal of the FFVP is to expand variety that children experience, increase consumption, and impact children's present and future health.
What is Shake It Up?
A movement to change the culture of school nutrition by focusing on three key areas; Tasty Meals, Friendly Cafeterias and Happy Schools.
This initiative was created by the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) School Nutrition Team in partnership with the State School Superintendent and State Board of Education .
Watch the video created by Union County High School Multimedia to learn more!
Thomas County Schools receives "Shake It Up Gold" recognition for SY 2018!
Visit GaSNP's Georgia Farm to School Website for more information: http://gafarmtoschool.org/
For more information, click a link below:
Notice for Language and Disability Assistance for the School Nutrition Program
Haga clic aqui' para vincular a la traduccio'n al espanol (Spanish)
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
Director of School Nutrition
Ph: (229) 225-4380, ext. 139
Fax: (229) 227-2411
School Nutrition Bookkeeper
Ph: (229) 225-4380, ext. 138
Fax: (229) 227-2411