Federal P-EBT Program Ending

The federal P-EBT program, created to supplement school meals missed during the pandemic, will officially end in Virginia this summer, with one final benefit. The program began in spring 2020 due to COVID-related school closures, to help families afford lunches children would typically get for free or at a reduced price while at school. The Virginia Department […]

School Nutrition Bids

The Caroline County Public Schools Nutrition Department is seeking bids for the 2023-24 school year in the following categories: 1) primary food vendor vendor 2) fresh fruit and produce 3) milk and dairy 4) bread and bakery goods and 5) paper goods, disposables and supplies. A bid package is available for each category. Qualified parties […]

January Harvest of the Month: Sweet Potatoes

Did you know that eating sweet potatoes is good for your health?  Sweet potatoes have lots of Vitamin A, which makes your eyes strong, Vitamin C, which helps your immune system fight to keep you from getting sick, and Potassium, helps your heart and muscles work better. Another fun fact about sweet potatoes is that […]

December Harvest of the Month

Health and Nutrition Spinach is low in calories and has a substantial amount of dietary fiber. One cup of spinach contains 181 percent of daily vitamin K, 56 percent of daily vitamin A, 15 percent of daily folate, and 14 percent of daily vitamin C recommendations. It also contains riboflavin, vitamin E, vitamin B6, manganese, […]

November Harvest of the Month

Cabbage is a good source of vitamin K, vitamin C, fiber, electrolytes, and minerals. Lightly steamed cabbage has cholesterol lowering and high fiber benefits. Red cabbage has high levels of vitamins. Savoy cabbage has shown unique cancer-preventative properties. Raw cabbage is low in saturated fat. The take away- enjoy a variety of cabbage types several times a […]

P-EBT Phishing Scam

P-EBT and SNAP EBT cardholders, please be aware that there is a phishing scam attempt circulating and P-EBT recipients are being asked to call or text a phony 1-866 number ending in 0486 from “VA EBT”. Please do not respond or engage with any unsolicited phone number asking for your card number or PIN. The […]

September Harvest of the Month

Sweet bell peppers are low in calories and an excellent source of dietary fiber. They are also packed with healthy vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C, vitamin B6, vitamin A, Folate, and molybdenum. Compared to green bell peppers, the red ones have 11 times more beta-carotene and 1.5 times more vitamin C, and they are sweeter. DID […]

Schoool Menus and Meal Information

Use the links below to access the school menus. There are also useful links for online meal payments and a smart snack calculator: Elementary School Menus Middle School Menus High School Menus Online Meal Payments Smart Snack Calculator

Wellness Updates & Policies

Caroline County Public Schools has a policy directed towards student wellness. Additionally, the three year wellness assessment can be viewed for Nutrition Services. Find the links below: Student Wellness Policy Triennial Wellness Assessment 2017-2020