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Child Nutrition

The Child Nutrition Department strives to maintain healthy food choices within Geary County Schools and oversees the annual Summer Lunch Program. Working toward a common goal for wellness in the district this department provides healthy options for students, some of whom may not have access to healthy food options outside of their school day.

For questions regarding the program please contact:
Shelly Gunderson
Phone: 785-717-4061

Important Resources

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USD 475 promotes wellness for students, staff, and our community by sharing how healthy choices will improve the quality of their lives.   The district also strives to demonstrate progress on the Kansas wellness policy standards in nutrition, nutrition promotion and education, physical activity as well as integrated wellness in the USD 475 community.  This includes sharing relevant and timely wellness information with our learning community and collaborating with other agencies to share resources and address mutual wellness goals.  In addition, we implement a variety of wellness activities for staff throughout the school year.  As the district’s wellness coordinator, it is my pleasure to work collaboratively with students, parents, colleagues, and patrons to enhance wellness opportunities at school and in our community.

Community Resources

Live Well Geary County

Live Well Geary County is an organization of local agencies working together to advance policy, systems, and environmental changes that make it easier for Geary County, Kansas residents to lead healthy lives.

Healthy Fundraisers

A link from the United States Department of Agriculture that shares resources and ideas on how to make your fundraisers healthy.

Kansas School Wellness Policy Guidelines

The Kansas School Wellness Policy Guidelines provide guidance on how to establish and implement local school wellness policies in the areas of nutrition and physical activity.