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Needham Thanksgiving Lunch

Join us at Needham Thursday November 21, 2019 for Thanksgiving Lunch. Our amazing cooks will be serving Roast Turkey with Gravy, Local Mashed Potatoes (Mountain Roots Produce), Local Roasted Vegetables (Fields-to-Plate & Mountain Roots Produce), Fresh Dinner Roll, Juice, Pumpkin Spice Cookies
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Understanding the Truth About School Lunch Regulations

Over the past few weeks, misinformation has been circulated regarding our school lunch policy and our community deserves the facts. Firstly, no student has received a partial lunch during the 2019-20 school year. No member of the 9-R team has employed shaming tactics toward students. And, the District maintains compliance with National School Lunch and National School Breakfast program federal guidelines. In 2015, the district faced a critical issue as it ended the school year with over $18,000 in meal charge debt. Because school district Food & Nutrition Services departments are an independent enterprise, they are intended to be self-supporting. When a deficit occurs, the District needs to use general funds to offset losses, funds that should be designated for classrooms. It has been 9-R’s focus to minimize impacts on educational funding to maximize programs and educational resources for our students.
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Calendar

PTO Meeting

Where: Needham Elementary School Library
Time: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Mar 4
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Mission

Needham Elementary School is a community committed to providing a safe and nurturing environment that fosters mutual respect and academic excellence. We challenge students to make creative, meaningful, and reflective contributions, and to succeed with integrity. Our students are inspired to be life-long learners and to become at home in the world. 

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