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2021-2022 Food and Nutrition Media Release

Welcome to West Hardin Child Nutrition

The West Hardin CCISD Child Nutrition Department consists of childnutrition professionals that are dedicated to student's health, wellbeing, and their ability to learn. We support learning by promotinghealthy habits for lifelong nutrition and fitness practices. 

The Food and Nutrition Service, under the United States Department ofAgriculture (USDA) , administers the National School Lunch and NationalSchool Breakfast programs at the federal level. At the state level, theChild Nutrition Programs are administered in public schools by theTexas Department of Agriculture, (TDA) , which operates the programthrough agreements with the school food authorities. Schoolsparticipating in the Child Nutrition Program are required to cooperatewith USDA and TDA officials.

West Hardin CCISD kitchen was visited  by the Hardin County HealthInspector on September 3, 2013 and March 5, 2014 . The Cafeteriareceived a perfect score of "100". Our campus kitchen has received aperfect score of "100" over the last eight years. We are inspected twicea year by the health inspector. 

Congratulations for a job well done !

Healthy,Hunger-Free Kids Act

On February 27th, 2013 , the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) announced that the West Hardin Food Service Department has completedall necessary requirements to show compliance with the Healthy,Hunger-Free Kids Act (HHFKA) and has received its certification.

TDA commends West Hardin's efforts to ensure meals served in theNational School Lunch Program( NSLP) and School Breakfast Program (SBP)align with the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and recommendationsfrom the Institute of Medicine.

Congratulations for a job well done!


Notice Of Non-Discrimation

Ourservices are provided through the Texas Department of Agriculture’sFood and Nutrition programs funded by the U. S. Department ofAgriculture, Food & Nutrition Service.  In accordance with Federallaw and U. S. Department of Agriculture policy, the Texas Department ofAgriculture is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race,color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.  To file a complaint ofdiscrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication andCompliance, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 orcall (866) 632-9992.  Individuals who are hearing impaired or havespeech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service(800) 877-8339 or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).  USDA is an equalopportunity provider and employer

Contact Information

Patti Graham - Ext 5402

Hanna Smith -Ext  5459

Kathy Loftin-Ext 5435           

Proposed Guidelines

Wellness and Nutrition

Funbrain-          Play math and reading games

Explorer-           Fun nutrition games

My Pyramid-      Mypyramid for kids and a fun game

Kids Health-      How your body works and health