School Meals

Students eating in cafeteria

National School Lunch and National School Breakfast Programs (NSLP and NSBP)

The CNMI Public School System Child Nutrition Program operates the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) under a block grant funded by the United States Department of Agriculture. Included under the CNP program are the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs which serve approximately 14,000 meals each day to almost 11,000 public school and Head Start students.  Additionally, forty-four private schools and day care programs avail of the meal services.

Six catering companies are contracted to provide meals to the students on Saipan, Tinian and Rota.  The menus are formulated following USDA guidelines for nutritional content and were designed by our PSS Nutritionist in collaboration with the six food vendors.

All data presented on our school meals program has been reviewed and approved by the PSS and is audited annually.

January 2018 Menu

December 2017 Menu

January 2018

Tuesday, January 2

Breakfast

  • Pancakes with Syrup
  • Fruit

Lunch

  • Oven Baked Chicken with Red Rice
  • Garlic Greens
  • Sweet Potato Fries
  • Fruit

 

Wednesday, January 3

Breakfast

  • Fried Rice with Chicken Nuggets
  • Fruit

Lunch

  • Pepperoni Pizza
  • Veggie Dippers with Hummus
  • Fruit

 

Thursday, January 4

Breakfast

  • Grilled Ham with Steamed Rice
  • Fruit

Lunch

  • Marinara Pasta Bake
  • Steamed Broccoli
  • Carrots
  • Fruit

 

Friday, January 5

Breakfast

  • Breakfast Muffin
  • Fruit

Lunch

  • Coconut Fish Curry
  • Mixed Vegetable
  • Steamed Rice
  • Local Vegetable
  • Fruit

 

Monday, January 8

Breakfast

  • Corn Chowder Soup
  • Crackers/Breadsticks
  • Fruit

Lunch

  • Chicken with Stir Fried Vegetables
  • Steamed Rice
  • Fruit

Secondary Second Choice

  • BBQ Pork Sandwich
  • Potato Wedges
  • Carrot Sticks with Dip
  • Fruit

 

Tuesday, January 9

Breakfast

  • Denver Scramble
  • Steamed Rice
  • Fruit

Lunch

  • Macaroni and Cheese
  • Veggie Dippers with Hummus
  • Fruit

Secondary Second Choice

  • Specialty Pizza
  • Veggie Dippers with Hummus
  • Fruit

 

Wednesday, January 10

Breakfast

  • Ham & Cheese Melt Sandwich
  • Fruit

Lunch

  • Gingered Pork With Carrots & Potatoes
  • Steamed Rice
  • Fruit

Secondary Second Choice

  • Southwest Chicken Salad With Whole Grain Rich
  • Dinner Rolls
  • Fruit

 

Thursday, January 11

Breakfast

  • Fried Rice with Scrambled Eggs
  • Fruit

Lunch

  • Marianas BBQ Burger on Whole Grain Rich Bun
  • Sweet Potato Fries
  • Fruit

Secondary Second Choice

  • Savory Fish Rice Bowl with Vegetables
  • Fruit

 

Friday, January 12

Breakfast

  • Sausage with Steamed Rice
  • Fruit

Lunch

  • Sesame Noodles with Vegetables
  • Baked Chicken
  • Fruit

Secondary Second Choice

  • BLT Sandwich with Sandwich Sides
  • Sweet Potato Fries
  • Fruit

 

Monday, January 15 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday)

Breakfast

  • Cereal Selection & Fruit

Lunch

  • Bistek with Peas
  • Red Rice
  • Cabbage Coco
  • Fruit

 

Tuesday, January 16

Breakfast

  • Egg & Ham Sandwich
  • Fruit

Lunch

  • Chicken Teriyaki
  • Steamed Rice
  • Texas BBQ Beans
  • Steamed Broccoli
  • Fruit

Secondary Second Choice

  • Spicy Thai Noodle Bowl with Vegetables
  • Fruit

 

Wednesday, January 17

Breakfast

  • Fried Rice with Grilled Ham
  • Fruit

Lunch

  • Cheese Pizza
  • Carrot Sticks with Hummus
  • Fruit

Secondary Second Choice

  • Japanese Pork Rice Bowl with Vegetables
  • Fruit

 

Thursday, January 18

Breakfast

  • Bacon Strips with Steamed Rice
  • Fruit

Lunch

  • Lasagna
  • Garden Salad with Dressing
  • WGR Dinner Roll
  • Fruit

Secondary Second Choice

  • Buffalo Chicken Salad with WGR Dinner Roll
  • Fruit

 

Friday, January 19

Breakfast

  • French Toast with Syrup
  • Fruit

Lunch

  • Seasoned Fish
  • Mixed Vegetables
  • Steamed Rice
  • Local Vegetable
  • Fruit

Secondary Second Choice

  • Chicken Burger
  • Texas BBQ Beans
  • Potato Wedges
  • Fruit

 

Monday, January 22

Breakfast

  • Corn & Egg Soup
  • Crackers/Breadsticks
  • Fruit

Lunch

  • Chicken Adobo with Carrots
  • Steamed Rice
  • Green Beans
  • Fruit

Secondary Second Choice

  • Club Sub Sandwich
  • Carrot Sticks with Hummus
  • Sandwich Sides
  • Fruit

 

Tuesday, January 23

Breakfast

  • Sausage Egg Scramble
  • Steamed Rice
  • Fruit

Lunch

  • Spaghetti with Meat Sauce
  • Garden Salad with Dressing
  • Fruit

Secondary Second Choice

  • Chicken Caesar Salad
  • WGR Dinner Roll
  • Fruit

 

Wednesday, January 24

Breakfast

  • Pancakes with Syrup
  • Fruit

Lunch

  • Sweet & Sour Pork with Peppers & Onions
  • Steamed Rice
  • Mixed Vegetables
  • Fruit

Secondary Second Choice

  • Pepperoni Pizza
  • Mixed Vegetables
  • Fruit

 

Thursday, January 25

Breakfast

  • Curried Fried Rice with Chicken Nuggets
  • Fruit

Lunch

  • Cheese Burger
  • Texas BBQ Beans
  • Sweet Potato Fries
  • Fruit

Secondary Second Choice

  • Chicken Sriracha Rice Bowl with Carrots & Corn
  • Fruit

 

Friday, January 26

Breakfast

  • Scrambled Eggs with Steamed Rice
  • Fruit

Lunch

  • Turkey & Gravy with Mashed Potatoes
  • WGR Dinner Roll
  • Steamed Broccoli
  • Fruit

Secondary Second Choice

  • Italian Sub Sandwich
  • Veggie Dippers & Hummus
  • Sandwich Sides
  • Fruit

 

Monday, January 29

Breakfast

  • Arrozcaldo
  • Crackers/Breadsticks
  • Fruit

Lunch

  • Beef Broccoli
  • Seasoned Corn
  • Steamed Rice
  • Fruit

Secondary Second Choice

  • Chicken Teriyaki Sandwich with Sandwich Sides
  • Sweet Potato Fries
  • Fruit

 

Tuesday, January 30

Breakfast

  • Egg & Cheese Breakfast Sandwich
  • Fruit

Lunch

  • Chicken Curry with Carrots
  • Steamed Rice
  • Seasoned Peas
  • Fruit

Secondary Second Choice

  • Chicken & Stir Fry Fried Noodles with Vegetables
  • Fruit

 

Wednesday, January 31

Breakfast

  • Tropical Storm Fried Rice
  • Fruit

Lunch

  • Cheese Pizza
  • Veggie Dippers with Hummus
  • Fruit

Secondary Second Choice

  • Spicy Beef with Vegetables
  • Rice Bowl
  • Fruit

Summer Food Service: Free lunches for children 18 years old and younger

Since 2014, the PSS Child Nutrition Program has participated in the USDA-sponsored Summer Food Service Program.  Each public school offering summer classes also operates as an “open site” where children in the community can avail of a free lunch each day summer school is in session.  Other partners include:

Community and Cultural Affairs-sponsored camps on Saipan, Tinian, and Rota

Joeten Kiyu Public Library Summer Reading Camps on Saipan, Tinian, and Rota

Joeten Kiyu Public Library Village Reading Camps

Saipan Soccer School

NMC-Crees 4H Camp

Achieve CNMI Camp

Mother Read, Father Read Program

If your organization would like to take part in the 2017 SFSP, contact our office.

2017 SFSP Sponsor Application

Nutrition Education and Food in Schools

Smart Snacks

Food Allergy Action Plan

The information above is for parents and staff to use in order to help teach their children and students the importance of eating healthy as well as safe.  Please look through this information and empower yourself, your family, and your students.

Nutrition and Learning

Is poor student nutrition making your job as a teacher more difficult?  Did you miss the October 9th Professional Development on Nutrition and Learning?   Did you attend, but you want the slides?  Would you like to know more about “brain foods”?    As promised, the slides are now posted here.  Teachers who are interested in the resources that were given away at the Professional Development, but were unable to attend should contact PSS FNS.

Nutrition and Learning Powerpoint Slides

Smart Snacks

Food Allergy Action Plan

2012 Recipe Contest Winners

Grilled Fruits (K-3)

Crunch Mango & Cucumber Salad (4-6)

Tofu with Kang Kung (7-8)

Guihan Tortizas (9-12)

For more info contact:

Child Nutrition Program (CNP)*

Capitol Hill Bldg #1251

Tel: (670) 664-3901/02/04
Fax: (670) 664-3717