Whereas: There are approximately 200 Food and Nutrition Services Department employees who work in Independent School District 196 on a full- or part-time basis;
Whereas: Our food and nutrition services employees include food service managers, food service associates and substitutes;
Whereas: Our food and nutrition services employees prepare and serve more than 3.3 million healthy and nutritious meals to students and staff at 32 locations every school year;
Whereas: Our food and nutrition services employees play an essential role in ensuring students are prepared to learn, and
Whereas: Our food and nutrition services employees work with students, parents, teachers, school nurses and administrators as a vital part of the District 196 team.
Therefore, be it resolved: The School Board of Independent School District 196, Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan Public Schools, hereby extends its appreciation to food and nutrition services employees for the vital role they play in educating our students to reach their full potential, and declares October 9-13, 2017 to be District 196 Food and Nutrition Services Employees Appreciation Week.