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A Healthier After School Food Option:

The Supper Program

by Amy Adkins

Many thanks to Student Nutrition Services, Custodian Services, Principals and our ExCEL Site Coordinators that supported and implemented a successful launch of the After School Supper Program. This program is a critical component of SFUSD’s goal of ensuring that students have access to nutritious food.  While ExCEL After School Programs has always offered a snack, this “Super Snack” helps to fill the gap between lunch and dinner that students often experience.  We want every student to fully participate in all that our after school programs have to offer and by providing a more substantial and nutritious meal, students can fully benefit from their educational and enrichment activities. Since this meal is served by Student Nutrition staff, there has been the added bonus of students eating in the cafeteria and after school program staff not having to be responsible for food distribution.

Similar to the lunch program, supper meals are freshly prepared and offer healthy proteins, whole grains, fresh fruits and vegetables, and milk. The Supper program is in no way intended to take away from family dinners. However, many children arrive home very hungry (school lunch can be as early as 11 am!) and reach for high calorie snack foods. This program is funded through the Federal Child & Adult Care Food Program. Meals are prepared daily by Revolutions Foods and Student Nutrition employees. At Glenn Park Elementary, one of the first roll out sites, ExCEL Site Coordinator Susan Tramontana shared that the transition from snack to ‘super snack’ has been a huge success, “Our students like having more food choice during after school.” 

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