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Food Services

Food Services

We at Food Services are dedicated to serving our students meals that are delicious, nutritious, and budget-conscious. Our cafeterias serve 1,250 hot breakfasts and 2,500 hot lunches daily. About 75% of our students meet federal income guidelines for free meals..

Contact: Lynsi Barnhill, Food Services Director Phone:270-444-5600

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Tornado Takeout Meal Delivery Transitions to Weekly Schedule Beginning October 19

Tornado Takeout will transition to delivering meals once a week beginning Monday, October 19.

Next week, meals for Monday and Tuesday will be delivered on Monday, October 19. Meals for October 22-27 will be delivered on Thursday, October 22. After that, meals will be delivered once a week on Thursdays.

Delivery locations will remain the same. Please see the attached schedule for meal delivery for October 19 through December 21.

Tornado Takeout meals are available for all children ages 0 - 18. You do not have to be a student at Paducah Public Schools to receive meals.

Please click "Read More" to see the delivery schedule and a list of delivery locations.
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Tornado Takeout Schedule Beginning Monday, August 31

Virtual students, Tornado Takeout meals can be picked up at the following locations beginning Monday, August 31.

#BLUESBEST  @ Home Delivery Info:
Monday (8/31): Breakfast and lunch delivered for Monday and Wednesday to scheduled bus stops for all students studying virtually.
Tuesday (9/1): Breakfast and lunch delivered for Tuesday and Thursday to scheduled bus stops for all students studying virtually.
Friday (9/4): Meals delivered to scheduled bus stops for to #BLUESBEST @ Home students.

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September 2020 Menu

To see the menu for September 2020, click "Read More".
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Breakfast and Lunch are Free at PPS for the 2020-21 School Year

Paducah Public Schools will again be participating in the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program.  As part of this program, Paducah Tilghman High School, Paducah Middle School, Clark Elementary School, McNabb Elementary School and Paducah Head Start-Preschool will offer healthy meals every school day at NO COST to students due to the implementation of the Community Eligibility Provision for school year 2020-2021.  Students will be able to participate in these meal programs without having to pay a fee or submit a household application.  For more information, you may call Lynsi Barnhill at 270.444.5600 or e-mail at [email protected]   

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Paducah Public Schools Wellness Policy

The Paducah Board of Education is committed to providing school environments that promote and protect student health, well-being, and ability to learn by supporting healthy eating and physical activity.  If you would like to know about our student welfare and wellness policy, please click "read more". More +

District Wellness Report Card 2019-20

Please click "read more" to see the 2019-20 District Wellness Report Card. More +

Breakfast and Lunch Are Free at Paducah Public Schools

Paducah Public Schools will again be serving meals to students at no charge under the National School Lunch / School Breakfast Programs for the 2019-20 school year. All students will be served Lunch and breakfast at no charge at the following sites:

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USDA Non-Discrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. More +

See ChooseMyPlate to Build a Healthy Eating Style

MyPlate is a reminder to find your healthy eating style and build it throughout your lifetime. Everything you eat and drink matters. The right mix can help you be healthier now and in the future. This means:

  • Focus on variety, amount, and nutrition.
  • Choose foods and beverages with less saturated fat, sodium, and added sugars.
  • Start with small changes to build healthier eating styles.
  • Support healthy eating for everyone.

Eating healthy is a journey shaped by many factors, including our stage of life, situations, preferences, access to food, culture, traditions, and the personal decisions we make over time. All your food and beverage choices count. MyPlate offers ideas and tips to help you create a healthier eating style that meets your individual needs and improves your health.  For more infomation, see the  ChooseMyPlate web site here.

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