The menu links below are designed to help you meet the challenge of serving nutritious meals that will appeal to students and are available for all schools to incorporate fully or partially into their school meals program. The seasonal menus offer increased whole grains, fruits and vegetables and legumes, optional locally grown produce and healthy U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Foods.
Gifted and Talented Education Symposium – June 9-12
Registration is now open for the sixth annual Hormel Foundation Gifted and Talented Education Symposium—a collaboration between the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE), the Hormel Foundation and Austin School District. Daily sessions address best practices on the assessment of students for services, program models, social and emotional needs, instructional strategies, under-represented populations, under-achievement, integration of STEM and technology as well as specific content in the areas of science, mathematics, language arts and social studies.