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Lunch Menu

This week's Menu

Monday (7): Chicken Rice Bake
    Elem:  Ham Patty on a Bun

Tuesday (8):  Baked Chicken
    Elem:  French Dip Sandwich

Wednesday (9): French Dip Sandwich
Elem:  Ravioli
Thursday (10):
Ham Patty on a Bun
    Elem:  Baked Chicken

Friday (11): 
fish Portion
    Elem:  Baked Potato Bar

 Non-discrimination Statement:
The U.S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)
If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.
Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).
USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
PLEASE NOTE: As stated above, all protected bases do not apply to all programs. The first six protected bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability and sex are the six protected bases for applicants and recipients of the Child Nutrition Programs.
School Food Authorities (SFAs) participating in the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, After School Snack Program or Special Milk Program must include this statement in full, on all program materials used for public information, public education or public distribution.
Nebraska SFAs must include the nondiscrimination statement in their student handbook in the section that addresses access to or information about the school meals program.





Welcome to the Hitchcock County Schools web page!
JH/HS:  312 West 3rd, Trenton, NE 69044   308.334.5575
Elem:  712 Arizona, Culbertson, NE 69024   308.278.2131


Falcon Flyer

There are a few 2013 yearbooks for sale from Mrs. Rippen for $35.

Thanks to Mr. Cobb and all the elementary students for putting on a great Broadway Hits show!

April 9-11, 2014:  State FFA

April 11, 2014:  Paint-In @ MCC

NPCC Inter-High Day Results
Justin Kershaw, 13th in Accounting
Daniel Arp, 18th in Accounting
Cheyenne Beegle, 16th in Art
Ryan Cook, 4th in Biology
Brooke Hoyt, 10th in Biology & 12th in W
ord Processing
Justin Kefalas, 6th in Business Communications
Branson Rawlings, 7th in History
& 7th in Business Communications
Zack Wright, 7th in Chemistry & 9th in Personal Finance
Danielle Miner, 13th in History
Aubrey Wagner, 4th in Information Technology
Haley Hrnchir, 4th in Instrumental Music and 7th in Vocal Music
Kori Bauer, 19th in Intro to Business
Shelby Cook 23rd, in Intro to Business
Erin Adams, 15th in Literary Analysis and 16th in Personal Finance
 Nate Rick, 7th in Physics and 1st in Vocal Music
Brooke Scott, 1st in Word Processing

MCC Inter-High Day Results:                                                                       
Daniel Arp, 13th in Accounting I                                                           
Will Kisker, 1st in Algebra I                                                                   
Haley Hrnchir, 5th in Algebra II & 4th in Biology                                   
Jaden Clark, 8th in American Gov’t/History                                             
Nate Rick, 5th in Chemistry
Zack Wright, 9th in Chemistry
Shelby Losey, 8th in General Math
Kyle Haddix, 9th in Geometry                                                                     
Branson Rawlings, 5th in Graphic Design
Erin Adams, 15th in Keyboarding
Alex Whipps, 4th in Physics
Danielle Miner, 1st in Sociology


Sporting Events

Tuesday, April 8, 2014:  Golf @ Benkelman 11:00

Thursday, April 10, 2014:  JH Track @ Benkelmen 10:00

Friday, April 11, 2014:  Track @ Atwood 3:00

Wednesday, April 16, 2014:  JH Track @ DCS 9:00

Thursday, April 17, 2014:  Track @ McCook 9:30
    Golf @ Curtis 10:00

Weather Notices


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Prom magic!

Wellness Policy 800.34


The Hitchcock County Schools #44-0070 is committed to provide school environments that protect children’s health, well-being, and ability to learn by supporting healthy eating and physical activity.  There fore, it is the policy of the Hitchcock County Schools that:

 ·         The school district will engage students, parents, teachers, foodservice professionals, health professionals, and other interested community members in developing, implementing, monitoring, and reviewing district wide nutrition and physical activity policies.

 ·         All students in grades K-12 will have opportunities, support, an encouragement to be physically active on a regular basis.

 ·         Foods and beverages sold or served at school will meet the nutrition recommendations of the U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

 ·         Qualified child nutrition professionals will provide students with access to a variety of affordable, nutritious, and appealing foods that meet the health and nutrition needs of students; will accommodate the dietary requirement, and the religious, ethnic, and cultural diversity of the student body in meal planning; and will provide clean, safe, and pleasant settings and adequate time for students to eat.

 ·         To the maximum extent practicable, all schools in our district will participate in available federal school meal programs (including the School Breakfast Program, and the National School Lunch Program).

 ·         Schools will provide nutrition education and physical education to foster lifelong habits of healthy eating and physical activity, and will establish linkages between health education and food choice that promote a healthy lifestyle.

 I.          Goals to Promote Student Wellness

     a.  Nutrition Education

                  Meals served through the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs will:

                 *be appealing and attractive to children;

                 *be served in clean and pleasant settings;

                  *meet or exceed nutrition requirements established by USDA Child Nutrition Act.

                 *offer a variety of fruits and vegetables; to the extent possible, schools will offer at least two non-fried vegetable and two fruit options each day and will offer five different fruits and five different vegetables over the course of a week.  Schools are encouraged to source fresh fruits and vegetables from local farmers when practicable.

                   *serve only low-fat (1%) and fat free milk and nutritionally-equivalent non-dairy alternatives (to be defined by USDA); and

                 *ensure that half of the served grains are whole grain.

 Free and Reduced-price Meals

             *  Schools will make every effort of eliminate any social stigma attached to and prevent the overt identification of students who are eligible for free or reduced-price school meals; will meet the Federal Household Income Qualification guidelines.

    b.      Physical Activity

 Physical education and physical activity shall be an essential element of each schools instructional program.  The program shall provide the opportunity for all students to develop the skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary to participate in a lifetime of healthful physical activity.

             * Physical Education Program.  The physical education program shall be designed to stress physical fitness and encourage healthy, active lifestyles.  The physical education program shall consist of physical activities of at least moderate intensity and for a duration that is sufficient to provide a significant health benefit to students, subject to the differing abilities of students.

             *Students shall be provided varied opportunities for enjoyment, challenge, self expression and social interaction that will lead to a physically active lifestyle.

             *Daily Recess.  All elementary school students will have at least 20 minutes a day of supervised recess, preferably outdoors, during which schools should encourage moderate to vigorous physical activity verbally and through the provision of space and equipment.

     c.      Other School Activity

             *Annual school health checks, 7-12 school physicals, School Counseling Program;

             *Community family involvement.  Communications to families on health or nutrition topics; or the involvement of family or community members in school health committees or taskforces.

    d.      Evaluation Process

 The Superintendent or the Superintendent’s designee is charged with operational responsibility for ensuring that the school meets the Wellness Policy.  The Superintendent or designee shall measure implementation of the Wellness Policy by conducting periodic review or receiving periodic reports.

    e.      Development of Policy

 The District assures that development of the Wellness Policy involved parents, students, representatives of the District’s nutrition services department, the school board, school administrators, and the public.

Hitchcock County Schools #44-0070

Date:  Aug 2007

Revised:  Dec 2010


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