Daily options of fruit, juice and milk along with a large selection of breakfast items are offered each school day. Milk choices are offered with all meals. Menus are subject to change without notice. 

PLEASE NOTE: Breakfast will not be available on late start days.

Reimbursable Breakfast and Lunches are free for all students during the 2021-2022 school year. Extra/ala-carte and incomplete meals will have a charge. A separate or extra carton of milk will have a 40¢ charge. Please contact Karen with questions or concerns 436-5848 or

NO SCHOOL: (Possible Weather Make-up Day — If so, Cook’s Choice)

BREAKFAST: Cereal Bar/Pop Tart |  LUNCH: Chicken Nuggets, Mashed Potatoes, Margarine, Gravy, Applesauce, Dinner Roll

BREAKFAST: Sweet Roll |  LUNCH: Sloppy Joe, Bun, Dill Pickle, Seasoned Green Beans, Pears, Graham Snack

BREAKFAST: Sausage Gravy/Biscuit |  LUNCH: Macaroni and Cheese, Smokies, Steamed Broccoli, Fresh Fruit

BREAKFAST: Breakfast Pizza|  LUNCH: Soup, Crackers, Deli Meat Sandwich, Carrots, Ranch, Mixed Fruit

BREAKFAST: Combo Bar/Toast |  LUNCH: Corn Dogs, Seasoned Corn, Applesauce, Corn Bread Muffin

BREAKFAST: French Toast |  LUNCH: Spaghetti, Meat Sauce, PBJ, Green Beans, Peaches

BREAKFAST: Sweet Roll |  LUNCH: Teriyaki Beef Dippers, Brown Rice, Broccoli/Cheese, Fresh Orange, Bread and Butter

BREAKFAST: Cook’s Choice |  LUNCH: Breaded Pork Patty, Bun, Dill Spear, Baked Beans, Banana


BREAKFAST: Breakfast Pizza|  LUNCH: Hot Dog, Bun, Seasoned Potato Wedges, Mixed Fruit

BREAKFAST: Cereal Bar/Pop Tart |  LUNCH: Bacon – Cheese – Egg Sandwich, Hash Browns, Fresh Mixed Fruit, Muffin

BREAKFAST: Cook’s Choice |  LUNCH: Sweet/Sour Chicken, Rice, Mixed Vegetables, Applesauce, Fortune Cookie

BREAKFAST: Sweet Roll |  LUNCH: Super Nachos, Refried Beans, Seasoned Corn, Fresh Fruit, Peanut Butter Bar

BREAKFAST: Sausage Gravy/Biscuit |  LUNCH: Creamed Chicken, Biscuit, Mixed Vegetables, Strawberries


BREAKFAST: Breakfast Pizza|  LUNCH: Hamburger, Bun, Seasoned Green, Beans, Mixed Fruit, Pudding

All FNS nutrition assistance programs, State or local agencies, and their subrecipients, must post the following Nondiscrimination 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.Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:, any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call 866-632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

  1. Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 
  2. Fax: 202-690-7442

It is the policy of this CNP provider not to discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or religion in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code section 216.6, 216.7, and 216.9. If you have questions or grievances related to compliance with this policy by this CNP Provider, please contact the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, Grimes State Office Building, 400 E 14th St, Des Moines, IA 50319-1004; phone number 515-281-4121 or 800-457-4416; website:

The Vinton–Shellsburg Community School District offers educational opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, disability, religion, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. This statement is true regarding any and all educational programs including cooperative and/or work–study programs. The school district is committed to the policy that no otherwise qualified person will be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any school district program or activity on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, religion, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

Further, the school district affirms the right of all students and staff, regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, religion, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or gender identity to be treated with respect and to be protected from intimidation, discrimination, physical harm and/or harassment.

The Vinton–Shellsburg Community School District is an equal opportunity employer. Employment opportunities are offered without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, disability, religion, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

The school district requires all persons, agencies, vendors, contractors and other persons and organizations doing business with or performing services for the district to subscribe to all applicable federal and state laws, executive orders, rules and regulations pertaining to contract compliance.

Any person having a complaint or grievance regarding educational or employment opportunities with the Vinton-Shellsburg Community School District should contact: Equity Coordinator or the Superintendent at: Vinton-Shellsburg Community School Administrative Offices, 1502 C Ave., Vinton, IA 52349  Phone: (319) 436-4728


Girls sitting around lunch table in the Vinton-Shellsburg Middle School lunch room.


The F2S Chapter was organized in 2015 with the goals to increase the use of locally grown fresh and nutritious produce, increase meal participation and reduce processed foods while addressing food insecurity and obesity. Since 2015 the Vinton-Shellsburg Farm to School Chapter has worked with community volunteers and the Vinton-Shellsburg Community School Food Service Program to provide food samples to students and in the community, seek feedback from students and families on food samples, and incorporate new recipes, emphasizing locally grown, fresh foods into the school menu based on student and family input.


1. Local products for children in school
2. Healthy food options available for children in school
3. Provide fresh, good tasting food to children in school
4. Support long term health of children, by introducing a variety of fruits and vegetables.


Due to the weather, Vinton-Shellsburg Community School District will have a two-hour late start on Wed, Jan. 26.

No AM Preschool