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National School Lunch Week is 10/12 - 10/16

National School Lunch Week (NSLW) begins Monday, October 12, 2015. Created by President John F. Kennedy in 1962, NSLW is a weeklong celebration of the school lunch program. School Nutrition Association members celebrate in their cafeterias every year with decorations, special menus, events and more.

The NSLW 2015 theme is “School Lunch Snapshot.” Schools are encouraged to submit their best photos online before October 31, 2015 for a chance to win a special food photography prize pack. Schools should also submit their stories and photos to the School Nutrition Association to be considered for feature in the April 2016 issue of School Nutrition magazine. Email school pictures and a brief report of the NSLW celebration to

Learn more at Share NSLW celebration photos using the hashtag #NSLW.

National School Lunch Week is 10/12 - 10/16
Photo courtesy Holly Tree Elementary School

Posted: 10/07/15