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Nutrition and Wellness

The PVSchools Nutrition and Wellness Department is fully committed to providing delectable, nutritious meals that support and elevate learning. The unwavering focus on nourishing eating habits ensures all students are well-equipped for healthier lifestyles.

The PVSchools Nutrition and Wellness Department:

  • Serves an average of 17,000 meals per day.
  • Serves meals in accordance with the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act 2010, which requires a variety of healthy foods – including whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and low sodium foods.
  • Provides nutritious snacks to 50 after-school and preschool programs.
  • Serves universal breakfast in the classroom at 10 schools.

Free and reduced-price meal applications are available in school cafeterias and offices.

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Free language assistance, auxiliary aids, and/or accommodations are available upon request.

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District Wellness Committee

The District Wellness Committee is open to the public and meets twice a year (Fall & Spring) to discuss wellness-related activities or reports.  Committee members comprise of parents, community partners, students, representatives of nutrition services, physical education professionals, health services, and school administrators.

Our meetings each school year are typically scheduled for October and April. 

Please call (602) 449-2274 for more details

Some schools in Paradise Valley Unified School District participate in the Breakfast in the Classroom program. Breakfast in the Classroom includes a cereal/grain entree, fruit, 100% fruit juice, and milk. Contact your school to see if it participates in this program.

Contact Us

Nutrition and Wellness Department

Telephone: (602) 449-2274
Fax: 602-449-2278

Camille Unruh, MPH, SNS
Director of Nutrition & Wellness Department

Mary Venable, Ed.D, MBA, RD
Nutrition Coordinator

Vanessa Horsman
Nutrition & Wellness Specialist