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Snack Guidelines

Below are the guidelines set by the Wausau School District for Food and Beverages brought to school to be served for snacks or treat.  Some student may be allergic to certain items such as soy, dairy, nuts or peanut butter.  To ensure the safety of all, please check with your child's classroom teacher before deciding on what treat your child brings to school.  All treats shared with others MUST be store-brought and contain a list of ingredients.

1.  Fruits and Vegetables

  • In-season fresh fruits and vegetables
  • Individually-packed fruit cups, raisins, dried cranberries, dried cherries and apples with caramel dip
  • Carrots, broccoli, cauliflower with low-fat dip
  • Fruit and vegetable platter

2.  Cookies, Cereal Bars, and Snacks

  • 100% fruit snacks and fruit bars
  • Frozen fruit bars, frozen yogurt, and real fruit icies
  • Low-fat pudding, yogurt cups or sticks, and yogurt parfaits
  • Crackers
  • Fat-free popcorn
  • Beef jerky
  • Fruit or grain trail mixes 
  • Mini bagel sticks
  • Whole grain bread products
  • Animal crackers, graham crackers, fish crackers
  • Hard or soft pretzels, plain or flavored
  • Mini Rice Cakes, flavored
  • Low-fat sports bars, Nutri Grain Bars, granola bars, enriched Rice Krispie Treats
  • Baked Chips, tortilla with salsa, baked munchies, cereal and pretzel mixtures
  • Dry Cereal, individual servings
  • Angel Food Cake with fruit
  • Quesadillas with fresh vegetables or fruit

3.  Beverages

    Beverages (except water and milk) should be 12 oz. or less, when available.

  • 100% juice is preferred
  • Fruit smoothies
  • Milk:  Non-fat, plain or flavored
  • Flavored water or plain water
  • Low-fat yogurt drinks

With your commitment to healthy lifestyles and good treat decision you will be modeling to the children of South Mountain the importance of good nutrition.