Flandreau Indian School

Food Service

The Flandreau Indian School Food Service provides nourishing meals for all students. Students will be encouraged to select a meal including a variety of nutritious foods, especially including cereal products, fruits, vegetables and milk. They will be encouraged to take no more than they can eat at the meal. The Food Service staff will provide guidance to the students about appropriate behavior in the Dining Room.  


1) Students will be served a variety of meals following the Dietary Guidelines established by the USDA.

2) These meals will exhibit the tenants of good menu planning.

3) The serving lines will be open for one hour at all meals unless special circumstances arise.

4)  No student will be allowed to deny any other student access to the Dining Room, including finishing a meal. Any student involved and named in any disturbance in the Dining Room will be subject to Flandreau Indian School disciplinary procedures. In addition, those students will be required to return to the Dining Room and clean it up.

5)  Students will pick up their own dishes, paper products, etc. when leaving the table. They will properly dispose of the garbage and neatly stack the plates, glasses and silverware on the dish room counter. No dishes, silverware, or glasses will be thrown in the garbage cans.

6)  Work-study positions will be available in both the Kitchen and the Dining Room. The students will start at $2.50 per hour. They may work a maximum of 10 (ten) hours per week following the schedule provided for them. The students will receive a $.25 per hour raise for each semester they return to Food Service to work after working a complete semester.

7)  The Food Service Staff will provide educational displays, materials, posters, lessons and bulletin boards to help students become aware of  good nutritional practices.

8) Students are required to wear shoes and shirts in the Dining Room. No pajamas or slippers will be allowed in the Dining Room.

9) Students will follow posted Dining Room rules. 

Non-Discrimination 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:  http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and 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; or

(3) Email: program.intake@usda.gov

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.  


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