NSLW Facts

October 11-15, 20211  National School Lunch Week  

NSLW Facts:

National School Lunch Week was created by President John F. Kennedy in 1962, National School Lunch Week (NSLW) is a week-long celebration of the school lunch program.


School Lunch Hero Day is a national celebration to recognize and honor the dedicated School Nutrition Program professionals who prepare healthy and delicious school meals for our students every school day.  To recognize their hard work and dedication, the Virginia Department of Education will join schools around the country in celebrating School Nutrition Employee Appreciation week,