Staff Training

Thanks to ESD 101, kitchen staff attended a training with a professional Chef that caters to teaching a variety scratch cooking items for schools.


Colville School District is going Scratch Cooking!

During the 2022-2023 school year, you will see a new type of menu. We are focusing on bringing our students nutritious, ingredient-based menu items creating a “from scratch menu”. Our menus will continue to follow the USDA Guidelines for appropriate grades as
well as provide new flavors and varieties. We’re excited to bring these
changes to our district kitchens and ask for patience as we work to improve our menus.

If you have questions or comments about the Colville School District Food Service program, please contact:

Cassandra Hayes at 684-7824 or


Colville School District qualified to run under the Community Eligibility Program (CEP) which provides breakfast and lunch to our district's students for four years.

View Your School's Menu:

Although students eat free, other programs (like ASB) still need a Family Income Survey completed for proper funding. Please fill out one survey per a family and submit to the district.

Harvest of the Month: March



Tasty Trivia!

  • Lentils can be many different colors, including green, purple, tan, grey, brown, or black.

  • The Palouse region of eastern Washington and Idaho grows the most lentils in the United States.

  • Lentils are "nitrogen fixing" meaning they add nitrogen to the soil where they grow

  • Lentils grown on branched vines about 18 - 24 inches tall

  • Lentils are full of fiber, proten, potassium and iron.


Easy Lentil Chili

2 cups lentils, rinsed
3 1/2 cups chicken broth
1 tsp garlic powder
1 (15oz) can tomato sauce
2 (15oz) cans crushed or diced tomatoes

Add red bell pepper, onions, and jalapenos to spice it up!

Combine lentils, water, and spices in a medium saucepan. Stir and mix.

Cover and bring to a boil.

Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer 20-25 minutes or until lentils are tender but not breaking apart. (Water will absorb, add more water if needed.)

Stir in tomato sauce and tomatoes and cook for 2-3 minutes or until heated through.

Lentil Chili